Swami Medhananda, also known as Ayon Maharaj, is a scholarly monk of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. In an exclusive interaction with Indic Today, he talks about the importance of recognizing a scholar-practitioner’s views in the fields of philosophy and religious, new ways of interpreting Ramakrishna-Vivekananda thought, and his forthcoming book.
On his 126th birth anniversary on May 11, let’s take an overview of what Krishnamurti had to say about human conditioning, limits of thought and knowledge, religious mind and much more.
Seeing Shiva through the eyes of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda can, perhaps, help us understand some latent, hitherto unmanifest facets of the deity.
In the pre-independence era, journals were great mediums of social awakening. When Swamiji was in the West, he wanted to start some journals essentially to carry the message of Vedanta in people’s language. He started three journals in his lifetime, Brahmavadin (1895) and Prabuddha Bharata (1896) in English, and Udbodhan (1899) in Bengali.
Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Addresses exactly 127 years ago, September 11, 1893.
Introduction: Swami Vivekananda’s Raja yoga could have been a benediction of yoga’s globalization, yoga has undergone a tremendous metamorphosis ever since. After Vivekananda, many Indian masters like Yogananda, Sri Aurobindo…
A renowned thinker and philosopher J Krishnamurti’s concept of mindfulness which he called Choiceless Awareness is considered an essential contribution to psychology, spirituality, and philosophy though he repudiated connections organised…