Daily Inspirations


What Is It That You Have Gained?

Bondage and liberation are within you. You bind yourself and you have to liberate yourself. If you don’t want to part with something and depend on that for your happiness, then you are not independent. What is independence? Not to depend on anything, a…


The Karma is in the Details

A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them a…


Real Courage

Only a very few are born with courage. Most people are weak; it takes a long time for them to build up courage. It takes real courage to understand the truth. Real courage means to give up “I, me, mine.” It’s not courageous to gather things. What we no…


Come to Me

I want only Thee, my Lord. When the senses hiss and drag me, Come to me and crush them. When I am overworked and tired, Come to me with Thy peace and harmony. When my mind becomes turbulent, Come to me with Thy yoga power, And still this boisterous min…


Self-healing Is Possible

We should know that the breath—the prana, or life force—and the mind are intertwined. Wherever one goes, the other follows. When the mind becomes agitated, the breath becomes agitated. When the mind is totally peaceful, the breath almost comes to a sto…


Shower Thy Grace

O Lord, if thou are the sun, I am thy ray. If thou art the ocean, I am the drop. If thou art the lotus, I am the petal. If thou art the tree, I am the leaf. There is no other Lord like thee – Thou art the ocean of compassion. I have no qualification, A…


Even Once

We can all pray, “Thy Will be done. It’s all Your Grace. It’s all for good.” We believe it; but when it comes to putting that belief into practice, we might fail because the mind is not yet clean. A prayer is heard if it is uttered even once with a cle…


Here Rains Nectar

My heart drinks the nectar now, I have plunged myself in that ocean of joy, I have drunk the cup of immortal bliss. There is neither doubt nor sorrow here. The terror of death is no more. There is the sweet fragrance of the soul. The music of the souls…


The Benefits of Ahimsa

Ahimsa is not causing pain. Some authors translate it as non-killing, but it is not that. Himsa means to cause pain; ahimsa, not to cause pain. Killing is different from causing pain. Causing pain can be even more harmful than killing. Even by your wor…


Music of SIlence

Hear the music of the meeting of the soul with soul – It is the divine music, thrilling and soul-stirring. It is the music that gives rapturous ecstasy. The light of this music illumines the world. It is the source of all vocal music, It is the source…


It’s Never Too Late

Question: During my life I have spent most of my time in ignorance and selfishness. Only now do I realize that the most important thing is to seek God only. Could I hope that one day the inner joy will also happen inside me, or is it too late in this l…


Sit in Silence

I am neither male nor female; I am neither dvaita (dualism) nor advaita (non-dualism); I am neither sagu a (with qualities) nor nirgu a (without qualities); I am neither seer nor hearer; I am neither body nor mind; I am neither far nor near; I am neith…