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.

  • March 21, 2018
    The sadhana for spiritual perfection is often described as a motion without movement. A physical movement implies a shift from place to place. But the spiritual evolution is a psychic ascent which has no space nor dimensions. It is a new vision gained becauseRead More >>
  • August 2, 2016
    Generally, we tend to get attached to the things and beings we live with.  An interesting point with regard to material objects, is that when we love a living being we expect them to reciprocate our love.  But with material things, our love is utterly selfless, without any expectation.  The cheriRead More >>
  • August 5, 2015
    Gautama Buddha was taking a satsang and as it progressed, there was a devotee who nodded off to sleep. Buddha: Are you sleeping? Devotee: No. No. No. So Buddha continued the satsang. After some time, the person nodded off to sleep again. BuddhaRead More >>
  • February 13, 2015
    Bhagavan briefly gives the technique of dhyana. First drop all the kamanas created by sankalpa. Then control all the senses slowly and steadily with persevering intellect withdraw the mind from names and forms and place it in the Self. Thereafter don’t think anythinRead More >>
  • February 1, 2015
    At this moment we are totally identified with the body, mind and intellect though, in reality, we are something else. In order to know one’s own real identity, one has to prepare the mind. This preparation, that is, of quietening and purifying the mind can be achievRead More >>
  • January 31, 2015
    A person who lives in freedom, satisfied with knowledge and wisdom, is ever tranquil. To him a lump of earth, a stone, and gold are the same.  He views all the three with the same equanimity. It is not that he does not understand the differences between them, but he Read More >>
  • December 26, 2014
    The most profound peace message in any of our scriptures, in Vedas and in Upanishads is the peace  invocation also knows as Shanti Mantras. All Vedas and their studies begin with the invocation of  peace, Shanti. Therefore the most fundamental or essential teaching Read More >>
  • December 4, 2014
    5th Chapter begins with Arjuna’s question to Bhagavan Shri Krishna that you praise karmayoga and karmasannyas but both cannot be practiced at the same time so please tell me one thing that is good for me. Bhagavan says that both these paths lead to the same goal. First step is karmayoga and it Read More >>
  • January 9, 2014
    This interview appeared in bimonthly newsletter, 'Chinmaya Sandeepany' in its May/June 1994 issue. In this interview, Swami Purushottamanandaji describes his childhood, how he came to meet Pujya Gurudev, joined the brahmachari course and got associated deeply with Gurudev and Chinmaya Mission.Read More >>


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