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K.R. Paramahamsa was a retired civil servant in India borne on the Indian Administrative Service. He is Adjunct Faculty to the Hindu University of America in the USA. He is presently a resident of the Ashram of Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai at Prashanthi Nilayam - 515134, India, in pursuit of spiritual advancement in his own little way.

K.R. Paramahamsa has created the website Sri Sathya Sai Veda Pratishtan at www.vedamu.org, which is the repository of all the Vedic texts in Devanagari and Grandha scripts. The website has audio of over 415 hours of Vedic chanting of ten Veda sakhas presently available in India, in different modes of chanting, in a representative way.

K.R. Paramahamsa is author of the following books:
Buddhism in Scripture and Practice
Publishing House: TotalRecall Publications
Publication Date: 6/27/2007
ISBN: 9781590958926


Dharma
Publishing House: Total Recall Press
Publication Date: 1/27/2007
ISBN: 643977588722

Ekam Sat 1
Publishing House: Total Recall Press
Publication Date: 6/27/2007
ISBN: 9780974693729

TAT SAT
Publishing House: Total Recall Press
Publication Date: 6/27/2007
ISBN: 9780974693705

Living in spirit (eBook)
Publishing House: Total Recall Press
Publication Date: 6/27/2007
ISBN: 9781590958919

 

The Bhikshu-Gita is contained in chapter 5 of Skandha XII of Srimad Bhagavata which belongs to the class of Hindu religious literature known as the Puranas. The word ‘Purana’ in Sanskrit means ‘a narrative of ancient times’.
Oh enlightened one! The Vedas, being constituted of words, can only describe entities coming within the scope of the three gunas of Prakrti.
The king made himself into a tri-coloured being and produced a tri-coloured son named Aham (ego).
After hearing the account of Dharanivrata from sage Durvasas, Satyatapas went to a slope of the Himalaya mountain where the river there was Pushpabhadra (beautiful with flowers), the stone Citrasila (beautifully shaped) and the banyan tree Bhadravata (particularly attractive), and building a hermitage there, spent the rest of his life in contemplation.
A Purana belongs to the class of Hindu religious literature. The word ‘Purana’ in Sanskrit means ‘a narrative of ancient times’.
Oh great one! In the case of those who are established in the Atman, they have already burnt the seeds of karma in the fire of yoga.
Once, while moving about the country, Rishabha was in Brahmavarta. There, in an assembly of sages, where a large audience was present to listen to him, Rishabha delivered a sermon especially to teach his sons.
The Rishabha-Gita belongs to the class of Hindu religious literature known as the Puranas. The word ‘Purana' in Sanskrit means ‘a narrative of ancient times'.
Supreme bliss cannot be experienced through contact of the senses with their objects. The supreme state is that in which the mind is transcended through one-pointed enquiry.
When this assemblage of body, senses, etc acts of its own accord, there arises an idea ‘I am this’. This is the Jiva stained by the dirt of ignorance.
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