Brahman Facts

How are Brahman and Atman related

If we go back in time just before origin of present cosmos, we shall find the old cosmos disappearing at a very fast pace into a huge black hole. This dissolution of cosmos is termed Pralaya in Hinduism. The dissolution of old cosmos results in entire cosmos reducing to size of half a thumb. In absence of dross impurities within […]

What is Brahman Nirguna

Seekers indulging in spirituality always believed in Nirguna form of Brahman (having no form). For a spiritual traveler Brahman (God Almighty) existing in our heart in miniscule form as soul atman. As a logical seeker of god one could never belie existence of soul atman in our heart.   A believer of Nirguna Brahman never went to a temple, church […]

Who is Saguna Brahman

Religious practitioners who are unable to conceptualize the invincible, Nirakaar (having no form) form of God believed in Saguna Brahman, one having attributes. Those indulging in rituals always believed that God, Parmatman had a form prime reason why they all worshipped God in Idol form.   Different names of God with an attribute are Bhagwan, Ishwar, Hari, Sanatana Purusha etc. […]

Brahman is one without a second

One without a second is a simile used in context of Brahman, the one and only God Almighty, creator of entire cosmos. As detailed in Vedas (Hinduism revelations), Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) and also Bhagavad Gita Brahman truly is one and only one!   The present cosmos (called Brahmaand in Hinduism) came into being when the only Brahman exploded itself […]

Where did Brahman come from

As detailed in Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) Brahman exists from times immemorial. Brahman did not come from anywhere; it has always existed and shall continue to exist until eternity, forever.   Even before present cosmos came into being, Brahman still existed. How? Imagine a period in time when old cosmos is collapsing, dissolution of old cosmos in […]

The Brahman within each person is called Atman

As expressed in Bhagavad Gita Brahman (God Almighty) exists in all human beings in miniscule form as our soul atman residing in heart.   If an individual grain of sand is an independent soul atman, the whole mound Brahman, God Almighty. If an individual piece of puzzle is an independent soul atman, the completed puzzle Brahman, God Almighty.   The […]

Who has seen Brahman

All enlightened ones right from Sage Yajnavalkya and down like Mahavira, Gautama Buddha even Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed had seen Brahman after reaching state of enlightenment.   Brahman can be seen only after reaching state of enlightenment, never before. Brahman is beyond reach of religious practitioners, who believed more in Ishvara concept of God than Brahman. Brahman is the […]

Where to find Brahman

To find Brahman one needs indulging in spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita. There was never a shortcut path to knowing Brahman, reaching Brahman.   Unless one believed in teachings of Bhagavad Gita, the sermon of Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the battle of Mahabharata, one could never indulge in spirituality successfully to realize Brahman, God.   The entity of […]

Brahman Ishvara difference

Brahman is the unmanifest primordial cosmic entity that resulted in creation of present cosmos. Brahman is the underlying reality, the sap of all human beings, the life-giving energy on mother earth. Seekers, travelers of spiritual path always prayed to Brahman, God Almighty.   People indulging in religious practices always prayed to Ishvara, the manifest Swaroop of God Almighty. As practitioners […]

Who is Brahman in Hinduism

Brahman in Hinduism is that cosmic entity, primordial cosmic energy, big bang explosion of which resulted in creation of present cosmos. Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) part of Hinduism detailed in absolute clarity everything relating to origin of cosmos.   Imagine a situation in cosmos when old cosmos is dissolving. This dissolution of cosmos (called Pralaya in Hinduism) occurs at a […]

Brahman quotes Bhagavad Gita

Brahman as per Bhagavad Gita is one and only one, the creator of entire cosmos.   Brahman is the absolute reality of life can nothing other than Brahman existed in cosmos.   Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva were attributes of Brahman having nothing to do with absolute reality. In real life none by the name of Brahma, Vishnu […]

Brahman is beyond Human understanding

The reason why Brahman is beyond human understanding is that human form is but a medium and had no independent standing in cosmic system. It is primarily the spirit existing in our heart, our soul atman that manifested human form to cleanse self of dross impurities within.   The cosmic journey of life truly belongs to our soul atman, consciousness […]

Aham Brahmasmi I am Brahman

The quote “Aham Brahmasmi” can be understood following spirituality as in Bhagavad Gita.   Can anyone say, ‘I am Brahman”? This would be a wrong quote, a misinterpretation of spiritual teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita and also Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises).   Spiritually speaking human beings could never say anything because they had no entity in the world of souls’ […]

When did Brahman originate

If we reflect back into the past history of cosmos and ask “where did Brahman come from”, indulging in Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) we would get our answer.   We must bear in mind that Brahman exists from the beginning of time; it neither has a beginning nor an end. God Almighty, creator of present cosmos is called Brahman in […]

Why does Brahman manifest

If we try to understand origin of cosmos from a spiritual angle as detailed in Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) we would realize that manifestation of Brahman was automatic, not even in its control.   God Almighty, creator of cosmos is called Brahman in Hinduism.   Going back in time when the dissolution of old cosmos (the cosmos previous to the […]

How can Brahman be distinguished from Atman

In Hinduism both Brahman (God Almighty) and atman (soul in English) are closely related. This relationship between Brahman and atman was universal existing form beginning of time.   How do we define Brahman? In the beginning at the time of formation of cosmos it is Brahman that exploded self with a big bang to form present cosmos. Brahman is that […]

Is Brahman the same as God

Before indulgence in Brahman Hinduism we must clearly know which God we are talking about, the manifest God or man gods or God Almighty himself.   Brahman an entity in Hinduism can be understood from spirituality point of view. Spiritual scriptures like Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads say Brahman is the ultimate creator of entire cosmos (cosmos is called Brahmaand in […]

How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything

To understand anything relating to Brahman Hinduism our faith in God, our firm belief in existence of God and also world of souls’ atmans is necessary.   If we believed in all the three precepts of spirituality relating to Brahman, God then by understanding how cosmos came into being, we can understand Brahman better.   As detailed in Upanishads (independent […]

Is Brahman personal or impersonal

Brahman, a term used in Hinduism for God Almighty, creator of entire cosmos was always impersonal, a source of magnanimous primordial cosmic energy beyond human comprehension.   Hinduism scriptures say for a spiritual traveler, one indulging in spirituality Brahman (God) is always Nirakaar (without a form) and also Nirguna (without an attribute).   This is also proved from Advaita Vedanta […]