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World’s Great Thinkers on Hinduism, Vedas and Bhagavad Gita

This video shares the views of some of the world’s greatest thinkers on Hinduism, Vedas and Bhagavad Gita. The video includes the footage of Robert Oppenheimer talking after the atomic bomb explosion. Apart from the views of great thinkers, the video also includes some of the scientific achievements of ancient India and its maritime activities. The video is nearly 11 minutes long and sadly comes to an abrupt end.

Ashtavakra Gita Quotes

Unmoved and undistressed, realizing now that being, non-being and transformation are of the very nature of things, one easily finds peace.
Like waves, foam and bubbles are not different from the waters.
The desireless one has neither praise for the calm, nor even blame for the wicked.
Where is attachment and where is aversion for him, whose love for the body has vanished?
As we think, so we become.
Infinite as Space am I, and the phenomenal world is like a limited-jar.
The wise one, who has no motive in all his actions, moves like a child.
At peace, having shed all desires within, and realizing that nothing exists here but the Lord, the Creator of all things, one is no longer attached to anything.
While a man of pure intelligence may achieve the goal by the most casual of instruction, another may seek knowledge all his life and still remain bewildered.
Liberation is distaste for the objects of the senses. Bondage is love of the senses. This is knowledge. You are not the body, nor is…