Where is my ego

Understanding the ego has been challenging man since time began (for the man anyway). Understanding it is not easy. Philosophers and psychologists have tried to do that and have written about it. How do you understand something that identifies with you and is a part of you? We are hard wired to look...

Meditation – The Beginners Guide

Meditation is the process by which the practitioner learns to still the mind. Did you read that right – STILL THE MIND! I would call it one of the most challenging tasks you will undertake. Making pigs fly might seem like a walk in the park compared to this. photo credit: Mara ~earth...

Does prayer work

Link: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20091214102113AAmEFco Well does it work or does it not? Truth is no one knows. This has been debated already I think and there is little that I can add because my view has not changed but I recently came across a blog that talks about does it work or does it...

Sikh Dharma and Eckhart

I have been listening to the meaning of Japji Sahib from Guru Granth Sahib and also reading Eckhart Tolle’s New Earth and it is amazing what they have in common. As far as I have been able to gather Japji Sahib is filled with examples of how to come to terms with and live in hukam (order of God). There...

Eckhart the genius

I finally got round to reading Eckhart’s New Earth. What a masterpiece. I have only finished the third chapter so far but his is the best explaination on ego and soul that I have found, understand and can relate to. The best thing I can quote from the book is about the ego and the awareness of the...

Where have I been

The original intention to setup this blog was to talk about yoga but I sort of deviated from that. I instead took a path to spirituality. Which perhaps was my target anyway but did not realise it at the time. I think you have to grow through these things before the purpose becomes clear. Yoga was a means...

God will sit this one out

Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7964880.stm The article reads “God will not intervene to prevent humanity from wreaking disastrous damage to the environment, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.” Read more… I think that we as a humanity have chosen the path that we have put...

Prayer revisited

I have blogged about this topic before however it is not closed in my mind and the feedback from Amrit did not complete it either. That prayer is a vibration in the universal consciousness is only partly true. “Prayer is the synchronised, harmonious and intelligent function of the mind specifically...

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