Krishna has also talked about surrender, but in the actual field of action, in the Kurukshetra war, he is asking Arjuna not to surrender his weapons but to take them up and fight because he is doing a rightful battle to protect dharma; therefore but he says surrender unto me.More
It’s time to take a step forward once more, for the New Year is at hand.
One can move from ‘the past’ to ‘the present’ and turn over a new leaf in one’s life. Change completely if required and have a new life altogether!
There are people who may have not done any sadhana that you know of, in this life. But to whom compassion comes naturally.More
Do we have a clear grasp of the world in general, or ourselves in particular or, are we under some kind of illusion, behind a veil, that we cannot pierce to see reality?More
The Upanishads say that the beginning of all civilisations, the beginning of all life, the movement of the first life on earth, this entire cosmos, everything started from what is complete: purna.More
All the leelas mentioned in Srimad Bhagavtam, that were performed should not be misunderstood. People generally don’t read the Bhagwat from Chapter 1. They immediately go to Canto 10 and read only about the Ras leela.More
Discipline is a very general term because discipline can be good, and discipline can be bad. Discipline can be a pain in the neck and discipline can be enjoyable.More
How will you identify your Guru? From his attire, rudraksh, from his long hair or by his long beard?More
Digital can be good and bad. If there is no digital, how are we gonna sit here and now in the whole world with many people reading this.More
In the bhakti tradition there are several layers of bhakti. Starting with ordinary bhakti, going to the temple; ‘God I need a promotion, please help me’. That’s also bhakti because human beings need things.More
The Guru says “Look my dear fellow you are a lion, you are not a goat. You are not this little pond of stagnant dirty water that stands there, you are the ocean.More
Shiva can be Shankara, as you see in form, or Shiva can be the absolute Supreme Brahman who is also called Som. In Kashmir Shaivism, Shiva has no image, He is the Supreme Being.More
The very fact that we are on a journey, to a new place which we haven’t seen and somebody, let’s say, who has seen the place before, has given you certain instructions – pack a few sweaters, have your bags ready, keep your shoes, so that you know what you have to carry with you.More
So we should remember that there are no permanent solutions. First accept this fact then understand that permanent solution lies within because within us is divinity.More
The mind that always jumps around like a monkey? How do I make it calm and still so that I can go deep into the reservoir of all peace and energy and creativity? How do I do it?More