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Back in June 2009, I wrote an article titled “Proof That We’re Living a Life of Illusion” (http://thelaymansanswerstoeverything.com/?p=515). In it, I provided what I felt was overwhelming evidence that we all live in some kind of computer simulation. I also offered some simple explanations as ... Views: 514
Those of you who are new, Welcome. To those of you who have been with me and have had little windows into this journey of vastness, thank you for your love, support, and kind posts. My house is alive with flowers mostly from a dear friend who decided that the holy days were going to come to ... Views: 448
Being grateful for things in your life is an important part of being happy. But did you know that gratitude can go a whole lot further than that?
In fact, gratitude can actually help you figure out your life's purpose!
Think about it - if you're not particularly grateful for anything in ... Views: 312
One of the most common questions I get asked by clients is "What is my life purpose?" or "What am I here to do?" I know that many of you are plagued by this question. Or even if you have a pretty good understanding of what your life purpose is, you probably still need guidance on what steps to ... Views: 1112
It started before the election returns were even coming in, much less votes being cast. After months of being saturated with the incessant doom and gloom (great new Rolling Stones song about that, by the way) of all the political advertising, the media
immediately pounced on the next thing for ... Views: 315
It's a familiar analogy, but quite accurate, to talk about our relationship with the sacred in the same way we describe a beautiful gemstone. There are many facets to a gem, and depending upon the angle from which we view it, we see light reflected and refracted differently. Several people ... Views: 326
Listen to the wisdom of your heart
Your heart is one of the most amazing organs in your body. Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day and about 35 million times in a year. During an average lifetime, the human heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times. The heart is more powerful ... Views: 610
In the Hindu religion, there is a sharp focus on Dharma. Choosing your Dharma is choosing to walk the path set for you by the Supreme Being. If you follow your Dharma, you will no longer be a fish out of water, or a round peg trying to fit in a square hole. When you are doing what you ... Views: 335
Regarding the viewpoint of mankind the World Health Organization has placed before the world some astounding statistics. According to it, the world over at present, about 10 billion people suffer from myopia (such patients cannot see far off objects). This news can cause a lot of worry for ... Views: 505
If seeds are sown at an apt hour there is a high possibility of getting a very good harvest. Seeds of corn, wheat etc sown at the start of monsoon season get the opportunity of growing in thousands of more such grain. If we miss this optimal time and sow the same seeds in other seasons, the ... Views: 415
One of my biggest passions is entrepreneurship and creation. I love to hear people’s stories of how they followed their passion and either created or found a career that truly fits who they are. This is in large contrast to many whose jobs, careers, or personal businesses are not in alignment ... Views: 339
We live in perhaps the most exciting time in human history. In a changing landscape of globalization, we find ourselves experiencing a collective and individual shift—an awakening to a new way of life.
As an entrepreneur, I see firsthand how rapidly our financial and corporate economies are ... Views: 543
There is only one true desire. All of our longings, goals, and motivations are reaching toward a single fulfillment. The ultimate pot of gold that we long to reach at the end of our infinitude of rainbows is joy. Embracing joy is the driving force that helps us to get out of bed each day and the ... Views: 456
Great prophesizers like Celsus, Daniel, Nostradamus, Vegilatin and Father Welter Ben say that Era Transformation will be the ultimate and most extraordinary event of this century. No one can obstruct it. Many prophecies of these great seers are very important.
