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Remember that when one thinks that there are no thoughts, one is already having thoughts. When someone feels that he has no thoughts, he is thinking. How else will you come to know that you have no thoughts? It was only through thoughts that you started feeling that you had no thoughts. It is not so easy, though people say it is. What happens is that gradually a stage comes when thoughts come and go but they do not disturb you. The inner peace that starts taking shape is not disturbed by the thoughts. When that stage comes, you do not become aware of thoughts but rather you are at peace with your own self. In this way, you gradually experience your real existence.

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28/7/2016

February Satsangs 2017

Our annual Satsangs in English are planned from Monday 13th February to Saturday 25th February 2017.

28/7/2016

Gurupurnima 2016

Gurudev has been ill for some time but recently has undergone an operation and recovered remarkably well. Therefore he was in full health for this year's Gurupurnima which took place on the 19th July. Click here for a translation of his message.

8/7/2014

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All want to be happy and yet very few people have permanent happiness in their life. Why is it like this?

The answer is that, due to their ignorance, people do not know that the only purpose of human life is the attainment of permanent peace and happiness. The mistake they make is that most people seek happiness in the external world but this happiness exists already in their inner self.

This attainment of one’s innate happiness and peace is variously known as Self-Realisation, Liberation, Moksa, Nirvana or God-Experience. Wise people lead their life in such a manner so that this single aim of human life is realised before their death. They alone are fortunate while the rest find nothing but misery.


Gurudev Shri O. Sharma, Europe 1993
Video - Gurudev '04

Our October selection from the topic page (click here for more)

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View this 40529k videoFaith and Knowledge, Bhagavad Gita IX.4 & 5 11/2/2008 (12:50 min)
Listen to this recording in EnglishGod’s grace and self-effort
17/2/04 (08:20 min)
Read a long quote in EnglishGod’s grace and self-effort 17/2/04 (2 pages)
Read short quotes in EnglishFaith and Devotion (Bhaktiyoga)_short quotes (7 pages)

Our October selection from the Satsang page (click here for more)

AudioTextDescriptionDate
Listen to a recording of this Satsang in EnglishRead this Satsang in EnglishPART 1: God - Swami’s Sharnanandji’s words (33:10 min)
17/2/2003
Listen to a recording of this Satsang in EnglishRead this Satsang in EnglishPART 2: Seeker and Guru (03:15)17/2/2006
Listen to a recording of this Satsang in EnglishRead this Satsang in EnglishPART 5: Seeker and Guru (05:25)18/2/2006
Listen to a recording of this Satsang in EnglishRead this Satsang in EnglishThe mystery of the Guru (01:30min)26/12/2008
Listen to a recording of this Satsang in EnglishWhy I can´t be enlighted right now? (15:00 min)15/7/2014