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The purpose of the Blog is to provide on a weekly basis thought provoking inputs which would aid in deeper seeking of truth within individuals.
2018-10-07 04:40
One of the styles of poetry written in my book is reflected in the following videoThere are 100 poems in my book "Mystic Delights Through The Senses".There are four distinct categories of ex… Read More
Poetry Book Published
2018-09-14 07:50
Thank you for supporting my writing on the Blog. I get more than 2000 readers every month.I thought I will let you know that me my poetry book has been published.There are 100 poems in my po… Read More
Life And Its Challenges
2018-09-13 18:38
“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in sayi… Read More
A Plane And Vehicle Of Existence
2018-09-01 15:50
“A noumenon can become a phenomenon on any plane of existence only by manifesting on that plane through an appropriate basis or vehicle; and during the long night of rest called Pralay… Read More
Deeply Hidden Reality
2018-08-28 15:42
“I have no doubt that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree unconsciously. For how, otherwise, should it happen t… Read More
My Poetry Book Published
2018-08-07 09:23
Please do forgive me for this long absence.I am currently on completing my (Two Books) project to get these published.My poetry book is published by Notion Press and it is placed on many onl… Read More
Liberation From Forms
2018-07-15 06:15
“But those who fully worship the unmanifested, that which lies beyond the perception of the senses, the all-pervading, inconceivable, unchanging, fixed and immovable — the impers… Read More
Unconscious In Countless Forms
2018-07-04 05:04
"Consciousness, continually in danger of being led astray by its own light and of becoming a rootless will o’ the wisp, longs for the healing power of nature, for the deep wells of bei… Read More
Discovery Or Manifestation
2018-06-02 06:06
"'Homo creatus est' means that man was created. We are inclined to turn our backs smilingly on such a statement, thinking naturally enough of the first chapter of Genesis. But it is really a… Read More
Role Of The Shadow In Our Lives
2018-05-28 07:40
There is Sufi story with which I would like to begin this article.A man entered a village and went to see the Sufi Master. The visitor said "I'm deciding whether I should move here or not … Read More
Blending The Mind And The Soul
2018-05-13 06:24
“O Teacher, what shall I do to reach to Wisdom?O Wise one, what, to gain perfection?Search for the Paths. But, O Lanoo, be of clean heart before thou startest on thy journey. Before th… Read More
Creativity Needs Long Incubation
2018-04-30 07:33
“Creativity involves not only years of conscious preparation and training but unconscious preparation as well. This incubation period is essential to allow the subconscious assimilati… Read More
Blessings Of The Flesh
2018-04-06 08:02
Let me open this article with a quote from one of the earliest Church fathers whose wisdom was rooted in a deep understanding of Christ and through him the Divine. If God created human being… Read More
Media And The Mind
2018-03-25 09:39
"Have you ever looked at the flame on a log? One night when I was backpacking, I was watching the flame on a log, and I couldn't see where the flame touched the log. Either there was a gap b… Read More
Inner Kingdom Of Man
2018-03-18 05:32
“…… Every thought of man upon being evolved passes into the inner world, and becomes an active entity by associating itself, coalescing we might term it, with an elementa… Read More
Understanding The Language Of Nature
2018-03-09 11:11
“If you would learn more, ask the cattle, Seek information from the birds of the air. The creeping things of earth will give you lessons, And the fishes of the sea will tell you all. T… Read More
Dismantling Religious Fundamentalism
2018-03-01 07:34
I think the silent majority know that when scriptural texts are literally interpreted and politicized, it breeds unbridled violence, terror and war. This is true across all religions. This i… Read More
Myths Of Mortal Gods
