5 Pointers to Connect to Your True Self

5 Pointers to Connect to Your True Self

You are the universal Self appearing as a limited human self. “That Thou Art” proclaim the spiritual masters of Vedanta. Your true Self is changeless, infinite existence and complete bliss, but identified with your small ego-self, you experience constant change,...
Being the Detached Inner Witness

Being the Detached Inner Witness

Where do you experience emotions such as joy, fear, anger and sadness? And what about sensations like pain, pleasure, cold and warmth? You feel them in your mind and body. Notice that they are in “your” mind and body. Yet, when you feel joy, anger or pain you say,...
5 Ways to Shift Your Focus to Your True Self

5 Ways to Shift Your Focus to Your True Self

You take yourself to be your name, age, gender, roles, accomplishments, and the characteristics of your body, mind and personality. But according to Vedanta, this is your apparent identity, and not your real identity. Your real identity, your true Self is totally...
The Way to Forgive and Be Free

The Way to Forgive and Be Free

No one is perfect, without flaws or weaknesses. Everyone makes mistakes. Holding resentment, grudges and unforgiveness in your heart because of what others have said and done only backfires on you. It damages your relationships, health and peace of mind. It’s far more...
The REAL Reward of Giving

The REAL Reward of Giving

When we give sincerely, cheerfully and readily, we bring joy into our own hearts and in the hearts of others. We become magnets for drawing prosperity into our lives. We gain blessings in the form of gratitude and build closer relationships with others. We earn karmic...
The Journey of the Soul

The Journey of the Soul

You are not the body, you are the essence, the Self, the Atman—the divine entity within. —Swami Chinmayananda We are not who we think we are—mere human beings of flesh and blood, having a temporary existence filled with joys and sorrows. We are so much more. The Atman...
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