Parables of Rama

by Swami Rama Tirtha | 102,836 words

Stories in English used by Swami Rama to illustrate the highest teaching of Vedanta. The most difficult and intricate problems of philosophy and abstract truths, which may very well tax the brains of the most intellectual, are thus made not only simple and easy to understand but also brought home to us in a concrete form in such an interesting and ...


What is Practical Vedanta?

Pushing, marching labour and no stagnant Indolence,
Enjoyment of work, as against tedious drudgery,
Peace of mind and no canker of suspicion,
Organisation and no disaggregation,
Appropriate reform and no conservatistic custom,
Solid real feeling, as against flowery talk
The poetry of facts, as against speculative fiction,
The logic of events, as against the authority of departed authors;
Living realization and no mere dead quotations,
Constitute Practical Vedanta.


“Vedanta says that your relations and connections ought to be an aid to you and not an obstacle. Everything you meet in this world should be a stepping stone instead of a stumbling block. Convert your stumbling block into a stepping one”.


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