Category: Evolution

EVERYTHING IS PURE

  MAN SEE THINGS TO BE IMPURE BECAUSE HIS MIND IS LIMITED The Absolute is forever a pure entity, and being a pure entity, it is always a simple entity. All the relativity that we perceive around us is always very complex. The primal simplicity has become complex,...

WANT VERSUS NEED

  The difference between want and need is that a need stems from something deep within ourselves. A need is something that would add to one’s evolution. A need is something that would aid one’s unfoldment. That is a need, and those needs are fulfilled in various ways....

GOING BEYOND THE EGO

  HOW DO WE USE CONSCIOUSNESS? Your mind has a memory box that covers the entire universe. Every experience in the universe is there in your mind, which you can tap upon and use. By will we mean not only the conscious will by which we think that...

TRUE SURRENDER

  INDEPENDENCE – DEPENDENCE – INTERDEPENDENCE When you feel independent at your present stage of evolution, realise that that occurs from your mental patterns. You think that you are separated, but are you independent and of what are you independent? If you are independent, you would be self-subsisting,...

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...

SELF-HELP

  DiSCRIMINATION The purpose of meditation is primarily to integrate oneself, integrate the three aspects of ourselves: the body, the mind, and the Spirit. This can never be accomplished overnight, and it takes time where a gradual integration takes place if we do our spiritual practices regularly. Therefore,...

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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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FROM SILENCE TO SILENCE

  In the scriptures, it is said: “From silence we come and to silence we return.” We come from silence and end up in silence. Has it been a journey, or have we not travelled at all? That remains the question. If it has been a journey coming...

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF MAYA

  Shankara says that the whole world is an illusion, and nothing is real; it is a dream. That is from the Advaita philosophy, Advaitism. In other words, monism regards everything as just an unreality, and only Divinity is the true reality. That is very well and very,...

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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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A TRUE GURU

  A person does not realise he is a Guru. But all his actions are such that they become those of a teacher. It is not something that someone switches on or off, that “Oh, now I have passed my final medical exam and now I am doctor,...