The Supreme Perfection – Part 2 (Final)

… I allow vegetarians to follow their diet and non-vegetarians to eat meat, fish, eggs, et cetera. I do not interfere with any religion and permit all to follow their own creeds unhindered. When faced with love for God, these external ceremonials have no value. Love for God automatically and naturally results in […]

The Supreme Perfection – Part 1

[The following message was delivered at Shivananda’s ashram, Rishikesh]

We should once and for all understand that no amount of learning, reading, teaching, reasoning and preaching can give us Liberation (Mukti). Vedantic expressions, Sufi talks, mystical words and philosophical statements take us nowhere spiritually. Religious conferences, spiritual societies and the so-called universal […]

20121212 – Sanskaras and liberation – part – 2 (final)

 

 

This bondage of actions is the tie that is deep-rooted and cannot be easily uprooted and gotten rid of. Good actions bind a man with a golden chain, and bad actions with an iron spiked one. But the chain is there in either case, and the man is never set free. Yoga […]