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Why Pilgrimages?

October 6, 2016

Pilgrimages have been an essential part of the spiritual quest since time immemorial. But why do people go on pilgrimages, enduring hardships and discomfort?...

Suffer or be Happy

September 9, 2016

If Creation is perfect, and the Creator has done such a good job, why is there so much suffering? It is such a perfect job that it gives you the opportunity...

Of Men, Women, Gods And Activism

October 18, 2016

When they said women can't go to the Sabarimala Temple, they said so because back in the day in southern India most people climbed these hills during the...

Don’t Fight Desire

April 24, 2018

The Buddha has said that we should be desireless and passionless. How should we get rid of anger, lust and hatred? When Gautama talked of desirelessness,...

Get out of your BMW

July 30, 2018

What is Samyama and how does it help us in life? Samyama is clarity. When I say clarity, I’m not talking about mental clarity. I know people have been...

The Inauguration Of A Grand Shiva Temple

September 3, 2016

It happened… Sage Poosalar was steeped in poverty, but determined to build a magnificent temple for his beloved Shiva. Every day he built this temple,...

Do you really exist?

January 9, 2018

If you look up in the sky during the day, you see the sun. That becomes the most dominant in your experience. In the night if you look up, the stars become...

Intense Work Brings effortlessness

May 8, 2018

Logically, somebody who never put effort into anything should be the master of effortlessness. But it is not so. If you want to know effortlessness,...

Let’s use all our emotions creatively

July 24, 2018

Can you elaborate on how sadness can be a means of growth? A: Most people do not know what it means for misery to strike in the form of life. But for...

The Ability To Look Without Motive

January 16, 2018

Every sphere of our lives – from the intellectual to the religious – is governed by conclusions; this is a major problem today. When i speak of the...

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