Spiritual Wisdom
March 1, 2019

Spiritual Optimism II: Transcending the Conflict Between Optimism and Tradition

There exists an inherent tension between tradition and optimism. Tradition emphasizes the imperfections in human nature and the many difficulties of life in this world. According to the tradition, our…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 15, 2019

Living in the Higher Consciousness

  On this physical plane of existence, we are bombarded daily by a constant stream of sensory stimuli. These stimuli push and pull us in every direction as they compete…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 8, 2019

State of Consciousness

A central maxim of the teachings of the Baal Shem is that we are where our thoughts are. He believed that it is our mind that controls the nature of…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 1, 2019

Torah: A Path of Wisdom and Peace

“Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace.” - Proverbs 3:17 The Torah is a religious manual that teaches us how to live our life. The…
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Spiritual Wisdom
December 14, 2018

Our Natural State

When people would come to Ramana Maharshi and ask him how they could reach Self-realization, he would answer them by saying that self-realization is not something to be reached or…
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Spiritual Wisdom
November 8, 2018

The Dynamics of Grace

“Grace is flowing like the ocean, ever full. Everyone draws from it according to his capacity. How can one who brings only a tumbler complain that he is not able…
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Spiritual Wisdom
November 1, 2018

The Power of Spirit

“Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord of Hosts.” - Zechariah 4:6 “When you find no strength left in the body, when you find no…
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Spiritual Wisdom
October 11, 2018

Master of Time and Space

"There is a bridge between time and Eternity; and this bridge is Atman, the Spirit of man. Neither day nor night cross that bridge, nor old age, nor death nor…
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Spiritual Wisdom
May 4, 2018

The Ocean of God

“’Dive deep, O mind, dive deep in the Ocean of God’s Beauty.” - Kabir “There are innumerable pathways leading to the Ocean of Immortality”, explains Sri Ramakrishna, “the essential thing is…
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