Introversion (self-observation) strengthens the self. Just as a tortoise withdraws from the external environment after its work is done, we too need to find time for ourselves.
In the middle of the activity of the day, we need to make time to look within and find the beauty that is hidden there. When we do this as a practice it brings a positive experience that strengthens the self. We need to give ourselves a little time everyday at regular intervals. During this time, we need to look… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 18, 2011 at 4:52am —
The way to accumulate the account of blessings is to remain content and make others content.
While you are doing something, check if there is any limited desire for name or fame. The instant fruit of the service that you do is that you are happy, it is not what you get later that is important. So check how much you are experiencing this fruit and remaining content. Whatever you are doing for yourself or for others throughout the day, make sure that you are enjoying it. When you start… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 17, 2011 at 7:16am —
You can always be successful when there is a desire to serve others.
At the end of each day, check if you have done anything for others. Also check if there is any consciousness of 'I' in all the things that you do for others. When there is even the slightest trace of a desire for benefit for yourself you cannot experience either contentment or success. Each day take up at least one thing that would bring benefit to others, irrespective of whether it will get you anything or not. When you… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 16, 2011 at 7:45am —
Be fluid like water and adapt your nature to your surroundings.
Your practice is not to resist. Instead of forcing things to be the way you want them to be, go with the flow.
Added by amit agarwal on September 15, 2011 at 8:23am —
Instead of identifying yourself as a body, identify yourself as a soul, a subtle (non-physical) star without any physical form and dimensions, a point source of light energy and consciousness. Whatever you do or say, it is you, the soul, who is performing that action through the body. The soul is like a driver and the body is the car. To be in complete control, the driver has to sit in the place where he has access to the controls and also can collect all the necessary information to make… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 13, 2011 at 8:25am —
Lifes blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm
Added by amit agarwal on September 11, 2011 at 7:28pm —
We want that deep sensual unconditional love from our partners...
Posted by Carolyn Schultz OV Visionary
We have a number of soul mates in every lifetime. Some times we are parent and child sometimes we are spouses’, siblings, best friends, or worst enemies...etc... Other times we are strangers searching for the one. When we all feel this connection it is often confused with the love we are looking for in this life. As the divorce rate grows we align ourselves to moving faster… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on October 2, 2009 at 12:13pm —
Intuitive Guidance ---- Nurturing Mind Body and Spirit
Strengthening our intuitive abilities and being aware of our surroundings allow us to recognize lucrative opportunities and make beneficial decisions. While our intuition speaks to us spontaneously, we can learn to use it as a tool for growth if we instead learn to access it on demand. Making time to clear our mental and spiritual channels and tune in to our inner wisdom gives us a heightened sense of clarity that can enhance every… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 26, 2009 at 4:49am —
After a small set of meditation towards the inner soul.....
A grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt.............
He said, " I feel as if i have two wolves fighting in my heart. "
One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the
loving, compassionate one . "
The grandson asked him , " which wolf will win the fight in your heart ? "
The grandfather answered , " THE ONE I FEED "
I do… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on August 26, 2009 at 3:14pm —
Moving across the path of life if you have time to peep around and see that people are getting more and more involved into the spiritual path, but do we need to forget what is there with us and search for something that is yet to be discovered?
Moving with the pace of life today i got an opportunity to visit an OLD AGE home and my heart was in tears to see the souls from various aspects of caste and culture clubbed together under the same roof, thrown away as rotten carcass. The eyes… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on August 18, 2009 at 5:20am —
Here is a very interesting conversation with God. It is very inspiring and motivating as well...
Me: Tell me, why has life become complicated now?
God : Stop analyzing life. Just live it. Analysis is what makes it complicated.
Me: why are we then constantly unhappy?
God :]Your today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday.You are worrying because you are analyzing. Worrying has become your habit. That's why you are not… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on August 4, 2009 at 4:50am —
Here;s a beautiful story on People's reactions while Angry : ENjoy reading :
A saint asked his disciples, 'Why do we shout in anger? Why do people shout
at each other when they are upset?'
