The Oneness of All Existence

Realise the totality and all-inclusiveness of your life. Your being is cosmic. You inhabit all the worlds all the worlds are your spontaneous expression. One’s love for friends, sons, etc. is not for the sake of others, but for one’s own self. Therefore love for self is the highest and hence full of supreme happiness.…

Essence of Vedanta

Vedanta is expressed in the mahavakhyas (great sentences) of the Upanishads as: “Tat twam asi” – “thou art that;” “Aham brahma asmi”- “I am the self.” Vedanta says, “O little man! Do not identify yourself with this perishable body. Give up “I-ness’ and ‘mine-ness’! Do not hate your neighbour or brother. Do not try to…

Realize Your True Nature

First, learn to know yourself, the true value of your own character. Then alone you will be able to serve humanity and benefit people. You are taintless, tranquil, pure consciousness; you are beyond nature. All this time you have been duped by illusion, maya. Know one individual (yourself) correctly – and you can know the…

Annihilate the Ego

Study the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi. He never made any difference between menial service and dignified work. Scavenging or cleaning the latrines were the highest yoga for him, the highest puja. He annihilated his illusory little ‘I’ through this service. Many highly educated persons joined his ashram to learn yoga under him. They thought that…

Believe and Become

What a person strongly believes in, that he experiences and that he becomes. The whole world is a product of faithful imagination. If you have no faith in the world, the world does not exist. If you have no faith in sensual objects, they will not give you pleasure. If you have no faith in…