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  • The subtlety of Spirituality

    Spirituality is not difficult. It is just that there is a certain subtleness to it that people are unable to get. The hopelessness of it is that the very effort that you make to dissolve, is also karma. You will not grow unless you create a desire “I want to grow, I want to reach this.” At the same time, if the desire goes on, that itself is karma – it goes

  • Why we must overcome mental apartheid

    Spirituality is the key which will set you free from the psychological shackles that ultimately leads to peaceful and happier a life

  • Sadhguru, Isha foundation, final stretch of your life, last step, peace of mind,

    SPIRITUALITY AND MATERIAL LIFE

    Questioner: Are spirituality and a material life compatible?

  • Sadhguru, Isha foundation, final stretch of your life, last step, peace of mind,

    24×7 Spirituality

    Once, a group of students were raising funds for some community work and they happened to knock on a particular door in the neighbourhood. An eighty-eight-year-old lady opened the door. She asked them in and they explained the work that they were doing for the community. They told her the different options that they had through which she could contribute to the work that they were doing. And then they said “You

  • Sadhguru, Isha foundation, final stretch of your life, last step, peace of mind,

    Materialism and Spirituality are Not Different

    There is this impression in the world today that to be spiritual, you have to eat badly, dress badly and live badly. That is not true. Being spiritual has nothing to do with the way you look on the outside. It has to do with how you are within yourself.

  • Soul Spa: Spirituality too overrated

    Being spiritual is not a way of life but the only way to be called human writes APARNA KAPOOR

  • Do you need a spiritual guru?

    Does one really need a guru in spirituality? Let me attempt to answer this question through an incident in my life. Many years back I was shooting in Aurangabad for a film. Due to some technical snags, the shooting was delayed, and I was left with a day to kill. I found myself alone with no one to spend time with me as the rest of the crew was busy in sorting out the problem and

  • The feelings of pain and suffering

    To define it simply, pain is of the body and suffering is of the mind. We could say that suffering is the pain of the mind. Pain is something we have no control over, but we definitely have a choice when it comes to suffering. Our mind is devious and adept at making a big issue out of inconsequential things, leading to anguish. For example, a toothache is a form of pain

  • Spirituality and spiritual ego cannot co-exist

    The most dangerous type of ego out of them all is a spiritual ego. Every person on a spiritual path has to be very careful about developing it. After many years of spiritual practice or reading many spiritual books or sometimes even after reading one book we start feeling a level above everyone else. We generate an attitude of ‘I know better’ or ‘what does he know!’. That is why spirituality begins

  • What Spirituality really entails: 5 observations

    Spirituality focuses on harnessing humanistic qualities such as love, compassion, patience, tolerance, forgiveness, contentment and harmony, rather than any ritualistic dealing. Spirituality has a lot to it but here are a few of my readings on what Spirituality really entails.

  • What is spirituality?

    “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 

  • The True Meaning of Spirituality

    It must therefore be emphasised that spirituality is not a high intellectuality, not idealism, not an ethical turn of mind or moral purity and austerity, not religiosity or an ardent and exalted emotional fervour, not even a compound of all these excellent things; a mental belief, creed or faith, an emotional aspiration, a regulation of conduct according to a religious or ethical

  • What path should one follow in spirituality

    After having downloaded so much of spiritual knowledge, one obviously wants to follow a path which we feel is right for us. We from our little understanding, that a particular path is right for me and get stuck in that path. My Guruji Shree Dadashreeji says that the path becomes more important than the goal itself.

  • The True Meaning of Spirituality — Sri Aurobindo

    It must therefore be emphasised that spirituality is not a high intellectuality, not idealism, not an ethical turn of mind or moral purity and austerity, not religiosity or an ardent and exalted emotional fervour, not even a compound of all these excellent things; a mental belief, creed or faith, an emotional aspiration, a regulation of conduct according to a religious or ethical formula are not spiritual achievement and experience. These things are

  • Pralhad Pai: Spirituality is above all religions

    Life coach Pralhad Pai guides people on how to create a work-life balance, address relationship problems, and other day-to-day challenges. Here he speaks to Manasi Y Mastakar about the Jeevanvidya philosophy, spirituality, God and more…

  • Aurobindo Pharma

    The Spirit of Indian Spirituality- Sri Aurobindo

    ‘Spirituality is indeed the master-key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinite is native to it. India saw from the beginning, —and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight,—that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.

  • ‘Love hormone’ enhances spirituality in men: study

    Washington : ‘Love hormone’ oxytocin which promotes social bonding may also enhance spirituality in men, a new study has found, reports PTI. The research, from Duke University in the US, found that participants reported a greater sense of spirituality shortly after taking oxytocin and a week later.