Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • A Letter to the Centre from Ianthe Hoskins- Dharma Journal, Summer 1998

    Posted on March 31, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles

      Ianthe. H. Hoskins  (1912-2001) served as General Secretary to the Theosophical Society in England for two terms in the 1970s and then again in the 1980s. The centre benefited from Ianthe giving a number of inspiring talks. The following is an excerpt from The Dharma Journal, Summer, 1998.  A Letter to the Centre from Ianthe Hoskins [...]

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  • The Art of Fire

    Posted on March 29, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

      The following is an excerpt from The Master Monkey, by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Published by Dutton.     Hanuman Mistakes the Sun for a Fruit Painting by Bhawanrao Shriniwasrao Pant Pratinidhi Chapter X The Art of Fire After a whole week spent in watching Hanuman study fire-making, the God of Storms left for Ceylon, [...]

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  • New website

    Posted on March 29, 2012 by in News

    Our new beta website is up. Beta? ……..it means we will be continuing to make some changes over the next few months as we work out what works well and how to improve. Please contact us with any thoughts or suggestions  and of course please send in any articles, photos or news.   Best wishes

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  • Know Thyself

    Posted on March 28, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

    The Following post on Bhakti Yoga are excerpts from Know Thyself. Written by Swami Sivananda & published by Divine Life Society     God is love. Love is God. God is nectar. God is Prem. Bhakti is supreme love towards God. It is love for love’s sake. The devotee wants God and God alone. There is no [...]

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  • Quotations on Silence

    Posted on March 28, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

      Silence is in truth the attribute of God, and those who seek Him from that side invariably learn that meditation is not the dream but the reality of life; not its illusion but its truth, not its weakness but its strength. James Martineau Many words lead to exhaustion. Lao Tzu Signs from the soul come [...]

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  • Hmmm……..what’s cooking?

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Recipes

    We have had a request for a space to share recipes………here it is. Happy cooking!

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  • An Autumn Greeting from Swamiji from 1995

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles, Teachings and inspiration

    The following excerpt is taken from the Dharma Centre Journal, Autumn, 1995 Sarvam brahmamayam re re, Sarvam brahmamaym, Kim vachaniyam kima vachaniyam, Kim rachaniyam kima rachaniyam All is Brahma, All is Brahma! What is worth saying, And what is not worth saying? What is worth writing, And what is not worth writing The above words [...]

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  • Diwali

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Events

    DIWALI. Date for diary-Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October Saturday 20th-a day with Swamiji Sunday 21st- Celebration of Diwali-Festival of Light. In Bourne, Lincolnshire……more info to follow

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  • Dharma Centre Guru Puja

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Events

    Guru Puja Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July 2012- Bourne, Lincolnshire In the presence of Swami Dharmananda Saraswati Maharaj. Saturday 7th-Guru Puja-the day will include meditation practices, Mantra and symbolism Please bring a vegetarian contribution for a shared lunch Sunday 8th-Guru Puja, Arati, Satsanga and Kirtan Please bring a vegetarian contribution for a shared lunch [...]

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  • Launch of the Journal archive

    Posted on March 26, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles

    The Dharma Centre has previously published a Centre Journal. The journal was successfully published quarterly for a number of years and is full of a wealth of shared experiences. From time to time we will update the archive with insights from the very many students of Swami’s who have so helped make the centre a [...]

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