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What do the Upanishads have to say about Rituals?

Upanishads are the concluding portion of the Vedas and are therefore rightly called ‘Vedanta’. Ten or eleven Upanisads out of a 108 are regarded as important and authentic. Passionate yearning for knowledge, restless striving after truth and a ceaseless search for reality have found a most touching expression in them.  The word ‘Upanishad’ is derived […]

What Can We Learn From Vivekananda Today?

Nandita Kochar Born and raised in Calcutta originally as Narendra Nath Datta, Swami Vivekananda played an extremely important role in the spiritual and philosophical enlightenment of the Indian masses. He led the spread of the Vedanta philosophy in the West and even established Ramakrishna mission, an organisation named after his Guru that dedicated itself to […]