(1) In 1999 A.D. a great ... Views: 1139
If you don’t like the way the world is or how your country is, your first question would be, well, can I play a part in changing it for the better? If you find that the answer to that question is no, then your next question is, then shall I stay involved in this world the way it is, and do I ... Views: 646
Quite some time back the western philosopher Gibbon had said that mankind instead of fearing attacks of natural calamities and violent beasts of the jungle must actually fear his own human fraternity. This suspicion of Gibbon certainly is not without a cause. Rising amount of expenditure in the ... Views: 549
I’ve been volunteering in Palliative Care for almost two years. The idea came as a fascination on death, as up till then I hadn’t personally had a lot of encounters with death. I wanted to be closer to death as I understood it is part of human life, as common and intimate as birth, even though ... Views: 616
Efforts have always been made for women’s awakening and freedom. Since this question arose regarding human rights these sparks were seen in many countries of the world. The medium may have been some female, yet this forest for engulfed the entire world. As a result of this at least today she ... Views: 619
Without stopping to consider what your personal values want to contribute, quickly think of the definition of success. If you allow yourself the liberty of being completely honest, you probably conceived an image of some phase of material opulence. The US and associated WASP allies have ... Views: 646
Nature’s management is so all encompassing that if we say it is God’s very form it certainly is not erroneous. These nature’s arrangements include filling the breast of a pregnant mother with milk so that as soon as her baby is born it can assuage its hunger. Nature also helps render balanced ... Views: 349
“Shantikunj is an era pilgrim spot of a super revolution. It can be understood as a gist of pilgrim tradition and methodologies of Rishi Era”.
………………..Revered Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya
Akhand Jyoti Magazine, January 1988, Page 22
Shantikunj is an ... Views: 335
Many people are looking for a spiritual teacher, an enlightened being who can help them progress in their spiritual growth or path to enlightenment. Some jump from one teacher to another being perpetually dissatisfied, or maybe they find one teacher they like and stay there for the rest of their ... Views: 356
Spur for Greater Life
No one gets out alive. Indeed people such as Steve Jobs used the inevitability of death as a spur for greater life. If you are going to die anyway what is holding you back? That was the lifestyle approach of Steve Jobs.
Lifetime of Success
Think about how you ... Views: 463
Modern science has its own glory and progress has its own importance. One can never oppose the utility value and requirement of both these. Despite this it’s true benefits accrue only when both are used for wholesome creative goals of the world. Energy used for destruction always proves to be ... Views: 614
We hear about the importance of self control all the time. I don't know about you, but I usually have visions of grey clothes, and a boring life whenever I hear the words self control!! I made the decision to do a little investigating on this topic for find out what's so great about Self ... Views: 627
Self control is something all of us say we want more of. The mystery behind it is trying to figure out the how. How do I have self control? How do I make better choices? How will I know I can trust myself? I'd like to share 3 steps to help you move in the right direction. All 3 of these ... Views: 459
If you just wish or believe in something, you must hold on and be dedicated to that which you believe. Belief acts as a cohesion of sorts between you and what you believe in. Usually your belief is not enough to unite you with that which you believe. The Magic occurs when your belief transforms ... Views: 895
Mindfulness Training and Spiritual Growth
The purpose of life is the evolution of consciousness. Spiritual awakening offers life in the state of joy (Bliss / Ananda). If we learn to listen to our souls we can consciously choose to be joyful or sad, peaceful or loving, alert or relaxed. There ... Views: 447
Dr. Romance writes:
Sooner or later all of us question the meaning of life. The sooner we get to it, the better chance we have of finding a satisfactory answer.
