Blessings & Messages

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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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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