Monthly Archives: April 2012

  • Thoughts on Dharma by Virya

    Posted on April 25, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles

    Written by Virya, Thoughts on Dharma appeared in the Autumn edition of the Dharma Journal 1997   At the West Wickham retreat last year, Swamiji read aloud Chapter 19 of the Dharmapadda. They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right [...]

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  • Guru Puja Day by Shraddha

    Posted on April 10, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles

    The following article appeared in the Autumn edition of the Dharma Journal in 1999. It is a reflection by Shraddha on Guru Puja   Fot attaining God we have to push ourselves to worship, meditate and pray. In that pushing, our minds get purified and we lose our ego. When the ego is reduced, then [...]

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  • Two Reflections

    Posted on April 10, 2012 by in Dharma Journal archive articles

    This article was written by Bhakta and appeared in the Autumn edition of the Dharma Journal 1997.   No Mistakes are made:whatever path we take, this is the correct path. We have no choice. Destiny ordains this order. At the time we actually think we are making the choices. We are a reflection of each [...]

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  • Nasadiya- Creation Hymn

    Posted on April 9, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

      Nasadiya There was neither non-existence  nor existence then; there was neither the realm of space nor the sky which is beyond. What stirred? Where? In whose protection? Was there water, bottomlessly deep? There was neither death nor immortality then. There was no distinguishing sign of night nor of day. That one breathed, windless, by [...]

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  • The Rock Cries Out to Us Today by Maya Angelou

    Posted on April 6, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

    The Rock Cries Out to Us Today by Maya Angelou A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Mark the mastodon. The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm of their of their hastening doom Is lost in the gloom of dust and [...]

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  • Daksha’s Prayer to the Impersonal

    Posted on April 6, 2012 by in Teachings and inspiration

    Srimad Bhagavatam-The Wisdom of God Chapter 11 Daksha’s Prayer to the Impersonal Daksha, son of the Munis, worshipped God and sang his glory thus: “Our salutations to the most high! Pure consciousness is thy nature: Thou art the ruler of Maya and Lord of all beings. They know not thy divine nature Who live within the bonds [...]

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