All About Bharatiya Sanatana Dharmam otherwise known as Hinduism : 1.2.3.1



CHAPTER -1.

2. Distinguishing Features Of Hinduism-3.1

3.The Glory Of Vedanta And Yoga-1.

Vedanta, or the philosophy of the Upanishads, is lofty, sublime and unique.

The Western philosophers have paid their tribute to the ancient seers of the Upanishads.

They have been amazed at the lofty heights scaled by them.

Schopenhauer studied the Upanishads and meditated on the thoughts of the Upanishads just before going to bed.

He said: “The Upanishads are the solace of my life and they will be solace to me after my death also.”


The Raja-Yoga system of Hinduism is also splendid and unique.

The lessons are immensely practical and highly instructive.

No system of physical exercise on the surface of the earth can compete with Hatha-Yoga.

Kundalini-Yoga is wonderful.

Hence the Americans and Europeans are in search of Hindu Sannyasins and Yogins.

They visit the Himalayas frequently in quest of Yoga teachers.

Some are living under Hindu Yogins as disciples and are practising Yoga.

Many Europeans and Americans are even now Hindus by faith and practice, though they are born Christians.

They practise Raja-Yoga and Vedanta.

Next : 4. Emphasis On Practice

Swami Sivananda
 To be continued  ....



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