2018-02-23 09:38
"Sometimes gods die for the benefit of their people (sacrifice), in which case they're a savior. Other times the god is reborn, actually or symbolically, representing regeneration or seasona… Read More
Mythos And Logos
2018-02-13 05:22
Since I am teaching a course on “Science  & Theology – From Conflict to Confluence”, I thought, for the benefit of my students as well as my blog audience,  I… Read More
2018-02-01 06:41
In Bhagavad Gita lectures Srila Prabhupada defines the Supersoul as Adhiyajña, and the soul as Adhibhūta.The Adhiyajna or the Logos is the perennial source from which a human bei… Read More
The Divine Dancer
2018-01-24 06:58
"The mask, the costume, and the living of the role through to the end: by this device man detached himself from his personal pains and joys—just as a dancer does in a dance. Human life… Read More
Metaphor Of The Promised Land
2018-01-17 07:08
Today the whole of America celebrates the “Martin Luther King” day. “And then I got into Memphis. And some began to say the threats, or talk about the threats that wer… Read More
Giving Birth To A Deeper Wisdom
2017-12-23 06:30
When the new Sufi master came to Baghdad from his native Nishapur, in Khorasan, his fame had long preceded him. He had a great reputation for his high spirituality and his own approach to &l&hell…Read More
Birth – Fully Savouring The Moment
2017-12-19 02:07
The Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches this wisdom through the ceremony and meditation of tea (a Buddhist parallel to the Christian Eucharist):“You must be completely awake in the pres… Read More
Lesson From Phaethon Myth
2017-12-08 08:08
Phaethon, the son of the Greek sun god Helios. Ancient myths told the story of how this rather insecure-sounding young god was challenged to prove he was related to Helios, who was said to p… Read More
Free Thinker – An Outcast From Society
2017-12-03 01:33
“I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book. His behaviour and his evident good health made him stand out from the othe… Read More
2017-11-25 10:33
Why does the vast majority of people in this world believe in a very limited perception of GOD. This anthropocentric view evolved through ignorance and fear. God has been assigned an unassai… Read More
Monad’s Role In The Evolutionary Chain
2017-11-18 07:57
“The Monad, which is essentially ever the same, participates through the various vestures in succeeding cycles of partial or total obscuration of Spirit or of Matter. Everything occurr… Read More
2017-11-10 11:22
“When I meditate, I like to imagine I was never born and I’ve been given just 10 minutes to experience life, and then I will again cease to exist. Now I look out and survey the u… Read More
Sequential Process But Concurrent Being
2017-10-28 15:45
"Before discussing the Trinity as three functions we must look at it in a different way, namely, as three successive stages. And we find that in reality the historical Trinity is also in thr… Read More
Divine Union Through Annihilation
2017-10-21 09:47
"The secret essence of the soul that knows the truth is calling out to God: Beloved… strip me of the consolations of my complacent spirituality. Plunge me into the darkness where I ca… Read More
The Undiscovered Self
2017-10-13 02:21
“If you look around, you can find a face of God in each thing, because He is not hidden in a church, in a mosque, Temple or a synagogue, but everywhere. As there is no one who lives a… Read More
2017-10-07 07:24
““Purusa” means “man” “person” “human being” its primal meaning however, is “Pura” meaning “before” and “I… Read More
Knowledge Of Our True Essence
2017-09-27 07:29
“In Hebrew da'at means 'knowledge,' but it also means 'union,' as in "Adam knew Eve." On the Tree of Life in the Kabbalah, Da'at indicates knowledge of God, but understanding that Da'a… Read More
Chameleon Attributes Of Our Perceptions
2017-09-14 07:39
"I consider my contribution to psychology to be my subjective confession. It is my personal psychology, my prejudice that I see psychological facts as I do…. It would be neurotic if I… Read More
What Is The Nature Of Witnessing?
