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Father Dominic Emmanuel

Mystic Mantra: God, create a loving heart in me

During the forty days that this season lasts, the Christian faithful are encouraged to fast, to pray and to do charitable acts.

14 Mar 2019 7:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: A spiritual search

In Islam too the planet moon plays a significant role because of the use of a lunar Islamic calendar to determine the date of Ramzan.

17 Jan 2019 1:10 AM

Mystic Mantra: Long-awaited love

A white Christmas is naturally possible only in the northern hemisphere.

24 Dec 2018 12:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: Produce abundant spiritual fruits

It is really this part of the spiritual preparation, that the Christians are advised to do in this ongoing season of Advent.

20 Dec 2018 12:47 AM

Mystic Mantra: Let’s emulate Santa’s generosity to share

The blame for commercialising St. Nicholas goes to Coca-Cola, which in 1931 for the first time used Santa Claus with Coca-Cola in his hand.

06 Dec 2018 6:23 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Visiting the sick

The other reason for not visiting the sick may be because it is considered as nothing to do with religion or spirituality.

21 Nov 2018 7:04 AM

Mystic Mantra: Light in darkness

Soon it will be time for Deepavali — the festival celebrated to remove the darkness of evil with the light of goodness.

26 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

Mystic Mantra: Guardian angel’s protection

The German word for a mobile phone is “Handy”.

10 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

Mystic Mantra: Meditation and contemplation

Often, as one progresses in spiritual life, some questions or confusions crop up crying out for clarifications.

26 Sep 2018 1:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Friendship with God

Every person is complex and when two individuals enter a relationship, that complexity increases double fold.

29 Aug 2018 1:16 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Freedom from to freedom for

It laid a solid foundation in the life of the new nation as well as crowned us with dignity and self-respect.

15 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: Of arteries, stents and God

For the rest of us though, the question is, if one should or need really wait for stents to receive better flow of God’s presence and love?

03 Aug 2018 5:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: The undying hope and survival

World cups come and go every four years, but an incident that keeps the whole world on pins, comes but seldom.

17 Jul 2018 5:28 AM

Mystic Mantra: Finding faith through doubt

Despite the fact of being a great apostle of Jesus, Thomas earned another, though not a complimentary epithet, of being the “doubting Thomas”.

03 Jul 2018 5:47 AM

Mystic Mantra: World Cup and God’s headache?

My own experience, however, after a good hour of sports is that I am able better to concentrate on God’s presence than at normal times.

20 Jun 2018 1:16 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Sacred heart of love

Jesus expressed his love not just through pious words but by actually sacrificing his life on the cross.

08 Jun 2018 2:21 AM

Mystic Mantra: Heart bursting with thanks

It is difficult for us anxious humans busy with our daily chores to take these words to heart.

23 May 2018 12:45 AM

Mystic Mantra: Eyes raised heavenwards

The Bible records people’s faith experiences based on some historical events that took place in and around their lives.

10 May 2018 1:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: Hope of the hopeless world

The belief in Jesus’ resurrection actually changed that defeat, that darkness and hopelessness into a new Hope.

24 Apr 2018 12:35 AM

Mystic Mantra: The strange path to faith

Every religion proposes a path to its followers of discovering God and/or arriving at deeper faith.

11 Apr 2018 6:26 AM

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