Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya’s VIvekachudamani is an important Prakarana Grantha in Vedanta. This book contains Sri Jnanananda Bharati Swamiji’s verse by verse Translation of the work, with the original verses given in Devanagari script.
Penned by Sri Jnanananda Bharati Swamiji, in this book the contents of Sri Sankaracharaya’s bhashya on the first four sutras retold in a lucid manner. Originally it was published with the title “An introduction to the Study of Vedanta”
A passage from the Chandogya Upanishad which is pregnant with profound import and popularly known as the ‘Vacharambhana Sruti’, has often been cited by Bhagavatpada in His commentaries on the Brahma Sutras, Upanishads and in His other treatises as an authoritative scriptural passage establishing the illusoriness of the universe. This book establishes that the interpretation of Bhagavatpada is what is appropriate, immaculate and true to the original.
This Tamil Book is a translated Version of Naishkarmya Siddhi (Penned by Jagadguru Sri Sureshwaracharya) which lays down the Vishaya (topic) its significance, adhikara (qualification) and Correlation(sambhanda). Though the original Grantha in Sanskrit contains 423 slokas, these verses are not included in this Tamil book.
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Bharathi Tirtha Mahaswamiji blessed His innumerable disciples with eleven benedictory discourses on the Brahma- sūtras and the bhāṣya thereon during His observance of the cāturmāsya-vrata in Chennai from 3.7.2012 to 30.9.2012. These were delivered in Tamil and each was for 30 minutes. Notwithstanding the profundity and technicality of the subject matter, His Holiness, in His inimitable style, ensured that the import of the portions of the sūtras and bḥāṣya covered by Him was unequivocally and easily intelligible to everyone who had the good fortune of hearing Him. The eleven benedictory discourses comprise one series of seven and another series of four addresses. This book contains the set of seven talks, edited and rendered into English.
`The Great Equation’ is a logical presentation of the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. The language used is simple and lucid and the explanations with the help of common day to day illustrations made the book very interesting and informative even to a casual reader. The author Sri Jnanananda Bharati has successfully used even mathematical equations to prove the central theme of Advaita Vedanta that the Jeevatma and the Paramatma are one and the same all the time and that truth is only required to be known and understood.
The second volume of this pack having two DVDs contains seven discourses in series on Vedanta by Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji in Tamil during the Chaturmasya Vrata in Chennai. In this volume, the Jagadguru enlightens us about a number of topics like Ishwara, the purpose of Karma, Sadhana, Jnana, etc.
Out of the 15 discourses in series on Vedanta by Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji in Tamil during the Chaturmasya Vrata in Chennai, this DVD contains first eight discourses which enlightens us on the eternal Advaita philosophy of the Upanishads.
Brahmasutra consists of 4 Adhyayas and each Adhyaaya is sub-divided into four Paadas. Altogether there is a total of 16 paadas and each paada is again divided into Adhikaranas. There are totally 191 adhikaranams. This second volume of `Brahmasutra Shaankara Bhashyam’ which is translated in Tamil by Sri Jnanananda Bharati Swamiji contains Three Chapters. The first Chapter contains two Padas of second Adhyaya ( 26 Adhikaranas), the second Chapter contains all four Padas of third Adhyaya (total 67 Adhikaranas) and the third Chapter contains four Padas of fourth Adhyaya (38 Adhikaranas).
Brahmasutra consists of 4 Adhyayas and each Adhyaaya is sub-divided into four Paadas. Altogether there is a total of 16 paadas and each paada is again divided into Adhikaranas. There are totally 191 adhikaranams. This book `Brahmasutra Shaankara Bhashyam’ which is translated in Tamil by Sri Jnanananda Bharati Swamiji contains Two Chapters. The first Chapter contains four Padas having 39 Adhikaranas and the second one contains two Padas having 21 Adhikaranas.