Chinmaya Mission


Every good thought sent out rebonds with a hundred times its force on the sender himself; so too bo bad thoughts. Let us, therefore, avoid sending out even a single bad thought.

  • April 29, 2024
    In Bhagavad Gītā it is said: yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānirbhavati bhārata | abhyuthānam adharmasya tadātmānaṁ sṛjāmyaham || (=Whenever there is a decline of dharma and an ascent of adharma, I manifest Myself.) In the initial years of the 20th century, India was going throRead More >>
  • June 14, 2023
    July 4, 2020, marked the beginning of a new era in my life as I was nearing 80 years old. Covid was at its height when I was unceremoniously dropped off at Amica — a senior home facility in London, Ontario. Of course, the “unceremonious” drop-off was not how it was, but it felt like it! NeitheRead More >>
  • September 19, 2022
    We seek the spiritual path to free ourselves from the inevitable sorrows that accompany human existence. We seek permanent happiness, peace and contentment but don't find any lasting joy in our worldly pursuits and successes. They seem to elude us like a mirage. In this context, it is the Vedas thatRead More >>
  • August 29, 2022
    Happiness is a subject dear to everyone's heart. From womb to tomb, all our actions are in the pursuit of happiness. Yet there is no definitive answer as to why we want happiness. We deceive ourselves into believing that the joy we seek lies in the materialistic objects of the world. We forget tRead More >>
  • July 22, 2022
    Life as we know it is a culmination of all our past decisions. It is not a set chronology of events pre-determined by an extra-terrestrial force, but rather a personal trajectory. People often associate their present stature with the forces of Destiny or Luck. But, what if we got to know that these Read More >>
  • July 11, 2022
    Born into different circumstances, we share a constant throughout existence – the goal to live a worthy life. There are some who constantly seek inspiration to achieve this goal, and some who possess everything they need, to be excellent. However, despite all this, some feel a sense of insecurity Read More >>
  • June 23, 2022
    Often in life, we willfully take certain courses of action without knowing their consequences. Our choices are made from the seat of unawareness, and stem from the overpowering ego that blinds us with desire. Our actions impact others by either uplifting them or exerting a negative force on them, moRead More >>
  • June 17, 2022
    Lord Hanuman, one of the most popular Hindu deities worshipped, is known for his valour and remarkable feats. He is not just one of the heroes of the Ramayana epic, but is also renowned for eliminating the tribulations of a large number of eminent personalities. Known as the remover of obstacles, heRead More >>
  • June 16, 2022
    We often find ourselves caught in a philosophical debate around the purpose of life. We feel life would be easier if we could figure out its meaning. The answers can thankfully be found in the Vedic scriptures that explain the fundamentals of life in a myriad ways, unearthing the power to mold our dRead More >>
  • June 8, 2022
    The Mahabharata, the longest epic ever written, is believed to have all of life’s lessons in it. By way of a tribute, Sage Veda Vyasa has said that any learnings not mentioned in the Mahabharata, just do not exist. Scriptures such as the Mahabharata contain a vast body of information that reveal tRead More >>
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