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Shrikrishna Jayanti – spiritual experiences related to Krishna

Given below are the spiritual experiences related to Krishna (ShriKrishna), received while chanting Shrikrishna’s name, on the day of Shrikrushna Jayantī, by seekers following the path of Gurukrupāyoga. Realising that the colours rose pink, yellow and blue represent the qualities of love for … Continue reading

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Deepavali (Diwali facts) – a spiritual celebration

Video on Diwali: Introduction and Diwali facts The word Diwali or deepavali is a combination of two words, deep (lamp or diyas) + avali (row). Thus deepavali is a line or a row of lamps so during the festival of Deepavali (also known … Continue reading

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Only by Guru’s grace can the disciple attain final liberation!

1. Introduction The disciple can attain Final Liberation only by his Guru’s grace. When a seeker and a disciple have the aim of God realisation and have experienced the Guru’s grace, they have understood the immense value of the Guru. They realise that … Continue reading

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The importance of sacrifice on the occasion of Guru purnima

Introduction Spiritual life is a playful interaction between a seeker and the spiritually evolved. In this, one has to offer and the other has to accept. The one who offers, accepts back again and the one who accepts, offers back … Continue reading

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Guru disciple tradition should become more active for the protection of Dharma

Message from H.H. Dr. Athavale on occasion of Gurupourṇimā Guru disciple tradition should become more active for the protection of Dharma! – H.H. Dr. Athavale (Parampujya), Ramnathi (Ponda, Goa)   (Note to reader: The following message was for year 2008 … Continue reading

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Guru Purnima

1. Introduction to Guru purnima Guru purnima is a day to express gratitude towards one’s Guru. Each seeker thinks of celebrating this day in the best possible manner. Obviously, since Guru principle is active 1000 times more on this day than … Continue reading

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Importance of Gurukrupa yoga

1. Gurukrupa yoga enhances reduction of ego ‘The values of Gurukrupa yoga teach the embodied soul (jīva), how spiritual practice done for the spread of spirituality (samashṭi sādhanā), helps in reducing ego faster than individual spiritual practice. This is because … Continue reading

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Why do we need a Guru?

One has to enquire with someone else while looking for an address in an unknown city. Similarly, only a Guru can give us God’s address, hence we need a Guru. If we are unable to swim, then we need a … Continue reading

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Gurupournima related Spiritual Experiences of seekers

The Muslim girl manifested after sitting on the bench where the Gurupournimā special edition paper was kept On 10/07/2006, I started for Jalgaon with  Gurupournima, special edition in the “Bhusawal Passenger” train (place in India).  I had kept the special editions under a … Continue reading

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Raksha Bandhan -a spiritual celebration

Introduction Raksha Bandhan – Let us find out a bit more about this festival. The festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day (paurnimā) of the Hindu lunar month of Shrāvan. On this day, a sister waves … Continue reading

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