Why Einstein Was a Genius?

Yesterday, I was watching a program named “Ancient Aliens” on History channel. This program was an inquiry into the reason of intelligence of history’s great minds like Albert Einstein, Socrates, Ramanuja and others. The major focus of program was about Einstein’s brain. Continue reading “Why Einstein Was a Genius?”

Gautama Is Not The Buddha

It is important to understand the nature of truth. It will help you to see the fact as it is and to deal with the complex structure of illusions created by mind. I agree on the fact that truth can never be bound by thoughts but it is good to have a healthy discussion about its nature. This discussion will not lead you to enlightenment but it will give you strong logics to deal with the intricacies of mind. Continue reading “Gautama Is Not The Buddha”

Problem of Expression

Words are not able to explain anything. One can see a river. One can see the river with one’s whole heart. One can use thousands and thousands words to explain the river. One can create poems about the river, beautiful songs about the river. But all those poems & songs are only a collection of dead words. River is totally different thing. River is flowing, moving, vital, living, wandering in many directions, full of energy but words are only a collection of alphabets. River is not the words. Continue reading “Problem of Expression”

The Buddha’s Teachings

The Buddha has passed away but His teachings still exist in its purity. The collection of Buddha’s teachings is called “The Dhamma”. In English the word “Doctrine” is used for the word “Dhamma”.

Dhamma (Doctrine) is compiled in the form of “Pali Tipitaka”.

Tipitaka is not written by Buddha Himself. There is no written record of Buddha’s teachings by Himself. But the disciples of the Buddha preserved these teachings by committing to memory and written efforts. Continue reading “The Buddha’s Teachings”

First Step Towards Meditation

Recently I received this email from a visitor. I want to share this with all of you.

Email:

Respected master, I am doing meditation since 3 years, but it is not helping me. I can’t see any change in my being or in my existence. What should I do now? Please advise me only if you know.

– Joseph Brook Continue reading “First Step Towards Meditation”

Unanswerable Questions

Some questions are disturbing me since my childhood. Who created this world? Does god exist? What is the purpose of life? I know that these are stupid questions. But I always get confused by them. I have got so many answers for these questions from different people around the world, from every religion, but every answer creates more questions and more confusion in my mind. Sometimes these answers make me laugh too. Continue reading “Unanswerable Questions”