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Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 1)

Music has been an essential part of my life since the end of the 80s.



The adventure began during the second of my four years of studying electrical engineering at Université Laval in Québec City. Through various friends and contacts I reconnected with progressive rock, a form of music to which I had already been exposed to in my youth thanks to my older brothers and sisters. Hearing the music of bands such as Yes, Rush, Genesis, and King… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 17, 2009 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Sunday game

How many Om symbols can you find in the Ganesha image?




There are more than a dozen OMs of all sizes, including inverted and mirror images.
How many could you find?
I don't have the answer myself ,please write how many you find

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Worry

Worrying Doesn't reduce yesterday's problems.it will reduce today's strength also.if u have to think ,think gud things.
Swami Vivekananda

Added by amit agarwal on May 17, 2009 at 7:41am — No Comments

The world will always be like this

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes





Don't expect the whole world to be enlightened one day. It would be like walking into a Detroit automobile factory and seeing only finished cars. If the factory were full of finished cars, it would no longer be a factory; it would become a showroom. Likewise, you wouldn't go to a university and say, "When will the only people here be degree holders?"



The universe itself is a university. People come as students; they study and learn. A… Continue

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Krishna helps those who help themselves

Hare Krishna Prabhujis and Mathajis,



Please accept our humble pranams. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and Gurudev.



In Srimad-Bhagavatam the material world is compared to a great ocean. Within this material universe there are millions and billions of planets floating in space, and we can just imagine how many Atlantic and Pacific oceans are there. In fact, the whole material universe is linked to a great ocean of misery, an ocean of birth and death. In order to cross this… Continue

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(09.05.16) UPANISHAD

The Upanishads are summits of thought on mankind and the universe, designed to push human ideas to their very limit and beyond. They give us both spiritual vision and philosophical argument, and it is by a strictly personal effort that one can reach the truth.

The term 'Upanishad' literally means, "sitting down near" or "sitting close to", and implies listening closely to the mystic doctrines of a guru or a spiritual teacher, who has cognized the fundamental truths of the… Continue

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Never quit God

NEVER QUIT



One day I decided to quit. I quit my job, my relationship, spirituality.

I wanted to quit my life.

I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. "God", I said. "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?"



His answer surprised me...."Look around", He said. "Do you see the fern and the bamboo?" "Yes", I replied. "When I planted the fern and the bamboo seeds, I took very good care of them. I gave them light. I gave them water. The fern quickly… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 16, 2009 at 5:54am — No Comments

Why do we get angry

what is anger

Added by amit agarwal on May 15, 2009 at 5:14am — No Comments

Instructions for life

WebGroup: Pravs World



Inspiring people across 120 countries everyday





Instructions For Life





§ Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.



§ Memorize your favorite poem.



§ Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.



§ When you say, “I love you”, mean it.



§ When you say, “I’m sorry”, look the person in the eye.





§ Be engaged at least six months before you… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 15, 2009 at 4:57am — No Comments

Way to karma yoga

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes



CLEAN MONEY -



Don't work thinking only of your salary. If God is satisfied with your work, He will give you plenty. You will get your salary, and more, from many other sources. Think of your job as an opportunity to serve, not just an opportunity to make money. If you work with that serviceful attitude, then whatever you make will be clean money, well-earned money that will certainly bring health and happiness to you. It's not how much money… Continue

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Question answer session between Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji and his followers

Ask Brilliant Qs and take only one-liners!



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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Daily Sutras and Knowledge Sheets wroteon May 11, 2009 at 7:23pm



Guruji: Shoot brilliant questions and take only one liners! (laughter)



Q1: Where do thoughts come… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 15, 2009 at 4:18am — 1 Comment

(09.05.14) KARMA

The ancient Hindu concept of Karma



Karma is a useful concept developed in India by the Hindus and it can be explained in at least six different equivalent descriptions, as follows:



1. You have a higher self. You might call it a conscience, which is aware of any inequalities, or any short cuts taken by your lower self. The higher self keeps track of all these "tricks" and as they accumulate, they become a reverse driving factor, played by the higher self back down to… Continue

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 14, 2009 at 6:08pm — 2 Comments

FREE CONFERENCE CALL about divine Knowledge from India and Infos about a very special Powerjourney with Bharati

Hi and Namaste from India



We had a very nice conference call last Tuesday 5/5/09. We would like to send you a summary of that call and inform you about the next Conference call where EVERYBODY can dial in, also those who don’t travel with the group to India.

The next call will be manly about divine Knowledge, Miracles and Angel-Energies.





Here is the summery of the last call for you



This last call was about the power journey to India:

The main… Continue

Added by Bharati on May 14, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

(09.05.13) Puja



Puja
is a sacred practice that Hindu people perform on different occasions to worship, pray or show respect to their deities. Puja is considered as an act of showing reverence to the almighty through invocations, prayers (mantra, slokas), songs (bhajans), and rituals. According to Hinduism, Pooja makes a spiritual connection between the deity and the devotee.…





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Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 14, 2009 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

The quickest way

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes



Question: What is the surest, safest and quickest way to God-realization?



Sri Gurudev: The surest, safest and quickest way is to realize that God is working through you. The moment you realize that, you have realized already. Know that you are just an instrument in the hands of God. It's a fact. I wouldn't even say that you give yourself into the hands of God. Who are you to give? You are already His instrument. Just know that.



OM… Continue

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Constantly winning is not important

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes



Life is a sport. Everything that you do is a game. Play each game well. Don't worry about competing; just play your best. And don't always look to win. Constantly winning is boring. Treat everything as equal: victory and failure, profit and loss. Enjoy them both. If you win a thousand dollars, say, "Great! I won a thousand dollars." if you lose a thousand dollars, say, "Look at that! I lost a thousand dollars. Great!" That way, even if you lose a… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 14, 2009 at 5:35am — No Comments

All physical beings are connected to eachother by soul

Butterfly Effect



Post #1Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Daily Sutras and Knowledge Sheets



"You know, what is unseen is much more than what is seen. Now

scientists are coming up with this theory about parallel universes and

dark matter, dark energy. If you look at this room and everyone," his

gestured toward the walls and the 600 satsangees, "what you cannot see

is 100 times more than what you can see. That's dark energy, dark

matter. It's not dark because… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 12, 2009 at 4:42pm — No Comments

God is honoring you

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes



Question: How can a devotee honor God?



Sri Gurudev: The Lord doesn't look for your honor. If you want to honor God, make Him happy by expressing His image, that part of God that is functioning in you. Put yourself into His hands. As the Bhagavad Gita proclaims, "Whatever you do, whatever you enjoy, whatever penance you perform, in essence everything that you think, speak or do, do it as an offering to God." Sri Krishna tells Arjuna, "Do it… Continue

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Reality of life

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Daily Sutras and Knowledge Sheets Often when U are happy U feel life is a dream because U do not believe in the reality of it. When there is misery U feel life is a burden and U take trivial things very seriously…..But when one goes through pleasure & realizes that pleasure is a burden & undergoes misery thoroughly & realizes that life is a dream, a joke; one becomes calm!.....When U see life is dream, a burden or a joke only then can U be centered

Added by amit agarwal on May 12, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

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