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Featured Speeches and Podcasts on Spirituality
Feb 15, 2022
In this podcast, I tried to present a broader definition of consciousness as a partly automated and partly self-learning knowledge or information system, considering its states, functions, potencies and abilities. I defined consciousness as a knowledge system with an inborn ability, awareness and intelligence to collect knowledge or information or data from different sources, store it, retrieve it and use it for specific ends or purposes. Those ends or purposes may be preexisting, self-willed, self-learned, self-realized or externally imposed from outside sources and conditions. Of them, survival or self-preservation seems to be the most important purpose...
Jan 25, 2022
Is there a purpose or meaning to life? Why are we here? What are we supposed to do? What is the significance of life itself? Are we meant to pursue our own interests and ensure our survival and wellbeing or do we have to serve a greater purpose or a higher power? These are tough questions for which there is no definite answers. ...
Jan 25, 2022
In the practice of Dhyana or meditation, a yogi faces numerous obstacles mainly because of the unstable nature of his mind. This podcast explains the difficulties, or the obstacles people face in the practice of dhyana which prevents them from attaining Samadhi or mental absorption. ...
Jan 25, 2022
Sannyasa is the most extreme solution to free yourself from the world and its influence. In many spiritual traditions of India, the acceptable and effective way to achieve the ultimate freedom is renunciation. In renunciation you become detached not only from the world but from everything including your own built-in identity and value system. You give up the world, all your accumulations, mental formations, identities and relationships, so that you become free, uninvolved, disentangled and unburdened. ...
Dec 15,, 2021
Spiritual practice can potentially become a source of delusion, if you are not careful about your motivation or sincere in your practice...Half-hearted spiritual practice will give you the illusion of being involved and self-important but lead you nowhere. You will be just moving in circles without reaching your goal.
Mar 14, 2018
This podcast is about cultivating self-awareness in spiritual practice by paying attention to one’s thoughts and feelings to know truths about oneself, without cognitive distortions and self-deception. The practice of truthfulness in relation to oneself leads to better self-awareness and discernment.
Oct 26, 2017
The Upanishads emphasize the importance of Self-transformation or Self-purification in spiritual practice for Moksha or liberation. In this audio presentation the author explains why it is important.
Oct 19, 2017
Emotions are useful to perceive reality and know what is going on in you and around you. If you want to know yourself, pay attention to your emotions and their causes. If you want to cultivate sameness or equanimity and learn to accept yourself unconditionally, emotions are the best place to begin with.
Oct 13, 2017
Attachments are a greater source of misery, stress and unhappiness. This podcast by Jayaram V is about cultivating detachment for greater freedom and happiness by understanding your attachments and motivation
Mar 19, 2016
A spiritual talk by Jayaram V regarding the importance of living according to your essential nature and manifesting your dharma to live in harmony with yourself and experience peace and happiness.
Jan 13, 2016
Know why it is important not to suppress your emotions but know them and express them without feeling disturbed through of meditation, visualization and other practices. Please visit Hinduwebsite.com and check the featured article section to read the complete article.
Dec 18, 2015
It is the nature of the world to distract you, involve you and keep your mind drawn into the modifications of Nature. When you live in such a world, how can you keep your mind engaged in spiritual thoughts?
Dec 12, 2015
Spiritual life is difficult. Even if worldly life is full of suffering people still show great reluctance to lead a spiritual life. In this audio presentation, Jayaram V lists several suggestions to prepare mentally for the challenges and difficulties of spiritual life.
Dec 11, 2015
In this Audio Presentation, the author, Jayaram V, discusses why spiritual life is difficult and why many people resist the idea of practicing spirituality.
Oct 28, 2015
What is true renunciation? This audio by Jayaram V explains the true meaning of renunciation and how you can give it a thought with a shocking experiment.
Sep 29, 2015
It is better not to know everything about the world since there is much violence and cruelty there which can unsettle our minds. It is good for us that Nature has not made us omniscient. Otherwise we would not have had peace of mind.
Jun 30, 2015
You are a bubble in the ocean of existence. That bubble is your individuality. It creates the veil of separation between you and the rest of the world as subject and object. When you remove the veil and burst the bubble you become the One seer who sees all with a thousand eyes and with hands and feet everywhere.
May 12, 2015
This audio is about creating harmony in you by being yourself, by letting go and by knowin when to speak and when to withdraw.
May 8, 2015
Our values and morals are relative. They hold good only from a certain perspective. You cannot apply them universally to all situations. Sometimes you may think you are helping others, but you may be harming them. You do not know unless you consider all points of view and think carefully. The author suggests that...
Nov 29, 2014
An audio Presentation by Jayaram V about tapping into the intelligence that is hidden and inherent within every object of creation and how it manifests itself in the beauty, diversity and symmetry of the universe.
Dec 16, 2013
Why morality selfdom wins in our strugggle for survival. Nature does not seem to care much about what you consider morality or immorality. It aims to make you fit for survival, and arm you with skills and abilities to deal with the challenges you face in your life.
Nov 13, 2013
There are two basic approaches to life. Both are well known and historically important. Since the earliest times, people have tested both and left behind a great repository of knowledge about their value and importance in securing our lives and minimizing our suffering. Both approaches are meant to shield us from the...
Oct 25, 2013
Discern the silence hidden in the noise of life. You can awaken to the silence right now. All that you have to do is to sit quietly and discern the silence hidden behind all the noise that reaches your ears. We generally do not notice this silence. But to the discerning person this silence can be an ocean of peace. He...
Oct 7, 2013
There are three selves in you and you are probably aware of them. First, there is the physical self consisting of your body and brain, or what you may call the physical mind. Next, there is the mental self, consisting of your mind, thoughts, perceptions, feelings, memory and subconscious. Then you have the observing...
Sep 28, 2013
There are many religious people who are deeply irreligious when it comes to the practice of morality and virtue upheld by the religion. In fact, the world worst offenders of social and moral norms are religious people. Why this is so? These issues are examined in this audio presentation.
Sep 13, 2013
Know the power of healing compassion and how it can transform you and others. Compassion is the most sublime and powerful emotion. With compassion you not only heal others but also heal yourself.
Mar 21, 2013
You have a truth inside you. That truth you have to awaken. That truth must speak to you. That truth is your true guru. If you do not wake up that truth, the best of the best gurus cannot help you. That truth alone is your savior. Until you find that you will move in circles.
Mar 12, 2013
If peace is all you want, then you will have it. Peace will come to you and become your essential nature only when you make it the foundation of your life, when you plan and build your life around a center of peace. It begins with the thinking, "I may have everything in my life, I may pursue whatever I want in life,...
Mar 9, 2013
Life is a combination of these three processes: random events, mechanical processes and intelligent actions. Probably the random events are also mechanical processes; but at this stage we do not have the knowledge to know as such. We have to understand how these three processes govern our lives and how we may use...
Jan 10, 2013
The importance of Sorrow in life and Sorrow as a learrning and correcting mechanism. Some sorrow is inevitable. You cannot avoid. Nor can you allow yourself to be deimated by it. Sorrow gives us an opportunity to review our lives, make necessary corrections and move on.
Jan 9, 2013
What is Nirvana? To understand what Nirvana is or what Nirvana means, you should have some knowledge of eastern religions or philosophies, especially Sanatana Dharma, known as Hinduism, Buddha Dharma known as Buddhism, and Jain Dharma known as Jainism. This word, Nirvana, is used commonly in all the three religions, but...
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