A New Beginning

Dec 12 2012

Bangalore, India

When an individual does meditation, it is called Tapasya (focused effort leading towards bodily purification and spiritual enlightenment). But when everyone joins together from all over the world and does meditation it is called a Yagna and it is even more special because we create a field of sattva and a field of harmony which is most needed in the world today.

So, this is very beautiful and very sacred for a new beginning.

Every moment is a new beginning. You wake up and say, 'This is a new beginning!' That is it! There is no 'How', that is how it is.

What we should remember is that, we are ancient and yet we are new.

Look at the sun, it is old, isn't it?! Yet it is so fresh today! The rays are so fresh, the air is so fresh, the trees are fresh - old tree fresh leaves! So, you are also - FRESH! This is how you should live - I am ancient and new; ageless and timeless!

So feel very fresh and new, and you will see how the complaints and regrets simply evaporate. Acceptance dawns from within, dynamism dawns in life and harmony at every level starts happening.

In life you need three things, Compassion, Passion and Dispassion.

When you are miserable, be dispassionate. When you are happy, be passionate. You should have some passion in life. And passion to do service is the most wonderful thing that one should aspire for.

So, be passionate to serve when you are happy. Have dispassion when you are miserable, and be compassionate all the time!

Questions & Answers

Expand all Q & A Collapse all Q & A

Read earlier posts

  • The Role Of A Guru

    December 18, 2014
    • Grieving the Demise of my Guru
    • How to Drop the Ego
    • A Note on Reincarnation
    • Destiny vs. Freewill

    Your Emotional Intelligence

    December 17, 2014
    • Don't Allow Another to Cheat You
    • Act Wisely at All Times
    • Dealing with Insults
    • When is Divorce Acceptable?
  • The Ultimate Love

    December 16, 2014
    • 8 Levels of Existence
    • Spirituality is Important
    • Spirituality Brings Peace & Happiness
    • The 3 Kinds of Faith

    Learning From Mistakes

    December 15, 2014
    • Where Do Your Loyalties Lie?
    • Avoid Making Mistakes
    • Variety is the Spice of Life
    • We Must Bring an End to Female Feticide.
  • Healthier Than Ever Before

    December 12, 2014
    • The Tradition of Ayurveda
    • Sri Sri Ayurveda College
    • True Sign of Health
    • Knowledge & Service Go Hand in Hand

    No Religion Preaches Hate

    December 11, 2014
    • Time to Establish Our Commitment Towards Peace
    • India Has Never Been Aggressive
    • Non-violence is the Way
    • Nether God Nor Religion Preaches Hate
  • Peace Is Possible

    December 10, 2014
    • Peace Education is a Must
    • Religion Does Not Preach Violence
    • Values Behind All Religions are the Same
    • Yoga Can Help Bring Peace

    No Room for Guilt

    December 9, 2014
    • Avoid Guilt & Self-blame
    • Knowledge is Very Precious
    • Love is a Gift
    • Share Your Knowledge with Others
  • You Make Your World

    December 2, 2014
    • World is Made Up of Vibrations
    • The Way to Great Inner Strength
    • Spirituality Brings Success
    • 33rd Anniversary of AOL

    To The Farmers Of India

    November 27, 2014
    • Annadaata Sukhi Bhava
    • Farming in India
    • Bless Those Who Provide You With Food
  • Expanding Your Awareness

    November 25, 2014
    • The Goal of Knowledge
    • The Soul is all that there is
    • The Absolute & Relative Worlds
    • Sri Sri on Varanasi
    • Sri Sri on the Pakistan-Kashmir Issue

    The Test Of Time

    November 24, 2014
    • The Definition of Truth
    • Spirituality is a Science
    • The Six Darshana
    • An Introduction to Nyaya Darshana