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Ramatirtha explains how ‘Om’ occurs in Koran

Swami Ramatirtha had a discussion with Muslims in Lucknow in the year 1905. When the Muslims entered the room and offered Swami Rama the traditional salutation (Adab ‘Arz), he responded

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Gita brings Upanishadic wisdom into homes

The philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita is no other than the philosophy of the Upanishads. But in one respect it has gone a step further, in that the Gita has brought the

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Condition for love is disappearance of ‘I’

The word ‘love’ refers to a lived experience. It is a para doxical experience because even though we have all experienced the reality of it, it appears to escape every attempt to

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It is the grace of Guru that liberates you

The following sakhis are from the book “Kabir Sakhi Spiritual Gems of Kabir” translated by Mahant Jagdish Das Shastri, edited by Dr. J. Das, and first published by the Kabir Association

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Thoughts are brief ripples in limitless Self

The Ribhu Gita forms the sixth section of the Sanskrit work known as Siva Rahasya. It is the teaching of Lord Siva

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Perception of true values awakens intelligence

The test of right action is in its spontaneity, but to act spontaneously is to be greatly intelligent. The majority of people

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Those who subdue the mind are liberated

Mind precedes all mental states. Mind is their chief; they are all mind-wrought. If with an impure mind a person speaks or

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Mahashivratri is almost celebration of Darkness

The fourteenth day of every lunar month or the day before the new moon is known as Shivratri. Among all the

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Meditation on the ultimate nature of things

When I was about ten years old, my friends and I would throw rocks at each other. This led to a kind

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Find out who is the one who sees

Who are you? Where do you come from? Many times you came and many times you returned. You have never attempted to

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