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You are what you think

You are what you think. Remember that. If your thoughts are impure, then your body is sick, your mind is sick, your life is sick. You may have all kinds of medicine around your house, hundreds of doctors to take care of you; but they cannot help you if you are poisoning your system with wrong thoughts. As you think, so you become. Thoughts are very important.OM Shanthi, Shanthi, Shanthi
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Karmas

When someone blames you, what do you usually do? Blame them back or you put up resistance in yourself. When someone blames you, they actually take away some negative karma from you. If you understand this and don't be stiff instead feel happy about it, then the resistance drops. "Oh, good! That person is blaming me. Good! Something is going away." When you drop the resistance, your karma goes away!
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Peace is God

Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesIn the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna says, "Think of Me always." When He says, "Think of Me," it should be taken as, "Think of God," because it is God who speaks in the name of Krishna. So "Think of God;" but how can you think of God without knowing what God is? We don't know what God is. All that we know about God is not really God. We only think in terms of what we have heard or read or assumed. In yogic understanding, what is God? Peace. Peace is God. So think of p
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Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesIn essence we are one, but in nonsense we are many. We need essence and nonsense. Life is for fun; otherwise God could have just created everyone alike with the same thoughts. Everything is God's Will. Nothing happens without His Will. He allows this chaos. Why? He must have thought, "Only by this chaotic situation will they really thirst for peace. Then, if I give them peace, they will really relish it."That is why we are looking for peace. We have had enough of f
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Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesOnce a young man went to Sri Ramakrishna and said, "Sir, I want to see God right away."Sri Ramakrishna said, "Before you see God we will go to the Ganges so you can take a bath." He took the young man to the Ganges and said, "All right, dip." But when he dipped into the water, Sri Ramakrishna held him under, Immediately the devotee started fighting for his breath. When the saint realized that he would not be able to stay under the water any longer, he let him up.As
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The Place of Nothingness

"Be still and know that I am God" (Psalm 46:10)Do you find yourself in a place of nothingness? There is a time and place in our walk with God in which He sets us in a place of isolation and waiting. It is a place in which all past experiences are of no value. It is a time of such stillness that it can disturb the most faithful if we do not understand that He is the one who has brought us to this place for only a season. It is as if God has placed a wall around us. No new opportunities - simply i
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My DAY of Birth

I would like to take this moment to thank my parents for making this day possible! It was from their love for each other that I was created and their guidance that I have survived as a pup in den of wolves.For all of the sacrifices they made on my behalf - may they receive blessings!For the love they gave without measure - may they receive endless LOVE and compassion back!For the lessons they provided in their :: lead by example role model - may each have peace in their heart, as they did a wond
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Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotQuestion: If we have faith in God, do we need medicine when we are sick?Sri Gurudev: Medicine is also a gift from God. Prayer, medicine, and certain dietetic discipline could all be used at the same time. Even food is a kind of medicine for the pain of hunger. Do you say that if you believe in prayer, then you should not feel hunger? No. If you eat to relieve hunger, you can also take advantage of medical science when necessary. We can use all the things God has give
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The following is one of my favourite quotes from the writings of Alfred D Souza." For a long time it had seemed to me that my life was about to begin - Real Life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business. Time still to be served. A debt to be paid. Then life would begin.At last it dawned on me that these obstacles WERE MY LIFE."(My emphases)The truth is that satisfaction often comes to us spontaneously, when we least expect it.
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Becoming a Spiritual Being by Wayne Dyer

Posted by Christopher OV StaffBecoming a spiritual being is synonymous with becoming a miracle worker and knowing the bliss of real magic. The differences between people who are non-spiritual, or "physical only", and those whom I call spiritual beings are dramatic.I use the terms spiritual and non-spiritual in the sense that a spiritual being has a conscious awareness of both the physical and the invisible dimension, while the non-spiritual being is only aware of the physical domain. Neither cat
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Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesONE DAY THAT GREATNESS WILL LEAP FORWARD IN YOUTraining the mind is worth doing at any cost. It's extremely difficult. That's why we don't see very many saints. If it were that easy, there would be thousands. How many saints have there been like that? You can easily count them.DDon't be discouraged; don't think that you shouldn't try for it. How do you know that you are not going to be a Buddha? How do you know that there is no Christhood or no Buddhahood in you? O
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Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesNever give up. Know that your spiritual goal is something great. You have fallen down from the summit, and you are on your way back up. It is greater even than climbing Mount Everest. As soon as the climbers get to the peak of Everest, they have to go down again. They never rest. But with the spiritual climb, once you get there you rest there forever.This is the highest peak. Just go on, steadily climbing. If you get tired, if you see some dense clouds coming, if t
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meera has sent you a message on Osho BlissRemember,only thatwhich you can take with youwhen you leave the bodyis important.That means, except meditation,nothing is important.Except awareness,nothing is important,because only awarenesscannot be taken away by death.Everything else will be snatched away, because everything elsecomes from without.Only awareness wells up within.That cannot be taken away.And the shadows of awareness- compassion, love -they cannot be taken away.They are intrinsic parts
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Make your smile cheaper

A research done in England found that a baby smiles 400 times a day, an adolescent 17 times and an adult doesn’t smile at all! The more successful one keeps a very stiff face. Is roughness a sign of success? Is being stressed a sign of prosperity, growth or dignity?You should smile more. Every day, every morning, look at the mirror and give a good smile to yourself. You know what happens when you smile? All the muscles in your face get relaxed. The nerves in your brain get relaxation, and you ge
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It is the attitude

Sri Swami Satchidananda's NotesWho is the real slave? It's not just a person who is purchased by another. If you buy a person and let him work for you, you call him a slave, is it not so? In that sense everyone who works for money is a slave: "Monthly I give you this much money; you work for me." Everybody who works for a reward is a slave, no matter how high his or her position. It is the attitude that makes a real slave. Even the people we normally think of as slaves are actually free people i
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(The Wheel of Becoming - Symbolic Representation of Saṃsāra in Tibetan Buddhism)

Poligraf's first album is entitled "Samsara." Traditionally, the term refers to the Buddhist concept of the cycle of birth and death in which all beings in the universe take part and which can be escaped only through enlightenment. Personally, I agree with the view that it is rather that very same process of enlightenment, in which ups and downs are in fact the appearance of constant motion towards spiritual growth.
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What i am doing it for

Sri Swami Satchidananda'sJust be happy, have fun, enjoy life and don't get caught. When I say, "don't get caught," I am not talking about someone else catching you. I am talking about your own mind. Choose the kind of fun that won't bind you. If a certain kind of fun will bring you unhappiness later on, then it's not fun at all. Our goal is unending joy.Sometimes people think that to be a spiritual seeker or a good, religious person means being always very serious. They think that such a person
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(09.05.22) FESTIVAL

It's been said often enough that Hindus celebrate everything. So they do. The birth of gods, death of asuras, victory of the gods, marriage of the gods, the new year, new months, full moons, new moons, harvests, birthdays, initiations, marriages, deaths, anniversaries - you name the event, and it is reason for music, dance, processions, and what have you.Apart from the universally celebrated festivals like Dussehra, Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi, there are others that are observed in specific comm
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The wisdom of human life

Ekta Bathija (New York, NY) wroteon August 23, 2008 at 12:18amThe next sutra is Tasya Hethuravidya, which means “thinking that these causes are yours is ignorance”. What is the way out of ignorance? The only way is definite knowledge in the mind that your body is constantly changing. You must know that you are not the body, you are the self. You are imperishable, untouched and untainted by the probabilities of the world. Every particle in this body is changing. The mind is changing. The world is
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