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The Black Lotus App
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The Black Lotus App

Two years ago, at a meditation retreat, I announced developing an app where we all could meditate together. I called it the Pin Prick Effect and elaborated on it a bit more here. Come[...]

The Ancient Science of Mantras
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The Ancient Science of Mantras

There’s the physical aspect of yoga which comprises asanas (postures), pranayama (breath regulation), bandhas (locks), mudras (a movement, gesture or a pose) and kriyas (a sequence of steps). You also have dhyana yoga (the[...]

Five Principles of Happiness
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Five Principles of Happiness

In all human endeavors, in everything that we do, often our real goal is to eventually experience happiness. Which, at times, we mistake for fireworks and spurts of energy in the form of pleasures.[...]

Heaven and Hell
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Heaven and Hell

“Do we really go to heaven or hell after we die?” someone asked me the other day. “No.” “Are you saying the scriptures are false?” he contended. I replied with a little story I[...]

A Spiritual Attitude
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A Spiritual Attitude

Subhuti was one of the chief disciples of Buddha and he had been long wanting to propagate the teachings of his master. One morning, during Buddha’s sojourn in Jetavana, just outside his abode Gandhakutir, he prostrated[...]

Destiny Or Free Will
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Destiny Or Free Will

Is everything predestined or do we have free will? After all, if everything is predetermined then what’s the point in putting any effort to accomplish any dream and, if, it’s all in our hands[...]