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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 Hamsa-Gita belongs to the class of Hindu religious literature known as the Puranas. The word ‘Purana’ in Sanskrit means ‘a narrative of ancient times’.
O sages, foremost among those who have realized the Atman! What is the condition and fate of those persons who do not mostly adore Lord Hari, whose desires are still un-satiated and whose minds and senses are uncontrolled?
Be pleased to describe to us those various deeds performed by Lord Hari in his various Incarnations which He has taken at His own sweet will in the past and the present, and which He will take in the future.
We are anxious to know the (nature of the) Maya and (the Will Power) of the Supreme Lord Visnu which deludes those (gods like Brahma) who themselves are endowed with such deluding powers.
O Sage of well-observed vows! Be pleased to instruct us to that course (in this life) whereby we shall directly and easily be liberated from the samsara teeming with various kinds of miseries and beset with fears and dangers on all sides.
The Siddha-Gita is 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’.
O excellent King! I have so far recounted unto you the essence of the philosophy of Saamkhya. Now listen to me, and understand Vidya and Avidya in the proper order.
The relationship between the two, the Imperishable and the Perishable, is to be wished for. It is essential that there should be a relationship between a woman and a man.
Thus, owing to the state of being unenlightened, the soul, devoid of Knowledge and enlightenment, proceeds from one physical body to thousands of bodies. Therefore, it does not differ in the course of its transmigration.
What is it that is called Imperishable, from which that does not return again? O great Sage! We ask you about the distinction between the Perishable and the Imperishable in order to understand it correctly.
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