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Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 3 of 3

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Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 3 of 3

In Satguru Kabir's world, all life is the interplay of two spiritual principles: the individual soul (Jivatma) and the Supreme Godhead (Paramatma). “I care not if you call me Moral or immoral, Nor do I care if I am Honorable or dishonorable. I am steadfast in my faith upon one, the Father, yours and mine.” We are honored to continue our interview with Dr.Jagessar Das, founder of the Guru Kabir Association of Canada, as he shares more about the spiritual life and work of the venerated Satguru Kabir.
Life of a Saint
2019-07-05   1156 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-07-05

Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani: The Benevolent Patron Saint of the Kurds

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Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani: The Benevolent Patron Saint of the Kurds

Soon after His birth, amazing stories about Sheikh al-Gilani, the “child wonder,” began circulating. His virtuous mother tended to His upbringing and instilled many fine virtues in the Boy, guiding Him on a saintly path. Sheikh al-Gilani was 26 when He left Baghdad and undertook rigorous ascetic practices in the surrounding wilderness. For some 20 years. His leadership and expansive actions resulted in an Islamic revival spread beyond Iraq to many parts of the world. He breathed the spirit of charity, and made no distinction between race or creed, and prayed for all of humanity.
Life of a Saint
2019-05-05   10848 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-05-05

Lord Mahavira: The Enlightened Prince of Peace

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Lord Mahavira: The Enlightened Prince of Peace

According to Jains, the 24th and the most recent Tirthankara is Lord Mahavira, also known as Bhagwan Mahavira. Despite being a prince, His compassionate towards the animals and people around Him only continued to grow. In 557 BC, wile meditating Lord Mahavira attained the Kevala Jnana, or omniscience, the perfect-soul-state. He became a Jina, one who is victorious over attachment. Lord Mahavira selflessly dedicated the rest of His life to disseminating the truths about the path to perfection. He highlighted that our main purpose in life is to attain salvation. In His lifetime, He had over 400,000 devotees.
Life of a Saint
2019-04-17   2680 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-04-17

The Grand Master Kūkai: Founder of Esoteric Shingon Buddhism

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The Grand Master Kūkai: Founder of Esoteric Shingon Buddhism

During his intense spiritual quest, he had a vision: a being appeared to him in the form of a man and told him that what he sought could be found in the Mahavairocana text. In order to gain a fuller understanding of this tantric Buddhist text, Kūkai decided to visit China. In 804, at 31, Kūkai undertook a dangerous voyage, crossing the Sea of Japan to study with the great masters in China and bring the teachings back home. His destination was Chang’an, the capital of the Tang dynasty and the center of Buddhist learning of Asia.
Life of a Saint
2019-06-02   2477 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-06-02

Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 1 of 3

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Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 1 of 3

Satguru Kabir is considered one of India’s most popular Saints and greatest poets. Clever, wise, and with a keen sense of humor. At a young age, He was drawn to the great Bhakti Saint Ramananda of North India, who preached perfect love for God and the universal brotherhood of humankind. Our special guest Dr.Jagessar Das, he is also the founder of the Guru Kabir Association of Canada. Dr.Jagessar Das shared his knowledge on Satguru Kabir, beginning with a recitation of an insightful poem by the great weaver Saint.
Life of a Saint
2019-06-23   2342 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-06-23

His Divine Grace Lord Krishna, a Supreme Being

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His Divine Grace Lord Krishna, a Supreme Being

“I’m the conscience in the heart of all creatures; I’m their beginning, their being, their end; I’m the mind of the senses, I’m the rediant sun among lights; I’m the song in sacred lore, I am the king of deities; I’m the priest of great seers...” Lord Krishna is the Godhead of the Hindu Trinity of Deities, which includes the Hindu Gods Shiva and Brahma. He is the embodiment of love, and destroyer of suffering. He is the connection of human love with God and, as such, represents the knowledge of the human race.
Life of a Saint
2018-09-02   1790 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-09-02

Meister Eckhart: Finding God Within

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Meister Eckhart: Finding God Within

“Come now, noble souls, and take a look at the splendor you are carrying within yourselves! But if you do not let go of yourself completely, if you do not drown yourself in this bottomless sea of the Godhead, you cannot get to know this divine light.” The beautiful and insightful quotation we just heard reveals the timeless wisdom of 13th century German mystic, respected philosopher, and theologian, Meister Eckhart. His teachings remind us that God is found within all things; a concept which was considered quite radical during his time.
Life of a Saint
2018-05-06   1688 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-05-06

