A Heart Free From Attachment

Question: Please explain the meaning of Jesus’ teaching, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” Sri Gurudev: Poverty is not in things. You need food, shelter, a body. Poverty means giving up “mineness,” or calling things “mine,…

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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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Honest Want Is Prayer

By sincere prayer you put yourself in a receptive mood. You become a good receiver. You tune your heart radio. Prayer is a form of tuning. Once you tune your heart through prayer, you get all the cosmic things. Whatever you pray for, you get. Pray for peace, you are tuning your radio to the…

Send Out the Prayers

Don’t think that because you pray, somebody gets healed. No. God is not to be fooled that way. God didn’t give someone a problem because you didn’t pray. God did it to teach that person a lesson. By praying for someone, you open your heart. You become more compassionate; and of course your prayerful thoughts…

To Know God

God is very close to you. He abides in your heart. Closer is He than the breath; nearer than hands and feet! He is your very self or atman. Strive to know God. Seek the company of sages. Lead a life of selfless service, renunciation, dispassion, prayer and meditation. Have self-conquest. Control the mind. You…

Who Is God

God is the source of all light. God is the source of everything. He upholds the earth and the heavens. God is spirit. God is love. God is the source of all. God is the destroyer of ignorance. God is beyond all understanding. God is the remover of all calamities. God is the granter of…

Leave It to the Higher Authority

Live in the golden present. Always feel, “Yes, this is my present, right now. The past is past. The future is not in our hands.”Probably someone will ask, “Then shouldn’t we plan for tomorrow?” Yes, you should plan; but you shouldn’t worry about it. Ideas come, all right, plan. But know that there’s someone who…