Ego “Ahankar”-illusion caused by our ignorance

Ego “Ahankar”-illusion caused by our ignorance

Shri Ramkrishna Paramhansa explains the soaring power of ego in these words: “The ego of a common man is easier to fade away, Than the ego of a sage, which is hard indeed to wear away.” The ego is like a empty glass that dips itself into the ocean and after filling itself to the brim cries out:”This is mine”. But who are we? Dust you are and to dust shall you retun. If we can understand the depth of…

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The Retarding Effect of Anger- Krodh

The dangerous result of indulging in anger is expressed forcefully in the Talmud-“Anger deprives a sage of his wisdom, and a prophet of his Vision” Anger makes us blind, erratic, impulsive and rash. There is no passion that shakes the clarity of our judgement and balance as much as anger. It is said that “anger is wind that blows out the lamp of the mind” When caught in the midst of anger, we expose our true self. We tend to…

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Universe is deep within us

Universe is deep within us

The Bible Says: “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the spirit of God dwelleth in you?” According to Buddhism:”If you think the law is outside yourself, you are embracing not the absolute law but some inferior teaching.” In Hinduism it is said:”He is the only God hidden in all beings , dwelling in all beings”. And in the Granth Sahib it is written: “Everything is within the home, nothing is outside. He who seeks…

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Word was with God; And Word was God

Word was with God; And Word was God

Allision Pearse in “The Mystic of Spain” Says: The senses that ascetics suppress, Mystics devote to the worship of the Lord. The things of senses that the ascetics forsake, Mystics offer to God. Ascetics forsake the things of sense, And forsaking them, they suffer in the flesh; The followers of mysticism offer them to the Lord. In this, above all else does worship consist The mind, which is all the time looking out for happiness and pleasure is detached from…

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