This book Atma Bodha or knowledge of. Self (Atma) is an outcome of deep thinking about why we are born and living, influencing or getting influenced by every. A ‘Vedanta Mission’ Page. Lessons on. Tattva Bodha of Bhagwan Sri Adi Sankaracharya. Lessons by. Poojya Swami Sri Atmananda Saraswati. Adi Sankaracharya’s ATMA BODHA Translated by Swami Chinmayananda Published by Chinmaya Mission, Mumbai 1. I am composing the ATMA-BODHA, this.

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He who renouncing all activities, who is free of all the limitations of time, space and direction, worships his own Atman which is present everywhere, which is the destroyer of heat and cold, which is Bliss-Eternal and stainless, becomes All-knowing and All-pervading and attains thereafter Immortality. Further to the question of the student the teacher first gives the names and brief definitions of these ‘four-fold qualities’.

This is attma an ideal condition.

It is submission to ones own intellect. With this realisation starts the process of conscious endeavor to know that which is permanent and what is not. All the manifested world of things and beings are projected by imagination upon the substratum which is the Eternal All-pervading Vishnu, whose nature is Existence-Intelligence; just as the different ornaments are all made out of the same gold. This is what personality integration is all about. For such people I will reveal that discrimination which will culminate in attainment of liberation.


This is his power of discrimination in the field of makayalam investments. The world which is full of godha, aversions, etc.

Such teachers may help solve some problems, but the basic dependence always remains.

It will be literally a mini-revolution. Like our faith is scientific systems. Lets say someone resolves to fast on a particular day, which may preferably be something which some of our great scripture or ancestor has suggested.

Atmabodha of Adi Sankara – Malayalam

Having stated that bodah the students endowed with four-fold qualities I start the knowledge of truth, the obvious question which comes up in our mind is regarding these four-fold qualities. Click on the ‘Subject Matter’ of Lessons to jump to them. Now, in the next lesson we will go into the last of the quality – of Mumukshutvam, of a person who is ready to directly realize his Self.

The All-pervading Akasa appears to be diverse on account of its association with various conditionings Upadhis which are different from each other. This is what the scriptures do, provide right knowledge. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. What is basically required is an integrated personality, where all faculties work in unision, otherwise the person becomes his or her own enemy.

Thereafter any great journey is not only possible but enjoyable too.

It is called Moksha – total sense of freedom. He is that divinity itself. Is bovha a problem? All that is perceived, or heard, is Brahman and nothing else.

Tattva Bodha Lessons – Part 1

Some devotional practices, tapas, or prayaschit etc are intially seen to be helpful. I am without attributes and actions; Eternal Nitya without any desire and thought Nirvikalpawithout any dirt Niranjanawithout any change Nirvikara malayzlam, without form Nirakaraever-liberated Nitya Mukta ever-pure Nirmala.


He thinks of this, plans about it, reads about it, discusses about it, and works for this. We may have faith in a particular methodology.

Atman is an ever-present Reality. One person is happy in one situation while the other is miserable. This section too has a question and an answer regarding this quality.

These two help bring about a relatively higher degree of sense of security and happiness in man. So also with the experts in all other fields. It is a perfect creation, extremely beautiful too. A lighted-lamp does not need another lamp to illumine its light. This question will be there even if you take up anything. What is our basic problem? The teacher thus resolves that in this malayxlam I am going to cater to such people, who can not only wtma of but also aspire for such freedom.

They keep taking decisions for their students, thus not only stunting their growth, but also bringing about dependence on their teachers for even small things in life. These six qualities were: The moment we catch the real implication of the words of shastra, that very moment the Truth is as though attained.