Kabir Association of Canada

~Interesting Conversation/Disciple and Guru

Satguru Kabir was a champion of Unity of all People and all Beings in the “Being” of God. He also decried superstition, empty rituals, and violence towards all living creatures.  God must be realized within, and while alive, and not by searching in temples, pilgrimages and retreats. The following imaginary conversation would be in keeping…
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THE PRACTICE OF MEDITATION

Meditation is both a religious and a non-religious activity. Any person belonging to any religion can practice meditation with equal benefit. So can a person not belonging to any religion. Meditation, however, does not consist of the contemplation of certain scriptural passages or holy thoughts as some people do. It is a state of freeing…
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EGO IN SPIRITUAL LIFE

In the study of spiritual life the subject of the ego occupies a prominent position. But do we really know what the ego is? We often speak of the ego, or egoism and egotism, but I wonder if each person who uses the word understands it in the same way as the other person hearing…
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LIFE EVENTS/SITUATIONS

Life is full of conditions, events and life situations that are hard to understand. Sages, philosophers and scientists have tried to find answers with varying results, and the answers found by one are not usually the same as those found by the others. Thus, there are often different streams of thought regarding the same subject…
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CAN THE WORLD HAVE UNITY?

It is necessary to understand what unity means. A unit refers to one. Unity therefore refers to one or more things being together to form a single unit. We live on the earth that is one globe and we can thus say it is a uni-globe. This uni-globe is part of a uni-verse and not…
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THE SELF AS SPIRIT

       There is an underlying basis by which the self becomes aware of being. This basis is non- physical and spiritual in nature. This attribute is called the Spirit or the Soul or the Divine Spark that gives life. It is on the basis of this that a person has his physical existence, and…
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SIN SEEN AS ERROR

EXCERPTED FROM MY ARTICLE ON SIN: God is Truth. Truth is Eternal. That Truth resides within us. That Truth is the same as the Soul. It is the spirit of God that dwells within us. But where can we go to find Truth? Truth is what is. In Truth there is no sin, and there…
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Meditation: The Underutilized Panacea

Meditation is to the mind what medication is to the body In prayer we ask God to “come” to us, and in meditation we “lift” ourselves to God Meditation stabilizes the body and mind, and puts us in touch with God Meditation is the pathway to bliss in this life Meditation helps to ensure mindfulness…
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CAN PRAYERS BE ANSWERED?

Prayer presupposes a Supreme Being or Power generally called God. God is then expected to respond to the prayers, and fulfill the desires of the person who is praying. At the present time, I am sure that there are many people throughout the world who are praying for peace and wellbeing. However, war and suffering…
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STUDENT VIOLENCE

The media often have news of violence among students or by students towards teachers. Students often carry concealed weapons to school, and this is a bad behavior. Using the weapons leads to catastrophic consequences. Students are also known to bully others, and this is a powerful psychological violence, that causes the victim immense stress, often…
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