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Separate Ways

Namah Te from Orlando!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

yatha drishti tatha srishti I (As your vision, as is living.)

A scientist, artist and lover would all ‘see’ a flower differently, no? Well as seekers, all we ‘see’ should be Divine, no?

To help train our vision to ‘see’ […]

By |April 5th, 2017|E-Vichara|Comments Off

Dear Nurturing Lord

Namah Te dear All,

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

yatha drishti tatha srishti I (As your vision, as is living.)

A scientist, artist and lover would all ‘see’ a flower differently, no? Well as seekers, all we ‘see’ should be Divine, no?

To help train our vision to ‘see’ […]

By |March 27th, 2017|E-Vichara|Comments Off

Dedicated Living – Part 2

Namah Te dear All,

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

In January, 60 young adults gathered in Houston to explore Face Everything And Rise.
In February, 75 young adults gathered in San Jose to explore Lift Yourself By Yourself.

What was the vision of these Retreats? By remembering the Divine […]

By |March 7th, 2017|E-Vichara|Comments Off

Dedicated Living – Part 1

Namah Te from Collingwood!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

Nirantara ~ always
Nitaram ~ always
Nitya ~ always
Sada ~ always
Sarvada ~ always

By remembering the Divine always, we live for the Divine always.
By living for the Divine always, we feel […]

By |February 13th, 2017|E-Vichara|Comments Off

F E A R

Namah Te dear All,

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

Think about why you woke up this morning.
Think about why you ‘ran around’ this afternoon.
Think about why you returned home this evening.
Think about why you move…

By thinking, we replace facing everything and running […]

By |February 8th, 2017|E-Vichara|0 Comments

Learning How to Speak

Namah Te from Houston!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

anudvega-karam vakyam satyam priya-hitam cha yat
svadhyayabhyasanam chaiva vanmayam tapa uchyate
Srimad Bhagavad Gita – Adhyayah 17 – Shloka 15

Speech which is calming, truthful, sweet, beneficial,
studies and practices self-development alone is disciplined speech.
The Celestial Song – Chapter […]

By |January 13th, 2017|E-Vichara|Comments Off

Pancha Kosha Viveka

Namah Te from Newark!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

na karmana na prajaya dhanena tyagena eke amrtatvam anashuhu…

Literal meaning: By renunciation alone one gains Freedom, not by action, family, wealth…
Implied meaning: By renunciation of identification with action, family, wealth, alone one gains Freedom…

For followers of ritualistic living […]

By |December 27th, 2016|E-Vichara|Comments Off

Renouncing Renunciation

Namah Te from hour 148 of The Chinmaya Inspiration Yatra VIII!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

We have practiced continuously keeping the body-breath calm for almost a week.
We have practiced continuously keeping the mind-intellect quiet for almost a week.

In such tapa (burning), the ego becomes […]

By |December 23rd, 2016|E-Vichara|0 Comments

Prince Siddhartha to Gautama Buddha

Namah Te from hour 68 of The Chinmaya Inspiration Yatra VIII!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

Our yatri-s were instructed not to bring any:

reading materials
writing materials
ritual materials
electronics
valuables
food

Our yatri-s were instructed to prepare for:

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By |December 19th, 2016|E-Vichara|0 Comments

Only God

Namah Te from Trinidad!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, constantly and unconditionally Joyous!

A favourite question/discussion in Vedantik circles is…fate or free-will? And even after insights are shared, the same doubt comes up again and again and again in minds and mouths.

Perhaps fate brings the question? […]

By |November 28th, 2016|E-Vichara|0 Comments