Category: Conversations on the Spiritual Path

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Are you on track?
Are you on track?

We are close to reaching the halfway mark of 2022. It feels, at least to me, the new year was not too long ago. A new year is often a promise of hope. A time when many people make plans, set goals and resolutions, and more than anything wish for things to be better, especially…

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The Power of Believing in Yourself
The Power of Believing in Yourself

Don’t waste time proving yourself to people. It’s an endless and meaningless endeavor, and an absolute waste of time and life. If you spend time proving yourself to one person then you’ll find yourself needing to prove yourself to others. This then becomes an endless process.  In reading this, pl...

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Define the Destination
Define the Destination

A couple of years ago, at an event I held in London, someone in the audience asked me,  “Dandapani, every morning I meditate and I journal. Now I hear you talking about affirmations and it really resonates with me. Should I incorporate affirmations in my morning practice?”  My respons...

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The Journey & The Destination
The Journey & The Destination

I’m going to make the wild assumption that most of you that are reading this email have heard someone or yourself say, “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” I vehemently disagree.  We as humans, often in our instinctive state, have a tendency to repeat what others say without ...

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The Truth Behind Change
The Truth Behind Change

Personal change requires a degree of sacrifice at some level. To get something new you have to give up something old. For instance, if you want to update the look of your living room, you might start by buying some new furniture. To make room for the new furniture, you have to get rid of…

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Conversations on the Spiritual Path
Conversations on the Spiritual Path

To those of you who took the time to respond to my weekly email and share your thoughts and questions with me…thank you! After my long hiatus, it’s nice to hear what is on your mind. This allows me to direct my emails in a direction that hopefully is beneficial to your needs.  Now, I…

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America … I love
America … I love

Eleven years ago I made the most difficult decision of my life. The decision to not renew my monastic vows and hence to stop living a life as a Hindu monastic. I left my guru’s monastery in Hawaii and instead of going back to Australia, I moved to the mainland US.  Many years prior to…

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Lesson Noted, Lesson Learnt
Lesson Noted, Lesson Learnt

A couple of weeks back I was speaking with an entrepreneur who shared with me that she got involved in a personal issue with her client that she should have stayed out of. At that time she felt it was harmless to get involved in the conversation but later the whole thing played out unpleasantly. ...

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