Wisdom

Respect for Others Brings Peace and Harmony

By Gayatri A | November 28, 2016

The Christmas season is that time of year when we especially cherish peace and goodwill. Peace in the world, in our communities, in our relationships and in our hearts. Great spiritual teachers tell us that the peace we long for is based upon developing the qualities of respect and tolerance. Cultivating these spiritual qualities mean that more than just being a time or …

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Balance your Life!

By Gayatri A | September 13, 2016

Do we work to live or live to work? An international study revealed that people in all income groups, age groups and nationalities are working longer and harder to maintain their incomes and keep their jobs. In other words, people are living to work harder. Ninety-eight percent of the respondents in the study even felt …

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The Goodness Finder

By Gayatri A | September 13, 2016

There once was a king who had two sons. As the king was nearing the end of his life, he had to decide which of his sons was truly noble and would be the most benevolent caretaker of his people, ruling the kingdom when he was gone. He called his first son and asked him …

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Successfully Travel the Path of Life through Yoga

By Gayatri A | September 12, 2016

Our journey through life can be compared to traveling through a vast and varied landscape full of all kinds of wonders, enjoyment, dangers, suffering, heartache, light and darkness clear and cloudy skies.  On our journey through life we come across many different people and other living entities, all kinds of landscapes, experiences, challenges, fearful situations, …

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The Yoga of Happiness by Caitanya das

By Gayatri A | July 30, 2016

So I’d like to talk a little bit about happiness, our search for happiness. We all strive for happiness in this life. But what we consider happiness varies as we age, it varies with what drives us, and our personal likes and dislikes. Of course, as with everything, Psychologists have done studies, and they say …

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Within Time, Beyond Time – The Journey of the Soul

By Madya Lila | April 23, 2016

  From the time of our birth we are chased by time. The saying “Time is money” has 2 meanings.The meaning of that phrase for someone who is operating “Within Time” is, “Why I am wasting time when I could be making money?” But there is a different meaning for a person who is endeavouring …

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Does Money Buy Happiness?

By Madya Lila | February 23, 2016

  Question: I grew up in a relatively poor family and I always envied the movie stars I watched on TV and read about who got whatever they wanted, traveled anywhere in the world, and ate at the best restaurants. I was certain living that lifestyle would make me happy. I worked day and night and …

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Inspiring Words

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  Truth is recognized wherever it is found, in all languages and all cultures… Here are a selection of our favorite insights from cultures and saints around the world – all concise and eloquently spoken. Keep checking this page because we’ll add more as we come across them. Namaste. Insights from Jesus (from the Holy …

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A Spiritual Overview for Martial Arts

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  “Shaolin Kung Fu” is quite a common term in today’s martial arts circles. Unfortunately however, it is nearly always taken to be solely a fighting system and little importance is placed on the spiritual aspect. This may be because so little knowledge has been available on the subject. Many movies have been made and …

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Mother Earth

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  The Greek word Gaia and the Sanskrit word Gau both refer to the earth and to the cow. This pairing of cow and earth in linguistics or folk culture is found in other places too, including Persia, Scandinavia and Japan. These are not such trivial conjunctions. Consider the qualities of a cow, and those …

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