The Upanishads are the foundation of Hindu philosophical thought. Sages and philosophers of early India ponder concepts of origin, character, and destiny of mankind and the universe. They have guided Hindus and others in their endeavor to grasp the ultimate truth and realize the path to salvation. The central theme of the Upanishads includes realization of the atma (the soul), and realization of Paramatma (God) through the enlightened guru.
In a world-famous Indian epic, the Ramayan, Sage Valmiki has vividly described a perfect personality through the medium of Bhagwan Ram. He also describes an ideal family by exploring the relationships between husband and wife, father and son, and brother and brother. This 33,000-verse epic preaches that the way to peace and harmony is by listening to and reflecting upon the episodes of God and His ideal devotee.
Enter the palace of King Dasharath and learn the story of the Ramayan through life-size dioramas and paintings.
The Mahabharat is an epic which describes the noble deeds of heroic men and women, and their journey to the divine. It contains a code of life; a philosophy of social and ethical relations; profound thoughts on complex personal and societal dilemmas. The Mahabharat has at its core the noblest of all world shastras: the Bhagvad Gita.
Explore love, friendship, deceit, loyalty, and obedience as you walk through dioramas portraying episodes from this epic.
Welcome to the Hall of Harmony where the great religions of the world have been displayed side by side. Our religions may differ in symbol and name, but they reveal the same truth. Our places of pilgrimage may differ in place and form, but they carry the same sanctity. Our prayers may differ in words and ways, but they convey the same meaning: universal harmony.
Visit the musical arena of devotional poets where you can hear and feel their devotional love through their spiritual songs.