Lao Tzu: Living in Tune with the Universe

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Lao Tzu: Living in Tune with the Universe

Lao Tzu was an enlightened Sage in ancient China and author of the Tao Te Ching. The Tao Te Ching contains ‘The Book of the Way’ (the Tao) and ‘The Book of Virtue or Power’ (the Te). It is generally believed that on this day in 571 BC, the great Sage Lao Tzu was born in Li Village, Ku County, in the State of Chu from the East Zhou Dynasty. This is now the location of the Tai Qing Gong Taoist Temple, which is situated in Luyi County in Henan Province. “Shiji” documents that Lao Tzu’s surname is Li, Erh is the given name, and Dan is the style name. “Lao” could either be Lao Tzu’s surname or an honorific name in respect of His great virtue and longevity, and “Tzu” means a man of reverence or Master.
Life of a Saint
2018-03-31   1227 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-03-31

Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 2 of 3

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Satguru Kabir the Weaver Saint: Interview with Dr. Jagessar Das, Part 2 of 3

Satguru Kabir is considered one of India’s most popular Saints and greatest poets. Clever, wise, and with a keen sense of humor, He helped narrow the distance between the Hindus and Muslims. Kabir spoke out against the pretensions and delusions of empty orthodoxies. Kabir said: “You do not know the One that you are, and you’re trying to know everything else. What benefit is that to you? That One is you, God dwelling in you.” His teachings mainly embodied in inspirational songs and poems. Some of His verses are included in the Adi Granth, the sacred scripture of Sikhism.
Life of a Saint
2019-06-30   1252 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-06-30

Peter Deunov: Revered Spiritual Master and Philosopher

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Peter Deunov: Revered Spiritual Master and Philosopher

Today we are going to introduce revered philosopher and spiritual Master of Bulgaria Peter Deunov, also known as Beinsa Douno, who started his illuminating spiritual journey here on Earth in 1864. He went on to form the “Society for Elevation of the Religious Spirit of the Bulgarian People” in 1897. Over the years, the society would develop into the Universal White Brotherhood, welcome spiritual seekers of all backgrounds to reunite with the light of God.
Life of a Saint
2017-11-19   750 Views
Life of a Saint
2017-11-19

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: A Messenger of Love

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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: A Messenger of Love

Lhamo Dhondup is born in 1935. He has received global recognition for his nonviolent efforts for understanding and reconciliation, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. His Holiness emphasizes that by transforming ourselves, we can transform others. This transformation starts with one person, but leads to the harmony and friendship that the world needs. The Dalai Lama believes all religions guide us to build inner temples of compassion and love. We pray that his highest ideals and dreams of world peace may soon come to fruition.
Life of a Saint
2018-07-06   1214 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-07-06

Bahá’u’lláh – A Divine Mission to Unite the World

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Bahá’u’lláh – A Divine Mission to Unite the World

Bahá’u’lláh was born in 1817 in Tehran, Iran. His noble ancestry hailed back to the imperial dynasties of Persia. During His childhood, Bahá’u’lláh’s vast wisdom and charisma naturally drew people to Him, evening gaining the interest of ministers and court officials. Bahá’u’lláh exuded kindness and generosity growing up, enjoying nature, the outdoor life and a verdant landscape. Remarkably, Bahá’u’lláh did not have a formal education, but by 14 years of age, was known for His prolific knowledge of many subjects, great problem-solving abilities, and deep understanding of Islam and other religious scriptures.
Life of a Saint
2018-11-10   1992 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-11-10

The Revered Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva: Vowing Eons of Selfless Sacrifice, Part 2 of 2

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The Revered Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva: Vowing Eons of Selfless Sacrifice, Part 2 of 2

At that time, Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva knelt down with clasped hands and spoke to Shakyamuni Buddha, “Honored of the World, if any sentient beings of the future have only one thought of respect for the Buddha’s Teachings, I shall endeavor to the utmost to relieve such people out of the sufferings of Birth and Death and lead them to Salvation by numberous ways and means.” Because of His infinite loving kindness, Ksitigarbha wants to save people from hell and the six realms. In his eyes, there are no people who have to be punished. Ksitigarbha forgives all people and leads all to the way of Nirvana to enjoy the bliss of Heaven.
Life of a Saint
2018-09-16   2184 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-09-16

