The River of Life

Archives: December 2015

The River of Life
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The River of Life

The other day, Ma Shamata Om (my foremost disciple and one of the most graceful and beautiful souls I know) said something profound in her usual simple way. “Swami,” she said, “come to think[...]

The Drama Triangle
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The Drama Triangle

Last week, I cited a popular story from Melody Beattie’s Codependent No More. Today, while continuing my thoughts on the subject of relationships, I would like to begin by quoting a passage from the[...]

When Care Destroys Love
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When Care Destroys Love

Have you ever dreaded approaching your partner to talk about even something as simple as what you wish to do over the weekend? And then played the conversation in your head over and over[...]

The Seed of Divinity
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The Seed of Divinity

Legend has it that the king of Kazakhstan sent his royal messenger to the emperor of India, Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar, with three profound questions. Akbar’s nava-ratna, nine jewels, were nine people of extraordinary[...]