Gems

Past, Present and Future

Quotation: ” The present trends in education and social life make one apprehensive whether the future generation of children will be able to imbibe the religious traditions of this land.” – Sri Maha Periyavaa     Notation: The present situation determines… Read More ›

Authority Corrupts

Quotation: ” Whatever may be the personal opinion of individuals in authority, they should at least not vilify the tenets of any religion, from their position as representative of the  State.” – Sri Maha Periyavaa    Notation: Personal opinion should not… Read More ›

Wealth & Invisible God

Quotation: ” Devotion is the only wealth of enduring value that we can acquire in this life.” ” God resides in everybody’s heart. But He is being pushed to the background by our selfishness and various passions.”         … Read More ›

True Bakthi

Quotation: ” When our devotion of God is motivated by a desire to secure some earthly benefit, it ceases to be real bhakthi, it becomes barter. But when our bhakthi is for our spiritual elevation, we attain the peace of… Read More ›

True Bakthi

  ” When our devotion of God is motivated by a desire to secure some earthly benefit, it ceases to be real bhakthi, it becomes barter. But when our bhakthi is for our spiritual elevation, we attain the peace of… Read More ›

Brief Speech

Quotation: “The principle of economy is applicable in case of speech as well. An unbridled tongue often leads to misunderstandings and troubles.” -Sri Maha Periyavaa    Notation: Thinking before speaking and speaking with fewer words lead to better understanding and… Read More ›

Principles are for ages

Quotation: ” The spiritual, moral and ethical principles expounded by the Vedas have survived and spread through the Puranas. They teach the basic truths in a manner which appeals to the heart.” -Sri Maha Periyavaa Notation: People are mortal but… Read More ›

Preach and Practice

Quotation: ” The qualifications of an Acharya, have been laid down; he is one who teaches the meanings of Shastras, puts them into practice himself and establishes others in those achaaraas.” -Sri Maha Periyavaa

Thoughtless Mind

“The best form of meditation is to avoid thinking of anything. In the mind so kept clear, God will manifest Himself as an image in a clear mirror. Then, we will be led to the Advaitic realization of oneness of… Read More ›

Root or Fruit

Thanks to Dr AV Raghunath, KKSF for sending daily quotations of Mahaperiyava. I intend to share the same quote on a daily basis. I hope I will find time to do this. Quotation: “Dharma is the root of our religious… Read More ›

Quote of the day!

  What is sad is that the scientists who discovered that matter and energy are same, have used that knowledge to make atom bombs. This disaster is the result of science having limited its knowledge of advaita to worldly matter at… Read More ›