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An Appointment with Mr.D

An Appointment with Mr.D »

Death is inevitable, but are we prepared for it?  Learn the art of cheerfully facing this most unexpected event of our life. Recently

An Appointment With Mr. Death

An Appointment With Mr. Death »

For the one appointment no one can cancel, it pays to be prepared.

Recently a college friend of mine was

The Miracle of Tulasi Devi

The Miracle of Tulasi Devi »

A young Russian devotee finds shelter and guidance under Krishna’s special devotee plant. Our cultural upbringing can greatly influence us in how

Copying with Envy

Copying with Envy »

Identifying and overcoming the root cause of our material existence.

‘Neighbour’s envy, owner’s pride,’ Growing up in an age when television

Is Hinduism Casteist

Is Hinduism Casteist »

A perspective on the old allegation against Hinduism.

Recently my attention was drawn to a political contro versy in South India. A few

The Empty Envelope

The Empty Envelope »

Making sense of Vedic Rituals

Are traditional rituals mere acts of blind faith, or are there scientific reasons behind following them?

Padayatra

Padayatra »

Bhakta Prabhajan, part of His Holiness Lokanatha Swami Maharaja’s padayatra, recollects this once-in-a-lifetime experience. This is not a fairy tale but a true account.

Penny Wise Pound Foolish

Penny Wise Pound Foolish »

We seek objects to make a successful living but foolishly let life slip away Recently I met some old friends I grew

Movie Spells

Movie Spells »

A Reality Check Saying “no” to negative influences and “yes” to spiritual experiences.

“Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information

Search for Happiness – Part-2

Search for Happiness – Part-2 »

Humans and animals is happiness the same for them?

How are Humans Special?

How are humans different from animals? One may imagine that

Search for Happiness – Part-1

Search for Happiness – Part-1 »

Real happiness is more than the happiness enjoyed by animals.

This is the first in a series of

Search for Happiness – Part-3

Search for Happiness – Part-3 »

Modern man is proud of his technological achievements, but a closer look into his life reveals that he is more miserable than

Majestic himalayas the shelter for a seeker

Majestic himalayas the shelter for a seeker »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 2

Inspirations 
from 
‘The
 Journey 
Home ‐ 
Autobiography
 of 
an 
American
 Swami’

Richard’s

An emblem of simplicity

An emblem of simplicity »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 2

Inspirations 
from 
‘The
 Journey 
Home ‐ 
Autobiography
 of 
an 
American
 Swami’

Richard

Violence in a peace conference overcoming fault finding

Violence in a peace conference overcoming fault finding »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 2

Inspirations 
from 
‘The
 Journey 
Home ‐ 
Autobiography
 of 
an 
American
Swami’

Richard savoured

Thou shalt not kill!

Thou shalt not kill! »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 2

Inspirations 
from 
‘The
 Journey 
Home ‐ 
Autobiography
 of 
an 
American
Swami’

On entering

Praying to accept God’s plan

Praying to accept God’s plan »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Richard and Gary surrendered their lives to the will of God. Not

Fighting a losing battle

Fighting a losing battle »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Although Richard was losing all interest with the counterculture movement, he still

From substance abuse to a life of substance

From substance abuse to a life of substance »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Radhanath Swami, as a nineteen-year-old Richard, followed his heart’s calling. In London,

Going beyond the pleasures of this world

Going beyond the pleasures of this world »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

A spiritual quest almost ended even before it began. On the first night

Learning to tolerate and sacrifice

Learning to tolerate and sacrifice »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) wore his hair long, not as a fashion, but

Symptoms of spiritual seeker

Symptoms of spiritual seeker »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Richie (now Radhanath Swami) had habits that were unconventional by middle class American

Deep and spiritual impressions of family

Deep and spiritual impressions of family »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Lesson from Chapter 1

Radhanath Swami’s parents Gerald and Idelle Slavin expressed their faith in God through

Spontaneous attraction for Prayer

Spontaneous attraction for Prayer »

Meditations on The Journey Home – Chapter 1: Journey to the East

Childhood is the most impressionable age, and exposure to incidents of

Are educated Indians the enemy of India?

Are educated Indians the enemy of India? »

Indians love to criticize India and her glorious culture. Arundhati Roy, the famous Indian writer and winner of Booker prize supports independence