• Patience and Perseverance

    In an Indian temple, when the priest had gone for lunch, the Idol of the Lord and the Stepping Stone were conversing. Stepping Stone: “What a good fate you have. We both were the same lump of rock for millions of years. The sculptor carved an idol out of you and everyone is worshiping you. And look at […]

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  • Dealing With Life Situations

    There are various ways to deal with literally any situation in life. Of course it depends on the person’s subtle understandings of the difference between the real nature of things, beings and our environment and the way it appears to a finite mind through the sense organs. Secondly, it also depends upon the person’s contemplative life. We will discuss two or three […]

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  • This Too Shall Pass!!

    Once a king called upon all of his wise men and asked them, “Is there a mantra or suggestion which works in every situation, in every circumstances, in every place, every time, in every joy, every sorrow, every defeat and every victory — one answer for all questions? Something, which can help me when none of you is available […]

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  • Complete Surrender: What it Really Means

    It is extremely important for us, especially saadhaka-s (spiritual seekers), that there is at least one altar in this world where we surrender ourselves totally in full devotion. It may be God, an Ishta Devataa (favourite deity), our Sadguru (Realised Master), a place of worship, a pilgrim centre, scriptures, an idol, an image, an object, even a piece of […]

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  • Happy Makara Sankraanti!!

    Sankraanti means to go from one place to another place (to change direction). It also means one meets another. The time when the sun changes direction from one constellation (of the zodiac) to another is known as Sankraanti. Transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere (Uttaraayana) is known as Makara […]

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