The Highest Wisdom. Essence of Upanishads.
Based on Swami Paramarthananda, Chinmaya and Dayananda (Arsha Vidya).
Covers each verse in thorough detail with proper Sanskrit terminology. Emphasis is practicality. How to be objective, clear, mentally sharp, moral, and practice discriminating real/unreal.
Tattvabodha presents all important Sanskrit terms and their objective, unbiased explanations. It is a text which shows us the BIG PICTURE and our relationship with the whole.
Each term has to be precisely understood before diving into the 3 major texts Bhagavad Gītā, Brahma Sūtra and Upaniṣads - which comprise the essence of non-duality (Advaita Vedānta).
Paused. Classes continue when Covid-19 restrictions lifted.
Chapter 1 takes us from the beginningless beginning (before manifestation of universe) to world of multiplicity. The how's and what's are explained step-by-step.
Five authoritative source of commentaries are combined to unfold the vision of non-duality / advaita.
Sources include: Chinmaya Mission, James Swartz, Ramakrishna Math (Swami Swahananda)
There's no faster way to learn Sanskrit then having opportunity to interact with other class members.
Course assumes absolute beginner never exposed to Sanskrit before. Then progress with vocabulary, devanāgarī script, grammar, paradigms/declensions, speaking, writing, homework, chanting.