Discovery of Truth

It is written in the scriptures that in the human body there is predominance of actions. When man has a desire to acquire something, then there is an inclination to act. An action is of two kinds – duty (kartavya) i.e. what ought to be done and “non-duty” (akartavya) i.e. what ought not to be […]

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Attainment of the Ever Attained

God has bestowed upon ‘Jeev‘ (embodied soul), this human body, so that it may attain salvation. From this view-point, this human life is in fact only for engaging in spiritual disciplines “saadhanyoni“. Simply by following one’s spiritual disciplines, man can attain salvation, he can be liberated from the shackles of birth and death cycle. Why […]

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Definite Means for Salvation

God out of His grace has bestowed upon us this human body so that we may attain salvation. Besides attaining salvation, this human birth has no need, purpose, object, use or concern whatsoever. This body, wealth-possessions, property-house, wife-son etc. whatever worldly things that are there, they all-in-all are acquired and will go away. A man […]

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How do we deal with unfavorable situations?

Question:  How do we deal with unfavorable situations? Swamiji:  In God’s pleasure and happiness is our happiness. When we follow His directions, He becomes indebted to us. When a situation comes to us (from God), then why must we question it? All unfavorable situations (pratikulataa) result in exhausting our sins. It is almost as if the […]

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How can we make progress on the spiritual path?

Question:  We are following the spiritual path, how can we make progress on this path? Swamiji:  The main obstacles to spiritual progress are the worldly relations that we have assumed in our lives, to be ours. It is the delusion, the attachments (moha) that we have assumed with the world. Become free of these delusions. Our […]

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Only God is Mine – 2

Worldly work is getting messed up,  so let it be so.   It is the kind to get ruined.  Even if it improves, it will get destroyed.  Even if the whole world goes away, then too there is no concern.   Besides these two –  I and God, there is no one else.   I […]

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