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.

  • January 7, 2014
    The silent power inherent in man to suffer with a dignified poise all the little pin-pricks of life is called "endurance" or "forbearance"—Titeeksha. Everyone in his life manifests some amount of this endurance-power, of course, distorted into an ugly "capacity to suffer". The average man's patienRead More >>
  • January 7, 2014
    Have you got dynamism? If you have got dynamism, what do you mean by the word dynamism? Is it character, is it intelligence, is it the energetic nature of an individual to get out and get things done in the world outside? What is it? Dynamism (Ojas in Sanskrit) is life that expresses through any orgRead More >>
  • January 6, 2014
    Here is the idol of Lord Krishna, which was installed in the Deena Bandhu (Healer of the Sick) Temple, attached to the Chinmaya Mission Hospital, in Bangalore, by Swamiji in March 1978. This is a charming piece of sculpturing made under the direct supervision of Chinmaya by a professional in MysoreRead More >>
  • January 6, 2014
    'This is a sacred day dedicated to Lord Krishna. For centuries together, the story of Krishna has been repeated on this day in our country. Krishna was born on this day in our country. Krishna was born on this day in Mathura and we are inspired by the story year after year. Later, Krishna married seRead More >>
  • January 6, 2014
    In all religions of the world, we hear a lot about the necessity for the control of the mind. This seems to be the chorus in all the scriptures. Mind is its own thought-flow. Just as "water flowing continuously in a given direction" is a river, so too thought-flow is the mind. Just as the continuousRead More >>
  • January 6, 2014
    Apart from giving a glow of beauty to the individual performance in life, culture has a great purpose to fulfill in any community. It is culture which, in its loving embrace, holds the community into an intrinsic whole, lending to it a distinct identity, both in its thoughts and actions. Where this Read More >>
  • September 16, 2013
    The study of Vedanta is a sacred and ancient tradition, imparted in a gurukula setting. In Sanskrit ‘kula’ means family and ‘guru’ means teacher. A gurukula is a place where the students and the guru reside together and form a family.Read More >>
  • August 21, 2013
    Stunned stands man today at his own incompetency. In spite of his great and stupendous achievements in all other fields, he is not yet capable of handling satisfac¬torily his own personal problems, both emotional and intellectual. He is over-whelmed by his own emotional imbalance. He is staggered bRead More >>
  • August 21, 2013
    When a spiritual seeker feels the irresistible urge break asunder the shells of his limitation and hatch himself out as it were, from the mortal egg into greater world of the Self, he is fit for meditation. The vital moments of silence that we reach in our medi¬tation are the eternal islands of Read More >>
  • August 20, 2013
    Gaie Ganapati jagavandana Sankara suvana bhavani nandana Gaie Ganapati jagavandana Praise be to Ganapati, the son of Shankara and Parvati, worshipped by the whole world. Siddisadana gajavadana vinayaka Kripasindhu sundara saba layaka Gaie Ganapati jagavandana Praise be to Ganapati withRead More >>
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