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January 1, 2014

Karma: Riding the Wheel of Opportunity Jayanti Pamela Hoye

We are all subject to the workings of Karma. Action is the nature of a universe bound by time and space. Within the context of creation Karma refers to the cause and effect mechanism operating within Prakriti (or Nature). It is the force which keeps the wheel of manifestation turning. Should this wheel stop, all action ceasing, the universe would cease also....
December 1, 2013

The Art of Listening: Part 2 Pravrajika Virajaprana

By Pravrajika Virajaprana Pravrajika Virajaprana is a nun in the San Francisco Convent. Her paper will be posted in two parts. Read Part 1 Swamiji makes […]
November 1, 2013

The Art of Listening: Part 1 Pravrajika Virajaprana

In the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, there is a conversation between the great sage Yajnavalkya and his wife Maitreyi in which he said to her: “The Self, my dear Maitreyi, should verily be realized. How? “It should be heard of, reflected on and meditated upon. By the realization of the Self alone, my dear, through hearing, reflection, and meditation, all this is known.”
June 1, 2013

Global Ecology and Vedanta: Part 2

By Pravrajika Vrajaprana This paper was delivered at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture during March 2013.  Pravrajika Vrajaprana is a nun in the Santa Barbara […]
May 1, 2013

Global Ecology and Vedanta: Part 1

By Pravrajika Vrajaprana This paper was delivered at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture during March 2013.  Pravrajika Vrajaprana is a nun in the Santa Barbara […]