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Kundalini — An Untold Story
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Kundalini — An Untold Story

A lady visited me at the ashram. She was a mind-therapist and a healer (whatever that means) by profession, and was well acquainted with the concept of chakras. She believed in vastu, feng shui,[...]

Samsara
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Samsara

The other day I read the story of Patacara in Anna Prajna Douglas’s words from The Hidden Lamp. As follows (partially paraphrased): Some 2500 years ago, Patacara was born into a rich family in[...]

The Narcissist
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The Narcissist

Someone sent me the following email a few weeks back: I wanted to ask you how do you deal with a narcissistic spouse? How to deal with them spiritual way? When we call someone a[...]

The Calling of Happiness
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The Calling of Happiness

There are some things we can change in our life, some aspects we can influence. But, there are many that we have to get used to. This is the greatest challenge. It’s not easy,[...]

An Attitude of Happiness
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An Attitude of Happiness

One of the most challenging things about being a monk is the magnitude of suffering and sadness you get to see in the world. Perhaps it’s similar, if not the same, for doctors, psychologists,[...]

Be Strong
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Be Strong

I was 11 years old and traveling in a train with my father. We couldn’t get seats next to each other but we were happy that we at least got the reservation. I sat near[...]