Keeping the mind with God

(This is part of my upcoming book - The Lost Path to Devotion. To know more and read more, visit this page.) Baba, How do I keep my mind with you? Sai Baba :- First of all, your mind is unreal. And so, there is no question of you keeping it with me. What you …

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A short-story on faith for World Story-telling Day

Returning to Krishna Usha looked at the clock. It was not yet 5. Sliding off the bed, careful not to wake up Ravi, she walked to the bathroom. The door creaked a bit as she opened it, but Ravi slept on, blissfully unaware of anything. She wondered how he could be so peaceful all the …

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Some tools to cope with fear, anxiety and panic in the current Coronavirus situation

As much fear as there is in the world, there seems to be more light. I want to choose that, believe that and not crumble in the fear right now. Healers and light-workers around the world, seem to have opened up their hearts and are creating such helpful audios, meditations, etc. to help everyone. Sharing …

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A process for times of overwhelm, stress or conflict.

Last Sunday, GD shared these words from A Course in Miracles (ACIM). When the going seems tough, most of us simply succumb to the energies of the moment. These simple statements from the ACIM though, when put together, form a process that one can use during such times. And so here it is – the …

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A Practical Guide to Forgiveness – 2

Part one of this post which speaks about what Forgiveness is and why it is important is here. HOW DO WE FORGIVE? According to DOTU there are three major components of forgiveness – 1) Remember that you are dreaming. 2) Forgive both your projected images and yourself for dreaming them. 3) Trust the Holy Spirit …

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A Practical Guide to Forgiveness – 1

This blog post is the first of a two part series. This first post includes the What and Why. Part Two covers the How. WHAT IS FORGIVENESS? “Let me perceive forgiveness as it is.” – Lesson 134 in ‘A Course in Miracles’ (ACIM). Lesson 134 in the ACIM workbook says, “Forgiveness must be practiced, for …

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Whom will you hang out with today?

A couple of days ago, I chanced upon the video of Oprah talking to Adyashanti, on her Super Soul Sunday show. The way Adyashanti was talking about living life connected with me. The word 'dignity' popped into my head. I thought about GD and how he lives. I thought about a few more people I …

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Discovering who I truly am

I have known for years that the spiritual path leads to the discovery of "Who I am." Honestly, I had no clue what that really means. My mind has always assumed that the discovery of who-I-am would mean a series of mind-blowing, earth-shaking, soul uplifting experiences. Today as I sat transcribing one of my conversations …

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The quest for perfection

For a few days now, I have been restless about judging my dad for something. Spirituality brings with it the awareness that judgements we have about others is usually something we judge ourselves for. But it is never easy to look at the things that make you uncomfortable, and so, for a few days now …

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Water as an entity

A few days ago, a river in New Zealand was granted the status of a person. Soon, Ganga and Yamuna were granted the status of people. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/21/ganges-and-yamuna-rivers-granted-same-legal-rights-as-human-beings While it remains to be seen what this decision will mean in terms of protecting the rivers, it feels like a step in the right direction. But what …

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