Some say God is there Some say God is here Some say God is everywhere Each to his own belief Some look up to Him in the sky Some Search in places of worship Some Find God within themselves Some say he doesn’t exist It is their faith or non-faith A Gurmukh says God is … Continue reading Soul’s Hooks!
A New Leaf
We need composure, stability and balance to lead our life peacefully. This poem is a narrative of a young man who learns composure and finds freedom from restlessness...... What had I done to my life? Where did I lose my direction? Waking up in the post sunrise hours I had lethargy written all over me ....... Read on the site for more....
A series of spiritually inclined lectures by Swamini Vimalananda conducted in Nairobi from 29th June till 1st July 2018.
QUESTFUL BELIEFS part 2
intrigued by the system of observance of certain days too being auspicious and observed in a pious manner. Very aware that Iwould be hurting many a sentiment, I dare to question the existence of those special days or weeks when when must pray more than other days, one must observe certain austerities such as skipping meals / going vegetarian / abstaining indulgence in sex, alcohol or even keep tabs on desires, anger,lust,greed,hatred and violence . How and when did we ever start considering only certain periods such as Navratri, Diwali, Ramadan, Paryushan, Lent, Vaisakhi to be of higher significance than others. What wrath have other days earned that they should be ignored.?Amusingly, what is considered an auspicious occasion for a certain sect of people could simultaneously be an indulgent period for another sect.
QUESTFUL BELIEFS part 1
The Stone Age man survived on hunting for hunger. Did He earn the wrath by killing? All those beautiful flowers which we not only place as offerings during prayers, but also use them very talentedly at various arrangements in churches, temples, offices, homes, events as well as times of death are they lifeless? Why then we are supposedly allowed to end life of some beings guilt free yet we are condemned for the others?
DISLOCATED RELIGION: By Monica Gokaldas Incidents occurred in the current times are forcing us to revisit our religious principles. It appears the ethics of Religion are fractured or dislocated miserably. Whether we are in Mombasa, Lamu or even further in Peshawar, Kashmir, Sydney or Paris the effects are felt of the dislocated principles everywhere. We … Continue reading DISLOCATED RELIGION