Category: Conscious Effort

HOW TO RESOLVE PERSONAL CONFLICTS?

  SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, SELF-HELP AND GURUSHAKTI When one proceeds to the finer and finer levels of the ego, conflicts automatically resolve themselves. By trying to resolve a conflict, you are creating a more significant conflict. The very idea of resolving a conflict is the seed of another discord....

TAKE A CALCULATED RISK

  WE CLING TO THE TRANSITORY VALUE OF LIFE In the relative life, the only thing that is sure is change, and we cling to the changes, the transitory value of life because we find security. I have given you an example before, in the Himalayas, a person...

HOW TO GUIDE ACTIVITY

  Activity itself is expression. The finest thought in man’s mind is a form of mental activity. Life is composed of activity, activity, and activity; but how to guide this activity, how to control this activity into useful channels, until even control is not required anymore, until that...

WHY ARE WE DREAMING?

  The dream is the most critical mechanism; the greatest gift man has been given. Do you know that you are evolving even in your sleep? That motion set forth in the path of evolution is not stopped when your conscious mind goes to sleep, but it continues;...

WHAT IS GURUSHAKTI

  Gurushakti is a universal force that is existent everywhere, and it is eternal. Through the practices that we do, we draw that Shakti unto ourselves. Shakti means energy, and you would know what guru means. So, the energy which the guru imparts is called Gurushakti. You will...

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...

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OBSTACLES ON THE PATH

  People misunderstand Nirvana or Enlightenment. When you pass through a garden, you will see beautiful flowers, but you have not yet reached the end; you still got to reach the end of the path to be enlightened. All these various visions, sounds and things you hear, the...

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GURU/CHELA RELATIONSHIP

  The primary purpose or the primary essence of a guru/chela relationship is based on love. What happens when a chela comes to the guru? The guru is not always obliged to accept the chela. In the ancient Aryan Vedic system, which existed thousands of years ago, there...

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EXPERIENCE INFINITY

  The finite mind could never understand the infinite because the finite mind, being a manifestation of the infinitude or of eternity, being a manifestation or a reflection, could never maintain its eternal value. The finite mind has no permanency at all because it is forever changing. That...

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KARMA AND GRACE

  GRACE CAN BE EXPERIENCED ONLY Grace is an indefinable quality or an indefinable quantity that can only be approximated or inferred by the intellect. If you observe a flower growing, there are so many things that would make the flower grow. Firstly, the minerals would have to...

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CHANGING OF PERSONALITY?

  We are nothing else but a bundle of all the experiences that we have gained over all those millions of years, perhaps, and that constitutes our personality. Through meditational practices, changes come to the personality. For example, from certain experiences in life, one becomes hard, or one...