Never give in to despair
10 Jan 2018
The visit of a sage with a strange request
06 Jan 2018
Constituents of our physical bodies
Studying the handbook for humanity
23 Dec 2017
We take many things for granted.
The Rishi is narrating the story of the death of the two demons, Madhu and Kaitabha, at the hands of Mahavishnu.
Life sensitivity is not decided by birth alone. You can take the pole position and still finish last or crash your car.
With the characteristic trait of a scathing scientist and researcher of truth, Sri Adi Sankaracharya explained the nature of the qualities of the individual—you and me—also called the jiva.
16 Dec 2017
Creation is governed by certain laws, everything in creation is bound by these laws.
Children, victory and defeat are part and parcel of life. It is not possible to have a life with success alone or a life with failures alone.
The Suta who was narrating the story of the Srimad Bhagavatham to Shaunaka Rishi said that in the Dwapara Yuga, which was the period of time before the present Kali Yuga, Sri Veda Vyasa who is a manif
Who am I? I am the supreme consciousness that perceives everything within and around me, and is aware of its own presence too.
09 Dec 2017
Today and everyday, what we think is what we are. Our thinking forms our life. Most of us think we are a small fish in the ocean of life—samsara.
What exactly is ‘awareness’? The word has been used so indiscriminately that its significance is almost entirely obscured.
The essence of the Mahabharata is carved out through two beautiful verses explained by the story-teller Sauti. He said he would describe the quality of two trees which yield everlasting fruits and flo
The Tatwa Bodha by Sri Adi Sankaracharya lists all that which is not me. It gives a detailed analysis of the body—gross, subtle and causal.
02 Dec 2017
Some children ask Amma whether God dislikes the wicked and likes the virtuous. In reality, God has no partialities.
King Dasaratha wishes to do a big sacrifice called the Putra Kameshti with the desire that he would beget sons to be his predecessors.
Chandra was disappointed at the thought of waxing and waning. His crescent shape would just be a constant reminder of the curse.
In a scathing, yet beautiful and painless dissection of the human personality, Sri Adi Sankaracharya completes a very subtle description of the gross, subtle and causal bodies in the Tatwa Bodha.
25 Nov 2017
There is a human tendency to carry old hurts in our minds that is unnecessary. Thoughts of past and future are no more solid than a dream.
Yoga is not a religion, a belief system or a philosophy. It is a technology for inner evolution, to hasten human evolution to its ultimate possibility. Yoga was expounded as a science well before any
Having invoked Nidra Devi, the goddess of sleep, residing in the eyes of Mahavishnu, Brahmaji began to sing paeans in praise of the creator, sustainer and destroyer of the universe endowed with all ri
What is the nature of my ignorance of Japanese? I don’t know.
18 Nov 2017
If you wish to grow and improve your life, you need to let go of your old thoughts and ideas, and accept better ones.
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