Do Animals Think & Reason? Answers from 2 Great Yogis

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The great Rishis (God-realized sages) of India have always enjoyed a very special relationship with animals. The minds of these yogis having expanded and unified with the Universal mind, (which contains all our individual minds within it, like fruits are contained in a bowl) – they could easily […]

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Why is Life So Hard and Full of Difficulties?

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Why is life so hard and full of difficulties? A sadhak (spiritual aspirant) once asked Swami Shivananda, who was one of the 16 direct monastic disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. Here is the answer Swamiji gave: “Life without struggles is no life at all. If a man has a […]

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Law of Karma is Not Eye-for-Eye | Understanding How Karmic Justice is Dispensed (VIDEO)

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WATCH EARLIER PART 1 HERE – What is the Law of Karma? In this second video of our Karma series, we take a deep dive to discover 5 profound truths about the law of Karma, which are not commonly understood: The Law of Karma is NOT an eye-for-an-eye […]

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What is the Meaning of Karma? What is the Law of Karma? (VIDEO)

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Launching the New Video Series on Karma! The law of karma is one of the pivotal spiritual truths that underlie the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta, upon whose mighty shoulders the Hindu religion rests. This same law of karma, with some variations, also underlies other great Indian religions of […]

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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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