2017-09-08 11:02
There could be two types of witnessing; one the subjective perception of a subjective experience and the second, the subjective perception of an objective event. When either of these are inv… Read More
Return To Our Higher Manifestation
2017-09-02 14:30
I promised to write this article to evoke the higher meaning behind the festival of Onam and the mythology associated with it. I will briefly tell the mythical story behind the celebration o… Read More
Hearing The Inner Voice
2017-08-23 15:06
The LORD said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shatt… Read More
Myth As Expression Of Truth
2017-08-13 08:10
“Myth is a symbol, approximate expression of truth which the human mind cannot perceive sharply and completely, but can only glimpse vaguely, and therefore cannot adequately or accurat… Read More
Triad Of Perceptions Of The Self
2017-07-20 03:30
Triad of Perceptions of the Self“He dreamed that he was walking through a vast wasteland. He heard steps behind him. Anxiously he walked faster, but the steps too become more rapid. He… Read More
Form Is Emptiness And Emptiness Is Form
2017-07-13 08:15
There are many stories about the great Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. This one is uniqueOne day, when he was sitting by the old dried river bed wondering how to alleviate the thirst of the tri… Read More
2017-07-06 07:02
"The alchemists say that this mystery lies in the most insignificant & cheapest things, rejected and thrown away by all men. This is an excellent description of the unconscious which alw… Read More
Second Symbol Of Rebirth
2017-06-21 08:06
“The sun is our second symbol of rebirth ... When you realize that eternity is right here now, that it is within your possibility to experience the eternity of your own truth and being… Read More
Autonomous Approach Of The Self
2017-06-18 06:11
"Christ is the western formulation of what the East calls the Self, Atman, the Purusha or Buddha. If one may interpret him as a symbol, he symbolizes the Self. The dogma claims that Christ w… Read More
Born Of The Night And Twilight
2017-05-22 07:39
“Manu . . . comes from the root "man", to think, hence a thinker". It is from this Sanskrit word very likely that sprang the Latin "mens", mind, the Egyptian "Menes", the "Master-Mind"… Read More
Essence Of Sankhya Yoga
2017-05-11 07:17
"The equipoise of mind that arises from profound absorption in the performance of action after renouncing attachment and being even-minded in respect of success and failure is, O Dhananjay (… Read More
Called Out Of Bondage
2017-04-29 11:49
“One must remember the central truth... about Easter and Passover. We are all called out of the house of bondage, even  as the Jews were called out of their bondage in Egypt. We a… Read More
2017-04-22 09:40
Recently I read an article by Leigh Melander, Phd., a Joseph Campbell scholar on the symbolism of the frog in various cultures and mythologies signifying fertility, fortune, resurrection, an… Read More
Resurrected Christ As An Image
2017-04-16 06:42
“Let us beware of creating a darkness at noonday for ourselves by gazing, so to say, direct at the sun …………………… as though we cou… Read More
The Mystery Of Christ
2017-04-12 07:05
‘God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering,’ Abraham tells Isaac, and although there on the mountain at first we see only two figures – Abraham and Isaac… Read More
Defining The Holy Grail
2017-03-28 07:58
"The individual psyche is the Holy Grail, made holy by what it contains, produced by the experience of the opposites suffered, not blindly, but in living awareness. Every human experience, t… Read More
Longing Creates The World
2017-03-19 11:28
“To be or not to be – that is the question” is the very famous line from the play Hamlet. Hamlet is contemplating suicide, and this phrase, according to philosopher Schopen… Read More
2017-03-12 05:30
"The secret of alchemy was in fact the transcendent function, the transformation of personality through the blending and fusion of the noble with the base components, of the differentiated w… Read More
Process Of Spiritual Awakening
2017-03-04 07:11
"Christ is the western formulation of what the East calls the Self, Atman, the Purusha or Buddha. If one may interpret him as a symbol, he symbolizes the Self. The dogma claims that Christ w… Read More
True Flight From The World
2017-02-20 07:49
“There is only one true flight from the world; it is not an escape from conflict, anguish, and suffering, but the flight from disunity and separation, to unity and peace in the love of… Read More
