To the Universal Master– a dedication to my Gurus My Masteryou are my prefect mirrorYou play like Krishnabut really you are Shiva Your Love destroying all separationYour eyes shining with the Light of the UniverseYour form, Silence itself Words run outBut never Your GraceNever Your LoveNever You – to follow my Instagram …
15 sayings of the mystic poet-saint Kabir Das (15th century CE). The wisdom of life encapsulated in these couplets is simple and timeless.
“You cannot even call him a devotee. Just intrigued. Unwilling to let go of the intrigue.”
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev tells the story of Sage Nandanar (7-8th century CE).
“This is the land from whence, like the tidal waves, spirituality and philosophy have again and again rushed out and deluged the world, and this is the land from whence once more such tides must proceed in order to bring life and vigour into the decaying races of mankind. It is the same India which has withstood the shocks of centuries, of hundreds of foreign invasions, of hundreds of upheavals of manners and customs. It is the same land which stands firmer than any rock in the world, with its undying vigour, indestructible life. Its life is of the same nature as the soul, without beginning and without end, immortal; and we are the children of such a country.” – Swami Vivekananda. Read more about his work and wisdom.
Whether you are completely new to meditation or not, if you are looking for inner silence and joy, here’s 3 guided meditation picks that you should definitely check out. Each one is short and easy to follow in the comfort of your own home.
“..we know in these times, the lives of Sri Ramana Maharshi or Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj or Papaji, they pointed out the truth in the most direct way, an ancient wisdom that had also sprouted here in India but remained dormant until the great sage Adi Shankara revived interest in the path of Advaita—the non-dual path to Self-realisation. These great masters continue to shine the light and grace of this perfect understanding, and many many beings have thus come into the light for themselves.” Read more of the transcript of an excerpt of Mooji’s talk at satsang in Rishikesh in March 2016.
On his jayanti/birth anniversary (31 January 2018, Magha Pournima), remembering the Bhakti saint and poet Ravidas whose beautiful poems live on through time, as fresh today as when they were written centuries ago.
“The Sanskrit language is called DEVAVANI – the divine language. And it certainly is divine in the sense because it is the most poetic and the most musical language. Each word has a music around it, a certain aroma”.
Read more of what spiritual master Osho had to say about the Sanskrit language.
Sivananda yoga is a popular and well-recognised yoga offering globally. Here’s an insight into Swami Sivananda and his teachings, namely the “5 Points of Yoga”.
“The natural tendency of Vivekananda’s mind, like that of his Master, Ramakrishna, was to soar above the world and forget itself in contemplation of the Absolute. But another part of his personality bled at the sight of human suffering in East and West alike.” – Swami Nikhilananda
Here’s a brief account of the life of Swami Vivekananda and the incident of his meeting with his guru Sri Ramakrishna Parmahansa that proved to be the major turning point in Vivekananda’s life.
10 truths by Swami Vivekananda to inspire your mind.
“Let the world bother about its reality or falsehood. First find out about your own reality. Then all things become clear” – Sri Ramana Maharshi
A small tribute to the sage of Arunachala on his 138th birth anniversary (jayanthi).
The true message of Christmas and the yoga of Christ are largely ignored today. This article takes a look at some of Christ’s pointings and the true meaning of Christmas in the words of Swami Sivananda.
An overview of ashram life at the Sivananda ashram in Kerala, India while pursuing the Yoga Teachers Training Course. Read about the location, food, schedule at the ashram and more.
Advaita master Sri HWL Poonja ji (1910-1997) explains the power and significance of Om, the primordial sound. He also recounts an incident when he was challenged by a French Cardinal who insisted that light came before sound.