Krishna – Adorable Boss of the Blue

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By Swami Chinamayananda

This is a sacred day, dedicated to Lord Krishna. for centuries together, the story of Krishna has been repeated on this day. Krishna was born on this day in Mathura and we are inspired by the story year after year.  We must remember, when the great sage  Vyasa wrote about ...

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True Joy of Thanksgiving

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By Sri Mrinalini Mata

The common idea of gratitude is a response to some beautiful surprise or gift we had not anticipated.  But thankfulness as a spiritual practice is much deeper.  It is repeated attuning of the heart to an active awareness that God is omnipresent and working in everything.    To ...

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Reject – The Contract of Unhappiness

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By Sri Sri ShudhaaNandaa Brahmachari

The more you practice cultivating befriending your mind, you find that no one can make you unhappy unless you resolve to be unhappy. No outside circumstance can make you unhappy unless you agree to become unhappy, unless you sign the contract to be unhappy. There is a contract to be unhappy. There ...

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Vision of God

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How do we achieve intense love for GOD?  It can be achieved by regularly serving God with love and sincerity.   The mind of one who leads a pure life gradually becomes tinged with divine love. Then, no worldly obstacles can stop that person’s growth.  Sri Ramakrishna gave a few suggestions to remove the ...

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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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Life’s Final Exam

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By Swami Kriyananda

The most important moment of life is, in a very true sense, is its last moment.  The thought uppermost in the mind at that time will determine whether our future takes us upward, or sideways, or downward: upward, towards greater spiritual clarity and freedom; sideways, towards further involvement in desires and worldly attachments; or (the ...

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