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Sophistication of the Vedas

Download article as PDF The body of knowledge that forms the basis of all Eastern religions is referred to as Vedas. Veda, in Sanskrit language, means “knowledge”. In the revered book of knowledge called the Bhagavad Gita (which is considered to be an essential part of the Vedas), the history […]

Going beyond tolerance

Download article as PDF In BG 2.14, Krishna gives a nice formula for tolerance: The periodic appearance and disappearance of happiness and distress are like appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. Therefore, one should learn to tolerate them. Tolerating an event becomes much easier when we know the […]

Gratitude

Download article as PDF Someone may be very active in spiritual matters, but may have no feelings in the heart, or may have apathy. In spiritual life, one may be engaged in some kind of activity without any real taste for that activity, or one may be doing it in […]

Lessons from a pencil

Download article as PDF 1. The pencil teaches you that what is inside is more important than what is outside – in other words, that the soul is more important than the body. When we have a pencil we value the graphite at its center much more than the dead […]

Foundational Principles of Yoga

Download article as PDF Yoga is a Sanskrit word that means linking. When we talk about linking, we should have clarity about the objects linking together. Through the process of Yoga, we are supposed to reestablish our lost connection with God. Following are the foundational principles which are essential for […]