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Questions and Answers
A single wheel revolves with a single rim, with an unlimited number of spokes moving both before and behind. With half of itself it generated the universe. Where has its other half gone?
Atharva Veda X.9.7
Encompassing all beings, all worlds, and all directions of space, approaching the original being of Truth, with the Self he entered into the Self. Going around Heaven and Earth in an instant, going around all the worlds, the directions, and the enlightened realms, breaking the extended line of karma, he saw That, he became That, he was That. Shukla Yajur Veda XXXII.11-12
The infinite Mother is Heaven. The infinite Mother is the Earth. She is the Mother, the Father and the Son. The Infinite Mother is all the Gods and the five peoples of humanity. She is all that has been born and all that will be born.
Rig Veda I.89.10
The Basis of the Eternal Tradition
A universal tradition integrates all valid ways of knowledge from ordinary sense perception to the highest samadhi or spiritual absorption. It cannot be limited to the partialities of any particular system or ideology, yet it must contain teachings for people of all levels and temperaments. In this section, we will examine the main issues of religion and spirituality and how they appear from a universal perspective, as provided by the tradition of Sanatana Dharma.