Titiksa

Viveka chudamani 24 Religious leaders tend to talk a lot about and glorify meek surrender and silent suffering. Particularly the poems of Bhakti glorify oppression and sees inquiry as arrogance and rebelling. It is this very thought is discussed in the verse 24 of vivekachudamani where Adi-Shankaracharya calls it Titiksa. This is often translated as …

Viveka Chudamani ~17

Vivekono viraktasya samadiguna salinah Mumksoreva hi brahmaijnasayogyatamah VC-17   The verse essentially deals with who is qualified for the quest of the supreme. The ability to discriminate, detachment qualities of calmness and also a burning desire for liberation. The first quality being viveka often we equate viveka to knowledge and confuse information with knowledge. But …