In this video Sukadev is talking about what is meant by Vedanta, for example that it is the end of knowledge and that is is based on the Upanishads.
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Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.
Swami Sivananda speaks a little about the Isavasya Upanishad, one of the revealed Vedic scriptures which talks about the nature of Brahman and the ultimate reality. This is a historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. More information on Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org . Copyright the Divine Life Society .
Chandra Cohen explains what students can learn in 9-day-Vedanta-Courses. He talks about the syllabus – and what the knowledge will be good for. Chandra teaches 9-day Vedanta Courses in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany. Usually he uses a Classical Scripture as main text, like Aparoksha Anubhuti, Tattwa Bodha and Atma Bodha of Sankara or the Upanishads .