A recent Sunday service drew hundreds of regular attendees, along with visitors from as far away as Wisconsin and Ohio, Mexico City and Stuttgart, Germany.
The organization does not encouraged proselytization. However, if we stop to think about it, there are so many good things happening in our lives, and so many gifts that we should be thankful for….
The only definition of God is the broadest: Only when Singh is finished eating does the crowd stand up, bow and follow him out of the dining hall. Too many contemporary churches, Thompson elaborated, have turned their focus from a personal encounter with God toward the rigidities of their particular religion.
Jyoti means light. God is here. Thompson added, "You can practice it and practice it, and then develop an inner peace and strength.
Through teaching us the technique of meditation so we may have a direct experience of God, and advising us to inculcate ethical virtues in our lives, they help our soul find its way back to God so we can achieve the purpose for which we have been given this human birth.
It is a process by which we take our attention from the world outside and concentrate it on ourselves. They encourage a rough structure of mainstream moral values: Mondays, 7: So the man stuck his hand in the jar to take out the money.
However, if we stop to think about it, there are so many good things happening in our lives, and so many gifts that we should be thankful for… Read More. One day, while the man was out farming his land, a thief broke in. To comment on the Faces of Faith series and to suggest future installments, go to chicago.
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When looking at a situation, the popular tendency is to think about the bad side rather than the good. Addressing the gathering in Punjabi, the local language of Punjab, the spiritual Master expounded on the true purpose of this human birth, and the means to achieve it. So do a mental repetition of any name of God you feel comfortable with so the energy of the mind will be focused on the divine.
There are times in life when despite our best efforts, we are disappointed with the results, or when our efforts are underappreciated by those we are looking to serve or help. International Meditation Center.
Kirpal Bagh, Delhi. Though neither he nor the religion is widely known in the Chicago area, Singh is the official spiritual head of the organization. What is Sant Mat? Jalandhar, Punjab.