Life is an interplay of opposing forces. There are three basic forces which underlie all interactions in the universe: the creative force, the destructive force and the force that maintains what has been created. These forces are also called the three gunas: Sattwa, Raja and Tamas. Sattwa is the creative force. Rajas is the maintainer … Continue reading Life: An Interplay of Opposing Forces
At this time when the world is experiencing so much turbulence and discomfiture, the only alternative is to TURN WITHIN. The peace we are seeking in the world begins INSIDE EACH OF US. We are the light that must illuminate the darkness of ignorance prevailing in world affairs. Each one of us must kindle the … Continue reading Turn Within
” The whole purpose of life is to gain enlightenment. Nothing else is significant compared to that completely natural, exalted state of consciousness.” Maharishi Mahesh Yogi The need of the hour is to increase the number of fully enlightened beings on the planet. The inner life of the individual is the basis of the outer … Continue reading Need of the Hour
That which one sees as different, through mistake, produces fear in the perceiver.
Is there a place within each of us that contains universal wisdom? I feel that there is such a place. It exists beyond the field of time and space. It is a silent level of wholeness that knows – a pure knowingness. This knowingness is able to access universal wisdom spontaneously. We know it … Continue reading Universal Wisdom
What are the qualities of an enlightened leader? An enlightened leader is equally nourishing to everyone.
All my life have I sought the Ultimate: ultimate truth, ultimate perfection, ultimate beauty. I have searched for you everywhere.
Our intimate connection with nature is in need of regeneration,renewal, re-enlivenment. Then the five elements of life will nourish humanity with their sacred gifts.
The feminine principle is very much needed in today’s world.
What is the purpose of life? Why are we here?
The world is in need of “universal individuals” who can think globally. A universal individual pledges their allegiance to the whole world family. Already there are multitudes who work to advance their own selfish interests regardless of the negative consequences of their actions. The world needs individuals who are committed to prevent injustice, exploitation and … Continue reading A Universal Individual
The result of surrender is that one lives from the heart, from the core of one’s being spontaneously.
Racism can be cured by expanding the collective consciousness of society
When national consciousness is fully integrated and harmonious, there will not be a chance for any animosities between nations to arise.
A citizen of the universe honors the integrity of his culture while simultaneously respecting and appreciating the diversity of all cultures, religions and traditions in the world. His desire is that we should all grow together, prosper together and enjoy fulfillment together. This wish is expressed in the Vedic prayers: “Om. May all be happy, … Continue reading Citizen of the Universe
Narrow outdated modes of thinking will be replaced by an all-inclusive vision of wholeness of life which is in tune with the evolving consciousness of humanity.
Hi, I’m Barbara! I live in India -in the foothills of the Himalayas. In India, my friends call me Bharati. I shifted my life to India in November 2001 because I wanted to focus more on meditation and writing. I also enjoy studying Indian classical music and Sanskrit. I live a simple inward life. Writing blogs is a precious opportunity for me to share my thoughts and feelings with the world. “The world is my family” is an ancient Indian proverb. If you want to post any comments about my blogs, I would love to hear from you!
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