Sacred Texts

The wide and narrow roads

The wide and narrow roads

Vincent Singh was the apple of his mother’s eye. Even as a child he was loving, responsible and respectful. As...

Why spirituality?

Why spirituality?

One may well ask , “Even if I am able to undertake all the hard disciplines that are prescribed for...

God loves us the way we are

God loves us the way we are

Emma was not always content with the talents God had given her. However, reading the family story of Mary, Martha...

Conquer life’s two demons for peace

Conquer life’s two demons for peace

In Panjab, if a person loses focus and is distracted from the original thought, he is said to be speaking...

Krishna, the  butter thief

Krishna, the butter thief

“But Mom, why should I worship Krishna? Wasn’t he a thief?” Yes, Krishna stole, but he was not a thief. ...

Heart, the home  of the Spirit

Heart, the home of the Spirit

Paul knows that even though it is God’s design to bring about a new creation—a new earth and a new...

The secret  photographer

The secret photographer

The Sanskrit word Chit means consciousness. When we perform any act with our complete chit, we move to success. It...

Resting, not rusting

Resting, not rusting

The exigencies of everyday life put strains on your mind and body. If the nervous system is in tension for...

God is with us

God is with us

Ronny knows that uncertainty and contingency are a part and parcel of human existence. The tragedy that strikes us and...

The storytellers

The storytellers

One day, I asked my teacher about why he was so full of examples and stories. He told me that...

A subtle teaching

A subtle teaching

Once a Vedantic master was approached by a seeker and asked, “Explain to me Sir, the nature of the self.”...

God is with us  and in us

God is with us and in us

Rohan celebrates Christmas joyfully, as he remembers the descent of God in the person of Jesus Christ.  Rohan’s faith is...

The need for transparency

The need for transparency

In Sanskrit language, “shreshtha” signifies the quality of being the best. The plains of Punjab in North West India were...

Tale of the  cracked pot

Tale of the cracked pot

Once a poor villager had to carry water daily from a  distant well  right upto his far away home. For...

The meaning of Prasad Bhakti

The meaning of Prasad Bhakti

Disappointment comes to those who make an appointment with the future. We expect love from all but never learn to...