From a post by Swami Sadasivananda on http://blog.spiritualpracticeofbhagavan.org/ “If we had attained the full vision of Truth, we would no longer be mere seekers, but have become one with God, for truth is God… Prayer has saved my life. Without it I should have been a lunatic long ago.” “The meaning of prayer is that [...]
Meditation and mind calming methods, can be effective at many different levels if practiced in the context of a clear understanding. Such practices, however, cannot by themselves end the fundamental agitation of the mind which continues at more and more subtle levels and causes suffering.
Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, in his June 9 lecture at the University of Puerto Rico, shared the following story as an example of nonviolence in parenting: “I was 16 years old and living with my parents at the institute my grandfather had founded [...]