September 19, 2015

Timeless Aphorisms of Vedas

He who feeds us is our father; he who helps us is our brother; he who places his confidence in us is our friend; those whose sentiments accord with ours are our kinsmen. * If a seed of a Neem (Margosa) tree is dropped into a beverage composed of sugar, […]
September 19, 2015

Vedas on Mind and Matter

According to Vedic philosophy ignorance is the root cause for bondage of the soul with nature – leading to all the pleasures and pains. Vedas seek its adherents to pursue that knowledge which can shred all bondage. Vedas also declare that each soul is potentially divine and that its goal […]
September 17, 2015

Conquest of Sorrow

Grief can seldom touch the one who is understanding, who has achieved balance, who has realized the knowledge of the scriptures, and is ever free from envy, self-control and master of his senses. The wise man should hold fast to this illumination and keep watch over his thoughts; he then knows how the […]
September 16, 2015

Pleasure and Grief

PLEASURE, when it is of the spirit of inactivity, ends in grief; grief when it is of the spirit of energy, leads to pleasure; prosperity and happiness dwell with the man of energy, not with the lazy one. But be it pleasure or pain, sweet or bitter, a man should […]