Speech of the Spirit
July 19, 2018 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments

In our quest to commune with God, what will be the language of our communication?

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The Morality of Meditation
May 14, 2018 – 12:33 am | 6 Comments
The Morality of Meditation

if you stop to think about it, there’s a bit of a disconnect between the pursuit of business enhancements and the purpose for which meditation was originally intended. Gaining competitive advantage on exams and increasing creativity in business weren’t of the utmost concern to Buddha and other early meditation teachers.

The Compassion of Bhagavan
May 10, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
The Compassion of Bhagavan

Although Bhagavan has no personal experience of material suffering, he nonetheless has abstract knowledge of it. However, this abstract knowledge of material suffering does not drive his life and provides only a secondary, indirect impetus for his compassion. His life is driven by his love for his devotees, who are either entirely under the same internal sakti that governs his emotional life (in the case of nitya-siddhas) or gradually coming under its influence through their sadhana (in the case of sadhana-siddhas). In other words, Bhagavan is driven by bhakti.

May 7, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment

Once he is so liberated, he never again returns to this world of repeated birth and death. The proof of this is found in “sound” or revelation (sabda).

Hindu Cat
May 3, 2018 – 12:33 am | 2 Comments
Hindu Cat