Ashtavakra Gita

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Thousands of years ago there was a king named Janaka. He had attained the highest position in a peaceful and prosperous society, with a vast knowledge of life. But even then he was restless and wanted to know more. One day an enlightened Master named Ashtavakra arrived at Janaka’s court. What unfolded, says H.H Sri… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||  The Ashtavakra Gita: “The most unique conversation that has ever taken place on this earth” as described by H.H.Sri Sri Ravishankar The Ashtavakra Gita documents the unveiling of the highest knowledge in the form of a dialogue between the sage Ashtavakra and the wise King Janaka many thousands of… Read more »

Chapter 1 (Instruction on Self Realization)

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Janaka uvāca kathaṁ jñānamavāpnoti kathaṁ muktirbhaviṣyati vairāgyaṁ ca kathaṁ prāptaṁ etad brūhi mama prabho Janaka said : How can knowledge be acquired? How can liberation be attained? How is dispassion possible? Tell me this, O Lord. Aṣṭāvakra uvāca muktiṁ icchasi cettāta viṣayān viṣavattyaja kṣamārjavadayātoṣasatyaṁ pīyūṣavad bhaja Ashtavakra said:  If you aspire liberation, my child, shun the objects… Read more »