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Truth and Religion – Part 2 (Final)

The same applies to that Christian philosophy propounded by the so-called ministers of the present day who preach that salvation can be won only […]

Truth and Religion – Part 1

Truth has nothing in the least to do with religion. It stands far, far beyond religion’s limited and barren dictates and doctrines. Truth lies […]

Act on principles than rituals

“Even as the mind cannot be freed of bindings by mere physical renunciation, so the heart […]

“The lovers of God do not pay heed to ritualistic books”

Gajwani interrupted, saying that understanding derived through reading is vague and later on becomes confusing. Therefore, he had stopped reading books on spiritual subjects.

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Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Critical and creative thinking balances mind and heart

The transition from external conformity (shariat, or karmakanda) to the life of inner realities (tariqat, or adhyatma-marga) involves two steps:

(1) freeing the mind […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Need for putting theory into practice

When a person gives up uncritically accepted dogmas and creeds in favor of views and doctrines to which he has devoted thought, there is […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Dogmas and creeds often harmful

Dogmas and creeds generally, however, are as much a source of evil as of good, because in them the guiding vision is clouded owing […]

Qualifications of the Aspirant: Entering into the Realities of Inner Life — Dogmas and creeds

Sometimes even a wrong view, which is held with fervor, may indirectly invite an experience that opens the gates to spiritual life. Even at […]

Rituals and Ceremonies

The diverse rituals and ceremonies of different religions and cults are intended to release divine love, but they mostly bind the soul to the […]

20130703 – The path to higher consciousness and the limited ego- Part 3 (Final)

The ego persists to the last. Not until all the six out of the seven principal states on the path are traversed, […]