The Revealer of Light - Baba Sawan Singh

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The Revealer of Light - Baba Sawan Singh

This feature takes us on a journey to explore the life, philosophy, and mission of revered spiritual Master Baba Sawan Singh. During his lifetime, Baba Sawan Singh had given refuge to over 150,000 disciples from all walks of life, guiding them back in the path of light. His legacy lives on, and with it, his radiance and teachings.
Life of a Saint
2018-02-04   1003 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-02-04

Quetzalcóatl: Linking Heaven and Earth

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Quetzalcóatl: Linking Heaven and Earth

In ancient times, Mesoamerica stretched from Mexico to Panama. One of the oldest and most influential Gods of the Mesoamerican culture is known as Quetzalcóatl. Quetzalcóatl, the Feathered Serpent, has been worshiped throughout the Mesoamerican region for over 1200 years, including by the Olmec civilization of ancient Mexico. Quetzalcóatl represents the God within-our own God Selves. And for centuries, Quetzalcóatl has inspired people to connect with nature, Heaven,and the Divine within each of us, helping to foster a more harmonious, prosperous world.
Life of a Saint
2018-10-14   1995 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-10-14

His Holiness the Great Je Tsongkhapa: Revitalizing Tibetan Buddhism, Part 2 of 2

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His Holiness the Great Je Tsongkhapa: Revitalizing Tibetan Buddhism, Part 2 of 2

Celebrating the birthday of His Holiness Je Tsongkhapa with gratitude and love. A humble Enlightened Master with immense wisdom, Lama Tsongkhapa emphasized pure moral conduct as the basis for successful spiritual training and development. Lama Tsongkhapa was determined to revive the original goals and disciplines of Tibetan Buddhism, to start writing “The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment.” Lama Tsongkhapa’s patience and benevolent wisdom helped revive Tibetan Buddhism and has continued to guide truth seekers throughout the centuries.
Life of a Saint
2018-12-27   2040 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-12-27

Honoring the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Sikh Master

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Honoring the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Sikh Master

Today, on the 351th Prakash Parv, the sacred birth anniversary of the tenth and great Sikh Master Sri Guru Gobing Singh Ji, we still remember his wisdom, courageous sacrifice, and benevolent dedication for a peaceful humanity.
Life of a Saint
2018-01-05   945 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-01-05

Prophet Zoroaster – In Quest of the Holy Fire

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Prophet Zoroaster – In Quest of the Holy Fire

Prophet Zoroaster preached against idolatry worship. Rather, He emphasized that people should venerate only Ahura Mazda, the Superme Being and the absolute icon of Truth and light. Prophet Zoroaster also taught that each individual has the free will to choose, and that each soul will be personally accountable for his/her own actions. By engaging one’s free will to formulate good thoughts, words, and deeds, one will reap happiness or merit. Moreover, He highlighted the need to change the class structure of that time to give the people more liberty.
Life of a Saint
2019-03-28   3087 Views
Life of a Saint
2019-03-28

The Science of Meditation: Swami Rama, Master of the Himalayas

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The Science of Meditation: Swami Rama, Master of the Himalayas

Like a multifaceted diamond, Swami Rama was a man of many brilliant talents. He was an extraordinary spiritual Master, a medical doctor, renowned scientist, prolific author, gifted singer, artist and humanitarian. Throughout his life, he wrote dozens of books about spirituality, yoga and holistic health. Perhaps his best-known work is “Living with the Himalayan Masters.” He encouraged people to live a simple but saintly life and emphasized the importance of meditation.
Life of a Saint
2018-02-25   1367 Views
Life of a Saint
2018-02-25

Transmitting the Inner Light - The First Chinese Patriarch Bodhidharma

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Transmitting the Inner Light - The First Chinese Patriarch Bodhidharma

Bodhidharma was born in the 4th century in the southern India. He was the third son of a Brahman king; he forsook his princehood early on to become a monk. Bodhidharma attained enlightenment at a very young age and became the 28th Master in the Buddhist lineage. He was sent to China by his Master around 524 AD to transmit the Mahayana teaching and help people reach enlightenment within one life, so he was also known as the first Patriarch of Chan Buddhism in China.
Life of a Saint
2017-11-22   802 Views
Life of a Saint
2017-11-22
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