Machine and the Operator

The one who has realised God feels: I’m the machine,  and Thou, O Lord the Operator. I am the house and Thou art the dweller. I am the chariot and Thou art the Driver. I move as Thou movest me; I speak as Thou makest me speak.  –  Sri Ramakrishna. Hello friends, a very warmContinue reading “Machine and the Operator”

God Save the World.

“Yada yada hi dharmasya glanirbhabati bharata, abhyutthanam adharmsya tadatmanam srijamyaham, paritranai sadhunam vinashay cha dushkritam, dharmasangsthapanarthay, sambhamami yugey yugey.” Bhagwad Geeta These are the very words of Lord Krishna to Arjuna during the epic war of Maha Bharata, faught between Pandavas and Kauravas, which is collected in the holy book, Geeta. The book is inContinue reading “God Save the World.”

Worshipping Lord Shiva

Featured photo: “Ardhnarishwar” painting by my daughter) Today is the auspicious day of Maha Shiva Ratri, to commemorate the marriage of Lord Shiva( the God of Gods) with the Goddess Parvati. In fact, both are depicted as Ardhanariswar(one half Lord Shiva and other half Goddess Parviti). It symbolizes that both male and female are incompleteContinue reading “Worshipping Lord Shiva”

The Discovery

To drink pure water from a shallow pond, one should gently take the water from the surface without disturbing it in the least…..If you desire to be pure, have firm faith and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. —–Sri Ramakrishna. Hello friends, the endlessContinue reading “The Discovery”

Morning Shows the Day or….

Painting courtesy: Riya, a birthday gift to me. Hello friends, we all have heard that morning shows the day but it was proved literally wrong in my case. Today when I got up in the morning about 7.45 am (it was the weekend afterall), there was no sign of bright sun trickling in. I apprehensivelyContinue reading “Morning Shows the Day or….”

The Intent of life: realising the self

Immerse your mind in holy waters of viveka(the right understanding, consciousness ), so that vices like fear, anxiety, aversion, jealousy and hatred could be washed away. Hello friends, in the current atmosphere of incessant scare posed by the pandemic, the anxiety has become our constant companion. As far as my experience indicates that more IContinue reading “The Intent of life: realising the self”

The Food for the Soul

Hello friends, I greet you all with photos of fresh and colourful flowers and the picture credit goes to Riya, my daughter! When one is reading a novel and the impression of few quotes in them, remains etched in the heart, what one should do? In my case I decided to share it with you.Continue reading “The Food for the Soul”

The Elevation of Mind

“It is not necessary to worship inside the temple every day. Gopura Darshanam will itself elevate the mind ” – Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati. Hello friends, whatever faith we happen to follow, visiting the place of worship whether a temple, church, gurudwara or a mosque, it provides us with a sense of peace and happiness. InContinue reading “The Elevation of Mind”

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