Spiritual Business tells stories from the life of a wandering mendicant, which taught him how to organize his material life, and he was ultimately blessed with such success, that he was able to finance a series of ashrams around the world, as well as the spiritual pursuits of a number of seekers by following the rules of financial analysis and stock trading. This is a fabulous resource for anyone trying to harmonize their spiritual life with their material responsibilities.
The Devi Gita discusses the five yogasanas most suited for worship. This is a handy chart of the mantras in the original Sanskrit, the Roman transliteration and the English translation along with a pictorial representation of each asana .
Shree Maa has just blessed us with a new group sankalpa as part of Magh Navaratri to continue our efforts in praying for world peace.
This sankalpa involves the chanting of malas of a simple mantra and contributing to the group total. … read more
On January 10, 2015, Shree Maa and Swamiji invited the divine energy of Kali Maa by establishing life (prana pratistha) into a new Kali murti at the Hindu Temple in Sunnyvale, California.
The program was packed with sacred worship, a TV interview, and grand celebrations. Video Included! …read more
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 8: God Alone is the Doer Class 11, Ch. 8, p. 156-157 Video Segment 36:01-38:58 Don’t forget the Goddess Kali. It is She who binds us with the net of maya. We are killing ourselves for the benefit of others, but can we take them with […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 8: When Will that Day Come? Class 11, Ch. 8, p.155 Video Segment 31:06-32:32 When will that day come when I sing the name of God and can’t stand up? When I fall down in ecstasy and all the desires of the mind will fade away? […]
The mind is like milk. If you put milk in the container of the world, it will mix with water and become diluted. But if you set the milk aside in a quiet place for some time, it becomes curdled. Then if you churn the curdled milk into butter, it is possible to put that […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 7: Nectar of Immortality Class 10, Ch. 7, p.137 Video Segment 15:10-21:16 Ramakrishna: But Narada and Sukdeva, after achieving samadhi, came down for the benefit of others to explain what they had experienced. In order to remove the pains of the world, they taught how to enter samadhi. […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 3: Seeing the Divine Class 7, Ch. 3, pp. 82-83 Video Segment 2:36-9:02 [Ramakrishna:] That is why I say what is desirable is to attain Divine Bliss. When you meet your friend, do you ask how many houses he owns, how many gardens, how many servants? […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 3: Sing Her Name Class 6, Ch. 3, p.70 Video Segment 13:56-19:17 Third Discussion Ramakrishna: Tamasic devotion is like a burning fire. These devotees make demands of God, just like a thief who steals all of the goods. They are like thieves who demand blessings […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 2: Krishna in My Heart Class 5, Ch. 2, p.54 Video Segment 13:42-16:50 If you are attracted to Godliness, that is called love. The Gopis had so much attraction for Krishna. Listen to a song: Radha says, “Krishna is playing His flute. It just can’t be that I […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 1: How Can She Stay Away? Class 2: Ch. 1, p.28 Video 28:13-30:27 Call, oh my mind, with a real cry. If you do, can the Divine Mother, Kali, stay far away? How will She stay far away from a true devotee? How can She stay away […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Introduction: Come and See! Class 1: Introduction, p.1 Video 1:06-3:24 Hey, all citizens of the city! Come and see! Come and see! Ramakrishna has taken the form of the tree which grants the fruit of all desire. Come quickly and see! He is standing there giving […]
If we don’t have a plan, we will, by necessity, fit into someone else’s plan.
Without a goal, there can be no path; without a path, there can be no journey; without a journey, we wander through life; and in wandering there cannot be fulfillment.…read more
Tattva Janana Class 2 March 29, 2013 47:40-1:01:00 Q: Since this is Good Friday, can you explain a little bit about the significance of Good Friday? Yes, I can. Just a very little. On Good Friday, it was the end of the Passover, and Jesus went to Jerusalem. And Jesus said, “Let’s purify […]