Atma, Pure Consciousness: Still Point at the CENTER of the Mental Storm

Atma, Pure Consciousness: Still Point at the CENTER of the Mental Storm

In 1986, I moved to Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, an ashram in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania, to attend a three-year long course in Vedanta, Sanskrit, and meditation taught by Swami Dayananda. There, sixty students underwent a life-changing journey of spiritual growth that was highly challenging and deeply rewarding. I was led to discover my true …

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Message on Sankranti

Message on Sankranti

Today the sun is entering the zodiac sign, Capricorn, which, in Vedic astrology, is represented by a crocodile (makara). The sun represents the knowledge of the intellect, which is in the final form called decision or determination. The Veda says that the sun inspires the intelligence (Dhiyo yo naḥ). The crocodile is famous for its …

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