What is Om… Aum… ॐ… OM or AUM is the The Beginning, Middle and End of All Beings. The Beginning Explanation from a Sage On such a profound and important subject of Om, it is only right that I start with the authority of a Sage. In the words of Sri Ramana Maharshi : […]
Posts in category What is Meditation?
Meditation is done to create Peace of mind and Happiness. Simply put, it is a process to eliminate disturbing thoughts. But before we put it into practice, we need to learn about it. Knowledge about Meditation from Great Sages of India is presented here.
Stillness of mind is not dullness Some people misunderstand that meditation and self-enquiry means living life like a zombie with no enthusiasm or zest for life. They think that these things are only for old people who have no passion for life or lively activities. These are misconceptions. Being mentally still does not mean dullness. In fact, […]
What is Heart There is often confusion about the word Heart. The main reason for the confusion is that the same word is used in different contexts. It is commonly used to mean the Physical Organ that beats and circulates blood. It is also used for the Psychological Center of emotions, feelings and sentiments. […]
Unspiritual Environment It is not always that everything is conducive to being spiritual or to meditate. Sometimes, we may find that others close to us do not have an inclination towards introspection and contemplation. They may not only be extremely outgoing and too much involved in worldly matters, but they may also not tolerate […]
What is Association with the Wise? (Satsang) The scripture Yoga Vashishtam has the following verse which aptly describes association with the wise: The imperfect will become perfect, danger good luck, the inauspicious auspicious, by association with holy sages. For those who have bathed in the Ganges of fellowship with such realized souls, homa, yagna, penance, […]
What is Grace? These are quotations by Paul Brunton, an ardent and early devotee of Sri Ramana Maharshi. They explain what Grace is. “Divine grace is a manifestation of the cosmic free-will in operation. It can alter the course of events in a mysterious manner through its own unknown laws, which are superior to all […]
What is Self-Enquiry? The goal is to obtain lasting happiness and peace of mind. For this, the most effective and direct means is Self-Enquiry. So say the Sages. If we have a disease, either we can just treat the symptoms, or we can cure the disease itself. Similarly, other spiritual practices help to gain a little peace […]