Sacred Texts

The Priest and Mary

The Priest and Mary

The birth of Jesus Christ teaches us to remain open to learning and obeying God’s purposes for our life. We...

An observation

An observation

During one of my journeys to America, I was invited to stay with a Muslim couple. The wife had been...

How can I find happiness?

How can I find happiness?

Mullah Naseeruddin once met a dejected man by the roadside. He befriended the man and then asked the cause of...

Our merciful God

Our merciful God

What would you choose if you were asked to describe yourself to a group of people with just one word?...

A family problem

A family problem

There is a problem in almost every joint family between a mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law. But this is not a...

Sadhu avagya: Insulting a Sadhu

Sadhu avagya: Insulting a Sadhu

A sadhu may or may not wear saffron. Any one who has ‘sadhutva’ is a sadhu. Sadhutva is a set...

A muzzle for the mouth

A muzzle for the mouth

We should often pray to God, just like king David did, “I will watch my ways and keep my tongue...

The joint family

The joint family

After marriage, the first question that most often comes to mind is whether to opt for living in a joint...

A saint’s holy presence

A saint’s holy presence

It is the experience of many, that when one is in the proximity of a saint one can easily turn...

Counting on God’s forgiveness

Counting on God’s forgiveness

Christian marriages are now under attack like never before. Many couples day after day grow discouraged, tempted and despairing. And...

Difference  between parents and in-law homes

Difference between parents and in-law homes

Having a blood relationship makes it easy for people to love one another. And this is particularly true of parents...

The lotus and the bumblebee

The lotus and the bumblebee

A man holding a hot gold brick in his hands, is screaming in agony. His Guru commands, “drop it ,drop...

The ultimate blessing

The ultimate blessing

John could not stop thinking about what he had done. He desperately needed money to pay pending bills and had...

The secret of success

The secret of success

As is the custom in the eastern world, after marriage, women leave their parent’s home and live with their husband’s...

Ravan as depicted in Angkor Watt

Ravan as depicted in Angkor Watt

While visiting the 12th century old temple Angkor Watt in Cambodia, I came across an amazing statue of Ravan with...