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The Two Spiritual Approaches
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The Two Spiritual Approaches

Living in the woods is an experience divine in itself, saving disagreements with insects, mosquitoes and rats. The wild ones start to behave like chartered socialites but insects and mice seem to have traded[...]

The First Step in Meditation
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The First Step in Meditation

In my conversations with scores of people, many asked about the starting point and feasibility of self realization for the householders. A reader posted the following questions. It has also given me the opportunity[...]

Meditation and Thoughts
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Meditation and Thoughts

I am at the ashram now. It is beautifully set in the mountains with a river flowing by; river that is wide and shoal. While it is freely expressing itself through the charted course,[...]

Life is Like…a Movie
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Life is Like…a Movie

Life is like a movie. Whether it is good or bad, long or short is more a question of individual preference than industry positioning. Some movies unanimously fall in the category of tragedy while[...]

Pursuit of Happiness
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Pursuit of Happiness

A reader posted the following question: Pranam Swamiji, My prayers seem to have been answered (partly) as we are able to read your blog. I have a set of questions: a. What is Happiness[...]

Nature and You
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Nature and You

Why Me? It is a question that knocks many during the course of their life, some simply get knocked out by it while others, only knocked down. All of you must have seen, on[...]