Tagged: bhakti

Changes in my spiritual life

Changes in my spiritual life

I am sharing a guest post that I wrote for The White Hindu blog at Patheos. When Ms. Ambaa Choate, who writes The White Hindu blog at Patheos, suggested that I write about the...

Navadha Bhakti — The Nine Forms of Devotion

Bhakti Yoga focuses on forming a relationship of trust with God. It is about surrendering our self to God. The ultimate aim of this yoga is to gain eternal proximity with God. On this...

Learning, detachment, and sacred symbols

The swan, the lotus, the turtle, and the peepal tree (sacred fig) have been repeatedly used as metaphors in Indian spirituality and have specific interrelated meanings for seekers of God. Understanding what they stand...

Misconceptions about Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga: Will it spoil my career? by Dr. Mukul Shri Goel The InfoTech revolution has brought most existing cultures and religious groups into contact with each other. In the context of spirituality, higher...

Selfless Prayer: Preparation for Bhakti

Our wish list defines our God by Dr. Mukul Shri Goel While asking God for monetary gains, a house, education, or a more healthy body is not unethical, we may be worshipping only a...