The Meaning Of The Master’s Stories

A disciple once made a serious complaint to the Master. He said, "Master, you always tell stories that give us joy. But will we not get more joy if we know the meaning of the stories that you tell us? We do not always understand what they actually mean. If we understand, then I feel …

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The Neglected Temple

Once, three monks gathered at an unattented lonely temples. "Why is this temple so unattended?", nobody knew who started the conversation, but then, "Must be because the monks do not have the sincerity in doing the prayers and rituals that the deities did not showed them their miraculous powers.", answered the first monk. "Must be …

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Can we inspire youth with this example?

He is from Rahimatpur village in Maharashtra’s Satara district. His family moved to Pune when he was 12. His mother was a municipal school teacher in Pune. He lost his father when he was 17. He grew up in a 10x10 room along with his younger brother, mother and his grandparents. He went on to …

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Be natural, rather than artificial

A priest was in charge of the garden within a famous temple. He had been given the job because he loved the flowers, shrubs, and trees. Next to the temple there was another smaller temple where there lived a very old religious master. One day, when the priest was expecting some special guests, he took …

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Steve Jobs – is he a source of inspiration?

Steve Jobs (1955-2011), the man who changed the way we communicate, did visit India in search of enlightenment – to the ashram of Neem Karoli Baba. Did Jobs understand the true teachings of Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism)? This question might go unanswered. But he did believe in Karma. He was a vegetarian, liked yoga and was known for …

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