Tagged: “Devotion”

Focusing on God

I recently received the following email from a young, dedicated seeker. His question is applicable to so many people who strive to undertake a practice of meditation and sadhana. Therefore I am sharing his question and my answer with you all.  His letter read as follows, “I have one (1) question for you, Swamiji, In this busy…

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Pariksha, Samiksha & Pratiksha: The 3 Components of a Spiritual Life

At the day of the final “test” from the Swami Narayana Gurukul – Rajkot Sadhana Camp, held at Parmarth Niketan, Pujya Swamiji was requested to give blessings and pravachan.  Following is an excerpt from that lecture: Today you are taking your “pariksha” (test); however, a spiritual path has three important components: Pariksha (tests), Samiksha (introspection) and…

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The Real Meaning of Diwali

Diwali is a glorious time of year. Families, friends and communities come together in a spirit of celebration, jubilance and joy. Message of Lord Rama’s Life: Sacrifice and DharmaThere are so many meanings to Diwali, so many stories associated with this auspicious holiday.Diwali is the time when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after 14 years…

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