Category: Samskaras

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ASTROLOGY

  Whether you want to call it, our movement or organisation it has no do’s or don’ts. It is not dogmatic but filled with freedom. Ancient sages conceived of certain ideas; studying stars, for example, led to astronomy, and the mystics got hold of the astronomical calculations and...

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THE PURPOSE OF LIFE

  What is the purpose of life? To answer this question, it would imply another question within the question that life could be purposeless. Yet we try to find purpose in purposelessness. The nothingness of life becomes something. Who makes life into something? We do, we, with our...

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LIFE IS A SCHOOL

  People ask, “who are we, where did we come from, and why are we here?” Instead say, “who am I, where did I come from, and why am I here”? You have come from nowhere, and you are going nowhere. You are the universe itself, and to...

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MAN KNOW THYSELF

  What can I give you for all your love, devotion and kindness? I could only impart to you the part of the Universe that flows forever and impart it to you through a touch. That is all. To make you realise that you and the Universe are...

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SIGNPOSTS

  When a person starts seeking for signs of his progress, his progress will stop. The very expectation that is involved in seeking signposts will stop you from progressing further because you become so intent upon how fast you are going that you slow yourself down. How are...

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TIME, SPACE & CAUSATION – THE NIGHT OF BRAHMAN

  THE NIGHT OF BRAHMAN Originally when individuality started, there was this deep extreme silence. In Sanskrit, we call it a Night of Brahman or another word that is used is “Pralaya,” where everything is stilled. But within this stillness, this stillness operates in varying cycles. One cycle...

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MANTRA

  When practices are given by a person that has reached a state of self-realization, it is not only the verbal mantra that is given, but when the mantra is perceived by the guru in a state of meditation and he utters that mantra, at that time his...

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THE TRUE GURU

  THE NATURE OF THOUGHTS No one could ever create a thought. Like the old saying, there is nothing new under the sun. For example, when a poet composes a poem, he is just attuning his mind to a higher level where others have thought these thoughts. Then...

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BURN THE SEEDS OF KARMA

  Why do we find a situation painful or hurtful? Because we dive into the mind and go through the cubbyholes in the subconscious mind and find another experience. That in turn finds some other experience, and another experience and those all combine there. And then, you compare...

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TO BE IS TRUE JOY

  It is a common thing and so true that purity attracts purity, impurity attracts impurity. Any impure thought going from the mind is not destroyed but will be attracted to those that have made themselves conducive to its attraction. And any pure thought issuing from your mind...