Who Thinks? Who Breathes?: Reflections on the Kena Upanishad

Who Thinks? Who Breathes?: Reflections on the Kena Upanishad

What sets humans apart from animals? Undoubtedly, it is the intellect’s ability to reflect on life, death, and beyond. Only we can ask: “What power gives life to my body?” The Kena Upanishad is a sacred text that deeply explores this existential question. With his unusual background combining a rigorous education in science and a committed practice of yoga wisdom, Vivek Desai brings to light the relevance and practical application of this ancient scripture, making it accessible to the modern reader without compromising its sublimity.The focus of this translation and reflective commentary is on guiding readers to find fulfillment in their lives.

In Who Thinks? Who Breathes? Reflections on the Kena Upanishad
– An accessible English translation
– Lucid reflections, relevant to modern life
– Pragmatic interpretations of sublime revelations
– Simple diagrams to help understand esoteric concepts
– Short but powerful meditations to give a firsthand experience of our true nature

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Who Thinks? Who Breathes?: Reflections on the Kena Upanishad

Who Thinks? Who Breathes?: Reflections on the Kena Upanishad

What sets humans apart from animals? Undoubtedly, it is the intellect’s ability to reflect on life, death, and beyond. Only we can ask: “What power gives life to my body?” The Kena Upanishad is a sacred text that deeply explores this existential question. With his unusual background combining a rigorous education in science and a committed practice of yoga wisdom, Vivek Desai brings to light the relevance and practical application of this ancient scripture, making it accessible to the modern reader without compromising its sublimity.The focus of this translation and reflective commentary is on guiding readers to find fulfillment in their lives.

In Who Thinks? Who Breathes? Reflections on the Kena Upanishad
– An accessible English translation
– Lucid reflections, relevant to modern life
– Pragmatic interpretations of sublime revelations
– Simple diagrams to help understand esoteric concepts
– Short but powerful meditations to give a firsthand experience of our true nature

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The Ved�nta-S�tras, Vol. 1: With the Commentary by Sankar�k�rya (Classic Reprint)

The Ved�nta-S�tras, Vol. 1: With the Commentary by Sankar�k�rya (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Vedânta-Sûtras, Vol. 1: With the Commentary by Sankarâkârya

At what period these two sastras first assumed a definite form we are unable to ascertain. Discussions of the nature of those which constitute the subject-matter of the Purva Mimamsa must have arisen at a very early period, and the word Mimamsa itself together with its derivatives is already employed in the Brahmanas to denote the doubts and discussions connected with certain contested points of ritual. The want of a body of definite rules prescribing how to act, i. E. How to perform the various sacrifices in full accordance with the teaching of the Veda, was indeed an urgent one, because it was an altogether practical want, continually pressing itself on the adhvaryus engaged in ritualistic duties. And the task of establishing such rules was moreover a comparatively limited and feasible one; for the members of a certain Vedic sakha or school had to do no more than to divest thoroughly their own brahmana and samhita, without being under any obligation of reconciling with the teaching of their own books the occasionally con fiicting rules implied in the texts of other Sakhas. It was assumed that action, as being something which depends on the will and choice of man, admits of alternatives, so that a certain sacrifice may be performed in different ways by members of different Vedic schools, or even by the followers of one and the same Sakha.

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Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita
A beautiful silk fabric hardbound pocked sized edition. For the past 5000 years, the timeless wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita has been the subject of countless discussions worldwide. Yet it remains a book most misunderstood. In this era of closed minds and misguided lifestyles, here is a simple yet authentic rendition of the principles of the Gita in a language that can be easily understood and in a format which is easy to read.
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Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga

Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga
“Shiva does not spell religion. Shiva spells responsibility — our ability to take our very life process in our hands.”

— Sadhguru

‘Shi-va’ is ‘that which is not’, a primordial emptiness; Shiva is also the first-ever yogi, Adiyogi, the one who first perceived this emptiness. Adiyogi is symbol and myth, historic figure and living presence, creator and destroyer, outlaw and ascetic, cosmic dancer and passionate lover, all at once.

A book like no other, this extraordinary document is a tribute to Shiva, the Adiyogi, by a living yogi; a chronicle of the progenitor of mysticism by a contemporary mystic. Here science and philosophy merge seamlessly, so do silence and sound, question and answer–to capture the unspeakable enigma of Adiyogi in a spellbinding wave of words and ideas that will leave one entranced, transformed.

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