Sacred Texts

Loving those we lead

Loving those we lead

In God’s design, John was entrusted to lead others. He wanted to lead like Christ. The first principle he learnt...

See beyond the perishable

See beyond the perishable

This particular incident from the travels of Guru Nanak Dev alludes to the practice of “Charon’s obol”, which was the...

When the truth is revealed

When the truth is revealed

Some people have not, in their hearts, bowed to God. Their outward prostration is a mere pretense. The Quran says...

Fire: Symbol of Lord

Fire: Symbol of Lord

Havans, yagnyas, wedding rituals and other ceremonies generally use a lighted fire pit as the holy altar of the Lord....

Living beyond our nature, nurture

Living beyond our nature, nurture

We all exercise leadership roles, be it in home, church or society. All of us also have the potential to...

God is greatest mathematician

God is greatest mathematician

The distinguished mathematician, Sir Michael Francis Atiyah, who once visited Mumbai, said that God was a mathematician. This idea is...

House of God radiates peace

House of God radiates peace

“When the Lord is omnipresent, why should I visit a temple? He is with me, here, right now.” A logical...

Jesus Christ is our access to God

Jesus Christ is our access to God

Ratan tried his best to reach God through his efforts, and worked at leading a perfect life. But, again and...

Beware of the  ego trap

Beware of the ego trap

Bhai Joga Singh was a devout Sikh in the service of Guru Gobind Singh, and had been so since he...

Use God’s bounties ethically

Use God’s bounties ethically

The power-supply used to be plentiful in the Ivory Coast. The country had at one time been called the “Showcase...

Dharma Patni is a friend and guide

Dharma Patni is a friend and guide

Worldwide different words are used to denote the word “wife”. It is Hinduism alone that translates the word as “dharma...

Encountering the resurrected Jesus

Encountering the resurrected Jesus

Meena’s excitement knows no bounds. She has encountered the resurrected Lord, the One who promised “Behold I am with you...

An exemplary devotee

An exemplary devotee

There is a question that frequently troubles the travelers of the spiritual path. “How should I live this life”? There...

Problem of evil: A price of good

Problem of evil: A price of good

Besides man, the rest of the world is incredibly beautiful. One only has to look at the luxuriant bloom of...

Thought is the mother of action

Thought is the mother of action

The Ram Charit Manas says that the devatas panicked when Ramji was to be coronated, for their wish to see...