The seeker who wants to be established in the knowledge of the Self has to follow certain disciplines, practicing them regularly, riding the steed of yoga till there is total abidance of the Self. Read more
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As a result of the pandemic our programs for this summer are cancelled. We will schedule a new one as soon as the siutation improves.
The concern towards endless strains on the environment for wealth generation has remained on the top of the political agenda of several countries. Despite the concern and promulgation of various laws, senseless exploitation of natural resources severely threatens the environment in several countries. Burning of fossil fuel at a mammoth scale and the resultant global warming is causing change in weather pattern, severe draughts and flooding at unprecedented scales affecting agriculture. In a report on the “Future of Food”, The Economist (Feb 26- Mach 4, 2011) cites studies which show that “global warming upsets water cycles, increases the burden of pests, desiccates soil and reduces yield”. Presently, China (report in the Economist, August 10- 16, 2013) alone burns about half of the world’s coal supplies and its Carbon dioxide emissions have already over taken Americans in 2006 and in another one to two years, it will emit twice America’s total. Between 1990 and 2050 its cumulative emissions will amount of 500 billion tons – roughly the same as those of the whole world from the beginning of industrial revolution to 1970. What is more alarming is that as it shifts heavy manufacturing and mining from coastal areas to western province like Tibet having fragile eco-systems, the damage will be irreversible. The instances reported are only indicative, as several such account are well documented. Read more
The Bhagavad-Gita has been a source of inspiration to many great leaders in India, Gandhi being one of them. His indebtedness to the teachings of the ancient text is reflected in the following quote: Read more
In the Upanishads words such as dhaya, dhvai, manta, drsti, mati are used to denote meditation. Read more