According to the ancient teachings of India, there is a great repeating historical cycle of four ages, called the yugas, which lasts 24,000 years. For 12,000 years the consciousness of man rises to its height, and then begins a 12,000-year descent into darkness. Our current age, Dwapara, is in the ascending half of this cycle.…
It is mid-August, the height of the harvest season at Ananda Village, a season that will continue for three more months. For most of each day, we pick vegetables and fruits, box them, weigh them, and get them where they need to go. By the end of the season we will have handled 26,000 pounds…
The work you do, considered in light of the goals of the spiritual path, should be that which can help you to grow, spiritually. The attitudes fostered and strengthened by your work are more important than any specific thing you do.
Spiritual Renewal Week 2016 Videos
“Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you.” Keshav Bhat, a pious brahmin, wishes to travel to Dwarka, but fears carrying rupees through the robber-infested countryside. “When the Lord of the world,” it is said, “sees His bhaktas in distress, He rushes to their help.” Responding to…
by Keshava Betts
I love stories. I love telling them, creating them, and sharing them. There is something profound that happens when a good story is told – it stirs something in the listener, an old remembrance perhaps, or a feeling. It has become more and more apparent to me how important it is, therefore, that the story be good.
We are part of a great tide of loving, joyful energy that wants to give and give as long as people are happy to receive it.
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