Prayer and Meditation

Why am I not an Atheist? And, WHY DO I PRAY?

OM! Humble Salutations to the Lord, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (teaching lineage of non-Duality) and my own Guru(teacher) who has blessed me with the content that I put forth !! From my previous blog it is quite evident that I am a Believer alright! But it becomes my duty and responsibility to define what exactly…

WHY AM I NOT AN ATHEIST? And, why do I Pray?

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! First things first, thank you all for taking the time to come back to my next blog and for all your likes, feedback and encouraging…

Our problems are gifts

We don’t often think of problems as gifts. We usually see them as an inconvenience, something that interrupts our life and to be avoided if at all possible. We also think of them as a sign of failure, or a lack of strength and something negative in our lives. These ideas stem from the fact…

How to discover the Sound of God

Sounds of God

Have you ever been sitting quietly with your eyes closed and noticed on your inner vision lights glowing or moving? Did you also notice a sound in your ears, like a wind, a jet or a high pitch note? Many of us have these experiences but fail to notice them as a connection to the…

The Mechanics of Happiness !

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Creator, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! What is there to write specifically about happiness you may wonder, after all, who doesn’t know or hasn’t experienced happiness! The happiness that we are…

How to Tap into Your Inner Guidance

Inner Guidance Eckankar

You know the way you feel something is right but you’re not sure how you know? Or, you felt the need to do something but your don’t know why? This is your inner guidance and it can come as a nudge, a dream, or a quiet voice within you. Often people are afraid to follow…

Powerful sentences that helped awaken the sleeping Me!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Creator, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) ! Through this blog, I wish to share some powerful lines which really shook me up from my deep slumber! These are lines from various books and lectures of various religions, traditions, authors and cultures. It certainly…

How to regain your emotional balance

Our emotions can bring turbulent storms into our lives. Our thunderous emotions can strike at any time, particularly when a person who upsets us is in our vicinity. This can wash away our happiness and bring turmoil within us. In Harold Klemp’s book, The Spiritual Exercises of ECK, there is a chapter on Balance and…

The Mind and Liberation! (Part 2)

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Creator, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! As the title suggests, this is in continuation with my previous blog ‘The Mind and Liberation!’. We left off saying that the mind has to…

Celebrating the Spring Equinox 2017

The spring equinox occurs on 20th March; a cyclic event where the Earth’s North and South poles are not tilted toward or away from the sun meaning that the sun will rise exactly in the east and travel through the sky for 12 hours before setting in the exactly west. Day and night are of equal lengths. It…

Spiritual Exercises for Healing and Protection

Healing and Protection

Continuing our exploration of the book The Spiritual Exercises of ECK by Harold Klemp the next chapter covers spiritual exercises on healing and protection. These spiritual exercises deal not just our physical body but also include healing and protection for our inner emotional and mental bodies too. Our imagination is one of the main tools…

Spiritual Exercise Programme for the New Year

Spiritual Exercises

At this time of year we start off with lots of good intentions of becoming a fitter and healthier person. This is all good for our physical body but what about our spiritual body? Do we have a plan for improving our spiritual health? Eckankar, the spiritual path which welcomes and accepts all positive religions…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is marked between the 18th and 25th of January every year in the Northern Hemisphere (Due to summer Holidays it is marked at different times in the Southern Hemisphere, normally around Pentecost). The dates, the 18th and 25th, are important as they are the Feast Days of St…

Taking stock as Advent approaches

Four years ago I wrote a post about the end of the Church year and the opportunity this gives to reflect before the start of advent, The Last Sunday in the Church Year – A time to take stock?. With tomorrow being the first Sunday of Advent it is yet another opportunity for us to take…