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January 8, 2016 • Devotees, God, Prayer

Different Ways to Pray

There are many ways to pray: prostration, prayer, wheels, pilgrimages, kneeling in church, circumambulating all using the body. Also chanting, verbal prayers and silent or interior prayers. Different people pray in a different way. Like Austere monastic prefer the silent, interior prayers. Whether some work better than others is a matter of how you look at it. Take the example of the prayer wheel. The Tibetans live in icy cold place. Sometimes at 18000 feet above sea level. They have to engage in some sort of physical activity to stimulate the blood circulation. Hence, the rotating of the prayer wheel. Lord Jesus once said that pray ceaselessly. The Tibetans also do this by fixing somewhat bigger sized prayer wheel atop a structure or a post specially set up for this so that it catches the blowing wind and keeps on rotating day and night.
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January 8, 2016 • Science and Spirituality, Spirituality

Best Way to Connect with Nature

In this age of information technology, it has become a widespread phenomenon to remain busy in the offices and other bread earning sources. The weekday edition of the New York Times contains more information than the average person was exposed to during the entire lifetime in seventeenth century England. The time required to spend to get entertainment or to relax has become less with more time spending in front of the computers and in the offices. The simple act of sitting in a wooden park and listening to the wind move through the leaves fills with a sense of quiet and peace. Communicating with the nature is also an excellent way to unlock your creativity and generate new ideas. Continue Reading

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January 5, 2016 • Devotees, Devotion, Spirituality

Renunciation: Detached Attachment

Renunciation stands for non-attachment to all pleasures, ranging from the enjoyment of the tangible objects found on the earth to that of happiness a virtuous soul experiences in heaven. A keen follower of the Vedanta must not only be able to discriminate between real and unreal but also must be capable enough to give up the unreal. Continue Reading

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January 5, 2016 • God, Human, Life

Love of God

The topic of love carries immense importance as the love itself is a word which is impossible to define and further explain. The love for God is understood in a way which is actually farther from the real goal. Let’s have a brief discussion of how people express their love. A person who recites the spiritual mantras is considered holy but is it a sufficient evidence to express or feel the real love for God? The answer would not be in the favour. Then what can be considered as a measure of this?
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January 5, 2016 • Meditation

Learn to Meditate

In this busy era of cut throat competition, it has been observed that people don’t have the time to sit calmly and to meditate. Sitting silently and getting inside peacefully reveals the presence of contentment and a state of spiritual innings. The contentment further prevails, leading to increase in overall well being and spiritual ohra and sound growth. The French mathematician Blaise wrote, “all man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. We have become experts at filling our lives with noise and activities. We wake up to the sound of the radio blaring and dress while the television news is on. We drive to work listening to the latest traffic report and spend the next eight hours in a bustling office. When we come back home, we delve into the evening activities against the background sound of the television, ringing phones and humming computers. Continue Reading

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January 3, 2016 • God, Spirituality

The Ultimate Substance Conceptualized

To conceptualize the substance in a logical manner, we need to understand about the traits of it. The ultimate substance can be called as ultimate reality because the real and the ultimate are to be the same. Continue Reading

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January 2, 2016 • Miscellaneous, Spirituality, True Master

From Darkness to Light

O’God! From untruth, lead me to Light

From death, lead me to Immortality Peace, Peace, Peace.

                                 (Bridhardanyaka Upanishad 1:3-28.)

God is the Supreme Light. The same Divine Light manifests itself in the human form as the True Master.

Baba Avtar Singh Nirankari said in one of his Sermons: “A blind can neither see himself nor the sighted ones; But a sighted person can see both – the blind as well as the sighted.” Continue Reading

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