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    Guru, the Self by Guru Nithya Chaithanya Yati

    Physical perception is a perception in contrast; a contrast of light and shadow. All objects of perception are finite bodies, illuminated by light. Where there is only pure light, and nothing illuminated by it, there is no physical perception. The Guru is pure light. For the physical eye to see, objects need to be illuminated with light, and there also has to be a light within that animates the eye and which

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    The two orbs of the intellect by Sri Aurobindo

    The intellect is an organ composed of several groups of functions, divisible into two important classes, the functions and faculties of the right hand and the functions and faculties of the left hand. The faculties of the right hand are comprehensive, creative and synthetic; the faculties of the left hand critical and analytic.

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    Never Give up Nityanand Charan Das

    A farmer owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule braying and after carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving. Instead, he called his neighbours together, told them what had happened, and enlisted them to help haul dirt to bury the old mule in the well

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    Go Within- Swami Rama Tirtha

    cRama knows of the case of a little child, a small baby that had just learnt to crawl, to walk on all fours. The child saw its shadow and thought it to be something strange, something remarkable. The child wanted to catch hold of the head of the shadow; it began to crawl to the head of the shadow; and the shadow also crawled. The child moved and the shadow also moved. The child

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    Train your mind to overcome grief

    The mind of the one grieving should realise that they should not magnify the problem and accept the fact that their problem is infinitesimal compared to the suffering of the world, writes Ravi Valluri.

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    Amavasya, Journey from untruth to truth by Sadhguru, Isha Foundation

    Amavasya means no moon day or new moon day. Whenever something or somebody becomes absent, through that absence, her presence always becomes more powerful. On any other day, even the Pournami, she is there, but on Amavasya, the presence is felt even more – that quality is even more.

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    Lead by example by Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji

    Good governance is not an alien concept for a country like India, as even today Ram Rajya connotes the highest achievable level of good governance. We must understand a fact that  good governance is impossible without statesmen who function according to dharma and spirituality. Aristotle had said that an ideal state would be the one that has a Philosopher King.

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    The true teacher – The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram

    The teacher should not be a book that is read aloud, the same for everyone, no matter what his nature and character. The first duty of the teacher is to help the student to know himself and to discover what he is capable of doing. For that one must observe his games, the activities to which he is drawn naturally and spontaneously and also what he likes to learn, whether his intelligence is awake,

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    Why was the Gita taught on the battlefield? by Swami Sivananda

    THERE was some purpose in the Lord’s choosing the battlefield for the Gita teaching. Yes. He wanted to point out to us that wisdom should not recline in an armchair. If his wisdom did not accompany a man to the field of battle, it was no wisdom at all! Any man could talk philosophy “after dinner”; any man could discourse upon the most intricate points in the Yoga Shastras sitting comfortably near the fireplace.

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    Perfection by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    When we are joyful, we do not look for perfection. If you are looking for perfection then you are not at the source of joy. Joy is the realization that there is no vacation from wisdom. The world appears imperfect on the surface but underneath, all is perfect. Perfection hides; imperfection shows off.