Greatness of the Great Saints

It has been said about great saints – 1) The liberated great souls, continuously remain established in the self or in God. Their life, their company, their thoughts and the air touching their bodies, lead human beings to salvation. 2) There are some people who do not know the greatness of those great men. So, […]

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Ram Ram for Diwali from Swamiji

Greetings of Diwali to everyone. Diwali is the festival of lights – I wish that the real light (light of knowledge) is lit inside all of us. Let no one be missed – small, big, young, old, man, woman, all. That will be a true Diwali. I see deficiencies in a number of us that […]

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How to Gain Happiness – 4

Some brothers are of the notion that if money is taken away from the wealthy people and distributed among those who have very little, then all will become happy. However, one must think over the kind of happiness the rich have, as it is mixed with sorrow.  It is happiness in which they are burning night and […]

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How to Gain Happiness – 3

Now what is the means to happiness? The answer to happiness is – having the aim of attaining the sentient Paramatma (God, Supreme Being) and lawful and righteous conduct (according to Dharma). The purport is that when our conduct is according to Dharma and when we have no desire to get anything else besides that which […]

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How to Gain Happiness (contd)

If you think seriously then you will come to know, that you do not become happy on acquiring things, on the contrary, on getting those things, the desire and want (which are the cause of all sorrow and suffering) increases even more.  It has been said – ‘All the vegetation, grains, animals and women that […]

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How to Gain Happiness

That which pleases the mind-senses is pleasure (happiness, joyous) and that which appears to displease the mind, is displeasure (unhappiness). This is the common explanation on pleasure (happiness) and displeasure (unhappiness) from ordinary people. We think that if we get food, clothing, houses, cars, land-property, knowledge, medicines and various other things etc. at a low […]

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