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The Yogi and the World

What is your resolution for the next 12 months? Do you plan on living like a yogi or continue to be engrossed in the world?

Bhaj Govindam – 2

In this second of the six parts of Bhaj Govindam, listen to the exposition on the next six verses of this stotra.

Bhaj Govindam – 1

Bhaj Govindam by Shankracharya is laced with profound and eternal wisdom. In this discourse the first six verses are covered.

The Four Pillars of Sadhana

Do you need a guru or initiation to succeed in a spiritual sadhana (practice)? Here are the four primary elements of sadhana.

The Meaning of Samadhi

What is samadhi, really? Is it a state of emptiness or a state of super-awareness, super-consciousness? Read on.

The Karmic Trail and Psychic Imprints

Any action you perform or any thought you pursue leaves an imprint on the mind. These imprints are the basis of emotions.

The Conditioning of the Mind: A King among the Cattle

Your true nature is pure bliss, but you've forgotten yourself because of your societal and religious conditioning.

The Path of Self-Realization

What does it take to attain that transcendental state the scriptures call samadhi? Why is it important to have any rules or discipline?

Self Transformation – My Solemn Vow

I do not believe in passing on second hand knowledge. Before you try to absorb what I have to say, do read this post

Self Transformation – Prologue

Self transformation is the inward journey of understanding yourself so you may discover your true nature of bliss.

The Whole Nine Minutes

Here's a video showing my usual life at the ashram. Things have changed since this video was first made in 2011.

The Successful and Successfool

What is the definition of success? Who is a successful person and what price is fair to attain success?

The Chosen Path

How do we know what we want to do is our inner calling and not just a strong desire constantly talking in the head?

Life is Like the Sky

Just like the sky can't always remain blue, life can't just have one color. Like the colors in the sky, the colors of life are temporary too.

I’ve Got to be Living

Is it important to be spiritual? Or does being spiritual mean you stop living and no longer enjoy the luxuries of this world?