Harmony of Religions

Human personality is the most complex one. Swayed by a medley of opposites like good and evil, love and hate, happiness and misery, man behaves many times erratically and unpredictably creating a vicious atmosphere in his life and in society. Religion helps man to reduce the inner turmoils and brings him peace. In fact, the … Continue reading Harmony of Religions

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Let us not be divided on the basis of faith

I think that when the humans progressed on evolution, man recognized that there are some things that are not in his grasp, as they defied understanding through the five senses of the body. This quest for knowledge was born somewhere in him. The mind was understood as an aspect that was apart from the five … Continue reading Let us not be divided on the basis of faith

Fourth Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

Year 1995: I was posted to another seaside town by my bank: It was TRANQUEBAR: a coastal area called Tharangampadi. The term Tharangampadi is a compound of two words. Padi is a Tamil word from the root Pādu meaning sing. Tharangam in ancient Tamil refers to the waves, billow, sea. In Carnatic music, the traditional … Continue reading Fourth Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

Third Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

This happened in the year 1987. I had joined Nellikuppam branch of Indian Bank in 1985, on transfer from Agra branch of the bank. It started as a complaint of cold and fever with body ache. Usual OTC medicines of aspirin were taken. Body pain reduced but not the fever. I took a leave of … Continue reading Third Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

Second Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

The Plain Truth That was the name of the free magazine** published by Ambassador College, Pasadena that I was getting from the first year vacation of my B Com graduate course. It was a Christian institution spreading the word of God. I did not know that then. I saw the beautifully printed magazine in a … Continue reading Second Contact with Lord Jesus Christ

“He will read it tomorrow in the Morning”

I was in Standard VII. Meera teacher was taking the English class. That was the day a new poem of Wordsworth was taught by her. It was called “An Ode to the Duty”§. The teacher was reading the poem and started telling the meaning of the poem. It was having three* stanzas with an introduction. … Continue reading “He will read it tomorrow in the Morning”

Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 7

Ordinary persons (not a saint, not a philosopher, not a magician) having experience beyond the sixth This is a post made on October 5, 2018 by a lady in the website: http://godanautobiography.com/ I’ve had multiple experiences with God. Two experiences that are so amazing that words can’t do them justice. I am 35 years old … Continue reading Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 7

Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 6

A phenomenon called Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Christopher Isherwood states that the story of Sri Ramakrishna was the story of a phenomenon, rather than 'holy man', 'mystic', 'saint' or 'avatar'. He says a phenomenon is always a fact, an object of experience. Sri Ramakrishna once told Mahimacharan, in the evening of August 9, 1885 while others … Continue reading Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 6

Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 5

Mystical experiences Mystical experiences have been reported to be occurring to people since ages. We will see some instances: Richard Church, British poet (1893-1972) While young, Church had a mystical experience at a convalescent home, which he recounted in his autobiography, Over the Bridge, and which was also recounted by the British occultist writer Colin … Continue reading Beyond the Sixth — A Chequered Journey — 5