Serving the community, serving other people is direct service to the Self. Never mistake service as supporting others or helping others. The whole world is the Self. When one serves oneself, it is the smaller self, when one helps others without expectation, that is true spirituality.
Understanding the position of Lord Rama, is to stand with Truth. It is important for man to make sense of opposing ideologies and viewpoints within the world. Unless there is harmony among antipodal viewpoints and perspectives, there cannot be progress in Truth. It is important to choose our ideals in such a way that one can orchestrate a complete harmony among those ideals. If that art is supoosed to be mastered, one should take pains to understand the character of Lord Rama.
A Sage, is one who is the epitome of Truth. Unless one becomes capable of recognizing a sage, it shall be difficult to discriminate between what is true and what is a lie. A Sage is a personfied representation of the Vedic Scriptures. If one is able to get the association of a true sage, understanding the scriptures shall be simplified. One has to first be able to read the symptoms of a sage.
It is important to understand the lives of the Sages and Seers of India, by studying them closely. Through this study, one should try to decode the mystery of life. The sages of Sanatana Dharma represent the highest ideals, the very epitome of pure consciousness. When the lives of these sages are studied and assimilated, our journey towards the Absolutely is simplified and the mysteries of life get unraveled with consummate ease
The Gods of the RigVeda are better understood if one has a deeper perspective of the Dharma. The gods are not fictitious characters but the very icons, personification of our deepest emotions. Attching ourselves with the god, we shall reclaim our deepest emotions, the emotions of our soul, While understanding the RigVeda, it is important to understand the philosophy of Vedic gods, if at all we intend to draw upon us the benefits of the RigVeda
The life of Sri Shankar Dev was meant for a divine purpose. The challenges of his life serve as lessons to the followers of Dharma and Truth. When the devotees of the Lord are challenged, the Lord transforms Himself into time, place and circumstances and stands rock solid by the side of His devotees. It is God alone who transforms challenges into opportunities. The life of Sri Shankar Deva is a testimony to this dictum.
The trials and tribulations that Sri Shankar Dev faced, throughout his life on the planet were many. Yet he faced these situations head on and displayed the characteristics of a pure devotee.
The Teachings of the RigVeda are unique. It is an adaptation of the way the real universe is fashioned. The RigVeda encompasses various secrets which even the scientists of today cannot imagine or measure with their so-called modern quipments. The whole philosophy of modern science is smaller than the smallest infant when compared to the magnanimity of the teachings of the RigVeda
Sages are the pivot that hold people together. They are the source which ignite the spiritual fire amongst the population. Without sages the spiritual landscape of any region shall be barren. Without them, life would not have that extra dimension, the dimension of the spirit. Unless one is blessed by a sage, it is verily not possible to succeed in spiritual life.
Understanding the Gita, is a primary step towards a life of spirituality. The Gita is perhaps the only document that clearly dilineates the philosophy behind thought, what drives our actions and what one musts do, if one is to relieve himself from the clutches of a bound life. The Gita is an invitation to freedom.