Sacred Texts

Mutuality of love and respect

Mutuality of love and respect

Sonia and Sam, like all young lovers, with a dream to establish an ideal home, and be ‘salt and light’...

About life management

About life management

Examining an action by an ideal standard is not a wise thing. Wisdom lies in examining things in the light...

Q &A by Swami Chidananda: III

Q &A by Swami Chidananda: III

Q: If there is an impartial God, why does he dole out miseries to some and luxuries to others? A:...

Whom are you seeking?

Whom are you seeking?

Jesus asked the disciples of John, who started following him when John pointed to Jesus as the Messiah whom they...

Dates on a calendar

Dates on a calendar

Someone has rightly said, “A day you have lived fully was your day. All other days are simply dates on...

Ahimsa in Hinduism

Ahimsa in Hinduism

‘Ahimsa Paramodharma’. Yes, sure it is. But, what exactly does it imply? A sad misunderstanding of our scriptures has led...

Jesus transformed Rita

Jesus transformed Rita

Jesus transformed Dr Rita James’ life. Here is her story; “Born in a devoutly religious family, reciting scriptures and prayers...

A dangerous attribute

A dangerous attribute

If you fail to immediately correct a wrong way of behaving, it is very possible that you will develop a...

Q&A by Swami Chidananda: II

Q&A by Swami Chidananda: II

Q: Why are a lot of Hindu gurus concentrating on teaching abroad while they advise youth to practice their expertise...

Jesus heals a withered hand

Jesus heals a withered hand

When Jesus healed the man with the withered hand on Sabbath (Luke 6), He communicated to religious leaders that there...

Self-confidence

Self-confidence

Self-confidence is a sign that you are still alive, and lack of it is a sign of death. But self-confidence...

Q&A by Swami Chinmayananda: I

Q&A by Swami Chinmayananda: I

Q: What norm should people set for themselves when greed itself is the common norm today.? A: Just as we...

Jesus transformed Tejal

Jesus transformed Tejal

Jesus transforms lives to love God and all of God’s creation. Here is Tejal’s story. She was raised in a...

Real worship leads mankind to peace

Real worship leads mankind to peace

According to the Quran, worship of God controls one’s character. In Chapter Al-Ankaboot, the Quran says: ‘Surely prayer restrains one...

True sanyasis

True sanyasis

Ramana Maharishi was known for his friendly co-existence with animals and birds who fearlessly neared him, even lapping up food...