I have great difficulty in controlling my senses. I always want to do things that are not wholesome or healthy. What can I do?

The senses by themselves, are innocent. They don’t bother you. No. The senses are only gadgets. What is the power that works through senses? Mind. It’s your mind working through the senses. Just an example, you are deeply interested some love story. Very interested. Your friend comes in, “Dan, are you in? What are you…

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 normally call courage is getting gold  medals,…

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 stop. So in the same way you can direct the prana with your thoughts.…

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 soulsounds itself. Supreme freedom reigns here,…

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 of all musical instruments, It is the…

Nirvikalpa Samadhi

The state of samadhi is beyond the reach of mind and speech. Even in worldly experience, you cannot express taste. You cannot express the taste of an apple to one who has not tasted it, nor can you explain the nature of colour to a blind man. The state of samadhi is all joy bliss…

The Liberated Sage

If the vasanas (tendencies) and the attachment to objects of the world vanish entirely, and if you are in that immovable state, then you have become a jivanmukta (liberated sage). You will abide in your own self. You will rest in that non-dual, supreme seat. The jnana-vision will arise in you, the light of wisdom…