Manual for the Mind
You have a mind. You are born with it. You live with it. Throughout your entire life, you function in the mind whether it be in your waking state or in your sleeping states. It’s the one thing you spend 24-hours a day with. You don’t even spend that much time with the people or…Read More
Announcing my App and NEW online course!
Since I released my Introduction to Meditation course in 2016, thousands of students from more than 130 countries around the world have gone through this training. Many students have shared with me they have a better understanding of how their mind works, a greater ability to focus and that they ...Read More
Philosophy, Goal, Path and Lifestyle
On the spiritual path, the first step is to become clear of the philosophy to which one subscribes. This philosophy then defines the goal, which then defines the path, which in turn defines the lifestyle one should lead. Watch the video below to learn more about these spiritual steps: philosophy,...Read More
Awareness as a Traveler
One of the analogies that my guru often used to describe awareness and the mind is viewing awareness as a traveler and the mind as the world. When you go to San Francisco to visit you have experiences that San Francisco offers. You experience San Francisco but you are not San Francisco. You are i...Read More
Madurai’s Sacred Citadel to the Goddess
Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple in South India, Hinduism’s grandest citadel to the goddess, is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Hindus the world over and one of the most famous temples in India. This temple, centuries old and hand carved out of granite, covers an area of 16.5 acres. In Mad...Read More
What is the best time to meditate?
I am often asked, “What is the best time to meditate?” The best time to meditate is in the morning as soon as you wake up. Don’t look at your phone, don’t check your email, don’t listen to news, don’t go on social media. Take a shower, put on fresh clothes, and go straight to…Read More
Where are you going in life?
My guru, Gurudeva Subramuniyaswami, once said, “There is nothing more important than knowing who you are, the path that you are on and its final end.” Once you begin the process of getting to know yourself, one of the first things you have to do is ask yourself what is it that you want out…Read More
The Great Secret
As soon as we control where awareness goes, we control where energy flows. As soon as we control where energy is flowing, we control what is manifesting in our life. This is a great secret to learn. This is something my guru shared with me in the monastery and it changed my life. I’ve realized&he...Read More