The Original Sin

The Original Sin”, according to Christian doctrine, is a state of sin into which each human being is born with. The origin has been ascribed to the sin of the first man, Adam, who disobeyed God in eating the forbidden fruit (of knowledge of good and evil). One school of thought says this forbidden fruit was the fruit of orgasm, which led to the birth of desires which opened doors to deep unconsciousness in man, which was by heredity transmitted to his descendants.

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Salvation Through Knowledge

There is this parable I had heard a long time back on two frogs. One used to live the well and the other in the sea. The frog that lived in the well was born in the well and that well was the world for him. He didn’t know the world outside of the well. One day the frog of the sea was passing by and saw this one in the well. “What are you doing here in this small well, when there is an unlimited ocean outside.”, the frog inquired. The well frog said you are lying, this well is so big. There cannot be anything bigger than this well !.  The sea frog suggested, “Why don’t you come and join me?”. Well, the frog replied, “I have always been here. Moreover, I am comfortable here. I don’t think there is anything for me outside. This is where I belong”. So the sea frog after insisting leaves and the well frog continues to live in its ‘limited’ well.

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The StoryTeller

Once upon a time, there were three friends – Amino, Sofia and Habitum  Out of them – Animo was quite a notorious storyteller. He was known to spice up events whenever sharing about it to the other two adding its own bits and pieces to reality. Due to this, his two friends always got a skewed picture of reality.  They somehow got trapped by his ‘spiced’ up stories believing them to be true.  When Sofia came to realise the notoriety of Amino, she then became very selective and careful on listening to him and gradually Amino stopped telling his made-up stories knowing that other two are not falling for it anymore. Let us return to these folks a little later and let us talk about us.

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Holi – The Festival Of Colors

Holi – known as the festival of colors is celebrated in most parts of India and also in many other countries. We all might have celebrated this at some point if not every year so lets try to understand the spiritual significance this festival holds.

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You are So Wonderful!

Look into the mirror right now. Yes, go and look in the mirror. Look into those eyes and ask yourself within – Who is seeing? You are not the one you see in the mirror, but the one who is seeing behind those eyes. Do this until you feel the one who is seeing. Wow!, so wonderful the soul is, can’t be seen with these eyes but it is the reason one can see in the first place.

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What’s my Dharma ?

When asked about themselves, many people may mention this one thing they identify with, their religion. Like, I’m a Christian. I’m a Muslim, I’m a Buddhist etc. Our religion has become something we identify with. Let’s say if you tell a Christian that he isn’t really a Christian than the question that will pop up is, then ‘Who Am I’ ?. The question is, is this my correct identity? Is it true? If yes, to what extent?

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Beg No More

This post is not about the begging that is known, this is about the begging we do subconsciously, without even realizing due to our conditioned structures(sanskaras). Take a look around, once done take a look inside of you since we are good at judging other people and turn into best lawyers when it comes to us. Observe, you’ll notice that how we are all beggars, royal beggars.

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The Changeless

In the recent times, the branch of science that has come closer to spirituality is Quantum Physics. It has completely changed the perception of the physicists who had always believed that matter is the ultimate reality but as the research into quantum phenomena has increased and the more in-depth we have dug, physicists have understood that what we see is not the ultimate reality.

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