The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego

The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego Sri Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda When the EGO or “I” consciousness has sided with the materialistic forces of creation, it is said to have six faults (doshas): 1. Kama (lust); 2. Krodha (anger); 3. Lobha (greed); 4. Moha (delusion); 5. Mada (pride); 6. Matsarya (envy). Only when man … Continue reading The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego

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Fight Your Own battle of Kurukshetra

Yogic Symbolism of the Battle of the Kurukshetra Sri Sri Paramahamsa Yogananda Selected excerpts from GOD TALKS WITH ARJUNA : THE BHAGAVAD GITA It will become evident… that the historical background of  a battle and the contestants therein have been used for the purpose of illustrating the spiritual and psychological battle going on between the … Continue reading Fight Your Own battle of Kurukshetra

Sense the two-fold existence while in the flesh

"Sir, I am meditating," I shouted protestingly. "I know how you are meditating," my guru called out, "with your mind distributed like leaves in a storm! Come here to me." Snubbed and exposed, I made my way sadly to his side. "Poor boy, the mountains couldn't give what you wanted." Master spoke caressively, comfortingly. His … Continue reading Sense the two-fold existence while in the flesh

Principles of Miracles

From A Course in Miracles Courtesy: https://acim.biz/a-course-in-miracles-book-acim/ There is no order of difficulty in miracles. One is not “harder” or “bigger” than another. They are all the same. All expressions of love are maximal. Miracles as such do not matter. The only thing that matters is their Source, which is far beyond evaluation. Miracles occur … Continue reading Principles of Miracles

Love is the face and body of the Universe

Love is the face and body of the Universe. It is the connective tissue of the universe, the stuff of which we are made. Love is the experience of being whole and connected to Universal Divinity. All suffering is caused by the illusion of separateness, which generates fear and self-hatred, which eventually causes illness. You … Continue reading Love is the face and body of the Universe

Which birds are allowed to build a nest in your tree and make a home there ?

Spirit is the Life, Mind is the Builder, and the Physical is the Result This is the tagline of my blog. It is a quote from Edgar Cayce. A whole philosophy was born out of the countless readings this “Sleeping Prophet” gave during sessions with people who came to him with questions seeking solutions to … Continue reading Which birds are allowed to build a nest in your tree and make a home there ?

“Cause and effect was written by the stars of the universe” – Suzy Kassem

CAUSE AND EFFECT You can give a man who has never given you a good word, Volumes of knowledge. And you can give a man who has never given you a gift, A thousand gifts. You can give that same man who has never given you a blessing, A thousand blessings. And you can offer … Continue reading “Cause and effect was written by the stars of the universe” – Suzy Kassem