Author Archives: Dr. Jagessar Das

About Dr. Jagessar Das

Retired M. D. after 42 years of general practice of medicine. Interested in religion and spirituality. Produced books on the teachings of the great mystic of India, Kabir. Produced TV shows on the world's religions. Deliver religious lectures, teach meditation, participate in interfaith programs, and am on Facebook and Twitter

TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #7

TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #7     We have previously discussed the omnipotence and omnipresence of God. In this essay we need to explore what is meant by the omniscience of God. Since all of us are limited in our … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT ACCORDING TO SANT KABIR’S PHILOSOPHY

ENVIRONMENT ACCORDING TO SANT KABIR’S PHILOSOPHY Sant Kabir accepted the doctrine of the creation as Lila, the play or sport of God. The forms so produced are actual. He felt that the concept of Lila brought out the idea of … Continue reading

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STRIVE FOR SELF-IMPROVEMENT

STRIVE FOR SELF-IMPROVEMENT   We are often concerned with what we will be. President Abraham Lincoln said, “I did not know who my grandfather was, I am much more concerned to know who his grandson will be.” We want to … Continue reading

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The Awakening Lotus

  The Awakening Lotus   What a beautiful metaphor: The Lotus awakening to caress the cool sunshine! It continues its rhythm with every sunrise, And goes to sleep as day ebbs into night. We also follow this natural rhythm, Of … Continue reading

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YOU CAN BE HEALTHY – ITS UP TO YOU

YOU CAN BE HEALTHY – ITS UP TO YOU Disease, in one form or another, is known to everybody. It does not spare any age group, social rank, religious affiliation, or geographic location. The type of disease may vary according … Continue reading

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OM PEACE-PEACE-PEACE/OM SHANTI-SHANTI-SHANTI

OM PEACE-PEACE-PEACE/OM SHANTI-SHANTI-SHANTI People need peace. The world needs peace. To attest to this, there are many people all over the world who talk about peace. There are peace demonstrations, peace conferences, peace summit meetings, preaching of peace and many … Continue reading

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HELL

Please note that this poem expresses my views. It is not directed at any religion or religious beliefs. My previous poem was on Heaven, so I logically followed it up with a poem on Hell. JD   HELL Hell has … Continue reading

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HEAVEN

            HEAVEN  Where is heaven extolled in Scriptures? What are the coordinates to locate it? Does anyone have a clue of what heaven is- Its inhabitants and their way of living? Are there embodied souls … Continue reading

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SALIENT FEATURES OF HINDUISM

SALIENT FEATURES OF HINDUISM Hinduism is an ancient religion often called Sanatan Dharma, which means eternal religion. It started approximately five thousand years ago, but there is no definite time or personality which can be said to be its beginning. … Continue reading

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TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #6

TEACHING OF THE MASTERS #6  The omnipotence of God has been mentioned previously but not discussed. Omnipotence in Hindi is sarv shaktiman. The word is derived from the Latin omni (all) and potentia (power, energy). In this essay we will … Continue reading

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