Science of Spirituality

Transforming Lives Through Meditation

Once we have a direct experience of the inner Light and Sound, we realize that we are not the body but are soul.
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj

Science of Spirituality

Transforming Lives Through Meditation

 
True Strength: A Discourse in Lisle, Illinois

True Strength: A Discourse in Lisle, Illinois

Several hundred attendees from different parts of the world gathered at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center this afternoon for Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj’s Sunday discourse.

Expounding on the virtues of being calm and peaceful, the spiritual Master explained that it is those who can control their anger that exhibit true strength. Greater than any physical feat is the ability to control our anger, forgive, and stay calm in the face of adversity. To be calm and peaceful, we first have to understand the purpose for which we are alive. When we gain this higher perspective, we recognize ourselves as soul and understand the importance of making the most of this human birth so we can reunite our soul with God.

Through meditation, we can go beyond the physical to experience that which is spiritual; we are able to connect with our real self and connect with the inner Light and Sound of God. When we remain calm and peaceful, we do our part to contribute positively to the environment around us.

 

 
Stay Calm to Find God

Stay Calm to Find God

This evening, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj spoke on the importance of inculcating the ethical virtues in our lives if we are to fulfil the purpose for which we have come to this world. One of the great virtues we can have, he said, is to stay calm and peaceful amidst the various circumstances and turmoil that life brings our way. When we are in turmoil, we create disharmony which in turn creates difficulties for ourselves and for those around us, keeping us from being peaceful.

We come across many different points of view, understanding, and perceptions in our daily interactions. If we are not cognizant of this, and instead expend our energy to get our way, we allow our differences to cause disharmony. The spiritual Master said the key is to accept and tolerate these differences of opinion and perception. As we focus on keeping the harmony between ourselves, we will find that life gets calmer, more peaceful and more loving. This peace and calm carries over to our meditations, and we are able to still our minds faster and concentrate better so we can connect with the Divine Power within.

Return of Spring

While spring means the rejuvenation of greenery and flowers, it also symbolizes spiritual renewal. As the darkness of the outer winter is replaced by the light of the spring, so can we end the dark night of the soul with the Light of spirituality within us.

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Heal the Soul through Meditation

Being unconnected with our inner core or soul causes pain. The pain may manifest as a continual restlessness for something of which we are not aware. We rush around trying to find happiness in outer pursuits and are confused when the happiness we thought we would gain eludes us. We know there is something missing, yet we know not what it is.

Declare Independence from Worry

I wish a happy Fourth of July in which people are celebrating independence as a nation. Many countries around the world also have their own independence day to celebrate. In the United States, during this occasion, there is much hoopla with fireworks, picnics, and parades.

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Cure for the Sorrows of Life

When we watch the news on TV, Internet, smart phones, tablets, or other devices, there always is breaking news about a catastrophe in some part of the world. No matter from which town or city everyone accesses information, there are always difficulties and problems receiving attention on the local news

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Healing Ourselves and Healing the World

I place before you a solution that will bring definite results: let us each heal ourselves. If we can heal our body, mind, and soul through meditation we have added one more whole human being to the world population.

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Benefits of Being Vegetarian

There is an expression, “You are what you eat.” In countries of the East where vegetarianism has been the diet for thousands of years, people recognize that whatever they eat forms a part of their body and also influences their thoughts.

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