The Spiritual Bee Is On Break Till May End

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Please note that I shall be on break till May end. New videos & posts will resume from June 1, 2015. I am taking this break to travel a little and also to create new content. In the meantime do take a moment to subscribe. Subscriptions are free […]

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I Can’t Meditate, It’s Too Noisy Outside! What Shall I Do?

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Those of us who reside in India, especially in the big cities, live amidst constant noise. There are cars honking, loudspeakers blaring and dogs barking. So in such noisy surroundings, it is not surprising that many of us find it impossible to meditate. How can one focus their […]

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Don’t Be Jealous When Others Succeed | Teachings of Swami Vivekananda

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A powerful teaching of Swami Vivekananda, on how to progress to a higher spiritual consciousness by cutting out the tumor of jealousy from within us. Swami Vivekananda: “I once read a story about some ships that were caught in a cyclone in the South Sea Islands, and there […]

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Be a Trustee, NOT an Owner of Wealth | Swami Vivekananda’s Teaching to John Rockefeller

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Swami Vivekananda being a God-realized soul, possessed many yogic powers, one of which was the ability to read into a person’s past, present and future. He once described these mind reading powers of his, to a disciple: Swami Vivekananda: “While I was in America I had certain wonderful […]

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Help! I’m Scared of Ghosts | Top 10 Questions About Ghosts Answered (VIDEO)

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After the watching the last 2 videos on the topic of ghosts (see here and here), a few readers got quite frightened and some others emailed me questions about ghosts that they wanted addressed. So in this video I have attempted to answer the bulk of questions about […]

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How to Get Peace of Mind? An Answer from the Holy Mother

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The following teaching of the Holy Mother, Sarada Ma, has been taken from the book: Spiritual Talks by the First Disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. About the Holy Mother: Sarada Ma was the spiritual counterpart of Sri Ramakrishna and a God-realized yogi just like him. Regarding her spiritual stature, […]

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Help Others, But Don’t Expect Gratitude in Return | Nishkama Karma of the Gita

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Many times when we help others but don’t get so much as a thank you in return, we get terribly disappointed. In our mind we start making sweeping generalizations – “This age is not one where you can do good to others. There is no gratitude left in […]

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5 Reasons Why Some People Become Ghosts After Death (VIDEO)

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How do we avoid getting trapped as a ghost after death? In the following video we take a look at some thought-provoking lessons from the Rishis of Vedanta, who detail the correct manner in which we must live life, so as to avoid the “preta yoni” or the […]

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Cremation or Burial | Which is Better for the Departed Soul?

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It is a well-known fact that Hindus cremate the dead. But what is perhaps lesser known, is that in ancient Vedic times, the Hindu people not only cremated the dead but also buried them. The 10th Mandala (Chapter) of the Rig Veda documents both the customs of burial […]

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Did Ancient Rishis Kill Animals For Their Skin?

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Whenever we read any Amar Chitra Katha comic or other stories about ancient India, we often come across pictures where the rishis are shown meditating while seated on the skins of animals. So does this imply that the nature loving ancient sages of India, actually killed wild animals? […]

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