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Swami Tejomayananda

Mystic Mantra: We must rise above likes and dislikes

The best way of overcoming likes and dislikes is to remain steadfast in the performance of one’s own duty — svadharma.

15 Feb 2020 6:23 AM

Mystic Mantra: Understand harmful habits and change!

The subtle, imperceptible residue that persists in the mind is called a vasana.

31 Jan 2020 2:26 AM

Mystic Mantra: Total surrender needed for peace

Vibhisana left Lanka with the firm conviction that the Lord would protect and shelter him.

17 Jan 2020 7:41 AM

Mystic Mantra: All you need is common sense!

Also remember that — if we do what we need to do, then one day we will be able to do what we want to do.

03 Jan 2020 6:39 AM

Mystic Mantra: Bring fresh outlook and vision to New Year

It is only when we seek and work for something greater, higher and nobler that we can accomplish a qualitative change in our life.

20 Dec 2019 1:36 AM

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Mystic Mantra: The glory of the Bhagavad Gita

The background, setting and atmosphere of the Upanishads were very different.

06 Dec 2019 2:44 AM

Mystic Mantra: The mind is the human body’s software

The body is similar to the hardware and the mind is like the software of a computer.

22 Nov 2019 2:44 AM

Mystic Mantra: When desire arises, we must be vigilant

The intellect has the ability to plan, think and improvise; it also knows how to improve upon previously experienced pleasures.

25 Oct 2019 12:55 AM

Mystic Mantra: Why religious festivals are so important

The Sanskrit word for entertainment, manoranjana, means delighting/entertaining the mind.

10 Oct 2019 12:11 AM

Mystic Mantra: Clear vision dictates sound action

The centre of everyone’s sympathy, she remained completely unfazed.

27 Sep 2019 6:29 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Less is more - Beware the trap of material desire

The desire for realisation of Truth, for Liberation, or for God, is also a desire, which will cause some agitation, until it is fulfilled.

12 Sep 2019 12:23 AM

Mystic Mantra: Integrate action, emotion and thought

Emotion is a power that influences our entire life.

16 Aug 2019 5:31 AM

Mystic Mantra: The glory of Krishna’s flute

Hollow and empty, the flute does not produce any sound of her own.

02 Aug 2019 12:14 AM

Mystic Mantra: The inherent power of worship

True worship is an expression of one’s devotion, reverence and gratitude to someone from whom one has gained immensely.

19 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Are you in command?

Physically restraining the body but allowing the mind to dwell on various pleasures can lead to dire consequences.

05 Jul 2019 12:10 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Love is the essence of devotion

Even without doing any of these things (puja, prayers and chants), the heart should be full.

21 Jun 2019 3:13 AM

Mystic Mantra: Maya belongs to God - ‘Maya O Maya’

Life teaches us to be prepared for all contingencies.

07 Jun 2019 12:19 AM

Mystic Mantra: In life, care less for the transient, seek the eternal

When Angulimal saw the Buddha, he was surprised because the Buddha was calm and collected and had no fear.

29 May 2019 1:00 AM

Mystic Mantra: Enrichment - Between our outer & inner lives

Deep within, each one knows what to do, but when it comes to action, we hold back.

10 May 2019 12:45 AM

Mystic Mantra: The Gita — Applicable to all times

Despite all our intelligence or accomplishments, we have experienced situations in which we realise the importance of the right direction.

26 Apr 2019 12:35 AM

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