Month: May 2018

FREE FROM LIKES AND DISLIKES

One of the main obstacles in the path of God Realization is having strong likes (attraction) and dislikes (aversion).   They are thieves.   In spirituality, often the likes – dislikes shift from worldly matters to spiritual matters such as – we do not believe in Shankarji.  We will only say “Jai Shri Krishna” but not “Jai Shankar.”   A belief that […]

Staying vigilant and careful is itself a spiritual discipline. 

Paradheen sapne mein bhi sukh naahi. A dependent man cannot be happy even in his dreams Why become dependent on others.  Behave in the best possible way, give the best possible advice. A man may have made a mistake,  due to being put in a particular situation. But it is not good to think that he has […]

Listen to only God (May 26, 2018)

It appears bad,  when people are not listening to you,  but as such, it is reducing your sins,  it is purifying you,  because you feel pain when others don’t listen.  Therefore feel grateful towards the other person and understand that he is in fact purifying you.    This attitude that he should only listen to you,  then are you the only one who […]

DEATH is NEARING

The Truth is that death is nearing every moment. This body is dying. That which we do not wish to come is coming closer every moment; and that which we wish to keep with us, is leaving us every moment. This separation is taking place all the time,  continuously like a dhaara (continuous flow of […]

HOW TO AVOID SUCCUMBING TO SENSE ENJOYMENTS – 2

Question: Until objects of enjoyment do not appear before us, our mind remains firm, that we shall not succumb to them. However we become weak when enjoyments confront us! What should we do? Swamiji:    continued…..  ‘Truth is to be spoken’  make this idea firm that from today onwards only truth is to be spoken, not a […]

How to avoid Succumbing to Sense Enjoyments – 1

Question: Until objects of enjoyment do not appear before us, our mind remains firm, that we shall not succumb to them. However we become weak when enjoyments confront us! What should we do? Swamiji: It is a very good question. The intention to avoid succumbing to sense-enjoyments (Bhoga) is certainly a rare quality, indeed! It is a […]