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Sir,what is the message of gita or Vedanta for young people who want to achieve something in life,fulfill their dreams.
Those who have lot of ambitions,dreams,goals in life. How we can proceed ahed with harmony,peace and happiness for us and others as well.

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Dear Aaryan,

Thank you for your question.

The Gita tells us to follow our Dharma that derives from our svabhava, our inner nature, whatever that may be, but to make God/dess the center of our lives and think of the Divine no matter what we do in our lives. The ultimate Goal of human life is God/Self-realization, and we can achieve that through the performance of our Dharma when we strive to see Brahman in every action. When we can know that desire and action both have their Source and their End in God/dess, then we can realize the Truth and make our lives blessed.

Best wishes,

Brother William

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William Schindler, a.k.a. Brother William

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I can answer questions about Vedanta philosophy, Patanjali Yoga philosophy and practice, Tantra, Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, Vivekachudamani (Shankara`s Crest-jewel of Spritual Discrimination), Advaita (non-dualism), the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda tradition, Goddess worship, meditation practice, Hindu monasticism (sannyasa), and Sanskrit.

Experience

I've been studying and practicing Vedanta and Tantra since 1969.

Organizations
I'm the founder and spiritual director of Ashram West, a gay spiritual community based on traditional Hindu Tantra. I have been a member of the Vedanta Society of Southern California since 1969.

Publications
I have three books in print: GAY TANTRA, ESSAYS ON GAY TANTRA, BLOOD OF THE GODDESS.

Education/Credentials
I hold a B.A. in Sanskrit (UC Berkeley 1975) and an M.A. in clinical psychology (Antioch University 1986).

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