Spirituality News

No More Opium, Please

It is time to thank God for services provided and jettison the concept.

In Good Faith: Saving planet, looking within

The individual is inextricable from the environment.


Karma Sutra: How is ‘spirituality’ different from 'religion'?

Spirituality is the execution of the ethical ideas established by our religion. The understanding of these ideas endorsed by our religion transforms us into humble creatures, and this conquest of our ego/sublimation of our ego is the aim of all religions. 

Karma Sutra: Declutter your life, and just see the magic happen

Why is it that in spite of being surrounded by objects that provide us with security, worth and fulfilment, we find ourselves feeling insecure, inadequate and unfulfilled in life? To understand this, first we need to reflect on our relationship with things.

Karma Sutra: ‘Be a Light Unto Yourself’

Our mind is our world and we carry that world wherever we go or whoever we turn to.

Karma Sutra: The Relationship Matrix

A relationship flourishes as long as there is a balance between ‘give and take’ - whether the exchange is tangible (material) or intangible (emotional) in nature is irrelevant.


Karma Sutra: The difference between Knowing and Becoming, Learned and Wise

The human mind is capable of two kinds of knowledge - the higher knowledge, which is traditionally associated with religion and the lower knowledge, which is associated with various sciences.

Karma Sutra: What must Sita’s Diwali have been like?

Sita, after being told that she should have killed herself rather than stay under the roof of another man and that her presence was no source of joy, rather she was a grit in the eye of her beloved, what must her Diwali, her homecoming be like?

Karma Sutra: The culture of peace, family and upbringing

Just as clothes don’t make a man; our fancy fittings don’t make our family background.

Karma Sutra: Harnessing the power to discipline our emotions

As humans, we are driven by our emotions. Our emotions surface out of our bloated sense of self, our ego. They make us greedy, angry, envious and ambitious.

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Words of wisdom and spirituality from Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

At an Express Adda session, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar spoke about the true meaning of spirituality and its relationship with science and religion. Here are some nuggets of wisdom to keep in mind.

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar On Spirituality, Life & Religion

A February 2016 edition of the Express Adda held at Indigo, One Golden Mile, New Delhi, hosted spiritual leader and Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. In a discussion moderated by Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and Chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and COO, India, McCann Worldgroup, […]