Category: Devotion

HOW TO CHANGE ATTITUDE?

  MAN IS A SPIRITUAL BEING Man is a spiritual being because that spiritualness, which we might call God, permeates him entirely, and it does not only permeate the physical or mental body but also everything that governs him. That spirituality within himself also empowers all his thoughts....

WHAT IS THE ABSOLUTE?

  BECOME THE OBSERVER When you become the observer, everything will have a different meaning. By becoming an observer, you become non-attached to all the happenings around you and the lower layers of your mind. You become non-attached because that Spiritual Force is permeating the lower, grosser levels...

WHAT IS TRUE SURRENDER?

  From the time of birth, every person is committed to something. When he is conscious of his commitment, that very commitment establishes itself in his little conscious mind, and as he gets older with a greater understanding, the commitment becomes stronger. But what is the nature of...

HOW TO OVERCOME WEAKNESS?

  DO GOOD, BE GOOD A way to gain discipline would be through devotion and surrender. That devotion takes the form that, “Not my will but Thy will be done,” and when man fully appreciates and says, “Thy will be done,” surrender to that will come spontaneously. That...

HOW TO REMOVE OBSTACLES?

  THE WORKING OF THE SPIRITUAL FORCE You do not need an outside force to activate your Spiritual Self, for the Kingdom of Heaven is within yourself all the time, and that is the force we have to realize through our spiritual practices. When this realization dawns, we...

THE VALUE OF GOOD INTENTIONS?

  Most people have good intentions, but the question is, what is behind the good intentions? What is the motivation for the work that one wants to do? I have encountered people who would join various organisations and societies and do excellent work. Yet, that fantastic work brings...

HOW TO MAKE DIVINITY CONCRETE?

  IN MEDITATION, THERE IS NO FOCUS REQUIRED Focusing does necessarily involve some kind of concentration, and concentration is something which is at a level not as deep as meditation. In meditation, we go beyond focusing or concentration; we go beyond contemplation, and then we enter into the...

YOU ARE THE TRINITY

  GRASP THE ESSENCE, THEN DIGEST, ASSIMILATE AND PRACTISE When you read good books, like the Holy Scriptures, you just need to understand the meaning, the essence of words and that very essence you formulate in your own words. In Sanskrit, we have three words meaning: listen, ponder...

FIND YOUR OWN WAY

  JNANA-, KARMA- AND BHAKTI YOGA Apart from the known religions, there have been many other unknown teachings. Man is entitled to form his philosophy. There is nothing wrong with that at all. Conviction, honesty and sincerity in what you believe are the most critical factors you must...

WE COMBINE ALL THE YOGAS

  WE HAVE TO FIND A WAY WHEREBY THE BODY AND MIND CAN BE WELL-RESTED Many schools of thought teach their way. What we are most concerned about is our way. We recognise the necessity for deep rest of the body and the need for deep rest of...

THE HOUSEHOLDERS PATH

  You cannot differentiate between the path of the householder and the path of the spiritual seeker because householding itself is a spiritual path. Being a spiritual seeker means one is on the path to achieving that total integration within himself. By total integration, we mean where the...

THE VALUE OF SYMBOLS

  REACHING THE ABSOLUTE THROUGH THE CONCRETE Everything can be valueless, and everything can be invaluable. There is a significant difference between the two words. Something can be invaluable, priceless, something on which a value cannot be put. At the same time, another thing could be valueless, of...