Tag Archives: Faith

A Question of Acceptance (Part Two)

A Question of Acceptance (Part Two)

On the subject of being ready to accept initiation when the time comes, Guruji says, “previous knowledge can be a big obstacle.” When seekers or new disciples have been taught to believe and have faith in a certain way, it is hard to accept anything new. “When you are already full of knowledge, it is…

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A Question of Acceptance (Part One)

A Question of Acceptance (Part One)

There was once a Brahmin couple, and they were very poor. But they were content with their lot and had a great deal of trust and faith in the gods. They were devotees of Lord Shiva. One day, Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati were talking about the couple. ‘They are so poor, and so…

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Why Are You Meditating?

Why Are You Meditating?

A talk by Yogi Prakash Shankar Vyas (Guruji) ‘I have found that some people have very strange beliefs: ‘Firstly, they think that if you are practising meditation, you must be stressed. These people cannot understand the benefit of trying to control the mind; ‘Secondly, that if you have a Guru, you have surrendered yourself; implying…

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An Easter Egg: Faith, Love and Peace

An Easter Egg: Faith, Love and Peace

On Easter Sunday the children will be hunting for chocolate eggs in the garden, and I was looking for a special Easter blog post before the school holidays (a spiritual one of course – in the West we need it to balance out all that chocolate we are about to consume!). Fortunately, as ‘words from…

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Grace

Grace

Faith Be my candle in the night Grace Be the wings, give me flight For I would sail upon a breeze Far above the seas I can’t cross the ocean Can’t cross the ocean Can’t cross the ocean Without your grace Peace Calm the winds and the waves Grace Steer my boat to one who…

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