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Dharma is like karma…it’s unavoidable. The moment you’re born, you’re given an identity—a sex and a gender, a race, a name, a nationality, a religion. You’re even given a surname and status based on the family you’re born into. In […]

  Haruko Murakami’s words are echoing in my head….“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through.” (a reminder, a warning, a comfort…) We stand at a crossroads. Our very survival as a species now […]

Are we in control of life – are we in control of our lives? I’ve pondered on this question, and it seems to me that anything that happens to us can occur on various levels on a continuum between good, […]

Many go through times of feeling lost and confused, or just have those off days when they seem to face more inner doubts than normal. You may sometimes even wonder, “what is my purpose?” It’s normal to ask these sort […]

How to transform negativity into love? A 40-day Sādhanā is sure to set anyone on a new course. Sādhanā is a Sanskrit word denoting “a practice toward a spiritual goal.” According to Bhattacharyya, Sādhanā prevents excessive worldliness and moulds the […]

The outstanding spiritual teacher Jiddu Krishnamurti was once asked the key to his happiness. His response is gold – “I don’t mind how it goes.” How perfect to meditate on those simple words. Born in India, Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895 – […]

As Proverbs reminds us – “There is light at the end of the tunnel.” Yet the tunnel fills us with a darkness so deep, we are left breathless, hopeless and lost in our suffering. It’s a black hole of hopelessness. […]

Indeed life has a strange way of working out. You would think there may be a grander plan, something greater than any individual part. Yet, every person is invaluable to the big picture. Without experiences of challenge and difficult, we […]

How do others hurt us? Every person on this planet has felt hurt justifiably or unjustifiably (does it matter?) – it’s the human condition. It’s impossible to escape such feelings unless you reach a state of “enlightenment.” Regarding feeling hurt […]

How can we heal and transform ourselves so that our true light, wholeness and depth of being can be expressed in the world? 1. Face our fears. 2. Accept that suffering is part of the human experience. 3. Accept our […]

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