Advaita Vision

www.advaita.org.uk

Advaita for the 21st Century

Discourses by Author

flower picture

This repeats the list of essays in 'Discourses by teachers and writers' but sorted by Teacher/Writer:

Note that all copyright for the material in this section resides with the respective author and any request for permission to use extracts must be directed to them and not to myself. Note also that the views expressed in the following essays do not necessarily in all cases accord with my own views.

Adyashanti

The answer is in the disappearance of the questioner

Aja Acharya

Right Now! In This Moment

Searching After Truth

Aja Thomas

The Three Faces of Advaita

Alan Adams Jacobs

Free Will and Predetermination

Alan Jacobs

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, IV4.1-6 - Karma

Advaita and Western Neo-Advaita

Diving into the Heart Part I

Diving into the Heart Part II

Bhagavad Gita II.19-24 - Reincarnation

Alan Stoltz

Merging with the Self?

Another response to 'not two-ness'

Anand Hudli

The Powers of mAyA

Ananda Wood

Science and Reality

AvasthA traya viveka (Discrimination of the 3 States)

 

The Purusharthas: Four aims of human motivation

Andrew Vernon commenting on Sri Ranjit Maharaj

Illusory Nature of the World

Annette Nibley

Drop it All, Even "What is Truth?"

Anon

Dialogue with Asamvedi

The SEEING is here and NOW

Anon. (PDF file)

The Difference between a Guru and a Teacher

Atagrasin

Pointing to Ananda

B S Murthy

Mundane Distortions in the Divine Discourse Part I

Mundane Distortions in the Divine Discourse Part II

Benjamin

Creation Theories in Advaita

Benjamin, Greg and Dennis

Why can't I read your thoughts?

Bhodi Avasa

Guru Disciple Transmission

Brian Lake & Naama Livni

Actual Seeing

Burt Harding

The Evolution of Consciousness

Catherine Ingram

Delight

Cee

A Sage (short poem)

Chittaranjan Naik

The Real and the Unreal

A Realist View of Advaita

The Razor's Edge

The Reality Divide

The preamble

The Dream Analogy

Authenticity and the Knot of the Heart

Prelude to Ontology

Ontology

Advaita

Ishvara

Summary

Bibliography

Advaita and the Brain

Problem of Evil

Why 'Traditional Advaita' is relevant to liberation

Science and Knowledge

On Berkeley and Advaita

Advaita and Shankara

D E Harding

The Experience and The Meaning Part I

The Experience and The Meaning Part II

D. B. Sleeth, Ph.D

God, Reality, And "Radical" Non-Dualism

David Brockman

Big Bangers and Mash

David Carse

Peripheral Vision

Perfect Brilliant Stillness - Comments on the book

David Spero

The Ocean of Liberated Bliss

'Levels' of Mind and Consciousness

Eliminating Suffering

Dennis Waite

'The Transparency of Things' - Rupert Spira - Book Review

Potential Problems with Schools

A response to 'not two-ness'

Dhanya

The Knot of the Heart

The Problem and the Solution

Self-knowledge and the Mind

The karma yoga attitude

mithyA and pa~ncha kosha

Personal God

Reconciliation of duality and non-duality

The End of Becoming

Not Knowing

An Overview of the SAND Conference

The Tenth Man

'A tiny drop of water'

pratibandhaka-s

Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism

Can the Truth ever be known?

sraddha

Happiness

Katha Upanishad as a means for Self-knowledge

Personal God and Nondual Awareness

Dr. Gregory Goode

The Enlightenment 'event'

Idealism and the World

Your experience

Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome

The Song of Ribhu - translated

Dr. Haramohan Mishra

The Way We Understand the World

Dr. Kuntimaddi Sadananda

Reincarnation

God, creation and ignorance

Why should we believe in scriptures?

Fundamental Human Problem

Four types of bhaktAs

Two types of adhyAsa

On the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

Firmly Abiding

Sorting out 'I', 'ego', BMI, jIva, Ishvara and Atman

The Knower of Brahman becomes Brahman

When Tom realizes, why doesn't Dick?

Types of Teacher

 

Vanquishing the Mind for Self-Realization

Dr. N K Srinivasan

An Introduction to Advaita

Practice of Advaita

 

Traditional vs neo-Advaita

Dr. Nitin Trasi

The Man Who Wasn't There

Dr. Shyam Subramanian

The locus of avidyA

sachchidAnanda (sat-chit-Ananda)

Realization in the 'pot universe'

shravaNa, manana and nididhyAsana

Dr. Vemuri Ramesam

Meditations on advaita

Infirmities in karma theory

A Critique Of John Wheeler's 'You Were Never Born'

