I meet so many people that are obsessed about learning, that are perpetually taking one course after another. Learning is good, but more important than the ebullient need to consume knowledge should be the need to apply the knowledge learned in daily life. This is where most people fall short. Learning gives us a high, a sense of knowing, an expansion of the mind. But, as my guru taught me, unless that knowledge is applied in a timely way in daily life, that knowledge does not become wisdom.
Place more effort on applying what you’ve learned in your life than learning more things. You’ll make greater progress in your personal development.
Everybody and their dog has an opinion on meditation (including me). Most of these folks don’t meditate or have never been formally trained or even more so seriously committed to one meditation path. The latter truly is a telltale sign of how seriously one takes his or her meditation practice. Wh...Read More
I’m starting the year by writing a 3-part series on meditation with the goal of bringing some clarity around it and dispelling a few myths. First things, first. Let’s get clear on terminology. This is important because we want to train our subconscious to understand the specific meaning of a word...Read More
If I can accept myself for where I am in my evolution, then I can accept others for where they are in their evolution. As a Hindu and from personal experiences, I believe and subscribe to the concept of reincarnation. Simply said, reincarnation describes a belief that we are a soul living in a ph...Read More
Well, it has been a really long time since I’ve sent one of these emails out. Apologies for my hiatus. October and November were filled with events I spoke at in the US, across Europe and in India. My travels culminated with a retreat that I held in South India where I led a group…Read More