Find Your True Purpose

Find Your True Purpose

You were born with wings. Why crawl through life? Let the beauty of what you love, be what you do! Everyone has been made for a particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.  —Rumi, Sufi Mystic 13thcentury AD When I was in India for a...
Why Things Can’t Make You Happy

Why Things Can’t Make You Happy

Withthe holidays just around the corner, brightly-lit stores display a mind-boggling variety of tempting products for sale. “Buy! Buy! Buy!” scream the advertisements. Showing you images of ecstatic people receiving gifts, the advertisements seem to tell you that the...
How to Handle Life with Equanimity

How to Handle Life with Equanimity

A person’s spiritual maturity can be measured by the equanimity of his or her mind. The ability to stay calm and balanced no matter what is happening around you demonstrates how much you have grown spiritually. Think of the Buddha, the Dalai Lama or Pope Francis. They...
Parenting Guidance from a Spiritual Master

Parenting Guidance from a Spiritual Master

When I first became a mother, although I had made the effort to learn as much as I could about caring and feeding a baby, I was ill equipped to be a parent. I wish that as my husband and I raised our children, we had some spiritual wisdom about life, the purpose and...
How To Stay Inspired In Your Work

How To Stay Inspired In Your Work

Doing the same job day after day can sometimes begin to feel routine and unchallenging. It makes you wonder what you can do to keep yourself inspired and enthused. I was in India last week to attend a spiritual camp with my guru, Swami Tejomayananda at the Chinmaya...
Manisha Melwani

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