Connecting With Nature in London!

Connecting With Nature in London!

‘All things in nature are not only one with themselves but also one with the totality. They haven’t removed themselves from the fabric of the whole by claiming a separate existence: ‘me’ and the rest of the universe.’ – Eckhart Tolle A few Sundays ago, it was a...

Scott Harrison – The Charity: Water Story

Wanted to share this video with you about Scott Harrison, the CEO of Charity: Water – it’s a must watch! Met him yesterday at an event organised by entrepreneur and best-selling author, Daniel Priestley, where Scott shared his story…What an amazing...
Sangha

Sangha

In sangha, we commune deeply with one another. We commune deeply with the forces of nature. We commune deeply with the divine. We become a part of something much bigger than ourselves. We become a part of what is going on in the world around us. We become a part of...
15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing...
The Secrets

The Secrets

You can’t grasp at the secrets Prise them from the earth Or pluck them from the air. The harder you try to hold them The more they lose their form Until they leak away. You can grind matter down to the tiniest grains Until it collapses into nothing But its essence...
Restoring Balance and Meaning in Ourselves

Restoring Balance and Meaning in Ourselves

During a time of great drought, a Taoist master was asked by members of a village if he could help bring rain to their dry fields. They confessed trying many other approaches before reaching out to him, but with no success. The master agreed to come and asked for a...
Response

Response

‘Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.’ ~ Viktor E....
Peace or Drama? The True Power of Presence

Peace or Drama? The True Power of Presence

You want peace. There is no one who does not want peace. Yet there is something else in you that wants the drama, wants the conflict. You may not be able to feel it at this moment. You may have to wait for a situation or even just a thought that triggers a reaction in...
International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

Over 15,000 years ago, Adiyogi explored the human mechanism, the cosmic space and the relationship between the two. As he expounded the various tools that individual human beings could use to explore both dimensions, he envisioned that the entire humanity would take...
Stillness

Stillness

‘Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and just listen. No more is needed. Being still, looking and listening activates the non-conceptual intelligence within you. Let stillness direct your words and actions.’ ~ Eckhart...
A Question of Perspective

A Question of Perspective

Instead of identifying with what kind of thoughts or emotions you are getting, just see that in the larger perspective of life you are a tiny speck of dust. In this cosmos, our galaxy is a small happening. In the Milky Way, this Solar System is a speck. In that tiny...
Become the Sky

Become the Sky

The cage that you’ve been trapped inside for longer than you can remember – it might seem so sturdy and secure that you don’t even dream of escaping anymore like a bird that used to beat its wings but now just lets them hang limply by its side. But the bars of the...
Growth

Growth

Only freedom can be infinite. Bondage cannot be limitless. Only freedom can be limitless. This is not just semantics and ideas. In terms of life’s experience, don’t waste your time talking about or thinking about freedom or the Ultimate. The body is a limitation, the...
Wake Up and Set Yourself Free

Wake Up and Set Yourself Free

What we put first, the choices we make in life are a direct reflection of what we value. What this means is that our experience of life — for its pain or pleasure, darkness or brightness — is a perfect reflection of what we want most in that same moment....
I Am Life Without Boundaries

I Am Life Without Boundaries

This body is not me. I am not limited by this body. I am life without boundaries. I have never been born, and I have never died. Look at the ocean and the sky filled with stars, manifestations from my wondrous true mind. Since before time, I have been free, Birth and...
The Wise Man

The Wise Man

The wise man knows the Self, and he plays the game of life. He understands the nature of things. His heart is not smudged by right or wrong, just as the sky is not smudged by smoke. How rare he is! ~ The Ashtavakra...
Acceptance

Acceptance

If you learn to accept the way things are your energy is free, your attention is free, and you are available to experience things that you couldn’t imagine before. That is when you become profoundly available to evolve. When we learn to stop struggling with the way...
Destiny

Destiny

What you refer to as “destiny” are those situations which are going on without your permission; they seem to be unfolding themselves without your intent. Whatever you call destiny is something you have created unconsciously. You are doing more things unconsciously...
Flow with Life

Flow with Life

Regardless of how sophisticated its knowledge, the self that knows itself only through its own conditioned thinking can never develop beyond the content of itself. Genuine self – knowledge is being fully self – aware in the present moment. Each moment...
Nothing Else Matters

Nothing Else Matters

The only thing that matters, that really matters at all, is whether you are willing to be completely alive, awake and free, this very moment – this very instant. The only thing that makes any difference – any difference at all, is whether you are willing to let go of...
Your Creation

Your Creation

“Your whole personality, everything you are, is a complex accumulation of your impressions of life. This is like your software. It’s the volume of your impressions. Everything you have perceived has imprinted itself on your mind and on your energy. The very way your...
After A While

After A While

After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul. And you learn that love does not mean leaning and that company does not mean security.   And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises. And you...
The Most Sacred Pursuit

The Most Sacred Pursuit

Of all the human pursuits, striving to transform oneself into a higher possibility is considered the most sacred. It is this pursuit that fulfils the purpose of the human form and it is this pursuit that brings well-being to all life. ~...
A Joyful 2014!

A Joyful 2014!

