Other Stories

If not me, who indeed am I?

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

God has no partialities

Some children ask Amma whether God dislikes the wicked and likes the virtuous. In reality, God has no partialities.

02 Dec 2017

When the pure soul saved anga desha

King Dasaratha wishes to do a big sacrifice called the Putra Kameshti with the desire that he would beget sons to be his predecessors.

02 Dec 2017

All that is mine is not me

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

Shrug off past, give today your attention

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.

25 Nov 2017

Does yoga have a religion?

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

25 Nov 2017

Slaying of the twin demons by Mahavishnu

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

25 Nov 2017

Ignorance is the cause

What is the nature of my ignorance of Japanese? I don’t know.

18 Nov 2017

Letting go of outdated thoughts

If you wish to grow and improve your life, you need to let go of your old thoughts and ideas, and accept better ones.

18 Nov 2017

Love and faith win

Children, the door of infinite possibilities is always wide open to mankind. Through that, man can travel great distances and claim the vast skies of knowledge and power.

18 Nov 2017

How the lord of universe manifested on earth

The storyteller Suta is narrating to Shaunaka how the Lord of the Universe manifested on Earth. It is called an avatara when the mind expresses itself in its fullest potential.

18 Nov 2017

The overlords of our actions

The science of being is spelt out in detail in oceans of literature in Sanatana Dharma or the eternal way of life.

11 Nov 2017

Mahabharata removes dark clouds of ignorance

When Brahmaji reminds Vyasa Maharshi to remember Shri Ganesha to help him write the voluminous epic Mahabharata, Veda Vyasa remembered Him.

11 Nov 2017

Retracing Buddha’s steps

Sarnath, derived from Saranganath, means ‘Lord of the Deer’. It was also called ‘Isipatana’ denoting the place where holy men or devas fell to earth.

11 Nov 2017

Humanity, yes. morality, no

Though for ages, human beings have been taught every kind of morality, the world is living proof that it has not worked.

11 Nov 2017

Senses are like a beautiful organisation

The body we can see. The thoughts others cannot see, but we know we have a mind and we know the state of our mind.

04 Nov 2017

Allow god to work in his own way

Today the way we live depends on the state of our mind. Every moment our joy, happiness and bliss depend on how we think.

04 Nov 2017

How the World heard the Ramayana

The great sage Valmiki taught the Ramayana to the two little cherubs who were growing in his ashram—Lava and Kusha. They also recited it beautifully to all the rishis present there.

04 Nov 2017

Desires should be dharmic

Many people doubt why they have to undergo suffering in spite of having surrendered themselves to God.

04 Nov 2017

Something other than what we see

Tatwa Bodha is an eloquent medical text, though it is seemingly spiritual in content.

28 Oct 2017

Yog is a beautiful journey, now is the time to make it

Yog begins at the feet of the guru. Guru carves out a path and to get that experience, you need to walk it.

28 Oct 2017