Category: Bliss

BLISS OR ANANDA – is a state beyond the mind where the spiritual heart is fully awakened.  We all have the potential of achieving this in this lifetime if we work hard enough.

DEATH IS AN ADVENTURE

  DEATH IS NOT TO BE FEARED You can only cope with death if you understand what death is about. To us poor mortals, death seems so frightening, and that is because you are frightened of the unknown, and that which is unknown is always fearful. Knowing the...

EVERYTHING IS PURE

  The absolute is forever a pure entity, and being a pure entity is always a simple entity. All the relativity that we perceive around us is always very complex. Primal simplicity has become complicated, and we have forgotten how to recognise clarity because of the complexity. It...

WHAT IS GOD?

  Everyone and everything are Divine; what man observes is just the manifestation of the Manifestor. Because man functions only with his five senses, and the five senses are very limited because we usually use only a tiny fraction of our minds. The fraction is so small that...

THE VALUE OF BODY & MIND

  WE ARE SUBJECTED TO THE WORKINGS OF NATURE There is no difference between body and mind, and the difference would be subtle; in other words, the body exists on a grosser level than the mind. The mind, which also matters, exists on a more subtle level. Being...

WHAT IS OUR DHARMA?

  When a person is born, he is born with certain tendencies, tendencies which might go back into many previous lifetimes, if one believes in that, or even tendencies which he inherits from his parents. But the environment in which he is born also influences his tendencies, and...

FORGET THE PSYCHICS

  Forget the opening of the third eye; concentrate on the opening of the Heart! As awareness expands through meditational practices, all so-called supernatural powers come automatically, but our end and aim are not for these supernatural powers. You see how paradoxical this is, or how misinterpreted this...

WHAT ARE SAMSKARAS?

  Samskaras are not things that are impressed upon something. According to ancient philosophers, there is something called the mind-stuff of which the mind is composed. But the mind-stuff is composed of nothing else but thoughts, and thoughts become self-existent once thought is thought. It has its motion,...

THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS REVISITED

  HUMAN BEINGS REQUIRE SOME DISCIPLINE All of us seek the secret of happiness. Who in this world wants suffering? Certain sects in the Hindu religion, the Islamic religion, the Buddhist religion, and Christianity go through various penances and make their bodies suffer. In India, I have seen certain...

LIFE, LOVE AND LAUGHTER

  MAN IS SEARCHING FOR HAPPINESS The primary qualification for any person that wants to embark on a spiritual practice or path is a yearning. He must yearn to find something within himself, which he does not know. Some people are yearning to find the answer to things...

REFINEMENT OF THINKING

  MAN HAS FREE WILL There is no difference between animal and man as far as the physiological and biological self is concerned, and the difference starts from the psychological or the mental level. We could safely say that the difference between an animal and a man is...

WHAT IS THE SOUL

  Soul is a word that has been very misunderstood, or perhaps the term has been used in many different contexts. When you say soul, you can mean the individual soul, according to the Sanskrit word, Jivatman, and when you say soul, you can also mean the universal...