If you allow the source of creation within you to find expression, joyful is the only way you can be. The Egyptian legend says that if one wants to enter heaven, at the point of entry you will be asked two questions. Unless you are one big “Yes” to these two...
Liberating Action

Liberating Action

Every action that you perform can be either a process of liberation or entanglement. If you perform any activity with absolute willingness, that activity is beautiful and creates joy for you. If you perform any activity unwillingly for whatever reason, that activity...
Reverence and Gratitude

Reverence and Gratitude

Being in reverence and gratitude towards everything that matters in our lives leads to success and victory. Of the many things that we are in touch with, of the many things that contribute in making and creating our lives, the most important devices that we employ in...
Gratitude

Gratitude

There are an infinite number of gifts to which you can open your heart. Open your heart to all these blessings and let them flow through you, so that everyone you meet on this day will be blessed by you – just by your eyes, by your smile, by your touch, just by...
Blessing

Blessing

To bless means to wish, unconditionally from the deepest chamber of the heart, unrestricted good for others and events. It means to hallow, to hold in reverence, to behold with awe that which is always a gift from the Creator. He who is hallowed by your blessings is...
What Is, Is

What Is, Is

I have simply stopped arguing with reality. How do I know the wind should blow? It is blowing. How do I know this is the highest order? It’s happening. Arguing with WHAT IS is like teaching a cat to bark. Hopeless. I know that reality is good just as it is,...
Peace

Peace

Acts and thoughts of peace and violence have ramifications in the world and within ourselves. Today, see if you can maintain witnessing awareness in which you consciously choose to express peace in every thought, word and action. As you are preparing to go to sleep...
Sea of Life

Sea of Life

Learn to attend with the mind so that you can study, not from books, but from observation, which is the first awakening of the soul. Learn to study by practice. Learn to study by application. Become a student of life and live life fully, and as you merge into the sea...
The Gentlest Thing in the World

The Gentlest Thing in the World

The gentlest thing in the world is an open mind. Since it doesn't believe what it thinks, it is flexible, porous, without opposition, without defense. Nothing has power over it. Nothing can resist it. Even the hardest thing in the world — a closed mind — can't...
Feel Good

Feel Good

Tell everyone you know: “My happiness depends on me, so you're off the hook.” And then demonstrate it. Be happy, no matter what they're doing. Practice feeling good, no matter what. And before you know it, you will not give anyone else...
Your Thoughts

Your Thoughts

“If there is nothing you can do, face what is and say, ‘Well, right now, this is how it is. I can either accept it, or make myself miserable.’ The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about the situation. Be aware of the thoughts you...
On Death from The Prophet

On Death from The Prophet

     'You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life? The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day cannot unveil the mystery of light. If you would indeed behold the spirit of death, open your heart...
The Art of Living

The Art of Living

The only thing that makes the difference in the way you feel right now is the thought that you are thinking right now. How you feel is about how you are allowing the Source that is You to flow. So when we talk about the Art of Allowing, we're talking about the art...
Real Love

Real Love

“As soon as the love relationship does not lead me to me, as soon as I in a love relationship do not lead another person to himself, this love, even if it seems to be the most secure and ecstatic attachment I have ever experienced, is not true love. For real...
Let Go of the Past

Let Go of the Past

Two monks were walking back to their monastery when they came to a ford at a stream. At the ford, a pretty farmer's daughter asked them to help her cross the stream as she did not want to get the mud on her new dress. The first monk ignored her and continued on...
Serenity Prayer

Serenity Prayer

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy; O Divine Master, grant that I may...
Heaven and Hell

Heaven and Hell

A great and powerful warrior came to the head monk of a monastery. He asked the monk to show him the difference between heaven and hell. The monk sneered at the warrior and said, “One as arrogant and small minded as you would never be able to learn the...
The Discipline of Self-Discovery

The Discipline of Self-Discovery

Every truth ever discovered — each new light that will ever burn bright — already exists in our consciousness. All we will ever know and share about love, humility, compassion and sacrifice — the secrets that will reveal and then resolve old sorrows...
On Being Present

On Being Present

Countless spiritual teachers from Buddha and Lao Tze to Ram Dass and Eckart Tolle have urged us to be in the present moment. In a sense, we are always in the present. Our past we know from memories, but those memories are experienced in the present. Similarly, our...
Being

Being

There exists in every person a place that is free from dis-ease, that never feels pain, that is ageless and never dies. When we journey to this place, limitations that we commonly accept simply cannot exist. They’re not even a possibility. This is our Ground of...
Fortunate Misfortunes

Fortunate Misfortunes

The spiritual process is not about causing a particular event. It is about causing a certain way of being that whatever the situation, it turns into a fortune. Those who look at certain situations as fortune and certain other situations as misfortune are the...
Everything is a Miracle

Everything is a Miracle

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people; first of all for those upon whose smiles and...
Cultivate the Gift of Mindfulness

Cultivate the Gift of Mindfulness

‘The highest form of human intelligence is to be able to observe ourselves without judging ourselves.’ ~Vedic teaching In every moment we have the opportunity to awaken . . . to let go of whatever fear, constriction and stories are running through our mind...
Inner Transformation

Inner Transformation

There is a beautiful story about a caterpillar that lived much of its life believing that it had come into being only to eat and sleep and do what the rest of the caterpillars did. However it was unhappy. Somehow it sensed that its life had another dimension not yet...
Open Your Heart

Open Your Heart

Each day we have countless opportunities to choose. We make choices about what activities to pursue, how we spend our time and money, and where we focus the precious resource of our attention. What kinds of choices make us happy? Researchers in the field of positive...
Make Your Life Special

Make Your Life Special

We all long for a freedom that can’t be confined…You may not have ever thought about this before, but an immense river of spiritual energy is flowing within you — right now. Tapping into this tremendous source of power changes everything; new and...

The Power of One

With the advance of technology and internet, the heart centred intentions of people can have a profound impact in supporting global evolution. I would like to share an amazing and inspiring video entitled ‘The Call’ by keith Wyatt, whose message is rapidly...