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Vishistadvaita: What does “knowledge” mean?

Sri Ramanujacharya has had a permanent and arguably the strongest impact on the Hindu mind when it comes to contemporary Bhakti Yoga. Though the differences in the philosophical models of Advaita and Vishistadvaita may not be so obvious and relevant … Continue reading

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Karma Yoga

Whenever we make a decision at our workplace, select eatables from a menu in a restaurant, or pick our attire for the day in the morning, we perform karma. We have full right over our karma, and God guarantees this … Continue reading

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Workplace Spirituality: Remembrance

Hinduism has a lot to say about workplace spirituality, especially when an entire section of the Bhagavad Gita, the yoga of karma, is focused upon it. However, to trigger karma yoga, we need a habit — a habit of remembering … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi and Karma Yoga

For progress in karma yoga, we need a foundation: (1) righteousness in our karma (actions), (2) lack of attachment to the results of our karma, and (3) faith in God,* who grants the results of all karma. Gandhi’s approach in … Continue reading

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Selecting an ideal birthday gift: Guidance from the Gita

Lord Krishna’s guidelines on “the kinds of gifts” in the Bhagavad Gita (XVII: 20-22) characterize a gift for a fellow being on the basis of the thoughts that occupy our mind as we select the gift. Because all our thinking … Continue reading

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