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Human Mind

MIND IS LIKE A MONKEY



The human mind is always oscillating. The nature of the human mind is to project a desire and chase that desire, let us for simplicity call it 'A'. 'A' is what the mind wanted. As soon as it catches 'A', it ends up dropping it. Now again the mind is wandering and is instantly directed at something else (Economics supports this argument by telling us that human wants are unlimited).So now it focuses on something else, lets call it 'B'. Now it wants 'B' and it… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on January 2, 2010 at 9:42pm — 2 Comments

First three Azhwars...

PoigaiAzhwar, BhoothatthAzhwar & PeyAzhwar

PoigaiAzhwAr, BhoothatthAzhwAr and PEyAzhwAr are the three mudal (first) AzhwArs who were not only contemporary azhwArs; but were born on three consecutive days in SiddhArti year, Aiyppasi month on TiruvONam, Avittam and sadhayam nakshathrams respectively ;and the babies appeared on flowers of different kind (and not were born like us actually!- They are ayOnijars). Their period was estimated as 7th century A.D. (Though we are not attaching… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on December 14, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Importance of prapatti

When we carry out our prescribed nitya (such as sandhyavandana) and naimittika (such as pitru tarpana) activities and also optional kamya activities (homas, vratas, etc.) with or without benefit intended for ourselves and definitely without any harm intended for anyone else, then we can be considered as practising Karma yoga. When this is done sincerely, with the intention of pleasing Emperuman and Thaayar, and knowing that it is Bhagavan who is acting through us, the Karma becomes spiritually… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on December 14, 2009 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

AZHWARS....!!!

The term Azhwar literally means "one who has dived deep into the depths of the transcendental bliss or God experience" It is a Tamizh ("Tamil" as often known) term. Tamil is the ancient language of South India also called the Southern language in contrast to Sanskrit, which often is referred to as the Northern language. Azhwars were born in South India in regions now referred to as the Tamilnadu along the banks of some of the well-known rivers of this region such as the Tamirabarani, Palaaru… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on November 13, 2009 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

HUMAN MIND.....!!!!

HUMAN MIND



Human mind is never still..



Like the flowing water it moves steadily & endlessly from one

thought to another..



-the mouth likes to talk..

-the tounge carves to taste..

-the eyes long to see..

-the legs desire to walk..



Every sense organ goes outward seeking pleasure

How can the mind-control be achieved??

The water is controlled by arresting its flow..

By

- dams

- embankments

only for a… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on November 10, 2009 at 3:32pm — No Comments

SOME QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Who are the companions of the one who treads the spiritual path?

Perseverance and patience...



What is ignorance of the intellect?

Trying to realize God through the intellect after being fully aware that God is way beyond the reach of the intellect...



Where do all questions end?

In direct experience alone...



Who is most unfortunate?

One who wastes his entire life trying to solve problems that were created due to unnecessary… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on November 5, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Quotations by/on Krishna !!!



1." The true path leads to one and decisive knowledge.The knowledge of the undecisive branches in all directions and in unending " - Krishna Source: Bhagwat gita

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2 . " The purpose of human life is to enquire:

Who am I?

Where have I come from?

What will happen to me at death?

Why do I suffer?

Why do others suffer?

Who is God?

How can I serve God?

Why is there variety of living… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on October 30, 2009 at 10:09am — No Comments

Nectarine Droplets from Srimad Ramayana!

LORD RAMA



In the Sundara Kandam in Srimad Valmiki Ramayana, Hanuman narrates the Ramayana from the beginning up to that point of time, to Sita Devi who is held captive by Ravana. Following this, Thrijada describes a dream where she says that she witnesses Sri Rama Pattabhishekam. Therefore, effectively, the entire Ramayana is covered in this one Kandam and that is the reason Thy doing parayana of the Sundara Kandam alone is considered… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on October 29, 2009 at 10:47pm — 1 Comment

What is pleasing to Krishna? How can one make him happy?

Cheerfulness pleases Him

Sharing with others pleases Him

Sacrifice pleases Him

Giving up ego pleases Him

Selflessness pleases Him

All beautiful things please Him

Helping others pleases Him

Flowers please Him

Honesty pleases Him

Truth pleases Him

Simplicity pleases Him

An open heart pleases Him

Patience pleases Him

Not finding fault with others pleases Him

Unconditional love pleases Him

Caring for cows pleases… Continue

Added by Sudharsana Lakshmi Narasimhan on October 29, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

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