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The Essence of Hindu Philosophy

Hindu scriptures suggest that understanding more about God and his true nature are the first steps towards strengthening our spiritual foundation. This article explains the difference between gyan and devotion, emphasizes the need and the importance of devotion, and provides the practical steps that a seeker needs to follow to attain the grace of God. Topics include:

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Why do we want happiness? New

It may seem that everyone in this world desires something different. But if you look at it closely, you will realize that everyone wants just one thing - happiness. Why is it that whether it be a learned scholar or an illiterate, a child or an elderly, man or woman, that everyone wants just happiness? And that too without being told by anyone to do so. There must be a scientific secret behind this.
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Goal of the Human Life

The scriptures say that the human form of life is the most important and valuable gift that we receive by the grace of God. Humans possess greater knowledge than all other creatures, however, if a human being does not understand their aim in life, this knowledge will not be utilized properly and the human birth will be squandered away. Please read the English translation of a speech given by Shri Kripaluji Maharaj as he explains the aim of a human. Click here to listen to the original Hindi lecture by Shri maharaj Ji.
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Benefits of Chanting God's Names

The importance and benefits of chanting as meditation are often overlooked in modern times. However, Shree Kripaluji Maharaj suggests that chanting God’s names, forms, pastimes, attributes and abodes can be extremely beneficial to a devotee.
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How to benefit from a Saint's association?

The word 'satsang' has different connotations for different people. For some people satsang is a chanting session, whereas to others it involves listening to or reading scriptures. Shri Kripaluji Maharaj has explained the true meaning of the word “satsang” in this lecture in a very simple to understand manner. This article is the English translation of this lecture. Click here to listen to the original lecture in Hindi.
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Words of Caution for Aspiring Devotees

There are many opportunities for a seeker to digress from their path of spiritual enlightenment during their daily lives. This article provides some simple words of caution to the seekers and the strategies they can use to be successful in their spiritual lives.
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