Course Category: Prakarana Granthas

Drg Drsya Viveka (Summary)

A Free Video Course on Vedanta Texts- Prakarana Granthas : Drg Drsya Viveka (Summary) by Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati.

Bhaja Govindam

Bhaja Govindam (To Seek Govinda) was originally known as Moha-Mudgara, which means “mallet of delusion.”  In these thirty-one verses, Shankara delivers some strokes of the

Tattva Bodha

Tattva Bodha is the Knowledge of the Truth. In this brief treatise is everything we need for a complete understanding of Vedanta.  With clear allusions

Manisha Panchakam

The Five verses on the Essence of Mankind or Wisdom of Unity. The legendary story connected with these five verses by Shankara is as follows. One

Upadesa Saram

Ramana Maharshi, in just 30 verses, covers a wide scope of topics from the limitations of karma to the result of self-knowledge.  Devotion, yoga, meditation,


Tripuri, a text attributed to Shankaracharya, which unfolds the nature of the self through an analysis of three levels of experience or three cities (Tri-Puri),

Nirvana Shatkam

These six verses on the silent, unchanging self by Shankara are a declaration of his own direct and intimately clear knowledge of the limitless self

Upadesa Saram

The “Essence of Teaching” (Upadesa Saram) of Vedanta is succinctly expressed in 30 verses by the celebrated contemporary sage, Ramana Maharshi.  Beginning by showing the

Drg Drsya Viveka

The form is the seen; the eye is the seer. The eye is the seen, but the mind is the seer. The thoughts are seen.

Sadhana Panchakam

These five compact verses of means (sadhana) tell us all that is necessary for the one who wants to know the reality of oneself, the