Kabir Association of Canada

UNDERSTANDING SATGURU KABIR!

UNDERSTANDING SATGURU KABIR! We often read in religious books or hear in religious lectures that the nature of the soul is sat-chid-ananda, and the “nature” of God is sat-chid-ananda. What does this term mean? Once we understand it and experience it in the core of our being, we would have liberation. Let us see if…
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USE AND AB-USE OF RELIGION

USE AND AB-USE OF RELIGION RELIGION! The very word conjures up in the minds of many people the positive feelings of faith, hope, reverence and salvation. In many others it conjures up the negative feelings of brainwashing priest-craft, moneymaking, unproven dogmas, and that religion preys upon the gullibility of people. Still, there are others in…
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SEEK SELF IMPROVEMENT

  SEEK SELF IMPROVEMENT   The world has seen tragic developments from immemorial times. Over many years there have been tragedies in various countries perpetrated by human beings against other humans. And I do not here include natural disasters. There has hardly been a time in the world when one can say that there has…
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT PATH

CHOOSING THE RIGHT PATH ~Mahant Jay Jaggessur – Kabir Association of Toronto~   Many times people miss the obvious. What may seem to be the reality to the outer senses may just be an image or mirage of what is or what is not. True that on the physical plane, our only means to discern…
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SELF CONSCIOUSNESS – KNOWING THE SELF

  SELF CONSCIOUSNESS – KNOWING THE SELF   The Consciousness we need to realize is called Self Consciousness i.e. to “Know Thyself” as Socrates said, and which is carved into the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. He also said, “The unexamined life is not worth living,” and that people make themselves appear ridiculous when they…
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EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY   April the 22nd is celebrated as Earth Day worldwide. Among human beings it appears necessary to single out certain days in order to focus attention on the importance of that day, and what it symbolizes. It is appropriate to single out a day and call it Earth Day, because this is the…
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DEVOTION – THE ART OF KNOWING GOD

DEVOTION – THE ART OF KNOWING GOD Why do you have to search elsewhere when you are doing devotion to God? Kabir Saheb explained that everything that you search for in this universe is already contained in you, and many philosophers and religious people say that we are the microcosm of the macrocosm. Microcosm means…
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EMERGING FROM ILLUSION

EMERGING FROM ILLUSION (Mahant Jay Jaggessur – Kabir Association of Toronto) We are often faced with challenges to pick the real from the unreal. Mystically speaking, the whole world is illusory. However, because we get involved in what we have to do, we tend to get drawn towards the unreal and get caught in illusion.…
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WHAT IS THE VALUE OF LIFE?

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF LIFE? What is the value of life? People do not often consider this question, because they take life for granted. We say that life has no price and it is beyond value, since no one can place a value on life. Religious people will say that life is a gift…
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Stress Management

Stress Management (Lecture delivered at the Vancouver Meditation Society, April 20, 1990) When the mind is in equilibrium it is at peace. Our mind is absolutely still. Our body is fully relaxed, our thought is controlled, but we are fully conscious. Does one experience stress in such a state? What is stress and how do…
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