Believing without seeing is blind following

You must have heard people declaring at the top of their voices: ‘We are Christians’ or ‘We are Hindus’ or ‘We are Jews’, etc. Basically, this is all a matter of their belief. Have you ever tried to ponder over what they actually believe in? Generally, we ar…

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Women! Who says you cannot do it - 2

…Today we women say that we are modern, we are liberated. But do we even understand - what liberation is. Ability to think and act right rather than being subdued and thinking that at least we wear modern clothes, we drive good cars and we work in corporate houses so we are modern liberated w…

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Aim at Life not at Living

“A log that glows radiantly for counted moments though is far more better that than the long-lived smoky hay. Therefore, O dear son! Live life like that glowing log, even though it is short, rather than opting for a longer stay like the smoking-emitting hay.” These words were said …

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Women! Who says you cannot do it - 1

Recently I was sitting with a group of friends, and we were discussing the gory state of our country – number of rapes, crimes against women happen and that with each passing day this has become a common day phenomena. We talked and I went into a very deep thought – this needs to be fixe…

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Attaining Access to Sixth Sense

Those of you, who have read The Bhagvat Gita, not in a ritualistic fashion but with a view to comprehend the eternal verities, will understand better the truth hidden underneath the word ‘Sixth Sense’. Some psychologists prefer to call it ‘clairvoyance’ or ‘claira…

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Kim Dharmam?

What is the etymological meaning of the word ‘Dharma’? It is derived from the root ‘dhri’, which implies- to imbibe or assimilate something. ‘Dhaarnaad dharmam iti aahuhu’- That which is imbibed within our being is dharma. Saints have illustrated it by saying that Religion is vigour and vitality- the life force within all beings. It is the vital force which sustains life. Dharma is an inherent attribute of each and every existence. That is why it is called…

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To be In Meditation (2)

There is a firmament within, in which the sun, the moon, and the stars are seen. meditation is a voyage, an incessant exploration of the Universal Truth, which lies in the vast skies of the inner world. We must bathe in its glory. We must pursue diligently every aspect of that Truth, the ignorance o…

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To be In Meditation (1)

Each personality has his or her preference for living, eating, working, etc. meditation does not escape the idiosyncrasies of each individual. It is broken into various fragments and every person is inclined to one or the other. Often, we see that religion and meditation are bifurcated, and the other times, we see that they are conjoined. By distinguishing religion from meditation, people choose to segregate God from personal meditation for sound body and mind. For some people, the “hassle…

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