Category: Joy

WHAT IS NON-ATTACHMENT?

  THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NON-ATTACHMENT AND DETACHMENT The opposite of attachment is not detachment. The opposite of attachment is non-attachment. Let me explain to you the difference between detachment and non-attachment. In detachment, you become detached from the world or your environment. That could be a form of...

THE MARK OF AN UNFOLDED MAN?

  SIGNS OF SPIRITUAL UNFOLDMENT Spiritual unfoldment has specific qualifications in our daily living life. The qualifications help us tackle the problems of daily living. The ability to turn what was previously un-joyous into joy is a sign of spiritual unfoldment. As we have discussed before, all unhappiness...

HOW TO ACHIEVE HARMONY?

  THROUGH OUR SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, WE ACHIEVE HARMONY WITHIN OURSELVES Achieving self-realisation means that self-integration has to take place within ourselves. By self-integration, we could say that there are three aspects to every human being: the physical, the mental, and the spiritual. In today’s world, we find that...

HOW TO FILL THE CHURCHES?

  I have travelled six, seven, or eight months a year. I have visited churches, mosques, and temples and have been asked to speak there. Invariably, I found that the churches, synagogues, and mosques were becoming emptier and emptier and emptier. The younger generation today, for example, would...

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...

HOW REAL IS REALITY?

  People usually try to project themselves into things they are not, and when one projects oneself into something which one is not, one lives in a false world or unreality. You always find that every man thinks he is more handsome than he is, and every woman...

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 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,...

DID CHRIST REMOVE KARMA?

  Healing is meant to bring about wholeness. Healing does not necessarily mean that if you are lame, your leg will grow again, and you will start walking. We call it healing, but it is just part of it. A person has cancer, and healing is done, and...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR GRACE?

  THE POWER OF GRACE CAN ONLY BE KNOWN THROUGH EXPERIENCE All problems in our lives begin the way we live in duality, viewing everything as separate from us. Speaking, all issues have their solutions built in. No man needs to suffer. No man needs to drive grace...

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...