Having the eyes to see

Having the eyes to see

We look. But do we see? This week we were invited with my husband by Indian ambassador to an inter-religious celebration of Diwali, festival of light. It was a particularly interesting experience for me, which I would like to share with you. The event itself was...
Light up your heart

Light up your heart

Tomorrow India starts to celebrate Diwali, a famous festival of lights. All streets and all homes will be filled with the warmth of oil lamps, to attract the blessings of the Divine Mother into their homes, to attract all auspiciousness and dispell all the darkness...
Exploring the inner forest

Exploring the inner forest

My spiritual master, Paramahamsa Vishwananda, has said a nice story once. Once upon a time there was a lumberjack. He lived his humble life with his wife in a humble hut. Each day he would go to the same place in the forest, chop some wood, and then go on the market...
Meeting the Master

Meeting the Master

So, I was on search. Not that I knew what I am searching for. I felt rather like a blind person trying to move through a wild forest. But the more I meditated, the more I did my japam (mantra repetition), the more there was a deeper need awakening inside myself; a...
My journey with the mantra

My journey with the mantra

After my lifechanging experience in meditation, daily meditation became a big part of my life. Each day I felt more and more fascinated by the world of spirituality, and the spirituality of India became particularly dear to my heart. Meditation with the mantra was my...