Dr. Vemuri Ramesam and Dennis Waite

Dialog on 'Meditations on advaita'

edited - Jerry Katz

One: Essential Writings on Nonduality

Eric Baret

Meditation

Eric Putkonen

True Self

Effortless Meditation

Florian Tathagata Schlosser

The Illusion of Time and Reality

Floyd Henderson

Making the Advaita Teachings Relevant Until the Illusion of Relevance Disappears

Francis Lucille

Types of Thoughts

Frank Maiello

Reality of the World

Gina Lake

Being in the Moment

Examining the Reality of Thoughts

The Cause of Suffering

The Myth of Desire

Wanting to Know the Future

Happiness Is Here Right Now

Living without Mirrors

Greg Goode

From the Age of the Guru to the Age of the Friend

Harry Liantziris

Pure and Simple Being

Isaac Shapiro

Awareness and Experience

James Braha

Meeting with Sailor Bob

James M. Corrigan

Surjectivity

James Swartz

A new section devoted to the work of James Swartz

 

What is Neo-Advaita?

The Horse's Mouth: An essay on the 'lineage' game

Neo-Advaita - Revised Essay

Qualifications Part I

Qualifications Part II

Qualifications Part III

The Assimilation of Experience Part I

The Assimilation of Experience Part II

The Assimilation of Experience Part III

A Means of Self Knowledge

Jan Kersschot

The Daydream Unmasked

Blasphemy

Janaka Stagnaro

Trust

Jason James Morgan

savikalpa samAdhi

The Castle on the Hill

Jean-Pierre Gomez

There never was anything other than That

Jeff Foster

Nothing wrong with silence

A Walk in the Rain

The Revelation of Oneness (Part 1)

The Revelation of Oneness (Part 2)

Nonduality And Nihilism

Jeff Foster and Dennis Waite

A Dialog with Jeff Foster

Jerry Katz

Teaching: the Guide versus the Confessor

Joan Tollifson

The Simplicity of What Is

John Astin

Two Poems

John Greven

Presence - Awareness

Both=One

John Wheeler

Seeing the Essence

No Person

Justus Kramer Schippers

Responsibility

Karl Renz

The Merry-go-round

Katie Davis

The Pointlessness of Practice

Being in the Present

Chocolate Cake

Leo Hartong

No claim, no blame, no fame

Why is there anything at all?

Leonard Jacobson

You are That

Liz Jones

Meaningless Words

Lou Hawthorne

God's Own Locksmith

Madathil Nair

Knowledge - Oneness in spite of duality

Reincarnation and Advaita

Purnamadah Purnamidam Revisited

Who is seeing the world?

Reality and Suffering

The Three States - A Fresh Perspective

Who am I?

Maren Springsteen

'Pointers from the Stars'

Mariana Caplan

U.G. Krishnamurti: The Divine Anarchist

Mark McCloskey

Faith: The Final Crutch

Matthew West

'Atma Vichara'

Michael James

The Crest-jewel of Sri Ramana's Teaching

Michael Reidy

The Tree in the Yard

Explanation of Illusion

Some observations on Shankara's adhyAsa bhAShya

Mieke Berger Ph. D

Oneness

Mike Graham

Spiritual Practice

Moller de la Rouviere

Becoming Is The Denial Of Being (J. Krishnamurti)

Spiritual Humanism Asks: What Is Enlightenment?

Moller de la Rouviere, Tony Parsons and Alan Stoltz

Spiritual Humanism versus Neo-Advaita

Monica Alderton

What Is This ME?

Mouna

The Movie Metaphor for Realizing the Self

Nathan Gill

No Mind

Nathan Spoon

Critical Responses to an Essay by Tony Parsons

Nigel Watts

Fill Your Hole

Nirmala

The Heart's Wisdom

Identity Formation

Love Is for Giving, Not for Getting

Exploring Emptiness

Nityamukta Ananda

Advaita Vedanta: A living experience

Nome

Self Revealed, Part 1

Self Revealed, Part 2

Self Revealed, Part 3

Self Revealed, Part 4

Self Revealed, Part 5

Self Revealed, Part 6

Self Revealed, Part 7

Nouk Sanchez & Tomas Vieira

Spiritual Seeking and Truth

Orva Schrock

I Once Worried

P. Sethuraman

Schools of Philosophy

Paula Marvelly

Vach

Andal

A Short Guide to the Scientific History of the Universe, Part I of III

A Short Guide to the Scientific History of the Universe, Part II of III

An Interview with Greg Goode

A Short Guide to Western Philosophy, Part I

A Short Guide to Western Philosophy, Part II

An Interview with Vijay Kapoor

An Interview with James Swartz

A Short Guide to the Scientific History of the Universe, Part III of III

An Interview with Francis Lucille

An Interview with Ramesh Balsekar

A Trip to Ramanasramam Part I

A Trip to Ramanasramam Part II

A Trip to Ramanasramam Part III

An Interview with Jody Radzik

An Interview with Rupert Spira Part I

An Interview with Rupert Spira Part II

Peter

samAdhi - Different Types acc. to Ramana Maharshi, summarized

turIya and turyatita

Empirical Experience and j~nAna

Peter Bonnici

Why Ishvara is essential for mokSha

Tattva Bodha in a nutshell

How perfect is the 'Perfect' Prayer? Part I

How perfect is the 'Perfect' Prayer? Part II

How perfect is the 'Perfect' Prayer? Part III

The mokSha ladder

HH Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati: New Ideas for Old

Peter Dziuban

Time Never Began

Philip Jacobs

Being and the Eternal Now

Philip Renard

Atmananda (Krishna Menon)

