Brahma Sutras | Philosophical, Spiritual ideas of Upanishads

The Brahma Sutras are written in Sanskrit and it was written by the great sage Vyasa. The text contains the philosophies and spiritual teachings of the great sages, and it contains some portions of Vedic texts.

The Brahma Sutras tells us about the need to worship the great almighty, who is considered as the “SUPREME POWER”in the entire universe. According to Brahma Sutras, we can realize the god in our soul itself, through meditation and by showing sincere devotion on him.

The Brahma Sutras tells about the philosophies of Dvaita, Advaita and Vishishtadvaita. Commentaries on Brahma Sutras were written by the famous saints such as Adishankara, Ramanuja, Madhwacharya and Raghavendra.

In a nutshell, the main contents mentioned in the Brahma Sutra are as follows:

1. The names of the god may vary, but there is a super natural power beyond us, and we must give respect and worship it sincerely.

2. There is no need to search for the god anywhere else, since he dwells in the souls of all the living beings in the universe.

3. God cannot be questioned or punished for anything, since he is the controller of the entire universe, and he is not attached with Karma.

4. Have faith with the great almighty, bow your heads before him, and pray to him whole heartedly.

5. Humans are created for doing good karmas and bad karmas, and Humans life contains sorrows as well as happiness.

6. In order to balance the earth, good people and bad people are created, and based on their actions either they would be awarded or would be punished.

7. In order to get a better understanding about the Karmas, we can read the holy Bhagavat Gita.

8. God would not act according to the wishes of the humans, he knows what to do, and would act accordingly.

9. Vedas, Puranas and epics help us to live a noble life.


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