What is Advaita Vedanta?

Advaita Vedanta as a school of thought has its sacred origins from the emerges from of of the most ancient wisdom texts of humanity, collectively known as the Vedas. There are four texts in the Vedas, which are individually known as Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva Veda. Vedanta (Ved- knowledge Anta- On the edge “cutting …

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Yidam Wisdom

Welcome back to my notes on Yidam practice. Let us break down the definition of Yidam, ‘Yi’ means mind and ‘Dam’ means commitment. Yidam is commonly seen as a meditational deity practice but is more of a complete systemic practice towards reorganizing oneself towards illumination (liberation of self from the limited confines of the contents of …

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What is a Yidam?

Yidam is a type of deity associated with tantric or Vajrayana Buddhism said to be manifestations of Buddhahood or enlightened mind. To me, a Yidam can be anything you choose to focus your mind’s attention on during your Sadhanā (personal meditation practice) where a yogi identifies their own form, attributes and mind with those of a …

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