Nov 7, 2013
This is the audio version of a chapter entitled "Brahman in Vedic Tradition,"
from the book Brahman by Jayaram V published by Pure Life Vision LLC.
Jan 29, 2013
Saivism is a major sect of Hinduism. In fact, like Vaishnavism, it is a religion
in itself. Until medieval times, it was also the most popular sect of Hinduism,
with widest following. The Sect regards Lord Siva as the Brahman Himself and
all other divinities as aspects of Him. The origins of this sect are probably...
Nov 13, 2013
There are two basic approaches to life. Both are well known and historically
important. Since the earliest times, people have tested both and left behind
a great repository of knowledge about their value and importance in securing
our lives and minimizing our suffering. Both approaches are meant to shield
us from the...
Nov 18, 2013
What is true surrender? It is not just prostrating yourself in front of an
image of God when you visit a temple or perform a ritual at home. That act of
prostrating in front of God's breathing image is just a physical form of surrender,
an expression of...
Oct 7, 2013
There are three selves in you and you are probably aware of them. First,
there is the physical self consisting of your body and brain, or what you may
call the physical mind. Next, there is the mental self, consisting of your mind,
thoughts, perceptions, feelings, memory and subconscious. Then you have the
Mar 17, 2013
Now, what is your natural state of mind? Have you ever tried to observe it.
Have you ever tried to think about it. We are usually conditioned to believe
that life is tough and life is full of suffering. We therefore think life is
largely a struggle and suffering is an inherent and integral aspect of life.
Nov 21, 2013
Kaivalya means the state of aloneness, as opposed to the state of duality
and attachment. It is not to be confused with the state of loneliness or living
Sep 28, 2015
This is Sri Ganesha Pratah Smaranam, A Morning Prayer to Ganesha. It is believed
that whoever recites this prayer everyday morning obtains his wishes, peace,
abundance of wealth and happiness.
Mar 12, 2013
If peace is all you want, then you will have it. Peace will come to you and
become your essential nature only when you make it the foundation of your life,
when you plan and build your life around a center of peace. It begins with the
thinking, "I may have everything in my life, I may pursue whatever I want in
Dec 1, 2015
Is the world an illusion. An examination of the proposition of Advaita that
the world is unreal and has no basis in eternity.
May 21, 2013
This audio is based on the descriptions of sense organs in the Upanishads.
The sense organs are considered the divinities living in the human body, which
is similar to the body of the Cosmic Being and considered a microcosm (Viraj)
Oct 15, 2015
This is a hymn addressed to goddess Uma, extolling her virtues as the lord
of the universe, Bhavanee, Rudranee and the universal, auspicious goddess. It
is mainly an aid to the lyrics and the English transliteration available at
Oct 25, 2013
Discern the silence hidden in the noise of life. You can awaken to the silence
right now. All that you have to do is to sit quietly and discern the silence
hidden behind all the noise that reaches your ears. We generally do not notice
this silence. But to the discerning person this silence can be an ocean of peace.
Jan 13, 2016
Know why it is important not to suppress your emotions but know them and
express them without feeling disturbed through of meditation, visualization
and other practices. Please visit Hinduwebsite.com and check the featured article
section to read the complete article.
May 8, 2015
Our values and morals are relative. They hold good only from a certain perspective.
You cannot apply them universally to all situations. Sometimes you may think
you are helping others, but you may be harming them. You do not know unless
you consider all points of view and think carefully. The author suggests that...
Dec 16, 2013
Why morality selfdom wins in our strugggle for survival. Nature does not
seem to care much about what you consider morality or immorality. It aims to
make you fit for survival, and arm you with skills and abilities to deal with
the challenges you face in your life.
Oct 28, 2015
What is true renunciation? This audio by Jayaram V explains the true meaning
of renunciation and how you can give it a thought with a shocking experiment.
Nov 26, 2013
Death is a phase in the life of a being, a door to another existence. It
is a pause in the long journey of the soul upon earth. In death is hidden the
process of renewal, a new becoming, a new opportunity for the soul to begin
anew, atone for the past, and make peace with it.
Dec 26, 2013
Who am I? I am Jayaram. The IAM part is constant in all while the Jayaram
part remain different and separate. It is the latter part which creates the
Sep 28, 2013
There are many religious people who are deeply irreligious when it comes
to the practice of morality and virtue upheld by the religion. In fact, the
world worst offenders of social and moral norms are religious people. Why this
is so? These issues are examined in this audio presentation.
Dec 11, 2015
In this Audio Presentation, the author, Jayaram V, discusses why spiritual
life is difficult and why many people resist the idea of practicing spirituality.
Dec 12, 2015
Spiritual life is difficult. Even if worldly life is full of suffering people
still show great reluctance to lead a spiritual life. In this audio presentation,
Jayaram V lists several suggestions to prepare mentally for the challenges and
difficulties of spiritual life.
Mar 19, 2016
A spiritual talk by Jayaram V regarding the importance of living according
to your essential nature and manifesting your dharma to live in harmony with
yourself and experience peace and happiness.
Dec 18, 2015
It is the nature of the world to distract you, involve you and keep your
mind drawn into the modifications of Nature. When you live in such a world,
how can you keep your mind engaged in spiritual thoughts?
Dec 3, 2013
True inner silence, complete control over the movements of your mind and
body, comes after a long effort. It requires years of yoga practice and persistence.
However, as a beginning step, you can practice silence in limited ways and reinvigorate