A lot of people ask me what type of meditation to practice...which technique to follow. Somehow various 'techniques' of meditation have been branded all around by various meditation gurus. Those are merely induction techniques for trance. Not meditation itself. Some people would say 'meditate on this' this and confuse meditation with contemplation or focus techniques. … Continue reading Meditation: The Way to our True Self
On one hand we have seen people who are purely materialistic and for whom the physical world observed through the five outer senses is all there is. Yet, on the other hand we have spiritualists who believe that the outer perceivable world is mere illusion while the truth is hidden within. In this internet driven … Continue reading Seven Reasons for Being More Spiritual
Spirituality is all about discovering our inner self, the part of us which is beyond the physical, mortal or limited existence. While there are many of us who discover our spiritual truth through regular meditation and spiritual training, some of us experience an awakening all of a sudden, whether through dreams or near death experience. … Continue reading Twelve Positive Symptoms of Spiritual Growth and Ascension
What is meditation? Meditation means going within (from the latin word medi that means middle or center). We all are something beyond our physical bodies, beyond our feelings, our desires, our thoughts...there is something deeper within us. Meditation is about being with this deeper part of us. Why should we meditate? In our day to … Continue reading Meditation: The Most Important Thing For Us All
There is no death in this eternal moment There is no ending of time or of life Except for the death of your own illusion Everything changes yet stays all alive And what is your sorrow except a delusion While all you are made of is pure love and light There is no darkness except … Continue reading All Hallows Tide
Recently in India there was a major controversy around 'Radhe Guru Maa' who seems to be in the news for wearing a little red dress among other reasons including charges of promoting dowry demands in a family. Earlier there were controversies around rape on gurus such as Asaram Bapu and so called 'tantriks or aghoris' … Continue reading Real Spirituality – Beyond Godmen and Godwomen
While I was in the kitchen today I had this thought - have we humans not gone a little too far from our original natural self. Look at our food for instance. How much of what we eat is pure and natural, and how much is 'spoiled' by boiling, frying, grilling, fermenting, baking, roasting and … Continue reading What If We Were Natural People?
A few years ago someone I knew was promoting himself as a spiritual coach. Inadvertently the word that he typed on his profile was 'spiritual couching' instead of spiritual coaching. Its funny how these 'Freudian slips' can be very revealing. Something deep from our unconscious knows how to communicate and express itself through meaningful coincidences … Continue reading Beware of Spiritual Couching!
Earthquakes are felt on the surface, there is peace at the core. In the circle of life, we experience ups and downs, highs and lows, trials and tribulations - only if we are superficial. Going within in the first step to experiencing peace. At first it is challenging, there are many distractions in the outer … Continue reading Reach your Inner Core
No thoughts to think No songs to sing Where there is nothing There is silence No words to say No games to play Where there is noone There is silence No fights or hating No rush or waiting Where there is no question There is silence Where you must close your eyes to see Where … Continue reading Silence