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Questions tagged [yoga-vashishtha]

Yoga Vashistha is a text in which Maharishi Vashishtha gives knowledge to Shri Rama. It is in the form of conversation between the two of them.

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Which Hindu scriptures talk about multiple universes or planets? [duplicate]

The universe is split up into many island-universes, as described in the Yoga Vashishtha 6.2.60 I saw countless creations though they did not know of one another’s existence. Some were coming ...
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Why is it said in Vedanta that you are not the doer of any action?

In my study of Advaita Vedanta, I have come across many references to the point that one is not the doer of any action. See for example these two verses धर्माधर्मौ सुखं दुखं मानसानि न ते विभो। ...
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Why should one do his duty?

I am studying Advaita Vedanta. According to Advaita Vedanta, this world is an illusion. It suggests one to do his duty with detachment. What I do not understand is why should one even do his duty when ...