Category: Effort

WHAT TO EAT AND DRINK?

  YOUR SYSTEM HAS TO ADJUST ITSELF FOR MORE REFINED FOOD AND DRINKS People on the spiritual path have to have specific observances. I recommend a book by Swami Vivekananda called “Raja Yoga”, or I have done two tapes on Raja Yoga (UK 1978 – 03 & UK...

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 CHOOSE?

  WITH PROPER EFFORT, ANY CHOICE CAN BE SUCCESSFUL Many people have beliefs in omens, and omens are superstitions. They are creations of your mind. You would find that if a cat sneezes in some countries, they would say rain will come. If a cat sneezes in China,...

WHAT ARE YOUR NEEDS?

  GOD NEVER CONTROLS MAN’S MIND, YOU CONTROL GOD God never controls man’s mind because what you regard as God is a neutral bio-chemic energy. It could be definable in scientific terms, but at its subtlest level, it is indefinable. So, God never controls man’s mind. You own...

HOW TO CALM THE MIND?

  ANYONE WE CAN LEARN FROM IS A FRIEND The trouble with man is imagination and exaggeration. Most of the ills people suffer from really are imaginary. There is no real foundation; with imagination and thought power, we create them and bring surface reality. All illnesses stem from...

WHAT IS TRUE SUCCESS?

  TRUE SUCCESS LIES IN FINDING THE PEACE WITHIN What we regard to be polarities are no polarities at all. These polarities could never exist; it is all but just oneness. The polarities are created by man’s mind and his analysis using the brain’s left hemisphere. Surrender has...

THE MEANING OF TRUE ACCEPTANCE

  NO ONE ON EARTH REMOVES ALL THEIR SAMSKARAS As we have discussed before, all the impressions that we have had form what is known as our ego. No one on earth, not even the greatest man that has ever lived, including Krishna, Christ or Buddha, could get...

WHAT IS DHARMA?

  It is so surprising that Dharma and Karma rhyme so well, and yet Dharma and Karma are just but the obverse and reverse side of the same coin. It is a misconception to believe that Karma is wrong; you have good and bad Karma. Good Karma means...

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...

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;...

GOOD AND BAD VS. TOTAL STILLNESS

  In the relative field of life there are always opposing forces. The greater the spirituality that comes in this world, the greater the resistance. The purpose of great resistance is to make you push harder. Even spiritual masters can also take a nap sometimes – they too...

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...