From A Life Of Limited Self To A Life Of Love by Avatar Meher Baba

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Every one of us desires to be happy. Normally, that is what we seek to achieve. Yet, most people are immersed in some kind of suffering. If at times they do get small installments of happiness in their lives, it is neither unadulterated nor abiding. Even if one does not seek suffering, it comes as […]

Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev on Jesus – Ninety-nine per cent of the population is missing something so fantastic within

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

When we say ‘Jesus’, we are not referring to a man who lived 2,000 years ago, but to a certain possibility in every human being. It is essential that every individual allows this quality to flower in him. The most significant aspect of Jesus Christ’s teaching was living without prejudice, without seeing who is yours […]

Unconditional Love vs Being a Doormat. Where to draw the line? – Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev

Friday, November 14th, 2014

We need to understand that what is considered as love is generally a mutual benefit scheme. “You give me this – I give you that. If you don’t give me this, I don’t give you that.” This is not said but it is done. Human beings have physical, psychological, emotional, economic, social, and various other […]

Yajna and philosophy of Seva: Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)

Monday, September 1st, 2014

(Based on a session at ”Tech for Seva”, Pune)  Our scriptures and the epics speak to us from across the ages and we hear of people like Dadheechi who offered his backbone to save humanity, King Shibi who gave his own flesh to save the life of a bird. And in recent times, Sant Namdev […]

Sravana Masa Special by Dr Arati V B

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
Sravana Masa Special by Dr Arati V B

Courtesy – Samyukta Karnataka


Sunday, June 15th, 2014

1. Certification of Righteousness (Dharma) 1.1 What is certification (praman)? ‘It is a principle from the Darshans. It is defined as “प्रमीयते अनेन इति” meaning that from which the ultimate and absolute experience originates is called certification [praman (प्रमाण)]. The other definition of certification is “प्रमाकरणं प्रमाणम्‌” meaning the most useful tool to acquire knowledge is an authority. […]

Charity Without Selflessness Is Useless

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Human requirements are many. Wanting much more than what you require is called greed. Further, greed begets greed. If all this has to be satisfied, even unlimited time will be inadequate. Given that we have limited time and resources the biggest challenge is, how we lay our focus on what life is after all meant […]

Let’s Be Grateful To Our Enemies – Dalai Lama

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Merely thinking that compassion, reason and patience are good, will not be enough to develop them. We must wait for difficulties to arise and then attempt to practice them. Who creates such opportunities? Not our friends, of course, but our enemies. So if we truly wish to learn, we should consider enemies to be our […]

Buddha Purnima – Importance

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Buddha Purnima is observed to mark the birth anniversary of the Lord Buddha. It is enjoyed all over the country with great excitement and enjoyment. Buddha Purnima is celebrated all over the country in the month of Vaisakha of the Hindu calendar. The day is celebrated on the night of the full moon during the […]

The Ten Living Principles

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

The first limb, or the yamas, consists of characteristics observed and codified by wise people since the beginning of time as being central to any life lived in freedom. They are mostly concerned with how we use our energy in relationship to others and in a subtler sense, our relationship to ourselves. The sages recognized […]