Self Is Beyond Reason
2017-02-11 06:53
“The true knowledge of the self is not a knowledge. It is not something that you find by searching, by looking everywhere. It is not to be found in space and time. Knowledge is but a m… Read More
Buddhiyoga –Anchoring In The Divine
2017-02-02 14:57
“I am the source of all. From Me everything emanates. Thinking thus, the wise worship Me, absorbed in ecstatic contemplation.   With their consciousness centred upon Me, with… Read More
Apocalypse Versus Apokatastasis
2017-01-26 07:26
"You may remember that passage in St. Paul about the apokatastasis (Apokatastasis is reconstitution, restitution, or restoration to the original or primordial condition), which is the same i… Read More
Suspended Between The Opposites
2017-01-14 13:59
A suspension between the opposites, (i.e., an ego in the banal world who does not know he is also an eternal being), followed by a breaking of the blockage, the stasis, through a transformin… Read More
Need For Parables And Puranas
2017-01-08 13:29
“The disciples came to him and asked, “Why do you speak to the people in parables?” He replied, “Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has bee… Read More
Heart Centred Prayer
2017-01-01 06:46
“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received… Read More
Inseparability Of God From The Self
2016-12-23 12:23
“If the ego does not exist as a separate entity, then the god image does not really exist either. God is a consequence of consciousness, it is born in the human soul parallel to the na… Read More
Triune Female Forces
2016-12-14 06:13
There are two dimensions to the triumvirate of female supernatural beings in mythological texts. They are the roles in the spiritual domain and the psyche of the individual.“In Greek m… Read More
Fallacy Of Absolute Certainty
2016-12-01 10:51
“Science does not aim at establishing immutable truths and eternal dogmas; its aim is to approach the truth by successive approximations, without claiming that at any stage final and c… Read More
Self-Revelation Of Future In The Past
2016-11-21 08:00
"Schopenhauer wrote a wonderful paper on 'An Apparent Intention in the Fate of the Individual' . . . He says that when you go through life, this character appears, that character appears, an… Read More
Cosmology Of The Vedas
2016-11-09 07:11
“Just as a spider weaves its web from the heart by its orifice, the breath of the Lord [the prâna] from the ether is manifesting the sound vibration through the mind in the form… Read More
Cosmology Of The Vedas
2016-11-09 07:11
“Just as a spider weaves its web from the heart by its orifice, the breath of the Lord [the prâna] from the ether is manifesting the sound vibration through the mind in the form… Read More
Cosmology Of The Vedas
2016-11-09 07:11
“Just as a spider weaves its web from the heart by its orifice, the breath of the Lord [the prâna] from the ether is manifesting the sound vibration through the mind in the form… Read More
Liberation At The Point Of Death
2016-11-03 02:11
“Let us prepare, and let us study Truth in all its aspects, trying not to ignore any of them, if we do not wish, when the hour will have struck, to fall into the abyss of the unknown… Read More
Seeking The Creator In The Created
2016-10-26 10:18
“When it starts to rain we do not ask “Who is making it rain?” because we know that rain is caused not by someone but by something—natural phenomena like heat, evapor… Read More
Importance Of Rituals In Our Lives
2016-10-20 14:17
"Spiritual practice is a direct experience. When we follow our breath in the Zen tradition, or repeat the names of God in Islam, or kindle the Sabbath candles and welcome the Shekinah on Sha… Read More
Initiation Through Sacred Geometry
2016-10-04 13:31
"Accustomed to looking at philosophy as a makeshift, a groping toward truth, changing in accordance with the acquisition of mere information, there are few people nowadays who can even grasp… Read More
Essence Of Existence Is The Divine
2016-09-22 10:31
"The splendor of the sun, which dissipates the darkness of this whole world, comes from Me. And the splendor of the moon and the splendor of fire are also from Me.I enter into each planet, a… Read More
Everlasting Through Divine Love
2016-09-13 07:01
"In this vision he showed me a little thing, the size of a hazelnut, and it was round as a ball. I looked at it with the eye of my understanding and thought "What may this be?" And it was ge… Read More
Functionality From The Formless
2016-09-02 06:30
“A flower cannot be by herself alone. To be empty is not a negative note… A flower is empty only of a separate self, but a flower is full of everything else. The whole cosmos ca… Read More
