Ego- dealing with it

The goal of the Human way of life is liberation. Once a Sufi saint was speaking, and he suddenly asked the question, “What are you to be liberated from?” After a few moments he answered his own question with one word: “Your self.”

With power comes responsibility

Caliph Khaleel Omar was a selfless and honest Muslim ruler. He used to draw a very small amount as his monthly salary from the state treasury. Therefore, he was always short of money. He used to stitch his clothes himself, eat frugal food and would sleep on a mat.

Levels of God realization

Understanding the levels of instruction in the Bhagavad-Gita can help us comprehend the overall unity of Lord Krishna’s message. The Bhagavad-Gita is no doubt a major spiritual treatise and one of the world’s greatest classics. Understanding that a hierarchical concept

The Divine Ocean

The goal of the Human way of life is liberation. Once a Sufi saint was speaking, and he suddenly asked the question, “What are you to be liberated from?”After a few moments he answered his own question with one word: “Your self.”This is a teaching that is difficult for most of us to grasp,

The Lord is our guardian

By following the process of devotional service, we align ourselves with the supreme mystic, Lord Krishna. The more we take steps toward trusting Krishna to be our maintainer and guardian, the more we will see how everything that happens in our life is designed to transform our consciousness from material to spiritual

Nectarian mellows

A zen Master once requested a disciple to send a particular parcel to a person. The address of the person could not be easily found and the disciple also forgot the task entrusted to him.

The first day, the Master asked him, ‘Is the parcel ready?’

‘No, Master, I will get it ready tomorrow.’

The next day, again the Master asked, ‘Where is the parcel?’

‘Master, I completely forgot.’

In a slightly raised voice the Master gave instructions as to where the address was to be found.

‘Yes, master, I will do it tomorrow,’ promised the disciple