Prostrations To The Guru

~ Swami Sivananda Brahmanandam paramasukhadam kevalam jnanamurtim Dvandvatitam, gaganasadrisam tattvamasyadi lakshyam, Ekam nityam vimalamachalam, sarvadhi sakshibhutam Bhavatitam triguna rahitam Sadgurum tam namami. I prostrate to the

25 May, 2014

Patience in spiritual path


Never become impatient in the spiritual path. Be patient. Be calm. Strive, Strive, Strive.

18 June, 2011

The Living Liberated Man


He, in whom the two currents of Raga-dvesha, ignorance of all kinds, egoism, lust and anger are destroyed in toto, is ever happy and he is Brahman, or the liberated Sage or Jivanmukta.

02 May, 2011

The Influence and Aura of a Developed Mind


Mark the influence of a highly developed mind over a less developed mind! It is not possible to describe what it is like to be in the presence of a Master or a developed adept. To sit in his presence, though he hardly speaks a word, is to feel a

28 April, 2011

Let not appearances deceive you


Watch them under three conditions: when desperately hungry, when bitterly provoked and insulted, and when another man is pathetically distressed.

03 March, 2011

Difficulties and troubles


Remember the saying, "Even this will pass away". Write this on a piece of paper in bold types and fix it on the wall in your room. Difficulties and troubles are Agamapaya. They come and go.

02 February, 2011

Overcome negative by positive

Overcome negative by positive

Overcome negative thoughts by entertaining positive divine thoughts. Rise from impurity, impotence and faintness of heart. Be bold, be cheerful always. Cultivate Daivi Sampat such as mercy, peace, forgiveness, tolerance, etc. Destroy Asuric Sampat

08 November, 2010

Reflection of the same

Reflection of the same

One should develop the heart to embrace the other faiths, also. The religion that embraces all and fights with none is the real religion. Such a religion alone will endure, while others will vanish like bubbles. Such an enduring religion is the

22 July, 2010

Behold good in all


An evil man is a saint of the future. Transmute evil into good through Vichara or reflection.

10 July, 2010

Parable Of The Luxurious Man


When there is abundance of energy, in the full bloom of youth, man leads a sensuous life. He is accustomed only to the best of everything! He would scoff at renunciation, self-sacrifice, self-denial, etc. He is not interested in anything that does

04 July, 2010

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