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Vedanta
Description
Vedanta means end of the Veda, final knowledge of the Veda. The system of Vedanta is also known as Uttara Mimansa, meaning that is is an investigation into the last chapter of the Veda, the Upanishads. ---   'Vedanta, a brilliantly shining star amongst the galaxy of Vedic Literature, is an integral part of the six Darshan Shastras or the Upangas of the Veda, namely Nyaya, Vaisheshik, Sankhya, Yoga, Karma Mimamsa, and Vedanta.   Vedanta deals with the knowledge and experience of the essence of totality of life and a systematic path to the highest evolution possible for mankind. Vedanta, the Vedic cognition by Vyasa, brings to light Brahman as the ultimate source, course and goal of life and Moksha or enlightenment as the practical path to the highest pinnacle of human evolution.   'Brahma Sutra of Vyasa starts with the quest of total knowledge of life with the words ‘Athato Brahma Jigyasa’ and finds its fulfillment in the Mahavakyas of the Vedas, such as ‘Aham Brahmasmi’, ‘Tat Tvam Asi’, ‘Ayam Atma Brahm’ and ‘Sarvam Khalu Idam Brahm’, and in the aphorisms of the Bhagavad Gita such as ‘Esha Brahmi Sthitih.’ Vedanta deals with the knowledge and experience of the ultimate truth of life – Brahman, knowing which nothing more remains to be known.'   -- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Insight into Vedanta, the Ultimate Knowledge of Life, and Its Application to Bring World Peace – from Philosophy to Science by Lothar Pirc, Br. Girish Momaya, & Susan Brown, Conference: Twentieth International Congress of Vedanta, Volume: (20Vedanta) ---   The Vedanta Sutras of Badarayana are one of the six Darshanas from Vedic Literature which together unfold the total path to gaining enlightenment. Vedanta is hailed as the textbook of the fully mature state of enlightenment in unity consciousness. The supreme state of enlightenment, kaivalya, described in Vedanta, is a synthesis of the state of kaivalya described in Yoga as pure singularity, and the state of kaivalya described in Karma Mimansa as infinite dynamism.   --- Vedant is one of the structuring dynamics of Rk Veda. It highlights the quality of I-NESS or BEING involved in structuring Rk Veda. With reference to consciousness, Vedant comprises the specific sets of laws of Nature that are engaged in promoting the quality of Rishi — the observer, the witnessing quality — within the Samhita level of consciousness, providing a structure to the eternally silent, self-referral, self-sufficient, fully awake state of consciousness, which is intimately personal to everyone.
Links
http://is1.mum.edu/vedicreserve/vedant.htm http://www.researchgate.net/publication/235932235_Maharishi_Mahesh_Yogis_Insight_into_Vedanta_the_Ultimate_Knowledge_of_Life_and_Its_Application_to_Bring_World_Peace__from_Philosophy_to_Science http://www.globalgoodnews.com/cultural-news-a.html?art=135604539440994355 http://globalgoodnews.com/world-peace-a.html?art=13571829837194865
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Vedant
Broader Term
Darshanas
Six Systems of Indian Philosophy
Upangas
Veda
Vedic Literature
Related Term
Brahma Sutras
Kaivalya
Book(s)
http://www.mumpress.com/vedic-literature-sanskrit/d08.html   -- Professor Tony Nader, MD, PhD; Human Physiology: Expression of Veda and the Vedic Literature: Modern Science and Ancient Vedic Science Discover the Fabrics of Immortality in the Human Physiology; Maharishi Vedic University: The Netherlands, Fourth Edition, ISBN 81-7523-017-7, 2000.  
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