Self-improvement

LOOKING AT LIFE DIFFERENTLY

The sacred text of Yoga tells us that there are two ways to look at life, from the lower-self called Jeevathma or from the higher-self called Paramathma. This shift of perception from the lower to the higher self is what leads us from Samsara to Nirvana, or to understand it simply from a sense of deficiency to a sense of…

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A conversation with mother

Mother was up early in the morning, waiting for me to wake up. On waking up, I took her blessings and then we finished our morning prayers. Then over tea, she said, “Your teaching is so simple, yet at the same time profound. You have the blessings of great masters. But I have a doubt, why don’t more people take…

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Let Go of Worry

Have you observed your mind? Did you notice that the mind is always focused on what it feels is missing? Man or woman, the human tendency is to focus on what we do not have rather than what we have. Doing this makes us miserable! A day of worrying is more tiring than a day of work. Even then, we…

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Awakening Joy in life

All of us face difficult and challenging situations in life that leave us battling emotions like anger, hatred and jealousy. Challenging situations make us feel extreme disappointment, unhappiness, and frustration. This is usually because of an imbalance in an energy field in us. This energy field, or the Navarasa as is it called, has to be balanced. When all the…

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Circle of Conscious Humanity

We are so unconscious that we create our own prisons and get used to it. Some even decorate the prison and think it is their abode. The mind has become a machine to create psychological prison and man has become mechanical machine. In such a state, it is necessary to draw support from a person who has escaped the prison…

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LIFE IS A MOVEMENT OF JOY

Someone met me recently and said, “I find it difficult to listen to my wife; she speaks so much, most of the time, I don’t understand what she is saying. I him, “Listening to your wife is like reading the terms and conditions of a freeware you want to download from the internet. It is long, and you don’t understand…

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OUT OF THE BOX THINKING

The purpose of life is not simply to survive but to discover inner fulfillment. When life is full, you will not be a victim to failures. When you are comparing, you will always be in a failure track for there is always someone better than you. Hence, all records are always broken even in the field of sports. Hence,…

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Coping with Covid19

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….

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Prasanna Trust: Serving the Poor

Serving the marginalized and the poorest of the poor irrespective of class, creed, religion, colour or caste since 1982.