Gayatri Mantra Free Download | Surya Ashtakam | Gayatri Aarti Mp3

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Enclosed below are several melodious chantings of the Gayatri Mantra, the Surya Mandala Ashtakam (Gayatri Stavan) and a rendition of the Gayatri Aarti. They have been sung by various musical teams of talented devotees from the All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP), founded by Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya. Melodious […]

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Disheartened With Your Meditation? Valuable Advice From Sri Aurobindo

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Frustrations, delays, doubts and difficulties are a part of every sadhak’s (spiritual aspirant’s) sadhana. This truth was beautifully underscored, by Shriram Sharma Acharya in his retelling of the story of Madhvacharya (previous post), which resonated with so many Spiritual Bee readers. Therefore in this post, we shall delve […]

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Don’t Be Sad if Your Meditation or Mantra Japa, Does Not Yield Immediate Results

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Have you ever become disheartened with the pace of your sadhana? Have you ever felt that you are making no progress in your mantra japa or meditation? If you have, then the following story is just for you. In it Yugrishi Shriram Sharma Acharya outlines an extremely important […]

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Can Mantra Chanting Bestow Siddhi (God-Realization)?

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Portions of the following post have been taken from an article published in the Akhand Jyoti, a magazine of the Gayatri Pariwar, founded by Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya. In this excerpted conversation Shriram Sharma Acharya explains in a wonderfully simple way, why a mere verbal repetition of mantras […]

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The Path of Spirituality is as Difficult as Walking on a Razor’s Edge

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Please note: I am currently experiencing severe technological problems at my end. Four of my desktop’s USB ports failed, and so to diagnose whether it was a software or a hardware issue, I had to erase all my installed video recording and other software, along with my data. […]

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Mother Mirra’s Remarkable Cat ‘Kiki’ Who Used to Fall Into a Kind of Meditative Trance

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The following excerpt concerning development of the mind in animals has been collated from 3 books of Mother Mirra, who was the spiritual counterpart of Sri Aurobindo. Both the Mother and Sri Aurobindo were God-realized sages who possessed many spiritual powers – a glimpse of which can be […]

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Spiritual Experiences Must Be Kept Secret (VIDEO)

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The goal of Vedantic spirituality is to lead us to experience the ultimate reality of who we really are – that we are neither the body and nor are we the mind. Instead we are the Atman, the Soul – pure, infinite and eternal, which is an indivisible […]

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Always Speak the Truth Because It Takes Us Directly to God-Realization

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The Mundaka Upanishad boldly proclaims: Satyameva Jayate – Truth alone Triumphs and not Untruth. This is because only by being truthful with ourselves and with others, can we clear away the scum of the ego-driven imperfections that cloud our mind; and when the mind is thus purified, our […]

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How Swami Vivekananda Bestowed a Vision of “Lord Krishna” With His Mere Touch

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God in Advaita Vedanta has been described as the formless and infinite ocean of Sat-Chit-Ananda consciousness. However this One Infinite Godhead, being the all-powerful creator of the Universe, can take up any form in which, a devotee worships Him with faith. This fact has been revealed by Sri […]

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How Shriram Sharma Acharya’s Guru Guided Him Through An Astral Body

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Enclosed is a wonderful experience from the life of Shriram Sharma Acharya which demonstrates that a guru need not always be present in the physical body to guide a sincere spiritual aspirant. At the time this incident took place Shriram Sharma Acharya was about 15 years old. In […]

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