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  1. Virtues

    Virtues cannot be cultivated. You have to assume that they are there. In the Gita, Krishna said to Arjuna, "Grieve not Arjuna, you are born with virtues." The seeker should remember that he is born with virtues; otherwise he could not have been ...
  2. Do it till you become it!

    Virtues have to be practised till they become your nature. Friendliness, compassion and meditation should continue as practices till you realise that they are your very nature. The flaw in doing something as an act is that you look for a result. When it i ...
  3. Love

    Do you love someone, because they are great or unique?I tell you- you are hopeless! Why do you love someone? Is it because of their qualities or is it because of a sense of kinship or intimacy? You can love someone for their qualities and not feel a sense ...
  4. Aishwarya and Madhurya

    In the world, usually where there is Aishwarya (Lordship), there is no Madhurya (Sweetness) and where there is Madhurya, there is no Aishwarya. Where life has blossomed fully, there is both Aishwarya and Madhurya. Aishwarya means Ishwaratva – Lordship of ...
  5. Dreams

    When something is unbelievably beautiful or joyful, you wonder whether it is a dream. Often, what you perceive as reality is not joyful and so when misery is there, you never wonder if it is a dream. You are sure it is real. This is knowing the real as un ...
  6. Love and Authority

    Love and authority are totally opposite values yet they co-exist. The grosser the consciousness, authority has to be more pronounced. The more refined and subtle the consciousness, lesser is the need to exercise authority. When you are gross, you demand a ...
  7. The Five Insights

    Love is your nature. But in the process of its expression, you often get caught up in the object. This is when your sight is caught outside. To return back to your nature, you need insight. Pain is the first insight. It takes you away from the object and ...
  8. Negativity needs an anchor

    Negativity cannot remain without a support. Positivity, happiness can be without any reason. The mind goes on trying to find support for its negativity. It looks for a hook to hang its negativity on- if not this person, then that thing or that person and ...
  9. Love is your very existence

    Suppose someone shows a lot of love to you, what do you do? Often you do not know how to respond. You feel obliged and bound. Shrink or shy away. Feel foolish and awkward. Try to reciprocate even though it is not genuine. Doubt the love expressed and ones ...
  10. Your expressions of love

    You feel a lot of love for someone and they do not take it. What do you do? Get frustrated Turn the love into hatred and wish for revenge Again and again remind them how much you love them and how little they love you Become fussy and cranky Throw tantrum ...
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