I am Thine O Lord

Do not bother about taking care of your body. God will save it if he needs it for further service. Surrender it at his feet and rest in peace. He will take care of it. A real devotee says, “Let me take millions of births; it does not matter, but let me be attached to…

It’s God’s Child Given in Your Care

A mother’s first and foremost duty is her child. Everything else comes afterward. A beautiful soul has been given into your hands. You should sacrifice anything and everything for the sake of that child. Don’t neglect your child to do other duties. All other duties are nothing compared to this. All other duties should be…

Service of God

Padasevana is serving the Lord’s feet. Actually this can be done only by Lakshmi or Parvati. No mortal being has got the fortune to practise this method of bhakti (devotion), for the Lord is not visible to the physical eyes. However, it is possible to serve the image of God in idols and, better still,…

Prayer Is Spiritual Food

Prayer elevates, inspires, redeems. Through prayer divine grace and divine light descend. Prayer is spiritual food for the soul. Prayer is a spiritual tonic. Prayer is a master-key to open the realms of elysian bliss. Prayer helps the devotee to be in tune with the infinite. Prayer should come from the inner recesses of the…

What is a Vow?

What is a vow? Your own commitment. You decide to do a certain thing, to follow certain principles, and that becomes your vow. You make a vow. A marriage vow is a commitment. A monastic vow is a commitment. Even friendship is a commitment. Life itself is a commitment.   If you make a vow…

Get Nearer to God

Maya is the Lord’s illusory power. God creates through maya. It is maya that makes the one universal spirit appear as many, as embodied in multiple forms, and delights in the same objects, the false ideas of ‘I’ and ‘mine’. Total, unreserved self-surrender to the Lord alone will enable you to cross this maya and…

The World Will Be a Fantastic Place

There is a simple proverb told in the countryside of South India. If two good people coming from opposite directions are walking on the same narrow footpath, there will be three roads. If there is one good person, there will be two roads. If both are bad people, there will be only one road. Probably…