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Vedantasara

Vedantasara, authored by Swami Sadananda, is an important prakarana-grantha (topical introductory text) that provides a methodical understanding of the essence of Vedanta.

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Vedantasara, authored by Swami Sadananda, is an important prakarana-grantha (topical introductory text) that provides a methodical understanding of the essence of Vedanta.

Vedantasara, is a must-study for all students of Vedanta who want to have a clear comprehension of not only the terms and terminologies and Vedantic concepts but also wish to have an overall birds-eye view of the methodology of Vedanta.

The text begins with expounding the subject matter of Vedanta, and the four-fold qualifications that are required to benefit from it. The role of karma and upasana and the process of approaching the Guru are also dealt with.

The author proceeds to present the entire adhyaropa-apavada prakriya of Vedanta. In the process the causal, subtle and gross worlds and their evolution are enumerated. The identity of the macrocosm and the microcosm are shown at the three levels of the causal, subtle and gross using suitable illustrations.

The author then expounds briefly on other schools of philosophy and how they are all limited in their approach and that they are merely at different levels of this superimposition.

It is then explained how with the help of the mahavakyas, apavada (de-superimposition) is to be accomplished. The role of mahavakya in Self-realisation is expounded. The various steps leading to this Self-realisation – sravana, manana, nididhyasana and samadhi are also explained.

The text concludes with the description of Jivanmukti and Videhamukti.

A total of 37 audio sessions by Swami Advayananda, divided into 15 lessons, are made available to the registered students.

What You will Learn

  • Qualifications and subject matter of Vedanta
  • The nature of superimposition
  • Examination of causal, subtle and gross world and the identity therein at all levels
  • The theory of other schools of philosophy
  • De-superimposition through the mahavakya
  • Means to attain the Self
  • The state of Jivanmukti and Videhamukti

Why should I do this Course?

The text provides clarity on all Vedantic terms and concepts. The study of this text along with other prakarana-granthas like Tattvabodha and Atmabodha is of enormous help to undertake the detailed study of the Upanishads.

Both Tattvabodha and Atmabodha are also available in the Svadhyaya series.

How do I purchase the Text?

Students get a copy of the text from the link below:

Vedantasara of Sadananda by Swami Nikhilananda from Advaita Ashrama

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of Sanskrit will be useful but not necessary
  • Keen interest in Vedanta and the purpose of life
  • Good internet connection

Course Content

The course on Vedantasara comprises 15 lessons.

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Course Contributors

Sri Anant Sarma

Arvind Kannan

Br. Ved Chaitanya

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