Are You on Gods Side

As we read the works of seers and prophets, we can conclude that the fruits of the labour of divine love are more rewarding than the fruits of loving ephemeral creation. “When Love called my heart towards Him, my heart began to flee from all creation. Creatures are sticks; the blind man flings…

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FOUR DEAR FRIENDS

One gets good friends by the grace of God! Friendship does not sprout at all times. It needs certain favourable situations to evolve and grow. However, the friendship between the heroes of our story, Four Dear Friends, happened and developed under strange circumstances. God brought them together and…

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TEA – I AM THY OWN SLAVE!

It's cockcrow. Time 6:00 AM. The alarm clock has done its job a minute ago. My eyelids are open, believe me, I have a serious inclination to get up; but my limbs are stiff, mind sluggish- not willing to co-operate. Some invisible smoky cover of laziness is pegging me down to the bed. To throw it…

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THE ANTS BECOME THE WITNESSES

The temple festival was fast approaching... The old man sat, head in hands, thinking, “O, Lord Shiva, what shall this old man do now? Only nine more days for the temple festival!” He had retired from the job thirty-four years ago, after serving as a teacher sincerely and diligently for…

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The Steps To Attain Salvation

Among all living creatures, the human garb is the rare gift granted by God. More difficult than acquiring the human birth is the attainment of humaneness. However, rarer than even this is getting imbued in the hue of positivity and nobility, the Sattvik attitude or mental temperament! Even after gai…

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Clap! Clap!

  Grand Ma took Jack 'n' Jill to a Spiritual and Musical programme. The pleasant waves of the melodious notes of the bhajans (devotional songs) gently touched their eardrums. Along with them, the musical instruments also jingled. The drums and the string-instruments produced the heart…

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O Sires, What a Pity!

Once, three highly educated scholars – a mathematician, an astronomer, and a theologian - had to cross a wide river to attend an important seminar. They all boarded a boat from the bank of the river. The wind and water currents were flowing in the opposite direction; so, time was dragging very…

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Futility Of Violence!

The Shakyas and their neighbours, the Kolis, were just about to fight. A river ran between their two cities and people on both sides needed its water to raise crops in their fields. A dam had been built, so that everyone got enough water. But then, a severe drought came and the water almost dried up…

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