Every year, Guru Purnima, the full moon day of July (the Hindi month of Ashadh), is celebrated to honor the Guru. The word, “Guru” has no exact translation in English. The literal meaning of the word “Guru” is the remover of psychic darkness. Just as the darkness is dispelled when you bring light into a
What makes kundalini yoga different is that the yoga that is best suited to your temperament begins to unfold spontaneously. After having the kundalini awakening as a result of shaktipat, meditation happens to you naturally without any effort on your part. In other words, meditation goes after you! In Sanskrit, shakti refers to energy or
Lord Jesus’ birth has become such a significant event in the history of humanity that we use B.C. (“Before Christ”) and A.D. (“Anno Domini” meaning, in the year of our Lord) to measure time. Lord Jesus was a fully enlightened being who inspired mercy, love, and humility. The ultimate statement of Jesus that, “I am
When you chase your mind during meditation, it is mentation, not meditation. Have you ever become aware of the gap between your two thoughts? A gap always exists between two thoughts. This gap is called the Self (atman in Sanskrit), Spirit, Consciousness, or I-awareness. If you can settle with full awareness into this gap, you
What differences are there between terms like Cosmic Consciousness, Higher Consciousness, Christ Consciousness, Buddha Consciousness and others?
As far as the ultimate realization of every founder of a religion is concerned, it is the attainment of the same Absolute Reality. It is for this reason that the title “Christ” conveys exactly the same universal consciousness as does the title “Buddha.” Both Christ and Buddha refer to one and the same ultimate consciousness.
Both Christ and Guru refer to one and the same ultimate consciousness. Christ Jesus is the individual (a river) whereas Christ (ocean) is universal. Once a river merges into the ocean, the river is no longer there. The ultimate universal consciousness happened not only to Jesus but also to many great beings before Jesus as