Swami Rama Tirtha Poem: Mount Kailash

O silver coloured peak of the Himalayas! Thou art the mother of Divine Science. May thy lap be ever full; May Giraja ever play in thine arms. Give the monsoons the divine message; When they rain in the plains They must impregnate the corn With the great Truth: ‘I am...

The old woman and the pencil stub

A Japanese master of calligraphy retired to the country and he took an interest in the schoolchildren in their education and there was one boy there who was being brought up by his grandmother because both his parents had died and the teacher of calligraphy saw this...

That which is bright and is subtler than the subtle

“That which is bright and is subtler than the subtle, and that on which are fixed all the worlds as well as the dwellers of the worlds, is this immutable Brahman; it is this vital force; it, again, is speech and mind. This that is such, is true, it is immortal....

Meditation in Crisis

These are practises that Dr Shastri recommended; they are well proven and reliable, and the book that they come out of is “Meditation Theory and Practise”, which was written by Dr Shastri. One can be showered with different practises or presentations, but...

The Japanese Romaji is beautifully clear

There are specimens of handwriting by writers of various nationalities, all of them writing a personal letter in which they have no need to be formal or precise. They are written by an Eng­lish publisher of academic books, a French edi­tor, a Polish scientist, an...

Buddha-nature, where is it?

Buddha-nature, where is it? It doesn’t seem to be anywhere. The teacher says, ‘But it’s here . . .’ It’s something which we know we haven’t got, and yet we have. One method of teaching this is through history. It’s no use...