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Grand is Thy huge belly                 to stomach all our mindless folly Arriving on a little mouse,                            teaching us to put everything to use Narrow and stretchy Thy trunk                 teaching us to be flexible to think Always adores as the first                 teaching...

Youth Camp 2019: “The Life Examined: From Asana to Attitude” From July 8-12, 2019, 84 high school students from seven states, gathered at Chinmaya Somnath (Chantilly, VA, USA) for the largest high school camp in Chinmaya Mission West. The camp’s theme was “The Life Examined: From Asana...

Pooja is performed at two levels – external and internal. At the external level, we may not be able to offer a golden throne, jewels or expensive ornaments to the Lord. However, mentally, even though it costs nothing to offer the most exotic things, we offer...

On the premises of the Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai, Mumbai is a beautiful and unique Shiva temple called Shri Jagadeeshwara Mandir. From afar one can see the Shivalinga on the temple roof (instead of the usual gopuram), that beckons people to visit it. The “Prana Pratishtha”...

Sixty years back, Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda carried a kamandalu and wore wooden Khadau (sandals with a knob between the first and second toe). His hair was tied with a saffron scarf in a knot at the back of his head. His kutiya in Uttarkashi was dug...

Truth is the very foundation of good life. Following principles of truthfulness makes us strong within. It gives us credibility and respect for others, an integrated personality , peace of mind, confidence and fearlessness. Truthfulness spreads goodness. which helps to integrate society. A truly honest...

When we examine spiritual goals, it is essential that we have correct understanding as to why we do certain things. In spiritual practice (sadhana), the effort must be conscious and calculated, and not mechanical. spiritual sadhana are of two types: a) Those practices that are used...

Among early spiritual aspirants it is an endless controversy whether divine grace alone can help them, or if the entire path is to be built ip by their independent self-effort. The scriptures,  however, are very clear about this. When the mind of a seeker is...

In Hinduism it has always been emphasized that there is continuity of existence after death. An individual continues in a new embodiment and environment after the death of the physical form. The individuality which undergoes the experiences of birth and death repeatedly, is called the...

Truth - Brahman, the one Reality - is nothing other than "mindlessness." As long as the mind remains conditioned and projecting, it has no awareness of Brahman or Reality. When the mind ceases, it becomes Brahman. In other words, the absence of the mind reveals...

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