Category Archives: Vedanta

DROP EVERYTHING

This aloneness is worth more than a thousand lives This freedom is worth more than all the lands on earth To be one with the truth for just a moment, Is worth more than the world and life itself - Jalaluddin … Continue reading

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Explanation of Yoga Sutras verse 2 – yogah chitta vritti nirodhaha

If you want to really understand the process of meditation, it is worth spending some time trying to understand Patanjali’s definition of yoga as yoga chitta vritti nirodhaha. See my posted video below and move the cursor to the 28:10 … Continue reading

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My introduction to what Yoga is *really* about

Yoga means ‘union’, but union with what? The answer could be the greatest discovery you will ever make!

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The importance of spiritual practice

  The purpose of efforts is to get rid of all efforts                       - Sri Ramana Maharshi (conversations with Shri D. C. Desai) Many modern spiritual teachers have said that no … Continue reading

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Can you see God in the flowers and trees?

  Where is the fountain that throws up these flowers in a ceaseless outbreak of ecstasy?                                                  … Continue reading

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Rupert Spira

I recently discovered an exceptionally gifted speaker and writer on Advaita Vedanta called Rupert Spira. His way of expressing the inexpressible blew my mind away. I am attaching a link below of Rupert Spira’s interview on Conscious TV (conscious.tv). For … Continue reading

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Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

If you are still breathing there is more right with you than wrong with you; no matter what is wrong with you – Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn is one of the most inspiring speakers I have ever heard. … Continue reading

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We are just a speck but we make our problems monumental

Entire universes are imploding and exploding every moment — am I to cry over them? One thing is quite clear to me: all that is, lives and moves and has its being in consciousness and I am in and beyond … Continue reading

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Did the Bhagavad Gita go through you?

The great teacher of Vedanta, prolific writer and commentator on the scriptures and founder of the Chinmaya Mission Swami Chinmayananda would ask his listeners in his pravachans (lectures), “You went through the Bhagavad Gita but did the Bhagavad Gita go … Continue reading

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Is the state of self-realization a singularity?

Even the path is beautiful Continue reading

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