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SEP 02. 2021
Namaste ji and Happy Janmasthami. The teachings from the Gita are eternal and time-tested. They inspire us in some fashion. Unfortunately, inspirations, however lofty, do not move us to the next step of actualizing the truth we are seeking. We are always being told
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JAN 16. 2019
Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist Ep. 84 – Kamlesh Patel Kamlesh Patel (Daaji) visits the Indie Spiritualist Podcast to talk about going within naturally and shifting our consciousness with heart-based meditative practices. LISTEN TO EPISODE on beherenown
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NOV 06. 2018
Dear friends, Happy Diwali. One sentence from the Upanishads has been coming to me again and again: Asato mā sadgamaya tamasomā jyotir gamaya May I proceed from untruth to truth and from darkness to light. The Diwali festival is a ritual reminding us of
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JUL 14. 2018
Spirit Matters Podcast is a very popular site showcasing an eclectic mix of talks about contemporary spirituality. The hosts are Dennis Raimondi and Philip Goldberg. Dennis has a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University and is a former member of t
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NOV 17. 2017
Once upon a time in Tibet there was a boy who wanted to fly. The story goes that one fine day he saw a big bird flying majestically in the sky, but as he looked more closely he realised it was a man flying like a bird, so he went from village to village searchin
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OCT 18. 2017
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Dear friends, Diwali means Festival of Lights. Most rituals have a significant purpose behind them. Worshipping and adoring a
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APR 06. 2017
Dear friends, Our human system has a very wonderful characteristic when it comes to observing and looking after our health – when nothing is wrong, we remain carefree and oblivious to our health, as our heart does not give us any signals. But when something is w
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FEB 24. 2017
Dear friends, There is stillness in the atmosphere after a group meditation, and at the same time a sense of expectancy as a young bride and groom stand facing each other on their special day. It is a joyous occasion. First they garland each other with rose garlands, a
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OCT 20. 2016
Most people have heard of chakras or points, which can be described as centres of concentrated divine energy located at different places within the human system. Associated with each of the points are sub-points, and in the intervening space between the points i
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SEP 05. 2016
Dear Friends, Warm wishes to you all on this happy and auspicious occasion when Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. But we neither need to be Hindu nor religious to appreciate the story of his wonderful life and what he represents. In Hindu hom
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