Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Vibhuti Paada -Shloka 3

Tadevarthamatranirbhasam svarupashunyamiva samadhih When the non-wavering and non-varying singular focal attention flows, shining brilliantly, then the feeling of ‘I’ fades out. When the feeling of the “I” fades out, absorption is felt. This is samadhi – when the focus of attention gets saturated and enhanced, timewise it transforms itself into meditation. Similarly, if the same[…]
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Gurumatha Amma’s Kabba Poetry – You are the king of the body.

You are the king of the body. The body is your representation. It is a Divine gift. However, misconduct of the body occurs because of your habits and addictions. Oh evil minded one, push out your villainess with an unwavering meditative mind. Supernatural power arises in your body constitutions as divine grace. Dehada dore neenu,[…]

Mankuthimanna Kagga – the four boons worth praying for

Desires that always know their limit, senses that never lose themselves in indulgence, labour that earns livelihood without selfish motive, and a mindset that constantly scans life only to grasp the truth, these are the four boons worth praying for. Parividhiyanarithase Paravashate alidasukha virathiyodavereda lokodyoga yukti Parikisutha Jeevithava sathyavane pidiva mathi Varagalee nalkevara – Mankuthimma[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 8)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The Vaktathva (speech principle), which is in a hidden form of cosmic music, has been given expression by Goddess Saraswathi with great love to humanity. Whenever the knowledgeable wise man, with his alert mind, purifies his speech with pure thoughts, then his friends understand what true[…]

Mankuthimanna Kagga – Don’t entice me by creating desires in me

Don’t entice me by creating desires in me, and then don’t again ensnare me in relationships which permanently bind me. For heaven’s sake, please don’t make me walk the mud ridden road where they sell quicksand that binds me to different places. There is no need to create desires or bind me in relationships that[…]

Gurumatha Amma’s Kabba Poetry – Do not hate your body, it is the first place of true religion.

Do not hate your body, it is the first place of true religion. The body is not your misfortune, it is weak because of your weakness. You are the culprit. The merits and failings are yours. After all, what evil deeds can the body do? The body is the medium. Through the body, by doing[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 7)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The knowledgeable wise man – he who understands the deepest principles of speech, vaktatva – with his alert mind, and pure thoughts, through his very words, can convey the understanding of all hidden meanings to those who are able to listen. The first and foremost word[…]

Amma explains: “Managing a home is not a job it’s an art”

Managing a home is not a job it’s an art The science of Vastu advocates that good vibrations can be experienced in the house by following certain prescribed rules during its construction. One can experience perfect Vastu by following the principles described below and without having to disturb the construction or the direction in which[…]

Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Vibhuti Paada -Shloka 1

Deshabandah chittasaya dharana The Vibhuti Paada of the Patanjali Yoga Sutras explains the ways, means and purpose of utilizing yoga. This chapter explain the glorious properties that occur through the mastery of yoga. Sadhana, samadhi pada Patanjali shows the methodology of bringing under control the skeletomuscular body with the vital organs, the organs of action, and[…]