The One True Sacrifice….

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The last blog established how “sacrifice” can be a destructive force. From this point of view, sacrifice is a negation; it implies scapegoating, discarding, abandoning. It is not sacrifice, though, that is the problem. It is what we sacrifice, and to whom, that determine whether our offering leads to good or ill.   Sacrifice Hoard / grasp Scapegoat / abandon …

Act in Stillness….

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We speak so many words, and then how much do we practice them? When I say practice, I do not mean “trying”; I mean actually “being “ them. Yoga Sutras II.18 says Prakrti (Nature, material) exists for the experience and liberation of the Seer. The Seen exists for the sake of the Seer. Experience and liberation are then knowables. When …

Ramesh Pattni on “Walking Home with Baba”….

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When I heard that Rohini Ralby had written a book about her spiritual journey, I was immediately interested.  I became even more engaged when I learnt about her commentary on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, as I was then working on my dissertation on the same subject.  Rohini’s husband generously handed me Rohini’s book, which I went on to read with resonances …

Don’t Waste Time….

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Why do we waste our time with people, things, objects, etc. that only engage the small self? So we may keep our false identity. We will use anything to maintain our sense of self. So anything that can keep us distracted, away from God, away from our true Self, we will pursue. How sad that we are so attached to …