Advaita Vedanta is a school of philosophy that argues that Truth, or Brahman, is the only thing that is real in this world. Since, mathematically speaking, there can be only one truth, and not two, the adjective 'advaita', meaning 'not two' is used. Vedanta refers to the 'anta', or the end, or summary, of the Vedas, the highly regarded treasurehouse of spiritual knowledge emanating from India. Advaita Vedanta Religion and Spirituality Society.
Advaita Vedanta is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious practice, and one of the classic Indian paths to spiritual realization. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Advaita Vedanta, originally known as Puru?av?da, is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious practice, and one of the classic Indian paths to spiritual realization. The term Advaita refers to its idea that the soul is the same as the highest metaphysical Reality. The followers of this school are known as Advaita Vedantins, or just Advaitins, and they seek spiritual liberation through acquiring vidy? of one's true identity as Atman, and the identity of Atman and Brahman.
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- Pantheism - Pantheism is the belief that all reality is identical with divinity, or that everything composes an all-encompassing, immanent god.
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- the Advaita enquiry and educating disciplines www
the website of Ananda Wood contains a comprehensive resource for the teachings of Sri Atmananda, enquiry and educating disciplines, the tradition of Advaita, discourses on science, language and education, as well as a slideshow and free downloads. Advaita enquiry and educating disciplines.
- Dedicated Nisargadatta Maharaj www
Dedicated to the Advaita Master, Maharaj, Nisargadatta Maharaj and linked to the related Discussion Group. Contains quotations from the books of his dialogues. Nisargadatta Maharaj.
- Advaita Vidya Bharata www
Advaita Vedanta Philosophy, Bharata, Raphael, Tattvaloka, The Mountain Path, Sringeri Ashram, both in English and Italian. Vidya Bharata.
- the Self-knowledge www
the weblog of Dr. Self-knowledge. Shyam Subramanian contains observations based on traditional teachings but aimed at the modern reader. Self-knowledge.
- Presents Ananta Yoga Learning Center www
Presents essays, Yoga Learning Center, poetry and links which are a mixture of Kashmir Shaivism, Patanjali's Yoga and Advaita. A number of classics from the scriptures may also be viewed on-line or downloaded. Ananta Yoga Learning Center.
- There Mark West - Non Duality www
There are numerous articles from Mark West, West - Non Duality, a disciple of Nisargadatta Maharaj. There are also audio talks, interviews, several videos and details of the book 'Gleanings from Nisargadatta' - Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj transcribed by Mark 1976-77. Mark West - Non Duality.
- Thoughts Divine Life Church of Absolute Oneness www
Thoughts on a number of practical problems, Life Church of Absolute Oneness, including some audio files, from Swami Shankarananda, founder of this church in Baltimore, Maryland. Divine Life Church of Absolute Oneness.
- Essays The End of Seeking www
Essays on such topics as our true nature, End of Seeking, the ego, spiritual practice etc. from Mike Graham, who has been influenced by Nisargadatta Maharaj, Ramana Maharshi and especially 'Sailor' Bob Adamson (for whom there is a separate section). The End of Seeking.
- Principally Numii Net www
Principally devoted to providing details of teachers, Net, past and present, the site also contains articles, stories of awakenings and a question and answer section. Numii Net.
- Quantum A Course in Consciousness www
Quantum theory and consciousness; the metaphysics of non-duality; the end of suffering and the discovery of our true nature - an on-line or downloadable book by Stanley Sobottka, Course in Consciousness, professor of Physics at the University of Virginia. A Course in Consciousness.
- Site Sri Ranjit Maharaj www
Site dedicated to Ranjit Maharaj and his teacher, Ranjit Maharaj, Shri Siddharameshwar Maharaj. There are excerpts from talks, including two in MP3 format and a program of events. Sri Ranjit Maharaj.
- holds East Bay Open Circle www
holds meetings each month (Sundays) in Berkeley. Bay Open Circle. These consist either of a talk by a visiting speaker or meditation followed by discussion and socializing. The site has some quotations, links and a calendar of events. East Bay Open Circle.
