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No Ram by Karunanidhi cannot erase Ram from people’s mind

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi’s statements like "Who is this Ram? From which engineering college he graduated?" should be ignored. There is no point in indulging in violence over the irresponsible comments of a Chief Minister. He is cleverly trying to divide the nation over the Ram Sethu issue. Hindus should not fall for it. His aim is to create a divide between the North and South.No damage can be done to Lord Ram by such statements. If any damage is taking place, it is in the hearts of the believers. Learn more about Hinduism or Santana Dharma and we will realize that the one who insults and the one feeling insulted all are the same. Brahman is there in Karunanidhi, you, me and in all animate and inanimate. This is the teaching of Hinduism and this is why it is referred as most intellectually-sophisticated religions, for those who want to describe it as a religion. For many it is not a religion but a way of life.All the people creating trouble and indulging in viol…

Ashtavakra Gita - How to Attain Liberation or Moksha?

King Janaka asked: How is liberation to be attained?
Ashtavakra said: If you are seeking liberation, my dearest one, shun the objects of the senses like poison. Drink the nectar of tolerance, sincerity, compassion, contentment and truthfulness. If only you will remain resting in consciousness, seeing yourself as distinct from the body, then even now you will become happy, peaceful and free from bonds. You do not belong to the Brahmin or warrior or any other caste, you are not at any stage, nor are you anything that the eye can see. You are unattached and formless, the witness of everything – now be happy. Burn down the forest of ignorance with the fire of understanding. Know ‘I am the one pure awareness.’ With such ashes now be happy, free from distress.Your real nature is one perfect, free, and actionless consciousness, the all-pervading witness – unattached to anything, desireless, at peace. It is illusion that you seem to be involved in any other matter. Meditate on yourself as moti…