What is Enlightenment?

The word enlightenment is used in a variety of contexts.  From the perspective of the Upanishads, we have a very good word to describe the nature of enlightenment.  The word is satchitananda.  The word satchitananda is a composition of the three...

Are You Centred?

Are you Centred? Life shoots a multitude of arrows at us on a daily basis.  Just missed the train, stuck in traffic, the boss is angry with us, an argument with a loved one. Constantly we are given the opportunity to lose our peaceful, centred...

The Qualities of Devotion

Namaste, One who performs deeds with me in mind, considers me as supreme, becomes my devotee, does not become attached to things and has hatred for no other living being will surely come to me. Bhagavad Gita 11.55 This verse of the Gita offers...

What is Sanatana Dharma?

Namaste, Here is Bhisma’s definition in the Mahabharata. Not harming, truthfulness, remaining free from anger, and charity, are the four practices you must adhere to, Ajatasatru. This is the Sanatana Dharma. In this verse, we have another...