Make humility a habit
22 Apr 2017
Desires determine karma
Realise the truth of a topic through debate
Practice equanimity for peace
As one more hammer slam happens on our wrong thinking in Moha Mudgara by Sri Yogananda, the disciple of Sri Adi Shankaracharya.
15 Apr 2017
Confused with too many sounds, noises, emotions, ideas and feelings? Too much of spirituality shopping can deplete our personal power and keep us in a perpetual state of confusion.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, said one of the greatest geniuses of modern times. It rains only because water evaporates. Take a look at your actions throughout the day.
These days, children have replaced a sense of wonder for life with “www”. They know the whole universe before they are six.
Shining a light on those good feelings encourages them to grow and infuse the rest of our life, or at least the rest of our day
Moha Mudgara—the hammer stroke on all our delusions and popularly known to us as Bhaja Govindam with the first 12 verses by Sri Adi Shankaracharya—continues with other verses by his disciples.
08 Apr 2017
Woman pestered by recurring violent dream has revealed the real cause for her trouble: unconscious disgust with herself
From the past week, we have been discussing the wonderful creations of our Creator through Swayambhu Manu and Satyarupa—the Avataar of Sage Kashyapa and Aditi.
Children, we are living today in a world of expectations—the expectation that violence and strife will let up; that the prices of fuel, food items and gold, which are soaring daily, will drop.
What is the way I can quieten the unsteady and wavering mind? Satsanga or the company of the seekers of truth, say our books of knowledge.
Shiv is often described as adi (unborn), anant (endless), akhand (indivisible) and nirakaar (formless)—which is formless Divinity.
01 Apr 2017
When the mind is quiet, there is no conflict. The whole idea is to make the mind quiet.
Nothing is understood well until there is a description of a role model for us.
To be conscious of enriching the environment and not polluting it is a spiritual principle and a social responsibility
A few years ago, I took a small group of people on a trek on a railway track between Subramanya and Mangalore in Karnataka.
Brain is like the hardware in a computer, while the mind is the software. As the mind is programmed, so does the brain act, and makes the body act.
25 Mar 2017
We often hear people say, “I’m going through a really bad time right now.” In reality, a period of time is neither bad nor good. The goodness or badness of a given period of time or place is something
Today, let us know how the great Cosmic Mother Adi Para Shakti manifested the entire creation or vishwa. Once, the seven divine sages or saptarishis prostrated reverently to Devi.
We began this series of By Whatever Means with meditation last week. One way to hold the mind and make it rested in the self is to meditate. Another of the numerous ways available in this ancient path
Here we go round the mulberry bush on a cold and frosty morning. The nursery rhyme goes this way as children run round and round in a circle.
In these columns, we will be seeing the many different means by which we can meditate. Take a walk into the forest.
18 Mar 2017
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