Category: Mind

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 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...

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 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...

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 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,...