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When you consider that 1979 the overseas journal Hinduism this present day has been generating a treasury of academic gains on all points of Sanatana Dharma. Guided by means of the founder, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, the magazine's editors, who're initiated clergymen of the Kauai's Hindu Monastery, collaborated with holy women and men and specialists worldwide in growing graphically wealthy publications to nearly each very important element of Hinduism. the simplest of these works are assembled in what's Hinduism? for Hindus and non-Hindus alike to find the tradition, ideals, worship and mysticism that's India's maximum reward to humanity. complete colour, 416 pages. eight" x 10.5" or 20.5cm x 26.5cm.

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1). In summary, we know God in His three perfections, two of form and one formless. We worship His manifest form as Pure Love and Consciousness. We worship Him as our Personal Lord, the Primal Soul who tenderly loves and cares for His devotees—a being whose resplendent body may be seen in mystic vision. And we worship and ultimately realize Him as the formless Absolute, which is beyond qualities and description. s a family of faiths, Hinduism upholds a wide array of perspectives on the Divine, yet all worship the one Supreme Being, adoring that Divinity as our Father-Mother God who protects, nurtures and guides us.

Tirumantiram 1419 & 1420 This Lord of Maya-world that has its rise in the mind, He knows all our thoughts, but we do not think of Him. Some be who groan, “God is not favorable to me,” but surely God seeks those who seek, their souls to save. ” you ask. In the battle of life, their bewildered thoughts wandered. They trained their course and, freed of darkness, sought the Lord and adored His precious, holy feet. Tirumantiram 22 & 599 Translations by Dr. B. Natarajan chapter 3: god, soul and the world 37 What Is Liberation?

This is the straight and certain path, the San Marga, leading to Self Realization—the inmost purpose of life—and subsequently to moksha, freedom from rebirth. The Vedas wisely affirm, “By austerity, goodness is obtained. From goodness, understanding is reached. ” Above, an aspirant climbs the highest peak of all, the summit of consciousness. Though the higher reaches of this path are arduous, solitary, even severe, he remains undaunted, impervious to distraction, his eyes fixed firmly on the goal—Self Realization.

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