On Sadhana

Some of my thoughts on sadhana.

Demanding God

Sri Nellai Kannan is one of my favorite Tamil speakers and writer.  Rarely one can find a combination of scholarship and presenting it for everyone…

Dhana

One time I gave some money to help a person for his heart surgery. And immediately after giving, before he could say anything, I said, 'thanks…

Meditation

'Meditation is meaningless if it does not bring about a complete transformation, if it does not purify your thought or alter for the better your…

Prayer

No one can disagree with Sri Suki Sivam’s argument that the true mark of spirituality is not asking favors from God, like passing examinations,…

Religious charity

When I was in Mathigiri, one political leader asked why not I collect money from my shishyas and do some kind of social service to the poor and needy…

Silent sadhana

Among all other sadhanas (spiritual discipline?) for me keeping ‘silence’ is the best one.  One cannot avoid ‘noise’ of all forms in…

What is seva?

When a thing needs to be done but there is no one to do it, if I do it without expecting any recognition, reward, acceptance or award, then that…