A history of Indian philosophy..5 volumes.
by Dasgupta, Surendranath, 1885-1952; Dasgupta, Surama
Sharirik bhashya I.e. shankarbhashya of Sankaracharya - the bhashya on Brahmasutra.
And many more books in Hindi or other Indian languages.
Male and Female or Purusha and Prakriti can be understood through the Tree of Jiva and Atman
The Rig Veda samhita 1.164.20-22, Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.1-2, and Svetasvatara Upanisad 4.6-7, speak of two birds, one perched on the branch of the tree, which signifies the body, and eating its fruit, the other merely watching.
Rig Veda samhita says:
Both man and woman have many issues in common - both experience hunger, sleep, desire to earn, desire to play and enjoy, etc.
There are 2 ways of looking at this concept of separate bodies of man and woman.
If looked at in a physical sense, yes, they are apparently different and they are not interdependent on the other, except for gratifying sexual ...
The question is
Are there any scriptures/mentions of such spiritual techniques(or even
just dreaming in general) that help you uplift yourself to spiritual
awareness while dreaming by manipulating your dream?
One of the Yogic techniques of rejuvenating oneself and elevating oneself is savAsana (corpse pose). If it is combined with any type of ...
There might be no such texts that are entirely dedicated discussing the concerned topic but scriptures do mention why male-female counterparts must exist.
For example, it is said that at the onset of creation God divided himself into a male and a female part.
The god Brahma cleft his body in two, of yore, Out of one part sprang
the husbands, and out of ...
Yes, there are circumstances under which adultery is not punishable. One can refer to Yayati-Devyani-Sarmishtha story in Sambhava Parva.
Sarmishtha answered, 'O monarch, one may look upon her friend's husband as her own. One's friend's marriage is the same as one's own. Thou hast been chosen by my friend as her husband. Thou art as much my husband, ...
According to Baudhayana Dharmasutra, adultery committed with wives of musicians and actors should not be regarded as a punishable offense:
Corporal punishment shall not be inflicted for adultery with the wives of minstrels and play-actors; for their husbands themselves either actually lead them to other men, or concealed at home, permit them to hold ...
Because Swami Vivekanand was a great person, not a perfect person. Noone is.
He was wrong about this topic. He followed only European translations of Vedas.
More info about Vivekanand and others only being popularised for British Interests:
For info about mis-translations of Vedas refer the Agniveer articles mentioned in comments of ...
If you can perform sarvamedha or purushmedha you can become Brahman or something close to it.
What are the similarities and differences between Purushamedha Yagna and Sarvamedha Yagna?
Narayana was only a rishi (i.e., a human) in Rig Veda and became the supreme being after performimg purushamedha.
Purusha Nârâyana desired, 'Would that I overpassed all ...