Seeking Peace

Excerpted from FOR SEEKERS OF GOD - Spiritual Talks of Mahapurush Swami Shivananda  published by Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, India The way to peace is very difficult -- full of thorns. ... Great effort is required to make progress in the realm of the Spirit. But if one sincerely wants to realize God, it is certainly true … Continue reading Seeking Peace

Intuition – We All Have It – Have the Confidence to adhere to It.

Intuition is simply information coming in on a different, quieter channel, so that it's often overshadowed by the other five senses. Char Margolis, a psychic intuitive (and the author of the book Questions from Earth, Answers from Heaven, 1999, St. Martin's Paperbacks) quotes a student of her saying "It's like a mystery sense that everyone has and … Continue reading Intuition – We All Have It – Have the Confidence to adhere to It.

Hidden Cause of Things

All that transpires on earth and all beyond Are parts of an illimitable plan The One keeps in his heart and knows alone. Our outward happenings have their seed within, And even this random Fate that imitates Chance, This mass of unintelligible results, Are the dumb graph of truths that work unseen: The laws of … Continue reading Hidden Cause of Things

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

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