Tagged: “spirituality”

True Giving

Many people think a spiritual life means that one retreatsto the mountains, performs meditation and then lives peacefully forever in one’s own enlightened cocoon. However, that is not true, deep spirituality. That is not the essence of enlightenment. The essence of spirituality is service of others. Yes, solitude, silence and intense sadhana are crucial in…

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Focusing on God

Once a woman was standing outside in the street searching and searching for something under the bright street lamp. A wise man walked by and asked her, “Mother, what are you searching for?” She replied, “I have lost my needle and I am looking for it.” The man helped her search for quite sometime, all…

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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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