Posts tagged happiness
Happy Holi

Happy Holi enjoy the end of winter and the beginning of spring with me today. Today is also a great day to forgive your enemies and let go of those grudges. Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring. Known widely as the Festival of Colour, it takes place over two days, and is a celebration of fertility, color, and love, as well as the triumph of good versus evil. 

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Increase and Widen Your Desires

Nisargadatta Maharaj was equally insistent on channeling desire toward the Self: “Increase and widen your desires till nothing but reality can fulfill them. It is not desire that is wrong, but its narrowness and smallness. Desire is devotion. By all means be devoted to the Real, the Infinite, the eternal Heart of Being. Transform desire into love. All you want is to be happy… To imagine that some little things - food, sex, power, fame - will make you happy is to deceive yourself. Only something as vast and deep as your Real Self can make you truly and lastingly happy.”

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Man’s True Nature

A man’s true nature reflects very strongly in his plans for the future. If he aspires firstly to spiritual progress and builds his life around his spiritual aspirations. His plans are not necessarily based on the things he wants to acquire in life, or the positions he wants to hold in life, but rather on cultivating a life that allows himself to develop happiness and spirituality, and of course bring that into the life of the people he shares his time with. The plans he does make on decisions to give to charity, to visit sacred places, to engage in various activities to clear his consciousness.

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