Category: Peace

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 TO MAKE DIVINITY CONCRETE?

  IN MEDITATION, THERE IS NO FOCUS REQUIRED Focusing does necessarily involve some kind of concentration, and concentration is something which is at a level not as deep as meditation. In meditation, we go beyond focusing or concentration; we go beyond contemplation, and then we enter into the...

YOU ARE THE TRINITY

  GRASP THE ESSENCE, THEN DIGEST, ASSIMILATE AND PRACTISE When you read good books, like the Holy Scriptures, you just need to understand the meaning, the essence of words and that very essence you formulate in your own words. In Sanskrit, we have three words meaning: listen, ponder...

HOW TO TREAT THE PAST?

  When we say let the past be the past, it contains a very great truth. It means forgetting because by remembering the past, you will be living the past in your mind, and by stirring up those old memories, you will only suffer in the present. The...

THOUGHTS AND MEDITATION

  THE IMPERSONAL VERSUS THE PERSONAL GOD The God we pray to is the Personal God, the entire manifestation or the emanation of the Universe, and beyond the Personal God, we have the Impersonal God, that energy. Everything radiates or emanates something; the flower emanates fragrance, and everything...

FIND YOUR OWN WAY

  JNANA-, KARMA- AND BHAKTI YOGA Apart from the known religions, there have been many other unknown teachings. Man is entitled to form his philosophy. There is nothing wrong with that at all. Conviction, honesty and sincerity in what you believe are the most critical factors you must...

HOW MANY ENERGIES ARE THERE?

  I DO NOT LOVE, I AM LOVE The limitation is of the finite mind, and the finite mind can only comprehend the finite, and yet when we talk of love, it is so infinite. So why involve yourselves in the level of emotions which is limited? Love...

TURN THE OTHER CHEEK?

  If you are slapped on one cheek, turn the other one. So said Christ. This is very good, but nowhere in the scriptures where it says, do not defend yourself. In practical reality, specific measures are to be taken, but not to the extent where it is...

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...

THE HOUSEHOLDERS PATH

  You cannot differentiate between the path of the householder and the path of the spiritual seeker because householding itself is a spiritual path. Being a spiritual seeker means one is on the path to achieving that total integration within himself. By total integration, we mean where the...

JUST HAVE AN OPEN MIND

  TO BE ABLE TO KNOW THE WHOLE TRUTH, ONE HAS TO STAND APART Everything can be explained in very high philosophical, metaphysical terms. But metaphysical and philosophical terms and philosophical language could just remain mental gymnastics. Therefore, we try to be as simple as possible. After taking...