The Condition of the Soul

“Jivatma and Surat are other names for the soul. It has descended into the body from the highest planes of Sat Nam and Radha Soami. But it has become entangled here by the three gunas (attributes), five tattwas, then Indriyas (sense organs), the mind, etc., and has developed such strong ties with the body and the things related to it that it finds it most difficult to free itself from those bondages. Freedom from these bondages is called liberation. The sense organs, the tattwas, the mind, etc., are the inner bonds, while worldly things, the family and other relationships constitute … Continue reading

This Life

The wave is one with the ocean. From the ocean rises the wave, and back into the ocean the wave falls. Our life is the same. Life is part of the spiritual source, and it rises, taking the form of a human or an animal or a tree. But as we rise into these forms, we get confused and think we are them, and only them. Our true self is formless — it is part of that great ocean. Our current form will be gone in a short time. It is really of no importance. The gift of this life … Continue reading