Meditation is a process to create a meditative state
within us that manifests our heart’s intrinsic goodness. This expression of goodness makes peace dynamic and life-affirming,
and in its wake, brings unity and harmony to this world.
Warm wishes to you all on this happy and auspicious occasion when Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. But we neither need to be Hindu nor religious to appreciate the story of his wonderful life and what he represents.
In Hindu homes, this festival is usually filled with immense joy. There is often a retelling of the story of Lord Ganesha, as well as special food, decorations, music and offerings. For children, Ganesha is a magical, mythological being, and...
Through the ages, so much has been written about the spiritual seeker – ranging from yoga journals and self help books to religious scriptures and deep and insightful literature from legendary philosophers. The seeker’s journey has been charted out and explained in great detail. Guidance from various sources is available to those who are looking for enlightenment, or simply a better way to live their life. Seekers sometimes undertake long, arduous journeys from all corners of the world to find...
Do you believe in God? Many of us grow up believing in God. If you ask young children on the street, they will say, “Yes, I believe there is a God.”
If you ask one of them why, she’ll say, “Because my parents said so,” or “Because my grandmother says so.” If you go to the grandmother and ask the same question, she will say, “Of course God exists. How could you even ask such a question?”
But you must ask yourself these questions. Actually, in many ways an atheist is more honest — he does not believe because he has not had the experience. If you believe in God, what is your proof to back up this belief?
In the last post, we discussed the importance of healthy sleep cycles. There are also other natural daily cycles in the human body that we can easily observe. Being in tune with Nature is an important part of wellness and all-round good health — physical, mental and spiritual. So here we explore a cycle that guides us on the best times during the day to meditate, do physical activity, mental activity and rest.