Sacred Texts

The Real You

The Real You

Mullah Nasiruddin once visited Baghdad. The big and famous city was brimming with traders and visitors from nearby places. Fearing...

Death: Compulsory eviction

Death: Compulsory eviction

If all the stages through which a person will have to pass, death is the most certain. Everyone who is...

Jesus praised children

Jesus praised children

Have you wondered at Jesus’ answer to the religious authorities of the temple who heard children worship Jesus with praise...

Jesus is our peace

Jesus is our peace

Jesus brings peace “through his sacrifice on the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity” (Eph. 2:16). The wayward life...

The realistic approach

The realistic approach

According to religious traditions, God created the human being and settled him in Paradise. But after some time, man committed...

The silent discourse

The silent discourse

The serene and blissful presence of a great master fills the heart with divine joy. Such souls have an energised...

Evidence of peace and joy

Evidence of peace and joy

The followers of Jesus must live lives flowing with peace and joy, which can be passed on to others. Peter,...

Goodness in every situation

Goodness in every situation

Strange are the ways ofa believer, for there is good for him in every situation. And this is not true...

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...

Love of God is the way of life

Love of God is the way of life

Devotees would often come to Sri Ramakrishna to seek spiritual advice.  They would often lament that they don’t feel a...

Do not break a person’s heart

Do not break a person’s heart

The petal of a flower and the feather of a bird are incredibly beautiful, but at the same time both...

Power of moment that transforms

Power of moment that transforms

Who knew that among the numerous horrific casteist and racist killings the words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” would...

When Less is More

When Less is More

A true master of men is he who has first mastered himself. This state of total control over our own...

Abstaining from baseness

Abstaining from baseness

A believer makes mistakes but does not stoop to baseness. Mistakes are often made in sudden fits of emotion, but,...

Enjoy pleasure of life

Enjoy pleasure of life

The world is a gift from God and we are recipients. A gift is not the object given, as such....