The current Shankaracharya of Puri, Jagadguru Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, recently created a stir among Christians in India who are ignorant of Jesus having lived in India, by publicly stating that “Jesus Christ was not only a Hindu but lived in India over 10 years.”
Light of the Spirit Monastery has a number of social media accounts which we will highlight in today’s blog post. We invite you to explore, subscribe, follow, share, like and comment on all these platforms.
“All that glitters is not gold,” is a maxim that can prevent a great deal of mistaken action and thought, including acceptance of ideas that on the surface appear truthful, but if examined prove utterly foolish. Many people love high-flown and seemingly spiritual–and even cosmic–statements that if accepted unquestioningly can appear to be supreme truths throughout one’s life, yet really be foolish or harmful untruths. Learn to be objective.
Here we share a selection from the fourth chapter of All Is One. The sections in indented italics are from the text of Ellam Ondre, and the normal text is Abbot George’s commentary.
We are happy to announce that Abbot George’s latest book, All Is One–A Commentary on Sri Vaiyai R. Subramanian’s Ellam Ondre is now available as a paperback and as an ebook at Amazon and other online bookstores. And for a limited time the ebook is on sale at 99¢.
Last week we published Abbot George’s latest podcast, The Real Yogananda: 8 Stories of Mischief and Mercy. We have taken that podcast and created a new YouTube video taking the podcast as the audio portion, and adding lots of film and photos of Yogananda to illustrate these eight stories, which we hope you will enjoy.
The story of Shanti Devi is one of the most amazing and best documented cases of past life recall in modern times, attracting the attention of all of India, and was well investigated and extolled by Mahatma Gandhi.
We recently added to this collection of reproductions of unique original painting, classic deity pictures, and photos of great spiritual figures. You can now get two new photos of Sri Gajanana Maharaj (Gajanana Murlidhar Gupte), the saint of Soham.
A plant-based diet “represents the most cost-effective approach and should be largely promoted and incorporated in everyday practice…This is a booster that is needed at this unprecedented time and that may actually work to mitigate COVID-19.” –European Journal of Clinical Nutrition