- An The Road to pSingularity www
An unusual interpretation of Advaita Vedanta in terms of the mathematics of the Turing Machine as implemented in the Human Genome. The Road to pSingularity.
- On-line Luthar.com www
On-line magazine with essays, Luthar.com, stories, pictures, and poems relating to interfaith spirituality since 2000. The focus is on enlightenment in the context of Advaita but other non-dual philosophies are also represented. Edited by Dr. Harsh K. Luthar with new articles every month. Luthar.com.
- More Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham www
More than 1000 pages of information on Hinduism and Advaita. Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. See their 'site map' for links to everything about Hindu dharma, together with many articles and tributes to Shankara and his lineage. Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.
- Two If I Could Tell You www
Two essays: 'OM' - short observations on aspects of Advaita interspersed with quotations from Taoism; 'I Am' - an autobiographical description of a journey of Self-discovery. If I Could Tell You.
- Provides Sankaracharya.org www
Provides the complete writings of Adi Shankara and explains his doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. Sankaracharya.org. Other scriptural texts also available, including a number of Upanishads, the Vedas and Puranas. Sankaracharya.org.
- If Who Are You? www
If pictures help you to understand new concepts and you have the Shockwave plugin Flash 5. Are You?.0 installed, this site poses a set of visually stimulating questions on the nature of ourselves and the world of appearances. Who Are You?.
- Advaita Satsang Teachers and Schedules www
Advaita Vedanta teacher schedules and web sites Satsang Teachers and Schedules.
- has Chicago Satsang Sangha www
has details of special and ongoing events in Chicago as well as selcted links. Satsang Sangha. A mailing list is also available. Chicago Satsang Sangha.
- Hundreds Advaita Academy www
Hundreds of essays from modern teachers and writers both on general Advaita topics and scriptural exegesis; interviews; audio and video talks; book reviews; questions and answers; a WIKI section with links to many sites in different categories; Sanskrit glossary; blogs from 10 well-known writers and a forum. Academy. Visitors may add their own comments or discuss any aspects by joining the community. Advaita Academy.
- Edward Itisnotreal.com www
Edward Muzika discusses Advaita philosophy and practice, Itisnotreal.com, how to awaken by self-inquiry and self-abidance. Includes many talks from Muzika's teacher, the jnani Robert Adams. Itisnotreal.com.
- primarily Maharaj Nisargadatta www
primarily related to this teacher, Nisargadatta, providing quotations, biography, lineage and photos and the complete text of 'I am That'. There are also other essays and books on Advaita in general, including many of the books by Ramana Maharshi, Upanishads, Gita and Brahmasutras, works by Sivananda and Krishnananda, Ramakrishna and Vivekananda, and a number from the Bhaktivedanta Trust. Maharaj Nisargadatta.
- The AdvaitaVedanta.co.uk www
The most important works of Narayana Guru and Dr. AdvaitaVedanta.co.uk. Nataraja Guru are available on-line, including the former's 'Darsana Mala' and the latter's commentary on this, 'The Integrated Science of the Absolute'. There is also a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita and on Shankara's 'Saundarya Lahari' and numerous other essays and articles. There is also a discussion forum. AdvaitaVedanta.co.uk.
- Advaita Advaita Fellowship www
Advaita teaching of Ramesh S. Fellowship. Balsekar, Wayne Liquorman (ram tzu) and Nisargadatta Maharaj. Transcripts, audio files and live webcasts of Wayne's talks. Advaita Fellowship.
- Information Satsang.nu www
Information about teachers and details of forthcoming satsangs and talks in Sweden. Satsang.nu. Many links to other sites. Satsang.nu.
- Neema Vedanta: The Yoga of Objectivity www
Neema Majmudar and Surya Tahora, The Yoga of Objectivity, disciples of Swami Dayananda, are the authors of this website. This site gives a detailed presentation of Vedanta and its teaching methodology, with pop-up quotes from relevant scriptures together with articles (in PDF format for download) and dialogs on specific aspects. There is also a schedule of talks, seminars and retreats (held in India, Bangkok, etc). Vedanta: The Yoga of Objectivity.