Mortal Condition To Crowning Immortality
2016-08-27 07:01
"We have subjective faculties hidden in us which correspond to all the tiers and strata of the objective cosmic system and these form for us so many planes of our possible existence... For a… Read More
Process Of Experiencing Nonduality
2016-08-22 06:59
“We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness. People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one i… Read More
Impermanence Of A Belief System
2016-08-15 06:47
“Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted. It would create a f… Read More
Intuition – The Divine Voice
2016-08-06 06:03
“Sensations pouring through the sensory nerves keep the mind filled with myriad noisy thoughts, so that the whole attention is towards the senses. But Gods voice is Silence. Only when… Read More
Tree Of Knowledge And Tree Of Life
2016-07-28 09:45
“The LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree… Read More
Solar Portal To Divinity
2016-07-21 13:56
"Unveil, O Thou who givest sustenance to the Universe, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, that face of the True Sun now hidden by a vase of golden light, that we may see the tru… Read More
Born Not Of A Woman
2016-07-16 11:09
Jesus said, "When you see one who was not born of woman, fall on your faces and worship. That one is your Father." ………….Saying 15, Gospel of Thomas“The Budd… Read More
Destructive Process Of Enlightenment
2016-06-25 10:49
“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier.Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade… Read More
Heart Merger
2016-06-19 10:56
"Entering the Heart is like coming into the center of the sun. There is no more you; there is nothing except the iridescent force of that light. When you are in the center of the sun, there… Read More
Anger And Its Impact
2016-06-14 10:45
One day the Buddha was walking through a village. A very angry and rude young man came up and began insulting him. "You have no right teaching others," he shouted. "You are as stupid as ever… Read More
Right Angle For Esoteric Understanding
2016-06-05 05:48
“It is relatively easy to study, memorize, and regurgitate the wording of the authentic teachings of esoteric philosophy. However, if one wants to go beyond mere repetition and wishes… Read More
No Longer A Miracle
2016-05-15 10:48
"In fact, come on, it’s a miracle that we’re sitting here talking! I mean, people take it for granted. Everything that exists is a bloody miracle! How the hell is that flower doi… Read More
Discovery Through Incomplete Maps
2016-05-08 11:05
“In the spiritual life it is not necessary to have a complete map of the path in order to begin traveling. On the contrary, having such complete knowledge may actually hinder rather th… Read More
Role Definition Of Anima And Animus
2016-04-08 07:35
".......after the Kurukshetra war in the Mahabharat , Bhishma gave a long lecture for almost 2 months to Yudhhishtra about Sanatan Dharma. Here is what he said:“O ruler of the earth (Y… Read More
Transcendence To Cosmic Consciousness
2016-03-26 12:47
"Jesus' resurrection lifted his consciousness beyond all relativities of vibratory creation and merged his Self with the transcendental Father, Absolute Spirit. After attaining oneness with… Read More
2016-03-20 06:02
"The midwife knows that when there is no pain, the way for the baby cannot be opened and the mother cannot give birth. Likewise, for a new self to be born, hardship is necessary. Just as cla… Read More
Illusionary Nature Of Manifestation
2016-03-13 05:35
In  "The Hindu" yesterday, there appeared an article on one of the key aspect of the Krishna consciousness, which is his role as "The architect of Maya". Throughout Bhagavad P… Read More
Time Does Not Exist
2016-03-06 13:15
Think deeply for a moment and meditate on the following three quotes from science and spiritual teachings:“It is utterly beyond our power to measure the changes of things by time. Quit… Read More
Launching To The Highest Goal
2016-03-03 07:38
"Take the Upanishad as the bow, the great weapon and place upon it the arrow sharpened by meditation. Then, having drawn it back with a mind directed to the thought of Brahman, strike that m… Read More
Love Dimension Of Time
2016-02-19 09:04
After my last post, the world celebrated "Valentine Day" which no doubt has become a farce with a very heavy accent on the commercial dimension rather than on being a true celebration of aut… Read More

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