Sacred Texts

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...

Loving God and Living Fully

Loving God and Living Fully

Robert knows obedience to God encompasses all of life; inside and out. Obedience is more profound than merely refraining from...

Being old, but wise

Being old, but wise

About 20 km to the north east of Amritsar is the village of Kathu Nangal. In October 1506, a child...

The Essence of Prayer

The Essence of Prayer

An old peasant was seated alone in the last pew of the village church. “What are you waiting for?” he...

Dress or address is not my address

Dress or address is not my address

We are neither the dress (our body) nor the address (our identifications with the body). This dress and address is...