What is Meditation :-The Deeper Meaning & How does it work

meditation achieving stillness

Introduction to Meditation

In our last post on this topic we introduces meditation, and some of its basic insights. We tried to define it as a type of concentration quite often to cultivate a specific thought in our mind in order to achieve stillness and get rid of all other negative thoughts of mind (which can also be termed as defects of mind). You can read this post on basics of meditation here. [Read more…]

Self Reliance : Our Best Friend in Difficult Times

 

Self reliance in difficult times 

उद्धरेदात्मनात्मानं नात्मानमवसादयेत् |

आत्मैव ह्यात्मनो बन्धुरात्मैव रिपुरात्मन: ||

Elevate yourself through the power of your mind, and not degrade yourself, for the mind can be the friend and also the enemy of the self.

Bhagvad Gita Chapter 6 Verse 5

Our mind can make us independent believing on our self, and at the same time it can also make us too much dependant on external factors that may include a person, an object or even a situation. It is our mind that support us to make us believe in our infinite potential, and it is our mind only that make us fear of the varying situations in the outside world with a lot of uncertainty. It is upto us whether we want it to be our friend or an enemy in our lives. [Read more…]

Who am I – The most asked question by the Mankind

Who Am I - The Atman

Who am I , what is our purpose of coming to this world. Where will I go after this life. When will all this end. .These are some of the eternal questions which keep puzzling us from time to time. Many times it seems there is no answer to all this. And we should forget it and keep going with our usual lives.

But Sanatan Dharma (as Religion can not be literally replaced with Dharma in English, you can call it Ancient code of living) not only gives answer to theses questions but also show us a way to live our life effectively by processing this information and applying the same in our life making it full of abundance. [Read more…]

Swadharma – Role of Individual in Difficult Times

Many times we fail to act in our difficult times when our mind and as well Life Difficultiesas decision making capability is clouded with negative emotions of fear & grief. Instead of trying to come out of our difficult situation and fight against the odds we blame external factors responsible for it, trying to justify our inaction. We fail to understand that our grief & depression will not solve the problem and are definitely not an alternative of the actions that we should address and resolve the issues. The required action in the need of the hour is actually our Dharma (religion) which will not only give us the inner strength but will also solve the problem. [Read more…]

WHY THERE IS A HUMAN NEED FOR RELIGION AT ALL

( Based on one of the Speeches of Swami Vivekanand delivered in London)

Power Of A Religionhuman race need for religion

Religion is something that  unite people and divide people. It is one single force out of so many other forces which tend to carve the destiny of human race. It is this bond which at times is so stronger of all other forces that it supersedes the bonds of race or even nation. People with same religion tend to stood by each other, with a much greater strength. But at the same time people from same nation could not bear each other because of the same bond of religion. [Read more…]