swami-vidyaranya-panchadasi-panchadashi-lectures-course-vedanta

Panchadasi text by Swami Vidyaranya is a comprehensive manual of Advaita Vedanta… enjoying popularity with those who are looking for clear and doubtless comprehension of the truths expounded throughout Upaniṣad, Brahma Sūtra, and Bhagavad Gītā. Meaning text is meant to reconcile potential contradictions between major text of Advaita (essence of non-duality). There are two types…

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(Following excerpts are from book Inquiry to Existence by James Swartz, chapter 7. Whole text is actually from Panchadasi by Swami Vidyaranya. James provided some commentaries for legibility. We will go through these stages in detail in class.) Seven stages can be distinguished with respect to the realization of the Self: ignorance, veiling, projection, indirect…

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