How to Concentrate

You can concentrate internally on any of the seven plexus or chakras or centres of spiritual energy, or at the tip of the nose, or tip of the tongue or externally on the picture of any devata (deity), Hari, Hara, Krishna or Devi. You can concentrate on the tick-tick sound of a watch or the…

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The Meaning of OM

OM is the sound of the Cosmic Vibration. The entire cosmos vibrates. Every cell vibrates. In fact, the whole universe is nothing but sound vibrations. The basic vibration is a hum, and the sum total of the universal vibration is also a hum. In between, there are fragments. All the words, all the languages, all…

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Dharma, Satsang, Bhakti

Dharma is the pivot of life. Dharma means duty, righteousness, religion, eternal law. Where dharma is, there victory is. Dharma supports life. Dharma brings perfection. Dharma is a way of life based on virtues and perfect moral conduct. Dharma bestows immortal bliss. *    *    *    *    * Control of the mind is the first step…

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When You Think of God

Saint Ramalingam once said, “When I repeat God’s name, it is not only my tongue that repeats it; my whole body, my bones, my flesh repeat it. I feel that everything is melting.” Imagine that your beloved friend or partner went away somewhere and after five years he or she is returning. You are waiting…

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Know the Guru

Guru leads man to God. Guru, mantra (mystic formula) and devata (deity) form a unity. Guru is present in the mantra which he enlivens and communicates. The mantra is the body of the devata. The guru is the embodiment of the deity that is invoked. True guru is living God. Devotion to guru trains your…

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The World Is God

You don’t have to think of the meaning to meditate on OM. Just simply repeat: “OM, OM, OM, OM.” When you repeat OM you hear your own sound. When you close your eyes and say, “OM, OM, OM, OM,” you’ll be hearing your own sound, is it not? So listen to that sound. Don’t think…

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