Nectar of Non-Dual Truth No. 19

Table of Contents for #19  
4 The Nectar of Advaitic Instruction
Continuing in the tradition, more intriguing questions find their apt solutions in the clarifying atmosphere of nondual Vedanta.

8 Three Great Rishis of India
by Swami Ranganathananda
Though he has passed from our physical midst, Swami Ranganathanandaji’s presence and his wealth of writings will continue to uplift and inspire us, as is instanced in this heady offering on some of India’s most revered names in spirituality.

12 Understanding Islam
by Lex Hixon, Sheikh Nur Al Jerrahi
Being another profound presence who speaks to us from beyond the embodied state, Lex Hixon created valuable bridges between both religious traditions and religious understanding in his auspicious lifetime.

18 The Catholicity of Sri Ramakrishna’s Vision
by Dr. Sharad Chandra
Though much has been said and written about the Great Master and singularly superlative Paramahamsa, it will take some time to process and present all that His advent on earth truly signifies. In that context, Dr. Sharad Chandra adds more to our ever-attentive understanding of the Kali Avatara with this offering.

21 Grateful to Have Known Swami Ranganathananda
by Surya Green
Fortunate is the being who comes across the path of an illumined soul in any given lifetime, and rare is the person who is able to listen carefully and grasp what such a luminary deigns to teach and transmit while in the body. This article is the product of both special good fortune and focused attentiveness, and we are all especially fortunate to see it in print.

25 Hawai‘i Rainforest Retreat
SRV Associations is always busy in the various realms of spiritual endeavor, among them being the mode of well-focused retreats designed not merely to help beings relax and heal, but to realize the inherent perfection dwelling within and become free of bondage.

28 Resurrection of the Dharmic Family
by Annapurna Sarada
In ancient times in India, an entire culture gained a realized state of mind conducive to enlightenment. This was the age of the rishis. Their success in this incomparable area of endeavor was facilitated in great measure by the adeptness of entire families whose very lineage, flowing gracefully down through the ages, was based upon study, worship and meditation on God and the Self. Today, such dedication to the highest aim and purpose of life has vanished, and needs both re-evaluation and reinstatement into daily life.

31 Lord Buddha on Living a Spiritual Life
by Babaji Bob Kindler
In the process of reading and studying the teachings of the Great Ones, we often forget to acknowledge that they lived and epitomized what they preached, and did so to demonstrate the need for living a divine life in the world.