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Roadmaps to joy!

Happiness is the ultimate goal in life

 The goal

All your actions in this world, weather eating food, getting married, or having children, homes or friends, are an attempt to find happiness. But do they give you happiness? They offer the best of joys--- for a moment--- but they do not give you everlasting joy. You find their joy, and then return again to the same world of conflict, sadness sorrow, and worry. Human union gives you a joy that is only a glimpse, a foretaste of something higher, which is everlasting.

~ Swami Rama, Transcending desires and purifying the sanskaras, Art of Joyful living

Thought-boats to Infinite Strength


Life is a journey from impurity to purity, from hatred to cosmic love, from death to
immortality, from imperfection to perfection, from slavery to freedom, from diversity to unity, from ignorance to eternal wisdom, from pain to eternal bliss, from weakness to infinite strength.

Let every thought take you nearer the Lord, every thought further your evolution

~Swami Sivananda

One day you will find out that you are the architect of your life, by Swami Rama

The Architect

BeehiveWhen a human being learns to seek religion not in gods, but in his own potentials, then he will know that he is great and that within his greatness lies his happiness. When he rapidly unfolds the chapters of life’s manuscript, of which he himself is the author, he begins to realize who he is.

You are the architect of your life. You build your own philosophy and construct your own attitudes. Without right attitudes, the entire architecture remains shaky. Once you realize this fact, you will look within. More...

Self control to independence

self control- swami paramananda

Self-control, at least will make us more independent. Never mind weather we realize God or not in this life, but there is no reason why we should live like slaves or live in the world and create more and more bondage around us by blindly following selfish desires

~ Swami Paramananda

Choosing health…

According to the ancient texts, a person seeking true health and wellbeing must:

  • Maintain a good balance between change and stability
  • Be able to digest life experiences, extracting the parts that are nourishing and releasing those aspects that are not
  • Make choices that generate enthusiasm in body, heart, mind, and soul

~ Dr David Simon

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