Philip T. Mistlberger

Looking for Fulfillment

Spiritual Experiences

Belief vs Experience

Premananda

Does the mind need to be destroyed? - Swami Suddhananda, extract from the book 'Blueprints for Awakening' -

Professor Gummuluru Murthy

The Path of Knowledge

Professor Narayana Moorty

Comment on 'Meditations on advaita'

Professor V. Krishnamurthy

The Song of the Vedas (Shruti Gita)

Live Happily the Gita Way

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part I

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part II

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part III

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part IV

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part V

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part VI

paramArtha-vyavahAra-pratibhAsa: a differentiation

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part VII

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part VIII

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part IX

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part X

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XI (i)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XI (ii)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XII

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XIII

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XIV (i)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XIV (ii)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XV

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XVI (i)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Part XVI (ii)

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Glossary A-M

The Fundamentals of the Bhakti Tradition in Hinduism Glossary N-Z

 

What is the nature of maya?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

gnothi seauton (Know Thyself)

Ram Chandran

Truth, Appearance and Reality

Objectives of Life - puruShArtha and karma

Ramana Maharshi

Creation and mAyA

Ramesam Vemuri

Neuronal Correlates of a Jivanmukta

Ramesh Balsekar

Free Will

Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Belief in God

Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Kuntimaddi Sadananda and Shyam Subramanian

Reconciliation of Fate and Freewill

Randall Friend

Beyond the Appearance

Ranjeet Sankar

dharma and guNa

Raphael

The Relation-less Truth

The Changing Form of the Immanent

Richard Sylvester

Spiritual Paths

Robert Adams

The Art of Surrender

An Eternal Joy Supreme

Robin Dale

Words and Meaning

Losing Your Presence of Mind

Rodney Stevens

A Vastness All Around (Book Review)

Roy Whenary

Teachers and Enlightenment

Rupert Spira

Changeless Presence

S N Sastri

Brahman cannot be described by any word whatsoever

Commentary on pa~nchadashI of shrI vidyAraNya svAmi

Elucidation of Terms and Concepts in Vedanta

Reason for vRRitti at the location of the object

The meaning of the mahAvAkya 'tat tvam asi'

'Sailor' Bob Adamson

What Is

Suffering

Satyan Chidambaran

Is Self Knowledge Beyond the Intellect?

Direct versus Indirect Knowledge

Scott Kiloby

Waking up

Shawn Nevins

Ego and Seeking

Shunyamurti

Is This Advaita or Not???

Shyam Subramanian

Everything is Brahman

Sri Atmananda Krishna Menon

A new home page devoted to the work of Sri Atmananda Krishna Menon

 

Everything is Brahman

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Only the Self is Real

Stephen Wingate

Reflections

Who Sets the Intention to be Free of Seeking?

Stig Lundgren

The Role of Scriptures in Enlightenment

Stuart Schwartz

The Phenomenon

Sukhbir Singh

You are prior to anything that can be witnessed

Sundance Burke

Shopping in the Mall of the Mind

Nothing But Relationship

Being Beyond Belief

Sundararajan Mohan

'A Guideline for a Spiritual Life Part I'

'A Guideline for a Spiritual Life Part II'

'A Guideline for a Spiritual Life Part III'

Freud's Unconscious in the Light of vedAnta

Self Realization and the Parables of Plato and Bhagavan

Susan Kahn

Two Poems

Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Moksha

Swami Satchidananda

Identification

Tan

What are you looking for?

Timothy Schoorel

Consciousness

Tom Stine

What Happens When An Awakened One Dies?

Tom Thompson

Bodhi Day

Tony Parsons

The Hypnotic Dream of Separation

The Divine Misconception

Traditional not two-ness is better than Neo not two-ness ???

A Final Response to 'not two-ness'

Unmani Liza Hyde

What I Am

V. Subrahmanian

A Spiritual Journey through the Vivekachudamani

adhyAropa - apavAda

jIva, brahman Itself deluded as it were

avidyA

Ego, Mind and Body of a j~nAnI

Vidyasankar Sundaresan

On Creation

Creation Theories in Advaita

Wayne Liquorman

Teachers and the Truth

Wikipedia

A profile of Max Muller

A profile of John Tavener

A profile of Kim Ki-duk

A profile of Christopher Isherwood

A profile of Somerset Maugham

A profile of Aldous Huxley

A profile of Rumi

A profile of Paul Cezanne

 

 

See the list sorted by Topic.
See the list sorted chronologically.

om
Page last updated: 10-Jul-2012