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WHAT IS THE COLOUR OF DHARMA

by Swami Shankaratilaka There is no specific skin colour to embrance Dharma, There is no facial features nor nationality to be required to embrance Dharma. When we meet a Brahmana … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

ASHTAVAKRA GITA. THE SELF, THE OBSERVING WITNESS

by Swami Shankaratilaka The Ashtavakra Gita is one of the masterpieces of Advaita, school of non-duality, founded and widespread by Shankara in the seventh century and belonging to Vedanta, one … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

MEDITATE IS FOR ALL

by Swami Shankaratilaka   The second that we know is that the mind thinks constantly, and sometimes, our will does not rule it; this is important because if meditation is … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF THE ART OF LIVING IN HARMONY

by Shankaratilaka Swami DO EXERCISE – RIGHT EXERCISE The exercise says that the one who does not move, decays. The part of the body you do not move will remain … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

SERVICE AND SERVING. THE CROSSROADS OF BEING MONK

by Swami Shankaratilaka   Monk and service should be by constitution rather than words but an implicit way of being: The monk is made in service and what is expected … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

CONCENTRATION AND MEDITATION: PATH TO PERFECTION

by Swami Shankaratilaka The concentration and the meditation are the two royal paths that lead to perfection. The concentration leads to meditation. Fix your mind on some object, either within … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

YOGA SUTRAS: THE EGO AND THE NARROW DOORS

by Swami Shankaratilaka The wise Vyasa told us that it cannot be perfection in Yoga without tapas. “Na tapasya na yogasidhyate”. And what is that tapasya? It is exercising your … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment