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Slow and Steady wins the Race

Slow and Steady wins the Race

‘Slow and steady wins the race,’ said Guruji. ‘There is no hurry for practice. It is not meant to be a big race. There is no need for any hurry. And consciousness increases day by day with practice. You should always think that you are a tortoise; think that slow and steady is the way…

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Sugar and Salt

Sugar and Salt

‘When Gandhi decided something, he always tried to follow through with his decision.’ Guruji told the attentive group in front of him during a Satsang. ‘He was known as Mahatma Gandhi, and Mahatma means GREAT SOUL. A great soul is a liberated, or a self-realised soul; someone who is willing to help anyone, and has…

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Four Aims of Human Existence

Four Aims of Human Existence

In Hindu philosophy, we talk about the four main aims or objectives of human existence, known as Purusharthas that point the way for the human being. These are: Dharma (righteousness, to do one’s duty); Artha (wealth); Karma (desire), and Moksha (salvation or liberation). We are busy with the first three every day. We are doing…

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The Ninth Obstacle

The Ninth Obstacle

‘Imagine the still water of a lake in the evening.’ Guruji was saying. ‘The water is constant, and you can see the reflection of the moon in it. This is what we are like when our mind is quiet. ‘But then you take a stone, and throw it in. The stone creates ripples in the…

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