Sacred Texts

Let Christ-like  attitude govern us

Let Christ-like attitude govern us

Joseph complained about the verbal and behavioural daggers he encountered to his friend. In return, he expected words of sympathy....

The inner wars

The inner wars

In the kingdom of the human body, five rebellious generals have conspired. Lust, Anger, Desire, Attachment, and Self – want...

Upavaas,  self discipline

Upavaas, self discipline

Upavaas, does not mean starving the body, nor does it mean dieting.  Diet alterations are taken up by people for...

Overcome evil with good

Overcome evil with good

Joanna is determined to overcome evil with good. The source of her strength is her personal relationship with Christ Jesus...

No more enemies

No more enemies

In 1704 AD, the Mughal army reached a military alliance with Rajas of Shivalik hill kingdoms around the Anandgarh Fort....

Providing is not parenting

Providing is not parenting

Most parents today are busy providing, not parenting. The inculcating of obedience and discipline in children is a major part...

Refinement into Christlikeness

Refinement into Christlikeness

Sadhana has learned, by God’s grace, that the tough times she faced had a refining effect. And refining takes time. ...

The Bishop-Mayors

The Bishop-Mayors

In 1560 AD, the third Guru Amar Dass set up a system of spreading the teachings of Guru Nanak by...

Can one really  ‘see’ God?

Can one really ‘see’ God?

During one of Swami Chinmayanandaji ‘s visits to Delhi we were sitting around him and basking in his divine presence,...

Satthianadhan: The first novelist

Satthianadhan: The first novelist

Krupabai Satthianadhan(1862 – 1894) was the first Indian woman to write a novel in English. Her autobiographical novel Saguna: A...

The eternal  journey

The eternal journey

Every affair should be looked at in its eternal context. A “guard” may give one temporary support in this world,...

The ten headed demon

The ten headed demon

The ten headed and twenty armed Ravana is a biological monstrosity. No such human being ever existed. So, what was...

Worship is an expression of love

Worship is an expression of love

Melanie knows her purpose of existence; to love God and her neighbour as herself. She acknowledges God as the source...

Disbelief in signs is to disbelieve God

Disbelief in signs is to disbelieve God

All of God’s prophets have been plain men, like any other. What distinguished them from others was the divine proof...

Ravana’s Trikoot, the mount sans fear

Ravana’s Trikoot, the mount sans fear

The fabled Trikoot mountain on which the megalomaniac Ravana had built his gem studded golden capital called Lanka, had three...