Kabir Association of Canada

VEGETARIANISM, HEALTH AND SPIRITUALITY

  VEGETARIANISM, HEALTH AND SPIRITUALITY   (A Continuing Discussion)   Amrita: “From what you have been saying, Deviji, it makes health and ecological sense to be a vegetarian. But the majority of the world’s people do not think about these things. Actually, many people think that animals were made as food for us. To me,…
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RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND PRACTICES #1

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND PRACTICES #1   People all over the world, belonging to different religions and different cultures, practice certain rites and ceremonies, and hold certain beliefs that are not logical, and which serve to hinder their spiritual progress. Many times a whole religious system will become a victim of such practices and beliefs. Sometimes…
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SATGURU KABIR

SATGURU KABIR Satguru Kabir is widely known as one of the foremost mystic saints of India. He taught that God dwells within you as the Soul, and the only place that you can find God is within yourself. He taught that nobody was ever able to find God by searching elsewhere. And he laid great…
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U. N. INTERNATIONAL DAY TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

U. N. INTERNATIONAL DAY TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN “One of the most devastating human rights violations: Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today. Gender inequality persists worldwide. Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will require more…
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KABIR SAHEB’S RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHY

KABIR SAHEB’S RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHY – A WAY TOWARDS COMMUNAL HARMONY I was introduced to the poetry of the mystical saint, Kabir Saheb, from my 9th standard Hindi textbook and since then, his poems have remained a deep inspiration for me. Hence, it was this impact of Kabir Saheb’s poetry that inspired me to study Kabir…
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CHRISTMAS AND SPIRITUAL LIFE

CHRISTMAS AND SPIRITUAL LIFE Christmas is fast approaching and many people, all over the world, are caught up in a frenzied activity to “prepare” for Christmas. This season has some sort of magic to make some people happy, in anticipation of family get-togethers, exchange of gifts, Christmas dinners, celebration of the birth of Jesus, etc.…
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MAHATMA GANDHI – A GREAT SOUL OF OUR TIMES

MAHATMA GANDHI – A GREAT SOUL OF OUR TIMES Gandhi Jayanti 2017 Every year not only India, but also the world, celebrates the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi, a man of small stature, experimented with his thoughts and ideas and gave to the world a philosophy for…
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SPIRITUAL MEANING OF SERVICE

SPIRITUAL MEANING OF SERVICE DO WE QUALIFY? All religions teach that to serve others is of paramount importance. Some people feel that we must first serve God, then we can serve others. But if we examine service to God properly, we would find that we cannot really serve God. God is not in need of…
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CORRUPTION

CORRUPTION   We hear of corruption in high places, But it is equally present in “low places.” It’s a cancer eating away at spirituality, And it does not spare morality. The ones in high places are those in power, Whether in government, or religious calling. They abuse their power in seeking bribes, Or peddle influence…
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REALIZING GOD ENDOWS SELF-CONFIDENCE

In the line of Indian saints, Satguru Kabir Saheb’s name is at the top. That is why he is known as “Sant Shiromani.” His 14th-century teachings are relevant and a real pathfinder even today. In the context of mushrooming of personal Deras, and the so-called, ‘religious shops’ Kabir’s one Doha is an eye-opener and a panacea of all the…
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