We invite scholars as well as practitioners to explore Dhyāna from various dimensions outlined above.
Only if we complement the moral values and ideals that are a part of our civilizational ethos with the newfound ones of Liberty, equality and fraternity, can the world truly be a happier place.
భక్తి యొక్క సమగ్ర స్వరూపాన్ని విశ్లేషించిన పుస్తకాలు మనకు చాల ఉన్నాయి. ఇందులో నారదభక్తి సూత్రాలు, శాండిల్య భక్తిసూత్రాలు అనేవి ముఖ్యమైనవి. భక్తిని అనేక కోణాల నుంచి పరిశీలించిన ఈ గ్రంథాలు ప్రపంచ భక్తి సాహిత్యంలోనే సాటిలేనివి.
Rama means the one who revels in everyone, as the very consciousness that enlivens every body, mind, and intellect.
“Shiva and Parvati are a couple who through their unique conversations, shared with the seekers of Shri Hari the easiest ways of getting His grace and the right path of liberation.”
In essence, one who sees oneness that pervades everything ‘ekatavamanupasyati’, oneness that pervades all names and forms, oneness in Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu – Lord says – tasyaahamnapranasyaamisa cha me napranasyati – he is never away from me nor I am from him.
Bhakti is not mere faith, it is not mere chanting of bhajans or listening to Satsang. Bhakti in its primary sense refers to the highest love which is of the nature of modification of the melted mind directed continuously and uninterruptedly towards Ishwara.
The femininity-streedharma framework helps in resolving contradictions that emerge from the egalitarian theory of Bhakti.
उपरोक्त वर्णित द्रव्यों से निर्मित जङ्गम/अचल लिङ्गों की विस्तृत जानकारी इस लेख में पढ़िए।
Dharma refers to righteous duties, which acts as a link between Artha and Kama, on the one hand, and Moksha, on the other, and facilitates attainment of Artha and Kama, all the while also leading one towards dispassion and Moksha.