Our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies are integrated through the heart
In this experience, there is neither original creation of the universe nor man-made creations.
Why is perception important? Only if your perception is enhanced, life is truly enhanced. Your ideas, opinions and beliefs are just your imagination.
When the yogi stops identification with the illusory perceptions of the body, mind and the intellect completely, that withdrawal gives the experience of joy.
Human suffering is always because of how you experience whatever may be happening or not happening.
In the same way, the modifications of nature which include our individuality are impermanent.
Why should he ignore the objects of the world? The joy that springs from them is just an illusion and has no real standing.
Just having faith in a doctor will not cure our ailment. The patient—says a diabetes patient—should take the medicine as well as follow the prescribed diet.
There once was a spiritual aspirant living in a village. He was absorbed in his practices with an attitude of surrender. There was a person in the village who would always mock and criticise him.
This harsh line of duality is the cause that keeps us bound to this wheel of change from birth to death and back to birth endlessly.
Once that is clear, the untruth, unreal and the temporary has to be discarded and the seeker must stand under the shade of reality.
When we look at the big picture, the most significant pursuit is making the best use of time. We are here to accumulate spiritual wealth.
They don’t know which direction to go because wherever they look, it all appears to be deeper than it ever was.
This means continuously failing in a class and repeating the academic year again and again.
Habits often enter our lives without our conscious permission. But they grow so strong that they shape our destiny far more than we realise.