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All posts by Ankit Sharma

Ways of the Mystics 3 – Gurdjieff and the 24-hour Rule

In this article, Ankit Sharma discusses how the famous European mystic Gurdijeff instituted the 24 hours rule and how it can help us in managing a lot of our problems, worldly as well as spiritual.

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Ways of the Jnanis 2 – When U.G. Krishnamurthi met Ramana Maharishi

In this second part of the series on brief snippets out of the reservoirs of Ultimate Knowledge in India, author Ankit Sharma explains a meeting between U. G. Krishnamurti and Shri Ramana Maharshi. He gives us a window into an event which might have influenced the life of U. G. K. more than the world realizes it did.

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Finding the Middle Path – Ways of the Mystics

In this beautiful reimagining of an episode of the life of Buddha, Ankit Sharma stresses the instruction of Buddha for the common man – about how to follow the Middle Path.

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Finding the Middle Path – Ways of the Mystics

In this beautiful reimagining of an episode of the life of Buddha, Ankit Sharma stresses the instruction of Buddha for the common man - about how to follow the Middle Path.

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Ways of the Jnanis – 1 – King Janak’s Dream

In this first part of a series of enlightening conversations of Jnanis and their disciples, Ankit Sharma tries to bring up small instances from Indian literature where some important pointers are given in simple language and sharp pointers. This series will reveal how Indian civilization was occupied with the question of self-knowledge and how to seek it.

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Ambedkar and the Karna Syndrome

On this Ambedkar Jayanti, Ankit Sharma explains why Ambedkar remains a bone of contention in modern times. Comparing him with Karna, Sharma explains how it was his own personal experience which molded him and his experiences while growing up never left him. They had a deep imprint on his scholarship and this is clearly visible in his literature.

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Tulsi and Rama

In this article, Ankit Sharma tells us what Lord Rama means to us. He analyzes how Rama is important to all Hindus and how time and again, some great bard like Goswami Tulsidas would re-enact the story and the legend of Rama to make it more accessible to the contemporary audience. He also tells us how the bards, the great poets who re-enacted the story of Rama were deeply and spiritually connected to Rama.

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