The Source Texts of Vedanta

The Scriptures of Vedanta Primary Literature: The Vedas are the source texts of Hinduism and Vedanta. There are four Vedas: Rig, Yajur, Sama and Arthavana. Each of the four Vedas have two primary sections, the Karma Kanda, dedicated to lifestyle and the fulfillment of the first three human goals: security, pleasure and virtue, and a […]

Order of Vedantic Study

Before exploring the Upanishads, it is recommended that students study the following texts: Introduction to Vedanta  Value of Values Tattvabodha The Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita Upadesha Saram Bhagavad Gita Home Study (9 volumes) Other important texts include: Vivekachudamani, Aparoksanubhuti and Panchadasi. For those who enjoy reading books, Swami Dayananda is as good as it […]