Love Leads to God

Truth, mercy, humility, self-control, purity, devotion, courage, dispassion, discrimination, serenity, equilibrium are the doors to liberation. Contentment is the greatest virtue – it makes a man richer than an emperor. It brings every blessing and everlasting peace. Bearing insult and injury is saintliness. Justice, mercy, compassion, honesty, selfless service, sacrifice, self-restraint, are the ingredients or…

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God Is in All

There is one God. He is above all, in all, through all. He is all in all. In God all are united. God is the essential power and reality in all things. God is one. God is the all-pervading spirit and life of the universe. God is the inner soul of all alike. In every…

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Philosophy of Bhakti

Bhakti or devotion is indispensable for attaining jnana. Jnana is the condition necessary for bhakti to reach its fullest development in love. Knowledge without devotion is as futile as devotion without knowledge. Love follows from the basic oneness of all beings. God is being. World is becoming. The creation of the world does not in…

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What Is Devotion?

Make use of this precious human birth for the achievement of this supreme purpose – God-realisation. Pray to the Lord to make you desireless. But have one strong desire and let it be for attaining self-realisation. Through a life of devotion, service, purification, charity, sadhana (spiritual practice) and meditation attain the highest self- realisation and…

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Do a Little

Eat a little, Drink a little, Speak a little, Sleep a little. Mix a little, Move a little, Serve a little, Think a little, Give a little, Work a little, Rest a little, Worship a little. Do  san a little, Prānāyām a little, Meditate a little, Do Vicār a little. Do Japa a little, Do…

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Anasakti Yoga

Asakti is attachment. Man gets attached to the objects of the world and is bound thereby. He takes birth after birth and is caught in the wheel of birth and death. Attachment is death. Non-attachment is eternal life. Anasakti is non-attachment. Asakti is destroyed by vairagya (dispassion) and viveka (discrimination between the real and the…

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Dynamic Peace

Lord Krishna expects us to cultivate dynamic peace. He does not want us to be idle for even a single second. He characterizes his ‘dear ones’ as those who are engaged in working for the commonweal. Such activity is known as the practice of yajna, dāna and tapas – sacrifice, charity and self-control. Man should…

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Serve with Your Whole Mind

Half-hearted service is no service at all. Give your whole heart, mind and soul when you serve. This is very important when you practice karma yoga. Some people have their body in one place, mind in another place, and soul in another place. That is the reason why they do not make any substantial progress…

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Mind To God

Give the mind to God and then you will be liberated. You will be free from birth and death. You will get the highest bliss. There is no doubt of this. Worship God in the poor and the sick. Service of the poor and sick is worship of God. Destroy ghṛṇā (disgust and loathing) when…

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