As a therapist I watch many of my clients pass through stages of personal growth. Once they work through the issues that have held ... Views: 906
I will never forget my first call with Molly Lord. When I made the decision to produce a unique self-help film, I began looking for experts who were willing to share their personal stories of transformation. It was important that each expert share something that had affected them profoundly. I ... Views: 403
“I shall establish such a university which despite being an NGO shall fulfill that lack which the government fails to do so. It’s futile to wail aloud that the government should change the education system. They shall continue working as per their intelligence and their methods. I shall set up a ... Views: 383
I sense you in each star and in every sunrise. I feel you in the grass and the cool breeze that flows through the trees. I feel your strength and power in your mountains and your ease which flows through each river and down every stream. I see you looking back at me in every living animal and ... Views: 707
“...From very young, we are taught to ask questions,
so we keep asking until we find answers…”
This is a quote from Nobel prize winner, Dan Shechtman, in response to being asked why there are such a high percentage of Jewish nobel prize winners compared to any other race. This is not an ... Views: 479
We all by looking upon Almighty God as all pervasive and full of justice shall imbibe discipline in our lives as per his desire-these were the first sentences of that official Sankalpa or resolve and manifesto which can be called the preliminary proclamation of Yug Nirman Mission. For the first ... Views: 439
Within the deep cave of women’s soul dwells an ocean of human qualities like sensitivity, sentiments, love and serenity. Whenever the intellect predominated and the eternal balance faltered women with these precious qualities guided the wayward male fraternity and inspired world society in such ... Views: 519
As a culture, I fear we are forgetting the importance of imagination. Our media-flooded world gives us the ability to be passive receptors of information, stimulus, and virtual worlds, but we are rarely asked to use the creative force of our own imaginations. To stop doing and just dream, to ... Views: 1181
One of the biggest blockages people face in moving forward with living according to their passions and purpose is belief, both conscious and subconscious. Our beliefs determine what we attract and what we allow ourselves to receive in life. When we start from a place of limiting or flawed ... Views: 2154
Welcome to part four of my five part series on why people don’t take the steps to live their highest purpose! So far I’ve covered lack of clarity on what they are passionate about, the idea that they don’t have the time or can make the commitment, and money concerns. Today I’d like to address ... Views: 941
In the past two articles, I’ve covered the obstacles of not knowing what you are passionate about and time or commitment issues. This article will cover the topic of money.
Once you have identified the direction you want to go and have committed to the time to focus on it, an issue that comes ... Views: 902
Many people say they just don’t have the time to pursue making a change in their lives. The idea of going in another direction, however appealing, just seems too overwhelming. Some get as far as exploring getting some help with this, but then back away. There is a lack of commitment to doing ... Views: 880
As Henry David Thoreau famously said, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” He was explaining how most people are slaves to their work and to those who employ them. They become resigned to this state of affairs which Thoreau called “confirmed desperation.”
This rather bleak ... Views: 1343
I was in a healing seminar when I suddenly became very ill. What I thought was food poisoning was later diagnosed as severe gall stones.
I went to the local outpatient facility for treatment, but it seemed like nothing the doctor gave me could cut through the excruciating pain. After 24 hours ... Views: 1180
Some people come upon their life path quite early in life, or at least they happen upon it, but for others it isn't so easy...
Like many of us, I was a "victim" of circumstances. I had my first spinal fusion while I was in Grade 12 and that pretty much changed the course of my life... instead ... Views: 629
Without question, unlocking true life purpose is a vital component of overcoming addiction, but it is certainly not limited to the addicted. In fact, at some point, most, if not all, folks ponder what their purpose or real divine mission is. One of the methods marketed as an effective tool to ... Views: 1075
SYNOPSIS: Most of the people have discovered the art of living life happily and are indulging into it. But sadly they have overlooked its repercussions in their afterlife and therefore have not equipped themselves for it.
We all must have heard a story / folk tale – One learned man while ... Views: 413
SYNOPSIS: The article focuses on the very purpose of human life. The article highlights that when born in human body, what should be our priority.
When we are alone and in tranquil state, did we ever thought or have even made an effort to think why we are blessed with a Human life. After ... Views: 632
Bring yourself home and awaken your soul's potential
'It's one of the paradoxes of spiritual practice: we need a path to travel where we already are.' SAKYONG MIPHAM RINPOCHE
For years I thought I was too busy to have a daily spiritual practice. Meditation was just not a part of how I ... Views: 520
The tradition and lineage of Yoga Science is very ancient. This is precious wealth of ancient India. All streams of knowledge-science are its resultant. Yoga is such a vault of Super Energies wherein all bodily, mental, intellectual, spiritual etc energies develop well and in the unveiling of ... Views: 753
In today’s modern times a new branch of science has emerged called “Futurology” or science of the future. This branch of science after analyzing and gauging contemporary situations infer what shall happen in future. It is true that on the basis of present times at least a little bit of future ... Views: 537