The Real Human Being – 2

The Real Human Being By Swami Krishnananda (Spoken on November 18, 1976) Continued from first post We have to study the human being in his essentiality to find out whether we have really progressed through the centuries or not. What progress has mankind made? Let him declare it in a very specific manner, logically and … Continue reading The Real Human Being – 2

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TEN POINTS OF COMPARISON BETWEEN A COURSE IN MIRACLES & A COURSE OF LOVE — MIRACLES EACH DAY

by Celia Hales Introduction Note: Presented December 2, 2018, as a part of the 20th anniversary online conference of A Course of Love, moderated by James Kelly. I was a lover of A Course in Miracles long before A Course of Love was given. ACIM speaks to my mind, which needed the intellectual understanding of […] … Continue reading TEN POINTS OF COMPARISON BETWEEN A COURSE IN MIRACLES & A COURSE OF LOVE — MIRACLES EACH DAY

Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 4 (concluding)

To evaluate man we should take into account not merely his physical and mental stature but his spiritual nature as well. Those who think the body and mind to be the principal factors of human personality naturally fail to see any truth in the conception of man’s divine relationship. They may argue: “Imagine the immeasurable … Continue reading Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 4 (concluding)

Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 3

There have been great seers and saints in different climes and ages who have realized this Freedom and proclaimed it to be the Supreme End of life. So declares the Vedic seer of India, “I have realized this self-effulgent Supreme Being beyond darkness. By knowing Him alone one overcomes mortality. There is no other way … Continue reading Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 3

Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 2

However, there are human beings no better than animals. In fact, human brutes are worse than beasts. The practice of  such devilry as duplicity, hypocrisy, treachery, conspiracy, and tyranny that so often marks man’s dealings with man is unknown to the animal world. The quadrupeds are incapable of such wickedness and meanness. Indeed the poet … Continue reading Evolution of Man as a Human Being – 2

Desist from  putting a limit on God’s Powers – A lesson from a Great One

There is not a single instance of Swami Vivekananda giving a public lecture during the parivrajaka period of his life. Once as a wandering monk, he was Prof.Sundararama Iyer’s guest for a few days in Trivandrum, the host has asked him to deliver a public address. Swamiji declined, saying he would be a failure as … Continue reading Desist from  putting a limit on God’s Powers – A lesson from a Great One

Ramana Maharishi and Free Will

Ramana and Free Will Finally, Ramaṇa’s views on free will vis-à-vis predetermination are so astounding that it behooves us to explore the issue. According to Ramaṇa, at the level of an ordinary person (ajñāni), individuals, from birth to death, will experience a series of preordained activities and experiences, all of which are the consequences of … Continue reading Ramana Maharishi and Free Will