Life is about how we choose to use our free will at every moment. According to how we use our free will, we become conditioned to think that way, to see the world in that way, and to act in that way. We become conditioned by whatever we associate with.
The depth of our positive attitude is very much determined by how much we have knowledge of our spiritual self.” – Radhanath Swami If we objectively look at the world today – study the newspapers, the magazines, the statistics – there is really a lot be depressed about: the pollution, …
Humanity today practically puts no energy or focus at all in understanding the inner self. One of the great authors of the West, Ralph Waldo Emerson, has said, “The reason the world is in such disunity and lies in heaps and wastes is because a man is disunited from his …
Taj Mahal! The person who built this incredible monument, Shah Jahan, can you imagine what power, what influence, what wealth he had to make this as a tomb for his wife! How many tombs are there like this in this world?!
In the evening, I was walking down the street in Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk area; and one very polite gentleman approached me on the street and asked me, “Where are you from? Why have you come to India? What is your educational qualification?”
So we are perceiving life through the ego, then through the intelligence, then through the mind and then through the five senses. And our particular understanding of reality is according to that perception.
What is this analogy of fog? Fog disrupts so many of the plans of humanity because it obscures us from seeing things as they are. In New Delhi, at the Indira Gandhi Airport, usually when there is fog, airplanes are delayed, sometimes for hours and hours and hours.