- Reviews Explorations in Advaita Vedanta www
Reviews of some recent books on non duality and advaita vedanta by Piers Moore Ede Explorations in Advaita Vedanta.
- Established Avadhuta Foundation www
Established in 1993 to further the teachings of Sri H. Foundation.W.L. Poonja and to make available the archives of his talks in India. DVDs, videotapes and CDs may be purchased and there is information about his books. Avadhuta Foundation.
- A Ahwan - The Spiritual Approach to Life www
A large number of articles based on the lectures of Sri Bimal Mohanty expounding the traditional teaching of Vedanta. The Spiritual Approach to Life. Subscription requested for access to further articles. Ahwan - The Spiritual Approach to Life.
- tips Strictly Spiritual www
tips for evaluating a spiritual teacher for yourself together with a personal ratings list. Strictly Spiritual.
- Introduction A practical approach to Advaita www
Introduction to Advaita and how to put the philosophy to practice in everyday life. A practical approach to Advaita.
- the Radiance of Being www
the blog of Rodney Stevens. Being. Influenced principally by John Wheeler, he provides pointers, reviews, questions & answers and generally expresses observations on 'simply being' in the present. Radiance of Being.
- A The Advaita Vedânta Home Page www
A traditional approach to non-dualism, Advaita Vedânta Home Page, as taught by as taught by SankarAcArya and his followers. History, philosophies, philosophers. The Advaita Vedânta Home Page.
- Offers Pure Silence www
Offers pointers to integral spiritual transformation based on a personal realization of the true self and the practice of silence: the essence of non duality and all genuine spirituality. Pure Silence.
- Contains Nisargadatta Maharaj www
Contains a brief biography and information about Nisargadatta's teaching style; details of his published books and some downloadable scriptural texts; a large number of downloadable photos; a number of on-line videos and links to related sites. Nisargadatta Maharaj.
- the Wide Awake Living www
the website of Alice Gardner. Awake Living. There are essays, poetry, links and reviews. Influenced by Eckhart Tolle and Adyashanti, she offers 'mentoring' sessions and circulates a monthly Newsletter. Wide Awake Living.
- Over Introduction to Vedanta www
Over 90MB of talks in 'Real audio' format given by Swami Paramarthananda, Vedanta, based upon the Tattva Bodha. Introduction to Vedanta.
- A Amigo www
A free Web magazine about Non Duality. Amigo. There are articles by the editor Wolter Keers, a disciple of Ramana Maharshi and others such as Douglas Harding, Krishna Menon and Tony Parsons. Amigo.
- written Advaita - A Presentation for Beginners www
written by D. A Presentation for Beginners. Krishna Ayyar, the complete text is available on-line. Despite claiming to be 'for beginners' this is very comprehensive covering practically any topic that you might think of. It is a classical treatment that uses all of the correct Sanskrit terminology. Advaita - A Presentation for Beginners.
- Biographical Shree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam www
Biographical essays on Narayana Guru and a chronological list of his writings, Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam, some of which are also held on-line. Shree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam.
- Artists The Awakened Eye: encounters with nondual awareness www
Artists and artisans, Awakened Eye: encounters with nondual awareness, educators and philosophers, scientists, sages and saints present their understanding and teachings about nondual awareness: the eye wideawake, and the awakened 'I' are not two! The Awakened Eye: encounters with nondual awareness.
- a Shankara's Crest-Jewel of Wisdom, Vivekachudamani www
a new rendition of the version translated by Charles Johnston. Shankara's Crest-Jewel of Wisdom, Vivekachudamani.
- Founded Ashram Vidya Order www
Founded by Raphael and teaching in the 'Primordial Tradition' of Pythagoras, Vidya Order, Parmenides, Plato, Plotinus, Lao-tse, Gaudapada, Shankara and others. Monthly on-line readings from the Mandukya Upanishad and Gaudapada's karika. Ashram Vidya Order.
