Course Category: Advanced

Kena Upanisad

“By whom (kena, i.e., by whose mere intent) is the impelled mind directed?” With this profound question, the Kena Upanishad begins. One of the shortest

Katha Upanisad

Part of the Krishna Yajurveda, and one of the most popular Upanishads, Katha Upanishad comprises two parts and 120 verses. It is one of the

Brahmasutra (Part-2)

Brahmasutra with commentary of Adi Shankara, the First Four Sutras of the Brahma Sutra covers the essence of the entire vision of the Vedanta Sastra.

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 18 – Part 1)

In this section on moksa-sannyasa, the significance  of the entire gita-sastra is summed up. Here Sri Krishna extensively praises Sarva Karma sannyasa, the renunciation of

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 17)

Arjuna asks what happens when a person has Shraddha (trust in the Shastra) but it is not able to follow the stipulations of the Shastra.

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 16)

Lord Krishna further elaborates the important values he calls Jnanam, as well as their opposites, including the motives that drive them. By becoming alert to

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 15)

Purusottama, the whole person, is the topic of this chapter. Lord Krishna describes the tree of samsara, the nature of jiva (individual self), Ishvara, and

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 14)

In this chapter, Lord Krishna explains the three Gunas (Satva, Rajas, and Tamas) that constitute the human personality. We learn how they appear to bind

Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 13)

In this chapter,Verses 1-11 reveal the knowledge of the identity of the self with the Lord. They also teach the values and attitudes that are