Spirituality

Who is a seeker ?


  Under this heading, I wish to present before you some of my experiences during Dharma Prasaar Seva, so that you can understand who could be called a seeker. It so happened that a lady from a highly affluent family from Jharkhand started doing Sadhana. Her husband was of a Rajasik nature and had an […]

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Prayer


Prayers carry a special significance for all the seekers doing Sadhana (spiritual practice), according to Bhaktiyoga (Path of devotion). Prayer is an easy way of connecting with God.  When we make an intense plea to God, it is known as prayer. If prayer is to be described in simple words, it is a subtle medium […]

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What measures should be taken to control thoughts and increase Naamjap (chanting) in the initial stage of Sadhana (spiritual practice) ?


If Naam jap doesn’t occur continuously in the initial stages and excessive thoughts come to mind, then let’s take a look at what one can be  done in such a situation. To begin with, make a conscious effort to sit at a Sattvik( spiritually pure) place for 15 minutes, viz in the place of worship […]

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The concept of spiritual level is an eternal Dharmasiddhant (doctrine) of Vedic Sanatan Dharma


Upon hearing about spiritual levels in terms of percentage, few of my readers sometimes give a sharp reaction!  However, by God’s grace, this did not happen to me. When I found my Shreeguru (Paratpar Guru Dr. Jayant Athavle, founder of Sanatan Sanstha) propounding the science of spirituality in terms of percentage, I wanted to understand […]

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Tyag (Sacrifice), the essence of spiritual practice


Sadhana (spiritual practice of sacrifice), means to offer to God whatever he has bestowed on us. The Almighty has bestowed us with a body, mind, wealth, intellect and ability.  When we offer these unto His feet, we receive His grace and we start making spiritual progress. Hence, to make progress on the path of Sadhana, […]

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The best Spiritual Practice (Sadhana) in Kaliyug (Age of Kali)


The best Sadhana in Kaliyug (Age of Kali) -Namsankirtanyog (chanting the Almighty’s name) In the age of Kali, the Sattvikta (purity levels) of the ordinary people have hit the rock bottom and ……

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Importance of chanting mentioned in our scriptures :


As per Rugved, मर्त्या अमर्त्यस्य ते भुरि नाम मनामहे । – Rugved (8.11.5) Meaning : I, the non-last embodied soul, am always and continuously remembering that chant (name of God), which is full of divine nectar.Tanuja Thakur  

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Remembering the Guru (Gurusmaran) and the Guru are not distinct from each other.


Gurusmaran is memory of the Guru’s physical (sagun) form. Remembering The God’s Name (Namasmaran) bestowed by the Guru is a form of the Guru’s unmanifest (nirgun) form which in a way assists in the attainment of the unmanifest form of the Guru. Hence, He who remembers the Guru dearly is worthy of worship in the […]

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Benefits of Prayer


What are the benefits of prayer? 1.) Enhances the potency of chanting the Name of God: A seeker chants the Name of God with the aim of realising God. Only if accompanied by intense motivation for God realisation and spiritual emotion will the Name repeated (chanted) be truly effective. Repeated prayers about being graced with […]

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