The True History and the Religion of India by H.D. Swami Prakashanand Saraswati

Chapter 4

Sanatan Dharm is the universal religion of the Upnishads, Gita and the Bhagwatam which Bharatvarsh has introduced for the whole world................

649

Sanatan Dharm and the true path to God.........................................................................................

649

What is Sanatan Dharm?..............................................................................................................

649

God and His path of attainment are both eternal.............................................................................

651

The definition of (the devotional) bhakti.........................................................................................

652

The significance and the greatness of bhakti..................................................................................

653

God is realized with His Grace and His Grace is received through bhakti.........................................

654

The Grace of God reveals His knowledge, vision and love...............................................................

656

Forms of God and Their Divine abodes..........................................................................................

658

Kinds of Divine liberation..............................................................................................................

660

The philosophy of the descension (avatar) of God, and Bhagwan Ram and Krishn............................

662

The first tribal migration in the world.............................................................................................

668

The bhakti aspect of the Puranas and the Divine authenticity of the scriptures..................................

669

The Divine teachings of the Upnishads, Gita and the Bhagwatam
(as followed and expounded by all of the Saints and the acharyas)
.................................................

671

The Upnishads.............................................................................................................................

671

The Gita, and the Bhagwatam.......................................................................................................

673

The outcome of various paths and practices, and the effects of spiritual transgressions.....................

675

The recognition of a true devotee of God (gyani or bhakt), be he a sanyasi or a family man...............

677

The consequence of various paths and the practices which are followed by the people of the world...

678

Saints, acharyas and their religion...................................................................................................

680

The gist of their teachings.............................................................................................................

682

   

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