Preaching appears to be a regular feature in modern forms of religion and spirituality. Religion and Spirituality can prosper through teachings and hand-holding, when there are seekers and interested people who want to know Reality. But preaching is the negative aspect of Guidance where flare is used as a selling and influencing mechanism to attract larger crowds using religion as a pretense. Preaching has less to do with spirituality and more to do with pomp and gimmickry.
Bhakti is least understood these days. Bhakti, is propagated by many organisations regarded as spiritual stalwarts. However the inmates of such organisations may not qualify as role-models to follow. Bhakti has more to do with inner alignment and nothing at all to do with the external paraphernalia. How do we develop the inner mood and spirit, this becomes a thing of paramount importance.
We read scriptures for a specific purpose. The scriptures are maps that lead us to our source. The once that educate us to read the maps are our seers and sages. Our source is the Lord. The Lord descends to the earthly platform and demonstrates, in practical ways, what we should do and how we should do things. It is vital to understand the importance of Avatars and Sages.
The word sin, is most often abused as a word of convenience. If I do not like someone doing a certain thing, I would end up saying that, a particular person is sinning. He is going against the commandment of God. Its high time that we as a civilization mature and understand the real significance of the word "Sin"
Vedanta is the scientific approach to understand life's purpose. If one is to look at Vedanta with a view to designing one's life-goals, a time shall come soon, when the true purpose and methodology to attain that purpose shall be well within our grasp. Vedanta can unravel the many mysteries of life that life keeps presenting before us from time to time.
Sanatana Dharma is the most advanced science, which is far beyond the reach of the material sciences which we know off. There are many dimensions of consciousness which lie far beyond the five senses which function only in the earthly platform. When our perception is enhanced through specific processes,of Sanatana Dharma we can develop the ability to travel to those dimensions.
Samskaras, are our mental impressions. These impressions dictate the quality of our life. Man is a machine in many ways. Our habits form tendencies and that automates us in many ways. Our habits dictate our lives and most times, our reactions depend on the habits that we have formed. Looking at the science of Samskaras can be an interesting journey towards understanding our own selves much better.
The principles of the RigVeda are not a myth, but the very epitiome of Reality. It is an expression of our True Nature, which all of us have forgotten through a serial degradation of the ages. It is time to revive that spiritual rigor and induce within ourselves that lost fragrance of Dharma, through a thorough understanding of the Spirit of RigVeda
The story of Shankar Dev will serve as an inspiration who intend to develop into pure devotees, pure Bhaktas. It is interesting to understand the conditions in which Sri Shankar Dev presented his life for our study, so that we can take a leaf or too from his life and make ours, a worthwhile life.
The Gita is a scripture that every follower of Sanatana Dharma swears by. It is the summum bonum of creation and divine edict. It is the originator of all philosophies of the world. Life itself is a mere reflection of this great scripture. To seek the Gita, is to become capable of solving the mystery of life.