Dear Seekers of Truth You may think that proximity to a powerful Avadhoota like Atmananda meant that we got to discuss deeper levels of spirituality all the time. On the contrary, we hardly spoke spiritual matters. I found the same when Atmananda met other powerful masters. They discussed nothing – literally nothing spiritual. To me, … Continue reading Hotter than the raging SUN
I opened the curtain of my room at Hotel Jivanta, a fresh new hotel in Shirdi. Probably I am the first guest in that room. I am here for the inauguration of Madhuban Restaurant as well as Ahimsa Vegan Restaurant. Dawn is breaking. I am late to rise. I was late to go to bed … Continue reading A Day in Shirdi with an Avadhoota
Those who have 'eyes' will 'see'. Others will not, because they have chosen 'blindness.' In the real world, there is nothing to prove, if one exists beyond ego. There is no one higher or lower. There is no one better or lesser. All are equal. Just like in earthly life, spiritual life depends on the baggage … Continue reading Babaji – Beyond Definitions – Part 3
Dear Friends, This is my humble attempt to express in words a phenomenon which is truly indescribable. Mahavatar Babaji is not a man or just a Guru. He is a phenomenon. Even the name Babaji, which is commonly used in India to address many spiritual Masters, cannot ever explain or convey the phenomenon that we call … Continue reading Babaji – Beyond Definitions – Part 1
Q: What is God? Can you Explain God? God is unexplainable. God is EVERYTHING. The Good and the Bad is God. God can be experienced, but cannot be explained. Only in the depth of silence, can you hear the foot-steps of God. God is the vast and unfathomable entity, name-less, form-less, gender-less etc. All … Continue reading Enlightenment and Dissolution
Q: What is the root cause of our suffering? A: Ignorance. And the depth of our identification with that what is impermanent. When our identification is with our soul, there is no suffering. Q: What is the easiest and most powerful mantra that you could recommend for daily chanting? A: Aum Namah Shivaaya, Aum Namo … Continue reading In Service of the Guru Principle
So, if you really want to give something to the Master, give yourself. Surrender completely. When ego is thus annihilated, He takes over. The Divine takes over. The biggest barrier between your limited consciousness and the Divine is ego. With a deep and sincere prostration, when the ego gets annihilated, you become Him. He becomes you. The Master who is established in the Supreme Consciousness, blesses you.