Stay above the storms of the heart

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By Sri Swami Chinmayananda

The mind  (or the heart in this context) is the faculty which takes the decision compelled by the impulses and instincts, likes and dislikes, emotions and sentiments, amidst doubts and confusions.  The head, or the intellect, is the faculty which takes decisions based on the righteous ways of living.  Make your wise intellect the caption ...

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The Supreme ’embodied’ – Lord Krishna

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By Swami Chinmayananda

Sage Vyasa, wrote the glories of  the Supreme Lord who walked on this earth, called Sri Krishna.  The sage wanted to gain two purposes:

Firstly, to provide a fascinating story that captivated the mind with the vivid play of the “Unseen Hand” – that molds and shapes human affairs, thoughts, situations and happenings, achievements and failures.  In our ...

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What is Prayer..

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By Sri Chinmayananda

Most of us are inspired to pray only at the time of emotional upheaval, when failure, success, or deep fears overwhelm us.  At those times in our lives, something is stirred up in man’s heart; Faith in a greater being or power, is born and prayer follows.  Prayer is thus the deepest impulse of the ...

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All love silence – Why?

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By Swami Chinmayananda

All goodness & auspiciousness in nature express as silence.

Sun rises in silence.  Bodily organs function in silence.  Flowers bloom in silence.  Beings evolve amidst the marching seasons in silence.  Mother nature’s love pours out in silence.  The ignorant rejuvenates in the sleepy depths of silence…

An intellect free of doubts is in silent.  A ...

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Why do we find fault in others?

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By Swami Chinmayananda

All of us, without exception, have been blessed with one great ability in abundance; that is to find fault with others!  Why is it that we generally show greater interest in others’ weaknesses than in their goodness?  It is because our egos find great joy in proving themselves better than all ...

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