There are moments when time stands still. Whenever I would see my spiritual Master, time stood still. My ever-wandering mind would come to a complete stop. My eyes would tear, as I would be unable to blink—lost in the moment of calm as I gazed at my Beloved. The wandering of the world can come to a standstill as you become aware of the Lord. This is the moment we live for—a pause in the action of our lives. Getting lost and wishing the moment would last till eternity. The moment passes by as the play button is pressed and we are back in the never-ending motion of life. Work at being able to pause whenever you want, and press play to play your part. — Satish Daryanani
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Let every day be filled with uplifting thoughts. Here is inspiration for today, May 23, 2019:
Your true personality is happiness; it is peace and love. The minute you forget that, you start to look for these things to come from outside. Unfortunately, that has happened even from the very beginning. God made Adam and told him, “Adam, I have created you in My own image. That means you are Me; I am you. There is no difference at all. Have you ever seen Me unhappy? No. In the same way, you are never unhappy. You are happiness personified. Have you ever seen Me hungry, thirsty? No. In the same way, you are never hungry or thirsty because you are spirit. Hunger and thirst… Read more
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- How can I keep my serenity when I witness ignorance, racism, and violence in my community? Read the answer from Swami Satchidananda
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- Is it that the Guru takes our karma to make us free? Read the answer from Dada J.P. Vaswani
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by Swami Satchidananda
There is an eternal silent entity within us all. And that is what you call the “silent witness” or the “Knower.” The scriptures talk about that as the eternal witness. That is the light in you, or the Self in you, or the Atman. It doesn’t talk or do anything—it just is. And that is what you call “God.” It is due to our own limitations that we say, “God did this, God did that, blessed me, or punished me.” God never blesses or punishes. God just is. Still, we tend to say, “God created the world, God sustains the…
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