Why is the Mind always noisy?

.noisy mind

By Swami Chinmayananda

It is the symptom of a disease. It is the cry of the Infinite locked within the prison of the finite. It is the suffocation of the Eternal caged within the envelopment of the ephemeral. It is the helplessness of the Sentient bound by the inert. It is the fear of the Existence threatened ...

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Responding to everyday frustrations and irritations

.Dealing with Frustrations

By Ekanath Easwaran

Remember the Buddha’s words: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” If our thinking is based on stimulus and response, he is trying to tell us, then most of us live like puppets, moved by patterns of thinking built up over years of repetition. These habits of mind cause us to say and ...

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How to avoid unkind words


Kind words

 

By Paramahamsa Yogananda

Unkind words used in a fit of emotion are like a conflagration that spreads over the forest of friendship and burns up all the green plants of courteous dealings and sympathetic thoughts. People, drunk with excitement and accustomed to anger-slavery, are emotional firebugs who, at the slightest ...

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