The Field of Action

People often think of karma as the consequences of our actions. But karma means action and is more equivalent to energy than doing or results. The consequences are technically considered the fruits of karma rather …

Self Sufficiency

In our western culture, we pride our independence and self-sufficiency. While aspects of that have eroded with economic stratification, it is still a strong cultural meme. While India today is being strongly influenced by western …

Efforting

There is a subtle but profound difference between simple acting and efforting. Hawkins called this Power vs Force. Our culture celebrates individual effort but does not discriminate between these. The result is many people trying …

Gossip

Another area where we need discrimination is in the stories we encourage and pass on. If we spend time with gossips, it’s easy to fall into the trap ourselves. I remember taking a step back …

Getting to Purpose

Over on Lori Ann Lothian’s blog Awakened Dreamer, she posted an article on Purpose, Discover the Thing You Were Born For in 5 Easy Steps. I enjoyed the article and ended up writing a long …

Beyond Good and Bad

Most of us carry around large loads of energetic debris, also known as karma. Karma means action, in this case what physics might call potential energy. Only this energy is “loaded”. It has an agenda. …

Dignity

In another forum, the subject of dignity came up. One person attributed it to the ego, saying it was something we’d lose with awakening. However, if we consider dignity in the sense of self respect, …

Two Billion

Periodically on this blog, I’ve mentioned that there are groups today doing Yagyas of unprecedented size in the modern age. Yagyas are an ancient science of procedures used to create specific effects. The greater the …

The Origin of Meaning

“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.” – Joseph Campbell We’re meaning-makers. We …

The Value of Activity

In the Indian philosophy known as Samkhya, they observe that not only do we have 5 senses but we also have 5 “organs of action”. We are not just sensing beings of consciousness but have …

Rock Bottom

Rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. – JK Rowling (author of the Harry Potter series)