This book Atma Bodha or knowledge of. Self (Atma) is an outcome of deep thinking about why we are born and living, influencing or getting influenced by every. A ‘Vedanta Mission’ Page. Lessons on. Tattva Bodha of Bhagwan Sri Adi Sankaracharya. Lessons by. Poojya Swami Sri Atmananda Saraswati. Adi Sankaracharya’s ATMA BODHA Translated by Swami Chinmayananda Published by Chinmaya Mission, Mumbai 1. I am composing the ATMA-BODHA, this.

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A malayapam goal, firm resolve, awareness of the kind of audience being addressed, and also the awareness of the importance of objective to be thereby attained – are the hallmark of all great authors.

He is not looking any where beyond, but right here in the present, outside as well as inside. All problems are man-made and have to be solved by man himself, with the help of right knowledge. Even though bodhx gurus will have to help their students in their fields just like our parents and other well wishers do in helping solve their problems, but the responsibility of a teacher does not end here.

The ego-centric individuality in us regains fearlessness by realising that It malyaalam not a Jiva but is Itself the Supreme Soul.

Depending upon the energy of vitality of Consciousness Atma Chaitanya the body, senses, mind and intellect engage themselves in their respective activities, just as men work depending upon the light of the Sun.

Likewise to the non-discriminating person the Atman appears to be active when It is observed through the functions of the sense-organs. Basically man has no intrinsic problem.

Just as luminosity is the nature of the Sun, coolness of water and heat of fire, so too the nature of the Atman is Eternity, Purity, Reality, Consciousness and Bliss.

Tattva Bodha Lessons – Part 1

Thus the visaya and prayojana are clearly stated once again. It is control of sense organs, the external faculties of perception like eyes etc. Sraddha – faith explained. It is the ability to fix one’s mind on some thing. There are four goals of life. Artha is working to bring about financial security, in short bringing about the ability to generate resources.


After crossing the ocean of delusion and killing the monsters of likes and dislikes, the Yogi who is united with peace dwells in the glory of at,a own realised Self — as an Atmaram. The fulfillment of the freedom of sense organs: Sri Sankara in this opening shloka says: On account of Its being of the nature of endless Bliss, It does not admit of such distinctions within Itself. This quality we will be dealing in this last lesson of the first section of this text. So it is extremely important to know the right qualifications.

Ama That to be Brahman, the attainment of which leaves nothing more to be attained, the blessedness of which leaves no other blessing to be desired and the knowledge of which leaves nothing more to be known.

When thus the mind malatalam has bodah crowded by so many mis-apprehensions is cleaned, then to identify and know that which is eternal is not a difficult job.

Our antahkaran – the entire capacities of inner equipments, can be divided into broadly divided into two category: Compared with all other forms of discipline Knowledge of the Self is the one direct means for liberation.

He alone is the fit person for receiving this divine knowledge.

The Lord of the early dawn Aruna himself has already looted away the thick darkness, when soon the sun rises. Regarding the adhikari, the Acharya had earlier said that I am going to expound the ‘knowledge of Truth’ for those who are mumukshu, now he elaborates and says that the real mumukshu is one who is endowed with four-fold qualities.

Starting from our parents, we just believe various people.

Only when we feel bondage, we know the exact nature of bondage, that we will have this clear goal of desiring for Liberation. The implication of this is that here the knowledge alone becomes important.

It is this divide which reduces our efficiency, productivity and malayslam sustains the lingering discontent. It is simply acceptance of the heirarchy of intellect. The usual method is to try to minimize the possibility of such experiences. The mere knowledge of truth leads one to moksha. He becomes the Self. Whatever the fellow gives we eat, with full faith, that it is all right. Dama means the control of senses.


Thereafter he has no other goal.

Thereafter any great journey is not only possible but enjoyable too. Thus inspite of this knowledge the person keeps suffering though relatively less. Avidya which is indescribable and beginningless is the Causal Body.

This is a strange problem. In this lesson we shall discuss Sraddha.

Thus with this verse the teacher not only pays his obeisance’s to his teacher, but also reveals malzyalam Adhikari studentVisaya subject matterPrayojana goal and also indicated the Sambandha relationship between the subject-matter and the ultimate goal.

It is submission to ones malayaalam intellect. A person with this quality not only can understand what the teacher is talking about but also directly ‘see’ the thing. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Atman, the Sun of Knowledge that rises in the sky of the heart, destroys the darkness of the ignorance, pervades and sustains all and shines and makes everything to shine.

All that is perceived, or heard, is Brahman and nothing else. Indeed he is none other than the great Bhagwan Sri Bkdha Sankaracharya Click on the link to go to Sankara Pagewho was not malayallam a great philosopher, but also a great writer, poet, visionary, reformer, organiser etc.

When ever in course of ones life, a realisation dawns, that the genesis of all my problems is non-apprehension of the exact truth of life, that the real search starts.

Atmabodha of Adi Sankara – Malayalam

We become eternal seekers, the whole life gets wasted in solving imagined problems. This is an extremely important quality and has been very naturally mentioned first. Faith in the words of Guru, and Scriptures is Sraddha. Realise that to be Brahman which, when seen, leaves nothing more to be seen, which having become one is not born again in this world and which, when knowing leaves nothing else to be known.

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