If teachers act as facilitators and create a positive ethos that fosters intellectual curiosity, students can explore their true potential in a safe environment.
Similes are a powerful way to express reality. Sri Adi Sankaracharya, in the Vivekachoodamani, uses a powerful one at that.
The essence of the Vivekachoodamani by Sri Adi Sankaracharya lies in the verses that come in the middle of the text, which can be chanted or even sung in beautiful music.
The occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi gives us a chance to reignite ourselves in the search for success and happiness.
We live in an instant society. We want instant coffee, instant pudding, and instant oatmeal. We want our computers to boot within microseconds or we get impatient.
On how to build the emotional resilience, Sister Shivani said we can get there by consuming less information.
'Sa' the Shadaj, which is the origin as well as the place of rest in Indian Classical Music, is also a space of spiritual awareness.
There are not one or two, but thousands of scriptural texts that reiterate the Maha Vakyas or the great sentences.
To show the importance of any statement, we make or quote from great masters and so does Sri Adi Sankaracharya quote from another great master Sri Krishna.
We just need to tune into the inner voice that guides us and trust our gut feelings. Studies have shown that intuition is a valuable tool, it is a link between the conscious and subconscious mind.
Quite evidently, the air that we breathe gains priority over the food that we need to survive. Moreover, food cannot be utilised by the body when there is no oxygen to break it down.
The Self or I is illumination itself. It is completely different from the five layers of the personality. It is the witness of the three states of consciousness—waking, dream and deep sleep.
There is a light that shines within us.
The mystical ethereality of aromas speaks its own language to, not just the mind, but even the spirit.
Combine these basic asanas and meditation techniques with a nutritious diet to come out of the present ordeal stronger and healthier.