Category: Unfoldment

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...

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 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...

DUTY AS AN ACT OF LOVE

  EVOLUTION AND ITS OPPOSITE INVOLUTION There is no difference between the individual ego and individuality because it is the individuality that creates the ego, which in turn creates individuality. One’s ego or individuality is unique because each soul or mind has undergone different experiences throughout evolution. However,...

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...

THOU SHALT NOT KILL

  The scripture says, “Thou shalt not kill.” In its border aspect, killing is wrong because if you cannot give life, what right have you to take life? But this was said thousands of years ago when the world was not so technologically advanced. Today, you will know,...

CAN WE GO BACKWARDS?

  There is no spiritual development. You are as fully developed as you are. Evolution has to do with the unfolding of oneself, and it can only be progressive. You might go through specific experiences that seem retrogressive to you, but every experience experienced is for a purpose,...

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...

WHY HAVE A GURU?

  WE ARE BORN WITH A BURDEN To attain total integration of body, mind and Spirit, no one can do it for you; you must do it yourself. Do not let anyone tell you otherwise. No man can take your sins away from you. It is also said...

WHAT IS TRUE SUCCESS?

  TRUE SUCCESS LIES IN FINDING THE PEACE WITHIN What we regard to be polarities are no polarities at all. These polarities could never exist; it is all but just oneness. The polarities are created by man’s mind and his analysis using the brain’s left hemisphere. Surrender has...