Hastamalakiyam Hastāmalakācārya was one of the four primary disciples of Adi Shankara. When the ācārya asked him who he was, he spontaneously replied with 12 beautiful verses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLYTbMLJyGboAr9nIxOGfZa0SasFW1eo8k&v=Za28Z6AOZAE हस्तामलकस्तोत्रम् (इन्द्रवज्रा […]

Panchadasi Chapter 15

Panchadasi Chapter 15 – Swamini Svatmavidyananda The Panchadaśī is a highly regarded treatise on Vedanta composed by the medieval scholar-saint, Swami Vidyaranaya. We will be studying the last chapter, known […]

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Doṣaparihārāṣṭakam by Acharya Sridhara ‘Ayyaval’

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Bṛhadāraṇyaka-Upaniṣad ~ selected verses

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