- Words Dadashri The Gnani Purush www
Words of wisdom on a number of subjects from Ambalal Muljibhai Patel aka Dadashri (died 1988), The Gnani Purush, using the teaching of 'Akram Vignam', the 'Elevator Path'. This teaching now continued by a disciple. Dadashri The Gnani Purush.
- quotations Advaita Vedanta Quotes and Nonduality Quotations www
quotations from Floyd Henderson, Vedanta Quotes and Nonduality Quotations, Nisargadatta Maharaj and Dennis Waite. Advaita Vedanta Quotes and Nonduality Quotations.
- Distributes Stillness Speaks www
Distributes video, Speaks, audio and texts of a number of contemporary non-dual spiritual teachers and traditional sages. Some of these resources are available as free downloads. There are also recommended books, links and a weblog. Stillness Speaks.
- Dr. Inner Journey: Spiritual Activities the Easy Way www
Dr. Journey: Spiritual Activities the Easy Way. N. K. Srinivasan provides introductions to various topics in advaita, commented extracts from the Bhagavad Gita, instructions on meditation and some book recommendations. Inner Journey: Spiritual Activities the Easy Way.
- E. Self-Identity Anonymous www
E. Anonymous. J. Shearn's weblog site, with the topic of 'Getting to the bottom of self'. Self-Identity Anonymous.
- Articles, Our Deceitful Senses www
Articles, Deceitful Senses, in modern terminology, addressing the topics of perception and the illusory world, dream as a metaphor for waking 'reality' and recognising that we are not the body. Our Deceitful Senses.
- The Sankaracharya www
The life and works of Sankara, Sankaracharya, and about his establishment of the four regional orders. Sankaracharya.
- The Sankara www
The life and legend of the founder of Advaita and Vedanta philosophy. Sankara.
- A Jean-Pierre Gomez www
A disciple of 'Sailor' Bob Adamson, Gomez, giving talks in Sedona, Arizona. There are lots of dialogues at his website, including a free e-book. Jean-Pierre Gomez.
- A Chuck Hillig www
A consulting marriage and family therapist in California and author of several acclaimed books on enlightenement. Hillig. He is also a professional speaker and may be booked for a number of presentations, that can be scheduled for 30 mins or 1/2 day duration. Chuck Hillig.
- We Wisdom of the Heart www
We should know that not only what we see is real, the Heart, that even the most beautiful fantasy tales are nothing compared to the beautiful truth, that up to this day we have ignored. Wisdom of the Heart.
- Resources Enlightenment.com www
Resources and products for the spiritual seeker. Enlightenment.com.
- Information Sri Devasthanam www
Information on Vedas, Devasthanam, samskaras, temples, Sanskrit language, and saints. Sri Devasthanam.
- Brief About Hinduism www
Brief articles on the various facets of Hinduism. About Hinduism.
- This Vedanta Institute UK www
This is effectively the UK branch of the Vedanta Life Institute below. Institute UK. Annual lectures, management seminars, study groups, talks, workshops and retreats are organized. Activities take place in various parts of London, Manchester, Nottingham and Birmingham. Vedanta Institute UK.
- Advaita-related Advaita Space www
Advaita-related articles; a forum, Space, blog and links to other sites. Some scriptures available for download and an on-line shop to purchase books (India only). Advaita Space.
- Based Nataraj Books www
Based at Springfield, Books, Virginia, they have an extensive collection of books from India (over 5,000 titles) on various subjects, including some that are difficult to obtain elsewhere. There is a facility to order online. Nataraj Books.
- Publishes Kalpa Tree Press www
Publishes contemporary classics in the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda tradition of Vedanta, Tree Press, including books that express the universal spirit through religion, literature, and the arts. Kalpa Tree Press.
- Online Serenity Beach www
Online spiritual retreat for encouragement, Beach, healing, spiritual growth. Serenity Beach.
- Online Belief System Selector www
Online questionnaire that rates religions by their compatibility with your beliefs. Belief System Selector.
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