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Discover how the number four has significance in many ways in the scriptures of India and other mystical writings. How does this apply to you?
A continuing commentary on the teachings of the Buddha “Here and beyond he is punished. The wrong-doer is punished both ways. He is punished by the thought, ‘I have done evil,’ and is even more punished when he comes to a bad state. Here and beyond he rejoices. The doer of good rejoices both ways. He rejoices at the thought,
When Gotama Buddha sat beneath the bodhi tree he vowed that until he was enlightened he would not get up even if his flesh and bones were to be dissolved. This is why it is said that Buddha got enlightenment because he knew how to sit. His “sitting” was in the consciousness of the Self, not just the body. So
Jesus said, Preach from your housetops that which you will hear in your ear. For no one lights a lamp and puts it under a bushel, nor does he put it in a hidden place, but rather he sets it on a lampstand so that everyone who enters and leaves will see its light. (Gospel of Thomas, verse 33) This
This post is the fourth and final of a series where we present our view of dharma, which we view as the teachings of the dharma which Jesus brought back from India. Dharma is Eternal The principles of dharma, like the principles of mathematics, are both eternal and universal in their application. Just as mathematics has no originator or author
This post is the third of a series where we present our view of dharma, which we view as the teachings of the dharma which Jesus brought back from India. There are four fundamental facts of our present existence: The law of cause and effect, or action and reaction, expounded to us by the rishis as karma. Karma renders necessary the
This post is the second of a series where we present our view of dharma, which we view as the teachings of the dharma which Jesus brought back from India. Identity with Brahman (God) Each individual consciousness or jiva not only exists within Brahman, Brahman is the inmost reality of each jiva. Seated within the heart of all, Brahman directs
In response to our recent blog posting about the reality of Jesus in the experience of India’s great yogis, we received a most heartening letter from India. I want to share parts of it with you and my reflections on it for I feel it presents the most authentic perspective on these matters.