“You, the practitioner, should first of all be like a bee going from flower to flower collecting nectar. At the stage when you are listening to and studying the teachings, learn all of them carefully, in both words and meaning. Then you should be like a wild animal. Not satisfied with a mere theoretical understanding,… Continue reading Discipline:::
Today dedication goes to Nepal. The religious life of many Hindus is focused on devotion to God (perceived as Brahman, Shiva, Vishnu, or Shakti) or several gods. This devotion usually takes the form of rituals associated with sculptures and images of gods in home shrines. More philosophically-minded Hindus ignore the gods altogether and seek Realization… Continue reading Rituals and Ceremonies in Hinduism:::
“Don’t go outside your house to see flowers.
My friend, don’t bother with that excursion.
Inside your body there are flowers.
One flower has a thousand petals.
That will do for a place to sit.
Sitting there you will have a glimpse of beauty
inside the body and out of it,
before gardens and after gardens.”
Kabir (A PLACE TO SIT)
When you and I rest together in loving awareness, we swim together in the
ocean of love. Remember, it’s always right here. Enter into the flow of love
with a quiet mind and see all things with love as part of yourself.
( RAM DASS – Polishing The Mirror )
Hi everybody!!! I want to share this article about raising our positive vibrations written by Madisyn Taylor. Each of us are expanding and contracting to varying degrees, alone or in combination with others. The best way to raise your vibration is to consciously choose where you focus your attention and this is where I’ve been working on… Continue reading Raise Your Vibration:::
It is difficult if not impossible to practice the Way of Understanding and Love without a Sangha, a community of friends who practice the same way. In my country, we say that if a tiger comes down from the mountain, he will be caught by humans and killed. Practicing without a Sangha is like that.… Continue reading Teachings on Love:::
Our intention for today’s full moon is to enjoy the silence. Namaste. “And in the naked light I saw Ten thousand people, maybe more People talking without speaking People hearing without listening People writing songs that voices never share No one dare Disturb the sound of silence.” –Paul Simon
THE NOBLE EIGHTFOLD PATH The eight elements of the Noble Eightfold Path are traditionally arranged into tree groups. Morality (shila) comprises right of speech, right bodily action and right livelihood or living. Concentration or meditation (Samadhi) comprises right effort, right mindfullness or awareness and right concentration. Wisdom (Prajna) comprises right view and right thought (… Continue reading The Fourth Noble Truth:::
“To transform the world, we must begin with ourselves; and what is important in beginning with ourselves is the intention. The intention must be to understand ourselves and not to leave it to others to transform themselves or to bring about a modified change through revolution, either of the left or the right. It is… Continue reading On Intention:::
The third noble truth states that we can give up that craving or desire, but first it must be identified. Most people think their situation is normal and does not require any kind of investigation, thus they go through life suffering, unaware that anything can be done about it. Once people become aware – which… Continue reading The Third Noble Truth:::
“Nothing contains all things. It is more precious than gold, without begining and end, more joyous than the perception of bountiful light, more noble than the blood of kings, comparable to the heavens, higher than the stars, more powerful than a stroke of lightning, perfect and blessed in every way. Nothing inspires… Nothing is everywhere”.… Continue reading Thought of the day :::