“ Yes Vedanta unfolds the profound Knowledge of the Seers to willing learners… ”
Advaita Vedanta, non-dual wisdom, springs from the timeless Vedas gifted to humanity by ancient Indian seers. Within the lofty Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, and Brahma Sutra texts — lies the pinnacle of metaphysical knowledge of the absolute Reality; consciousness. This is what Yes Vedanta answers, the existential question, “Who or what I am?”.
The aim of Vedanta is to systematically impart the methodology to one who desires liberation, or more commonly called enlightenment (moksha).
This revealed spiritual knowledge (also called self-knowledge, jnana-yoga, or brahma-vidya, or uttara mimasa, or atma-jnana) methodically helps you gain direct experience and understanding of the fundamental reality — that which is the truth of time and space.
This is the same vision realized by Adi Shankara and the illumined masters of the thousands years old tradition of Vedas.
Traditional Vedanta is not mere philosophy, theory or mental gymnastics. It's spiritual insights transcend human speculation, dogma and belief.
And how do prove Vedanta is not mere speculation? Because what it shows you cannot be contradicted from any standpoint. It's wisdom rests upon infallible logic that withstands all attempts at refutation — be it from a modern scientist, quantum physicist, biologist, cosmologist or psychologist.
In short, Advaita Vedanta is life-transformative knowledge. It aligns your vision, keeping with what-is.
Raising Kundalini Won't Liberate You
Self-knowledge is knowing, “I am the whole, the non-dual Reality in which this world, including time-and-space, has it's existence”. This direct, assimilated, continuous understanding is liberation.
Liberation is not attaining higher states of awareness, seeking Krishna in heaven, seeing special visions, attaining bodily immortality, nor a spontaneous Kundalini awakening. These experiences all obtain within time. You are that which is beyond time. Within time and out of time are two entirely different things. Such dualistic paths (Dvaita) are stepping-stones to Advaita Vedanta.
A Means to End Rebirth
In conclusion, Vedanta is not about becoming, but about being. It is about recognizing your true nature as the eternal, limitless “I” (Atman) – which is never subject to birth or death. This is the enlightenment expounded by the Advaita Vedanta parampara (tradition passed from guru to student) — to know your true self as the underlying Reality of all existence.
When the seeker approaches these universal teachings with trust and a beginner's mind, the import becomes clear. Finally freed from bondage and ignorance, one comes to see the entire world as an expression of God. This is moksha – liberation from the cycle of birth and death.
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Om Tat Sat
– Bhagavad Gita 17.23