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“Dharmaprakasha” Sajjan Rao's [i] home named, “Lakshmi Nivasa” is located opposite the North East side of the Venkataramana Swamy Temple at the Bangalore Fort. The verandah of that house sported the photographs of some Sadhus and Sants. Among these photographs was that of an Avadhoota[ii] named Mahadeva Sastri. Although I have seen

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अकृशं कुचयोः कृशं वलग्ने विपुलं वक्षसि विस्तृतं नितम्बे | अधरेस्रुणमाविरस्तु चित्ते करुणाशालि कपालिभागदेयम् ||   Appayya-dikshita is known to have had eleven sons. Each of them was virtuous in conduct, well educated and modest. Once, one of the sons having fallen for the beauty of a certain deva-daasi, was lost in his thoughts

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In one of my earlier articles – Happiness, Flow, and the Upanishads – I had discussed the meaning of happiness and how the concept of ‘flow’ closely aligns with the Upanishadic view on brahmananda (supreme bliss). The state of ‘flow’ or ‘getting into the zone’ can be defined as a

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The divine sage Narada is credited with the composition of eighty-four sutras (aphorisms) on bhakti (devotion). In this four-part series, I provide simple English translations of the sutras. I will first present the original in Devanagari and then the translation. अथातो भक्तिं व्याख्यास्यामः । १ 1. Now thus we shall discuss in

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