Posts Tagged with: "Divine"

The Divine Power behind Personal Effort

The Divine Power behind Personal Effort

Always indeed it is the higher Power that acts. Our sense of personal effort and aspiration comes from the attempt […]

Divine Guidance behind Life

Divine Guidance behind Life

I can only state my own knowledge founded not on reasoning but on experience that there is such a guidance […]

Chariot of the Gods

Chariot of the Gods

The human body has been sometimes visualised as a chariot with horses as the vital–nervous forces driving it. The rein […]

A Prayer

A Prayer

              Through the dark night, through the shining day, Through every breath, through every […]

A Rainbow in the Making

A Rainbow in the Making

Contrary to what many of us feel a lot of the time, Man carries a lot of goodness within. We […]

The Joy of Self-giving to the Divine

The Joy of Self-giving to the Divine

All sadhana and spiritual effort lays stress on the importance of self-giving to the Divine. But this is not easy […]

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

What kind of a year has it been for us? All hailing from different corners of the country and the […]

Maya

Maya

Silence appearing as thought, The formless assuming a form, Infinity playing at being in time, The voiceless wearing a voice, […]

The Test

The Test

The Guru once wished to put his disciples through a test. Giving a coconut to each one of them, he […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

It’s exhausting sometimes to try and keep up with life and the demands it makes of us. Just when we […]

Worship

Worship

What can I worship you with? I tried songs woven with words But the words themselves became a veil behind […]

All that Comes is by His Grace Sent

All that Comes is by His Grace Sent

Having cast aside the trinkets of the world, I lie in His arms contentedly curled. Draping around me His light, […]

Only You

Only You

I see You in the blue of the sky In the white clouds In the green of the grass and […]

Answering the Call

Answering the Call

Not all of us experience the call to the Path in the same manner. Sri Aurobindo tells us of some […]

The Moment of Realisation

The Moment of Realisation

This is it… this is the body we have and we offer it to You Lord to do Your bidding. […]

Delays are not Denials

Delays are not Denials

Sri Ramakrishna walked across the paddy-fields in the vicinity of the Dakshineswar Temple. A few disciples were with him. To […]

A Moment of Gratitude

A Moment of Gratitude

There is a right time for everything. How often have we heard that? But despite it being reiterated time and […]

The Lone Traveller

The Lone Traveller

For those on the path, aren’t there numerous occasions in our lives when we find ourselves attacked by inexplicably painful […]

The Most Important Prayer

The Most Important Prayer

As the New Year begins, one wonders what all one can ask for from the Divine. Please God, let it […]

Laughing with the Lord

Laughing with the Lord

God’s laughter is sometimes very coarse and unfit for polite ears; He is not satisfied with being Moliere, He must […]

The Law of Sacrifice

The Law of Sacrifice

“The law of sacrifice is the common divine action that was thrown out into the world in its beginning as […]

True Commitment

True Commitment

Can a sense of commitment to others be harmful to oneself? It is possible that some of us have experienced […]

Silence

Silence

In the hush of the primordial nakedness, All garments fall away. Nude in the transparency of being, The myriad becomings […]

Project Warm!

Project Warm!

We run, we hide, we pretend we can’t see. But we cannot ever fool ourselves enough into believing that He […]

Doubting the Existence of the Divine

Doubting the Existence of the Divine

Most spiritual journeys start with a faith in the existence of God or the Divine, though we may not know […]

The Good and Bad of Obsession

The Good and Bad of Obsession

Of all the hours we have in hand, if one was to observe sincerely, it would turn out that many […]

The Victory of this Moment

The Victory of this Moment

This moment let me thank you for the deliverance, I know not what battle the next will bring, This moment […]

Aspiration

Aspiration

Aspiration A yearning for Thee An infant awareness aspiring Responding timely To a blind faith old A heavy handed silence […]

Knocking at Your Door

Knocking at Your Door

Why this begging for alms of human love When your sweetness waits to descend from above? Why are my ears […]

Divinisation of Life

Divinisation of Life

In the spiritual history of humankind, there have always been two beliefs: there are those who have the faith that […]