Guruji on a Materialistic View: Man’s Desire For More

We live in a materialistic society, and may have a loving set of family and friends around us, yet we most often strive to have more and more money and wealth. We think that by having more of everything, we shall become happier and contented. This is the thinking of most human beings, whether they […]

Guruji on why we need Atma-Sakshatkara

Why do I need Atma-sakshatkara? This is a question that is usually asked by one who is enjoying life on earth. So far as you are living happily, with family, friends, and in good society, earning well, with no stress or anxiety, your attitude will be: “why should I bother about God-realisation or Atma-sakshatkara?”. One […]

Guruji on the New Year 2023

Let us welcome this New Calendar Year – 2023 – a year filled with the promise of Love, Peace and Harmony – for every being on mother Earth. Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavantu, Sarve Jana Sukhino Bhavanthu. Asato Ma Sat Gamaya, Tamaso Ma Jyothir Gamaya, Mrutyor Ma Amritam Gamaya. As we chant this sacred mantra, we […]

Guruji on Observing the Mind & Yoga

An important discussion – often taken up during our satsangs – pertains to the non-stop chatter going on in our minds. Our minds are ever active, churning out thoughts by the second. Everything that occurs on earth – comes from the mind. When we cultivate the habit of observing the mind, you will note that […]

Guruji on Om & Mandukya Upanishad

OM or AUM is Pranava – the cosmic sound – the first vibratory sound that emanated as the seed of creation. It is the elemental sound from the beginning of the universe and from which the entire universe was created. It is the background hum heard from the universe and from everything in existence. It […]