How to Increase Inner Strength and Higher Understanding
In life, we all have certain dreams, goals, and aspirations that we put every ounce of energy into accomplishing. We are not, however, always successful in those efforts; many times, we fail. And we are never taught how to handle failure in life; our teachers, mentors, peers, and role models always teach us to get ahead, become successful, manage our…Read More >
Grow Through What You Go Through
When something good happens in your life, such as receiving a promotion or getting engaged, what do you do in those situations? Maybe you get excited, dance, and tell everyone the good news. But on the contrary, what do you do when you receive some bad news? What if you didn't get the promotion you were looking for or…Read More >
Cultivate the Virtue of Gratitude
The poet Mirza Ghalib wrote, "I have a thousand desires, all worth dying for. Many of them have been fulfilled, yet they are not nearly enough." The substance expressed in these lines is not ordinary. It expresses the feelings of dissatisfaction and lack of contentment. "A thousand desires, all worth dying for." A human being has endless desires. He tries…Read More >
Can We Comprehend God in His Saguna (formed) State?
We must remember that the Nirguna (formless state of God) is yet comprehensible, but not the Saguna (form) one! Saint Tulsidas writes in the Ram Charit Manas – "Nirguna roop sulabh ati saguna janne nahi koi" – that the formless state of God, which is the brilliant light, is easy to identify. There is no ambiguity in it at all.…Read More >