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  • Experience to experiencer

    How do you become centred? By shifting your awareness from the experience to the experiencer. All experiences are on the circumference and they keep on changing. The unchanging experiencer is at the centre. Again and again come back to the experiencer.

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    Past never fades, past lives in us: Pragya Bhagat

    Last night, I dreamt about Nanaji, my grandfather. In this dream, I was on a cruise ship, hosting a show about him. Strangers streamed into the auditorium of the cruise ship, the show was about to begin. While I introduced my grandfather, I realised it was my birthday. And when Nanaji hobbled on stage to the applause of hundreds, I realised I was crying. This was the dream.

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    Why I felt like a hypocrite: Pragya Bhagat

    In this world, it’s the good who do all the harm…Perhaps even the best of us are sinners, and the worst of us are saints. – Graham Greene

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    Sahaja Yoga Meditation is simple and unique

    Sahaja Yoga is spreading silently. Beneficiaries of this meditation practitioners in India and various countries have been making special efforts spread the message of love to as many members as possible in many ways. Positive impact of Sahaja Yoga meditation can be experienced by 5-10 minutes regular meditation in the morning and before going to bed. In Her discourse on distinction between ‘Meditating’ and ‘Being in Meditation’, Her Holiness Shri Mataji Nirmala

  • Napolean Hill, Contender to champion, guiding lights, Peace of Mind, T.G.L. Iyer

    From a contender to champion

    Napolean Hill, who wrote about false teeth, describes how one day, all the teeth dislodged themselves from the jaws and fell down on the floor. Hill picked up them up and began to examine them. Seeing him show interest in these teeth, his wife remarked that he could become a dentist and make better sets of artificial teeth for other people. Hill took up the suggestion and became a successful dentist.

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    The Four Sublime States

    According to the Buddha, the mind has four sublime states. The four sublime states of mind that have been taught by the Buddha are Love or Loving-kindness; Compassion; Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity.

  • We can excel if we try to

    Aeschylus, a contemporary of Socrates, Lao-tsu, Zoroaster, Buddha and Confucius, who lived during the 5th century B.C. wrote: “Neither does anyone, however many wounds he may have received, die unless he has run his allotted term of life; nor does any man, though he sits quietly by the fireside under his own roof, escape his fated doom.” In other words, birth or death is not in our hands. There is a time

  • Lounge forward for a well-balanced life

    A well-balanced life is essential for personal effectiveness, peace of mind and living well. Gita Lounge is a unique space bringing the age-old tradition in the context of our current lifestyle, writes Vibha Singh

  • How to go through human love to divine love- The Mother

    To go through, to see what is behind it, not to stop at theappearance, not to be satisfied with the outer form, to look for the principle which is behind this love, and not be content until one has found the origin of the feeling in oneself. Then the outer form will crumble of itself and you will be in contact with the divine Love which is behind all things. Therefore, the best way

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.