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Life is like a musical instrument. The sounds and symphonies it produces, the melodies it creates depend more on the player than on the instrument itself.
Why do we celebrate Diwali? Here's the esoteric meaning of the festival of lights and a beautiful excerpt from the Tulsi Ramayana.
One desire leads to another. Like the human DNA, desires have their own DNA. Awareness is the key to tame them.
The yogic view on depression is more profound than current scientific understanding. Where science treats the brain, yogic texts look at the mind.
There are two ways to lead your life or walk the spiritual path — the way of the spider or the bee.
What is the first step for a meditator or a householder on the path of spirituality or self-realization?
In the beginning, thoughts continue to bother, unsettle and distract the meditator. With persistence and patience, the good meditator rises above them.
Human life is like a movie. What sort of movie it turns out to be is in your hands. You can be the actor or the spectator, or both, perhaps.
Is happiness a journey or the destination? It all depends on one's perspective, and, perspective, in turn, depends on understanding.
Anyone can tap into the immense power of Nature to realize their dreams. But, to work with Nature you must be in harmony with it.
The various colors and phases of life make it what it is — beautiful and colorful.
Likes waves in the ocean, thoughts are constant in the human mind; you let one pass and the other one follows right behind.
Desires prompt us to act, but it helps to know their source because they make us what we become.
Bhakti or devotional service is the art of surrender and dispassion. It's got very little to do with rituals.
What are expectations and why are they the source of most human misery — a perspective.
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