Where To Hide Our Divinity…

There was once a time when all human beings were gods, but they so abused their divinity that Brahma, the chief god, decided to take it away from them and hide it where it could never be found. Where to hide their divinity was the question. So Brahma called a council of the gods to help him decide. “Let’s bury it deep in the earth,” said the gods. But Brahma answered, “No that will not do because humans will dig into the earth and find it.” Then the gods said, “Let’s sink it in the deepest ocean.” But Brahma said, … Continue reading

“The deeper your prayers echo in your own consciousness, the more audible they are to God.”

  Some more great quotes by Hazrat Inayat Khan: “The deeper your prayers echo in your own consciousness, the more audible they are to God.” Many people repeat prayers daily, or even several times a day, but without any depth in them. What use is that? Prayer can be powerful, or it can be empty. First, decide what to pray for, and then pray with depth, not with a hole in your spirit. Here’s another quote, & beautiful story, along these lines: “There is a story of a peasant girl who was passing through a farm while going to another … Continue reading

Religious Traditions (vs Teachings)

  A note from an acquaintance regarding a recent satsang by a Living Master: On Saturday 1/12/12, Baba Ji gave an English satsang for 15 minutes at Delhi Bhati Centre. There he emphasized upon religion and traditions. He said whatever traditions were followed in religions, that took a front seat, whereas the teachings nobody remembered. To illustrate his point, he gave an example of the story of a monk and a cat. Whenever the spiritual teacher (monk) and his disciples began their evening meditation, a cat who lived in the monastery made so much noise that it distracted them. One day, … Continue reading