Success

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The Sage does not talk, the Talented Ones talk, and the stupid ones argue. – Kung Tingan Though the numbers are proportionally few, many thousands of us have, through discipline and persistence, arrived at a view of our lives that is open, clear, and detached. In this new space we have lightness, an ease in… Read more »

Facing Weaknesses

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We have all been enchanted with getting high, having a free awareness, and so we have tried to repress or deny lows when our awareness once again gets caught in this or that. We love the illusion of being high but are afraid of coming down. As your journey proceeds, you realize that you can’t… Read more »

How to Use a Mala

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A mala is a string of beads, used to chant the names of God. It’s the same thing as prayer beads, or a rosary. A Hindu mala typically has either 108 beads (108 being considered a sacred number in Hinduism) or 27 beads (which is one-fourth of 108). In addition to the 108 or 27… Read more »

See Everything as the Mother

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At one point Maharaji said, “See everything as the Mother and you will know God.” What was he talking about, seeing your mother in everything? We Westerners have our share of relationship complexities with our mothers, with interpretations galore courtesy of Dr. Freud. The view of the mother in India is different. The country is… Read more »