As a 35-year-old man at the peak of his career, life to me was synonymous with success and achievement. I had experienced success in whatever business venture I had undertaken. I had played key roles with MNC Companies, headed India and adjoining countries, had explored the east half of the world, and had been lauded for my achievements. And yet something was missing in my life.
About 2 decades ago, I realized that I often appeared cold and distant to people. Others wouldn’t approach me easily, as I was just not open to them. Today, I realize that my cold and distant persona was a result of my deep feelings of insecurity. I did not have the confidence to show my feelings to others. I was
A Spiritual & Psychological perspective “The commitment to care opens up the best in you, making you a stronger Being” – Swami Sukhabodhananda The student asks, “How does the wise man explain the evil which exists in the world?” “My master does not explain, but he is busy doing something about it,” replied his friend. “He does his best.
Swamiji, what iswisdom? When the quality of our consciousness changes for the better and leads us to peace, that is wisdom. This wisdom is born out of goodness. When the ego is absent, love appears as an inclusive love. Without wisdom, love is exclusive. Please understand, exclusive love does not think of others. But when love becomes inclusive, it feels
Healing is the process of transforming a hurt body into a bliss body. The disorder we see outside in our lives is simply because there is disorder inside us. We are hurt and are suffering. But hurt is a vibration and healing is another vibration. The hurt vibration creates disorder, while the healing vibration creates order. The journey from hurt
It is easy to look at modern living and think we have accomplished much as humanity. Today, Man is able to fly into the sky and cross the globe in a few hours. Or dive into the deep seas and witness the wonderous abundance of oceanic life. We can pick up a small device in our hand and speak to
A man goes to Mullah Nazaruddin, and says: “I have the worst stomach problem. I want this to go away at any cost.” The Mullah takes a big rock and hits the man’s his knee with it. The poor man starts to cry in agony and exclaims, “Why did you hit me on the knee?!” Says the Mullah to him,
To the spiritual seeker, the control and mastery of the breath is everything. The Upanishads talk about the breath as the living presence and action of God. In fact, one of the simplest forms of meditation is to merely observe the breath. To understand the science behind this, we need to look into how the breath is linked across all
Of all human emotions, fear is one that has a role in our survival: it told ancient cave men to run from the tiger. Yet, what was supposed to protect us has been the cause of our crippling. A lot has been said about how to handle this. ‘Conquer your fear’ is a common phrase. Battle it, overcome it and