3. Introduction to HINDUISM - Concept of TATVA This is the third session of Vedic Learning. In this session, we tried to provide bird-eye view of the concept of TATVA. The Key concepts which are convered here are - Parabrahman, Īśvara, Jagat, Māya, Jīva, Samsāra, and so on. As the concepts are very complex and vast in nature, we tried to address the key concepts and in a over simplified way.
Chapter 1 – Tatva – The ever-existing reality
Chapter 2 – Īśvara– The Supreme God, The Universal Consciousness
Chapter 3 – Jagat – The Universe
Chapter 4 – Jīva– The Individual, Individual Consciousness
Chapter 5 – Samsāra– The Cycle of Rebirth
Chapter 6 – Dharma – Duties and Responsibilities prescribed in VEDA
Chapter 7 – Karma – Implementation of Dharma
Chapter 8 - Mokśa – Liberation of Jīva from Samsāra
Sri Poornananda is a Orthodox Practitioner of Vedic Hinduism. Born in Bangalore to a traditional Brahmin family, he has completed post graduation in Computers, and worked in many organizations. He was also the head of many Manuscript Preservation Projects. From the birth, he is studying and practicing the orthodox Vedic practices, and in recent times working on many projects which will enable technology to simplified learning of Vedic Shastras.