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  1. The Arrow of Faith

     It is only through merit that you can have faith. When you lack faith, happiness is neither in the inner nor the outer world. Happiness springs forth from faith. Happiness is forgetting the body consciousness. Pain or sorrow is holding on to the body con ...
  2. Faith and Devotion

     Faith is the subject of head. Devotion is the subject of heart. And meditation is of both and connects both. A mature intellect is devoted. A mature heart is full of knowledge. And meditation matures your intellect as well as your heart. Mr. John Pb: But ...
  3. Knowledge And Faith

     In science you have knowledge first, and then faith follows. In spirituality, faith comes first, and then Knowledge follows. For example, the knowledge that pesticides and chemical fertilizers are good for plants came through science, and people had fait ...
  4. Divine Love And The Complaining Face

    How would you like to see yourself? Happy and bubbling with enthusiasm or dull and difficult to please? Often you like to be pleased, appeased and cajoled. So you put up a tough, upset face and act difficult to please. If a person has to appease and pleas ...
  5. The Kumbha Mela

    Once every 12 years, all the seers, saints and aspirants of spiritual knowledge congregate at the confluence (sangam), of the 3 holy rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. The Ganga is a symbol of Knowledge and Self-inquiry. It is on the banks of the Yamuna ...
  6. The Bodhi Tree

    Buddha got enlightened under the Bodhi tree. He then stood up and watched the tree from a distance for seven days. He took sixteen steps towards the tree and under each step, blossomed a Lotus flower. This is the legend. The Bodhi tree is symbolic of both ...
  7. How To Maintain Intimacy

    Intimacy often gets broken because of ego or your desire. What breaks intimacy? 1. Ego or taking a position 2. Desire 3. Taking intimacy for granted 4. Finding imperfection in oneself or others 5. Expectations 6. Insensitivity or over sensitivity 7. Lack ...
  8. The Other Side of Ego

     Ego is an impediment for a leader, wise man, merchant or a servant, but it is a necessity for a warrior, a competitor. A warrior is one who takes on challenges and commitment and stands by it. Ego makes one sacrifice oneself for a cause. Ego gives streng ...
  9. Ego

    When is there Ego? When you don't get attention. When you seem to be losing attention. When you get attention (Laughter). Ego causes heaviness, discomfort. It doesn't let love flow. Ego can be transcended by knowing the Truth; by enquiring " ...
  10. Singing, Communication and Ego

    There are three modes of communication: in head to head communication you talk, in heart to heart communication you sing, and soul to soul communication happens in silence. When you meet with people, often you communicate from head to head. When you are w ...
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