Category: Happiness

HUMILITY REQUIRES STRENGTH

  In the Bible, it says that “the meek shall inherit the earth.” The meek shall inherit the earth, not only the earth but the heavens. Meekness is not cowardice. Meekness comes from strength; a better word for meekness is humility, and you have to be strong to...

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...

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,...

LET US ALL BE LOVE

  LOVING IS THE TRUE NATURE OF A PERSON Loving is the true nature of a person, but that nature, the truth of nature, is covered by the cloudiness of the mind. The clouds that are formed are because of your past impressions that have been created in...

MAN CAN ACHIEVE WHATEVER

  Man can achieve anything the mind is capable of thinking. This is a very common law, a very elementary law that if you keep thinking of a certain object, you can materialise the object. We are not talking of magical voodoo; that is nonsense. But if you...

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...

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...

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...

WHY MEDITATE

  YOU ARE NOT APART FROM DIVINITY You are the soul. You are nothing but the soul. You do not possess a soul; you do not possess a mind; you do not possess a body. You are the body, you are the mind, you are the soul, and...

THE SYMBOLISM OF THE CROSS

  HOW TO LIVE LOVE Jesus stood for love. What is love, how can it be gained, how can it be acquired, how can it be lived? That is the entirety of any religion, and I am talking of true religions and not the interpretations of religions. Love...