Monthly Archives: April 2013

Can the mind be subdued?

 By Pratichi Mathur Perfection lives inside us. Mind seeks it externally. Contentment is our true nature. The mind searches it, in everything it encounters. Peace is our very essence, so the mind hankers after peace, writes treaties, wages wars, negotiates; … Continue reading

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GPS: “God’s Perfect System”

 By Pujya Swami Chidananda Saraswati One of the greatest sources of depression and discontent is our inability to accept that which befalls us. We try to impose our will onto every situation. We try to believe that we sculpt the … Continue reading

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Conquest of Mind

By Swami Ishwarananda  Just as breathing is an involuntary activity of our physiological system, thinking is an ability of the physiological system too.  Whether we watch our breathing or not, it goes on. Subtler than this activity is thinking.  Here we … Continue reading

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Obstacles & Oppurtunities in Meditation

The Buddha enumerates five such obstacles: sensuality, ill will, laziness, restlessness, and anxiety or fear. Each of these locks us out of deeper consciousness. Like an inner tube around a swimmer’s waist, these five obstacles keep us from diving below … Continue reading

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All love silence – Why?

.  By Swami Chinmayananda All goodness & auspiciousness in nature express as silence. Sun rises in silence.  Bodily organs function in silence.  Flowers bloom in silence.  Beings evolve amidst the marching seasons in silence.  Mother nature’s love pours out in … Continue reading

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What is cause of Bondage

 By Swami Tejomayananda Bondage at the subtlest level is to mistake oneself with something that is not our true nature. Look at this body, it is our place of residence; it is our vehicle; it if our instrument, and it is the equipment … Continue reading

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