Spiritual

Are you watching closely?

This is a famous line in one of my favourite movie ‘The Prestige’ by Christopher Nolan. The magician performs tricks, purposely distracts us lest we ‘find out too soon!’ but at the same time sprinkles out ample hints for those who watch closely. The world is a stage with amazing magic tricks performed on us! Master […]

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That’s all I will say

Compilations from my Facebook posts inspired by the following conversation with Yogananda: “Master,” I said, “have I been your disciple for thousands of years?” The very thought that it could take so long to find God appalled me. “It has been a long time,” he replied; “that’s all I will say.” Pdf version here: That’s_all_I_will_say.pdf

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Junior Yogi Senior Yogi

Compilation of my Facebook posts inspired by the following story shared by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi: There is a humorous but instructive story in which a young man asks a wise, older gentleman for advice: “How is it that you have such good judgment?” The sage slowly reflects, and then says, “Good judgment is born […]

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Inner stellar journey

I like Christopher Nolan’s movie and at many places I find hidden a treasure of spiritual truths. This one is on the Interstellar movie. The movie is available on iTunes or Netflix. For many people, more than the interstellar journey, the inner journey may be startling. It could be intimately intimidating. How does one take a step? From […]

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Center everywhere, circumference nowhere

We have all heard or used the phrase ‘concentrate on your studies’ but no one ever told how to. To concentrate is like finding the center of concentric circles. One of the best practices to attain this level of focus is the ‘Hong-Sau’ technique. You can learn the technique here: https://www.ananda.org/meditation/how-to-meditate/ We don’t do much here […]

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