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Essence of Life

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This podcast explores topics which reveal the essence of life, such as: What is the purpose of life? How can I discover my inner calling and live it? How can I find true happiness and lasting fulfillment? Barbara Ann Briggs, author of Pilgrimage on the Path of Love, will share her thoughts on topics such as: Saying Yes to Life, Citizen of the Universe, The Sacred Purpose of Human Life, How We Shape our Destiny, The Vedic Ideals of Womanhood, What is Enlightenment, Pure Love and many more. This podcast will include many quotations from enlightened masters.

Location:

India

Description:

This podcast explores topics which reveal the essence of life, such as: What is the purpose of life? How can I discover my inner calling and live it? How can I find true happiness and lasting fulfillment? Barbara Ann Briggs, author of Pilgrimage on the Path of Love, will share her thoughts on topics such as: Saying Yes to Life, Citizen of the Universe, The Sacred Purpose of Human Life, How We Shape our Destiny, The Vedic Ideals of Womanhood, What is Enlightenment, Pure Love and many more. This podcast will include many quotations from enlightened masters.

Language:

English

Contact:

91-7457817428


Episodes
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The Art of Perception

7/16/2024
The art of perception influences every aspect of our lives because what we see we become. Every cell in our body is influenced by our perceptions. As we evolve, we naturally gain the skill of appreciating finer, more subtle values of every object. Every object has an inner essence as well as an outer form. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:57

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Death

6/26/2024
Death only follows the orders from the Supreme. Every person is destined to live on earth for a particular period of time. When that time is over, Death comes and takes one away. One has to take birth again and again until one gains full Knowledge. The fire of Knowledge makes one a liberated soul. Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:43

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Poetry of Rumi

6/8/2024
Rumi was a great Sufi mystic who was born in 1207 in the Persian Empire of Balkh in modern-day Afghanistan. At the age of 36, he met a great Sufi master named Shams who became his spiritual guide. Shams inspired Rumi to tread the Sufi path of love of God. Rumi wrote many volumes of teachings in verse for which he is well known and revered in the world. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:17

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Loneliness

5/22/2024
Loneliness is due to ignorance of who we truly are. When we gain knowledge of the Self, we will not feel lonely because the Self is all-pervading. When we experience the Self, we will feel one with the whole world. Support the Show.

Duration:00:11:43

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The Soul

5/2/2024
The soul is described in the Bhagavad Gita, verses 12-25 as infinite, imperishable, immortal, eternal and all-pervading. Lord Krishna imparts this knowledge to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:10

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Faith

4/16/2024
Faith is needed for any accomplishment in life. There are three fields of faith: faith in oneself, faith in the teacher and faith in God. The greater the accomplishment, the more faith is needed. Maharishi says: " Faith provides an anchor in life, not only for the seeker of Truth but for any man." Support the Show.

Duration:00:12:23

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The Law of Karma

3/29/2024
The law of karma can be summed up in the words: "As you sow, so shall you reap." As one behaves, so one receives. We create our own destiny. Whatever we are experiencing now is the result of seeds sown in the past. One's own actions are responsible to bring either happiness or success or the opposite. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:05

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Happiness

3/15/2024
Everyone desires a permanent state of happiness. In this dialogue, Happiness explains the conditions that one must fulfill in order to gain a lasting state of happiness. In order to gain happiness, one must give happiness. The more one gives, the more one gains. Support the Show.

Duration:00:12:53

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The Purpose of Education

2/29/2024
The purpose of education is to lead life to higher levels of achievement and fulfillment. Knowledge should enable the individual to live in harmony with natural law. It should enliven the full value of creativity and intelligence in human awareness. Complete knowledge is only available in the state of pure consciousness. Support the Show.

Duration:00:12:52

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The Art of Marriage

2/13/2024
Marriage is a holy relationship based on a deep tenderness of heart and mind. We marry out of need for companionship. The most important word in a successful marriage is the word, YES. In a marriage, one lives for the other. Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:09

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Role of a Housewife

1/26/2024
The role of a housewife or mother is described by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He says she has to be like a neutral point in a magnet, and be able to be very balanced in herself. Only then will the strength and integrity of the family be maintained. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:34

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Reduction of Stress

1/15/2024
Stress is caused by an overload to the physiology. The way to reduce stress is through deep rest. The Transcendental Meditation technique has been scientifically verified to be beneficial in reducing stress and leading to a holistic improvement in health and well-being. Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:53

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Brotherhood

12/13/2023
In order for the world to live in peace, harmony and sustainability, brotherhood is an essential virtue that needs to be cultivated. Support the Show.

Duration:00:07:10

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Support of Nature

11/22/2023
Support of Nature is the result of becoming familiar with the home of all the laws of nature. When we experience pure consciousness, we are enlivening the home of all the laws of nature deep within the human mind. The laws of nature support us more and more as we evolve. Support the Show.

Duration:00:08:51

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The Secret of Longevity

11/10/2023
In this thirteenth discourse of the Yoga Vasishtha, the Sage Bhushundi reveals to the Sage Vasishtha the reason he has been blessed with immortality. Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:48

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The Basis of Success

10/29/2023
The basis of success is purity of life. The means collect around purity, sincerity and goodwill towards others. Nature supports the fulfilment of all evolutionary desires. Support the Show.

Duration:00:08:03

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Rise and Fall of Natural Law

10/12/2023
Natural Law rises and falls in cycles. The rise and fall of religions in the corridor of time indicates the degree of Natural Law spontaneously lived in life. A cycle of time is created on the basis of the rising and falling values of Natural Law lived in the lives of the people. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:36

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Tips for Healthy Digestion

9/25/2023
A healthy digestive system is essential for maintaining good health. By resting on the left side for ten minutes after eating, we can feel more energized and improve our digestion. Support the Show.

Duration:00:11:27

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How Knowledge Destroys Ignorance

9/12/2023
Knowledge destroys ignorance through the direct experience of pure consciousness. The experience of Being or pure consciousness is a state of knowingness. Ignorance is only an illusion which should be easy to shake off. Support the Show.

Duration:00:12:00

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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

8/31/2023
Every obstacle can be turned into an opportunity by our response to it. We can learn something from every obstacle. As our lives become more in harmony with natural law, the obstacles we face will diminish and we will accomplish all we aspire to achieve in life. Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:06