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October, 2009  // Posts published in October, 2009

03 Oct Posted by in Small meditations | Comments Off on One who cannot tolerate the sufferings of others

One who cannot tolerate the sufferings of others

“Compassion means that one gives up all selfishness and one cannot tolerate the sufferings of others.” Sripad Ramanuja – Commentary on Vedanta Darshan   I remember The sufi master Saadi saying “Sufis have to live away from ordinary people because they cannot tolerate their suffering.” That is maybe why I prefer to spend time alone […]

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02 Oct Posted by in Small meditations | Comments Off on A yoga based on the essence of the greatest wisdom traditions

A yoga based on the essence of the greatest wisdom traditions

The Yoga of  Pure Love goes quite beyond romantic soap operas.  It is based on the essence of the greatest wisdom traditions such as Vedanta, Sufism, Christian mysticism…  Here, you will find wisdom words from Rumi, Hafiz’ Ghazalli, John of the Cross, St. Theresa of Avila, Francois de Sales… as well as great masters of Vedanta such […]

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02 Oct Posted by in Small meditations | Comments Off on VEDANTA AT THE RESCUE

VEDANTA AT THE RESCUE

There is so much misunderstanding about vedanta and hinduism, but it was nice to read one person who had a nice vision of the position of vedanta amidst hinduism and the various conceptions of god. Here is an excrpt: I understand that Hindus have a variety of “gods,” yet underlying Hinduism is Vedanta, which asserts […]

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01 Oct Posted by in Various texts | Comments Off on Reading a very interesting book

Reading a very interesting book

Acting As A Way Of Salvation : A Study Of Raganuga Bhakti Sadhana  (Hardcover – 2001)by  David L Haberman Description of the book found at : Acting as a Way of Salvation by David L. Haberman at Vedic Books Sixteenth-century Hindu theologian Rupa Gosvamin established a technique by which, in imitating one of the significant figures in Krsna`s dramatic […]

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