Disciples thought for a while, one of them said, 'Because we lose our calm,
we shout for that.'
'But, why to shout when the other person is just next to you?' asked the saint. 'Isn't it possible to speak to him or her with a soft voice? Why do… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on July 28, 2009 at 3:34pm —
Stories for Children- Walk the talk
Radhe Krishna To all,
There once was a boy who loved eating sweets. He always asked for sweets from his father. His father was a poor man. He could not always afford sweets for his son. But the little boy did not understand this, and demanded sweets all the time.
The boy's father thought hard about how to stop the child asking for so many sweets. There was a very holy man living nearby at that time. The boy's father had an… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on July 22, 2009 at 12:28pm —
AstroSage.com Vedic Astrology
There will be a complete Solar Eclipse on 22nd July 2009. According to Hindu date it will be on Shravan month Krishna paksha (dark half) 30, Wednesday, Samvat 2066. This eclipse will be visible throughout India. According to Indian Standard Time, Solar Eclipse will be seen between 5:31 AM to 7:25 AM. This eclipse will be on Pushya Nakshatra and Cancer Sign (Karka Rashi).
Eclipses are of four types - total, annular, hybrid and… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on July 12, 2009 at 3:47am —
Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes
TRAIN YOUR EYES TO SEE THE BRIGHT SIDE OF EVERYTHING
"As you think, so you become."
Think well, you will be well. Think ill, you will be ill. It's all your thought. Sometimes you might not be thinking ill of yourself, but you are thinking ill of others. chat is still thinking ill. Whether it is about you or somebody else, that is what you are thinking. When you think of that, you will become that. That is why we say, "See no evil, hear no… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on July 12, 2009 at 3:31am —
There is a sanskrit saying" Mana eva manushyanam karanam bandha mokshayoho " As the mind ,so the man ;bondage or liberation are in ur mind.if u feel bound,you are bound.if u feel liberated,you are liberated.Things outside neither bind nor,liberate,only your attitude towards them does that.
source -Yoga sutras of Patnjali by Swami Satchidananda
Added by amit agarwal on July 12, 2009 at 3:26am —
Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes
THEN YOU WILL REALIZE YOUR OWN TRUE NATURE
Know that you are already liberated. You are never bound. Thinking that you are bound is ignorance. As the pure Self, you are never bound. The true Self is eternally pure, unchanging, immortal, never tainted by anything. It is always peaceful. But you don't see your true Self, you see the image of your true Self on the mirror of the mind. So when the mind gets tossed, the image is disturbed. The image… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on June 28, 2009 at 6:28am —
Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes
WHAT IS HEAVEN? -
Heaven is a place where love and nothing but love flows. Real, cosmic, universal love. People love each other as they love themselves. They love the animals, the plants, all the things around them. They even love their trash cans. That's what heaven is. Everyone living as one big family with no "mine" and "yours," only "ours." It's God's home and everyone feels that they are children of that home. Everything is… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on June 25, 2009 at 4:59am —
RajaYogi BK Karunaji
Really very interesting story,
WHEN A LIZARD CAN, WHY CAN'T WE?
This is a true story that happened in Japan.
In order to renovate the house, a man teared open the walls since Japanese houses have a hollow space between the wooden walls.
Behind one of the walls, he found lizard stuck to the inner wall because a nail was hammered into one of its feet from the outside.
Seeing it he felt… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on June 24, 2009 at 4:43am —
If there is anything that you dislike about yourself – your body, your mind or your feelings – it is time to clear away that old baggage once and for all.
Tell yourself a totally positive thought, such as:
“I love everything about my body.”
Then, listen for the inner voice of self-criticism to step in and say things like, “except for my weight,” “except for my unmanageable hair,” and so on.
The point of the exercise is to identify opinions and beliefs… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on June 21, 2009 at 1:01pm —