Category Archives: The Art of Living

Why Do We Shout In Anger?

A saint who was once visiting a river to take a bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked. ‘Why do people in anger … Continue reading

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Short Story – Power of prayer

By Swami Chinmayananda Why do the walls of the hospitals hear more sincere prayers than the walls of temples or churches? Why do airports see more affectionate kisses than wedding halls?

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Test of Tolerance

By Swami Rama Tirtha Every man remains peaceful as long as their life is running smoothly, without any worries, woes, pains or sufferings,  It is no big achievement if you remain peaceful under favorable circumstances.  But the moment you are … Continue reading

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How to find true Guru or Spiritual teacher

By Paramhamsa Yogananda The divinity of the soul must be awakened so that you may realize you are not the body; He is the energy in the muscles, in the flowers, in grass;everything is God.  For you to realize that, … Continue reading

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What is the Essence of True Beauty

By Crystal Andrus Have you ever noticed that when we meet people who “light up the room” we often say that they are beautiful? Regardless of their physical features or the outfits they’re wearing, we just did you know that … Continue reading

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Gap in the incessant stream of thought

By Eckhart Tolle Portal into the Unmanifested is created through the cessation of thinking. This can start with a very simple thing, such as taking one conscious breath or looking, in a state of intense alertness, at a flower, so that there … Continue reading

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Responding to everyday frustrations and irritations

By Ekanath Easwaran Remember the Buddha’s words: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” If our thinking is based on stimulus and response, he is trying to tell us, then most of us live like puppets, moved by patterns of … Continue reading

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How do you know God surrounds you?

By Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari Let’s take the simple fact of breathing. You cannot survive without breathing. You were born into a body, into a universe, that provides you with the ability to breathe. But you don’t acknowledge the generosity … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – to lose weight

By Gary Dooley Some of us will need no help establishing mindfulness as a habit; yet for many of us, our promises and good intentions are too frequently lost in the daily scramble for our time and attention. Linking mindfulness … Continue reading

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Are you – Falling or Raising Above Thought..

By Eckhart Tolle When you are very tired, you may become more peaceful, more relaxed, than in your usual state. This is because thinking is subsiding, and so you can’t remember your mind-made problematic self anymore. You are moving toward sleep. … Continue reading

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