[Advaita-l] New members

Belavadi Shankar shankarbelavadi5 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 07:42:04 EST 2018

Welcome to the group Sir. I am also a new member just about  a few months.
I spend most of my time reading Geeta, the Upanishads and Brahma Sutra -
the so called 'Prasthana triya'. I know I have a lot to learn. I find this
very helpful.

Thank you for choosing this group

Shankar S. Belavadi Sc. D. (JHU, USA)

On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Daniel Moore
> ------------
> My name is Daniel.  Like most of us I have been contemplating my own nature
> and the nature of reality and the relationship between my individual self
> to
> the absolute from a young age.  My introduction to Vedanta began informally
> in adolescence when I picked up a copy of the Bhagavad Gita.  After
> spending
> some time in Kirtan and discussion with devotees of the Gaudiya Vaishnava
> sampradaya I came to reallize that I had more of an attraction and affinity
> for the Advaita philosophy of Adi Shankaracharya.  I have had a passing
> familiarity with the philosophy for a number of years but during a recent
> stay in India I was fortunate enough to receive a more detailed
> introduction
> thanks to the grace of my wonderful teachers in the Sivananda Yoga Vidya
> Peetam, namely Swami Govindananda Saraswati and Robert Shankara Moses.
> I look forward to an ever deepening appreciation of and immersion in this
> nectarian spiritual science in the years to come.  I am also interested in
> understanding how Vedanta relates to the other classical darshans and how
> it
> compares and contrasts with the tenets and practices of agamic monistic
> traditions such as Anuttara Trika Kula and Sri Vidya, to which I also feel
> intensely attracted.
> Anand
> -----
> Started with an attitude of Investigative Spiritualism but got lost in the
> vast oceans of Indian scriptures and shocked to see how this wealth got
> lost
> in our country. Happy to see that, there are many, in the name of Self
> Inquiry indirectly contributing to revive the Indian Spiritual texts.
> Spiritual state of mind!!
> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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