Tag Archives: Meditation

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (1)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (1)

Question: I have been initiated into a different Kriya technique, and I have always practised it with dedication. Now I understand that I was not given the original technique. I have been told by a fellow Kriyaban that it is all variations on the same theme, but I do not feel satisfied with the answer.…

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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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Religion and Prayer (Part Two)

Religion and Prayer (Part Two)

Guruji’s talk continues from last week…   घट में है सूझत नहीं लानत ऐसी जींद | तुलसी या संसार को भयो मोतियाबिंद || Ghat mein hai sujhat nahi lanat aisay jind. Tulsi yaa sansaar ko Bhayo motiyabind   “God is inside us, and we can’t see him, therefore this sort of living is cursed. Sant Tulsi Sahab says this world has developed a cataract.” – Tulsi Das. Busy in Church “Some people go to church or the…

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King for a Season

King for a Season

Once there lived a jackal in a forest and he was hungry. He searched until he came to a place on the edge of the forest, where a man was dyeing clothes in huge round terracotta pots. Hoping that there might be a titbit for him in one of the pots, he dived straight into…

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World Peace (Part Two)

World Peace (Part Two)

Guruji’s talk continues from last week: “Imagine that you are a clean and orderly person, but you live in a street where your neighbours throw down their garbage. If you always make the effort to clean up outside your own home and others follow your example, in time the whole street will become tidy. If…

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World Peace (Part One)

World Peace (Part One)

At the market, a man purchased a cow to provide milk for his family. He tied a rope around the horns of the cow and tried to pull it to his home. But the cow, being attached to her previous owner, refused to budge. Meanwhile, the man was sweating profusely. A passer-by asked him, “What…

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Words from the Heart

Words from the Heart

One day a young man decided that he should learn to meditate, but thought it would be good to seek the guidance of a saint first. He went to visit a solitary man who used to take rest under the shelter of a tree on the outskirts of his village, feeling that he might be…

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Love and Hatred

Love and Hatred

Guruji: “We have learned Jesus’ words “Love your neighbour” and “Love your enemy”. The Ten Commandments teach us to love our mother and our father. It is wisdom that has been passed down from a higher place of consciousness, and it has been taught for thousands of years. “But how can we love? I mean,…

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Guruji talks about Charity

Guruji talks about Charity

“But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: that thy alms may be in secret: and thy father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.” – Matthew 6:3,4 GURUJI: “In India, three things are especially important for spiritual development: Dan, which means ‘charity’; Yaggy (lit.…

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