Meditation is Good for you Meditation is fixing the mind on one divine or peaceful form, name or idea. It increases focus, concentration and clarity, even in worldly matters. It helps to reduce the scattered thoughts that make the mind weak, and makes the mind more one-pointed and strong. Focussing on something pure and good […]
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Association with the wise Association with the wise will help your life immensely. Even though you may feel you don’t need it right now, and even though you feel that everything is fine in life, keep associating with the Wise, keep reading, listening, and pondering over words of wisdom. Because, sooner or later, there might […]
Meditation is Life Meditation is your true nature now. You call it meditation, because there are other thoughts distracting you. When these thoughts are dispelled, you remain alone, i.e., in the state of meditation free from thoughts; and that is your real nature which you are now attempting to gain by keeping away other thoughts. […]
Power is not knowledge People typically think that when a person acts all important and haughty, that person is important and knows a lot. But when a person is nice, they think that she or he does not know much. These are erroneous notions. Knowledge may be power, but power does not mean knowledge.
Fame Glamor Wealth Illusory Wealth makes us rich. Fame makes us glamorous. Neither one makes us truly happy.
Meditation When there are less disturbing thoughts, it means the mind is relatively quiet. Even when a worldly desire is fulfilled, actually the mind gets quiet because of the satisfaction, and this we call happiness. Therefore, quietness of mind alone is called happiness. To consciously make the effort within to get this quietness in the mind is called […]
Holier than thou “Holier than thou” attitude is the worst obstacle for worldly happiness as well as spiritual improvement. Sri Ram Tirtha proclaimed, ‘Wanted reformers – but reformers who will reform themselves first.’ Jesus said “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.”
Appearances may be deceptive Some people may be very sweet to us, but their intentions may not be all that sweet. And some may appear unfriendly to us, but they may be in fact having our welfare in mind. Also, some may shower flattering compliments, but they may not mean it. You see, sometimes appearances can be […]
A simple way to calm your mind Whenever you are nervous or restless because of an interview, a test or any other reason, try this simple breathing technique to calm your mind. Take a deep breath for 4 counts, hold the breath for 4 counts and breathe out slowly for 8 counts. Do this a […]
Changing others It is a bad habit to keep pressing our ideas frequently on our significant other, especially for their personal appearance. If we want to suggest something, we should do so gently, but leave the decision to them. This will make it easy on both, reduce tension and improve the relationship.
Spontaneous Happiness There has to be a spontaneous happy feeling without being forced by some excitement or fulfillment of desire. This is real happiness. Meditation is said to be the means for this.