One of my dearest students recently asked me a fundamental question that required a real and honest response. The question was, “Aaravindha, why do you sometimes post statements or writings that might appear political in nature? Isn’t spiritual content a different field altogether?” The most straightforward answer is that everything…

It’s impossible to solve the mammoth problems we’re now facing using the same thinking we resorted to when we created them. We need something more. We need a revolution in consciousness.

Superficial responses will only lead to more superficial results. We need the daring, those self-introspective pioneers who’ll courageously risk leaving the herd conformity. Who’ll break free of the demand to serve the prosaic and superficial commandments of a meaningless collective compliance. …

Part 2: Series Now Presence

Any true method of meditation requires these key ingredients:

1. Vairagya, — impartiality to thoughts, sensations, or emotions.

2. Viveka, — intuitive discrimination of truth over illusion.

3. Acesta, — effortlessness focus.

4. Vimoksa, — persistent letting go, or release.

5. Utsaha, — fortitude and perseverance.

6. Abhyasa, — ongoing…

Now Presence Series Part 1: Vairagya Viveka Nirodhyama

It‘s possible you’ve already heard this said: “BE HERE NOW!” It’s a popular spiritual catchphrase that draws its inspiration from the age-old teachings of the ancient Eastern seers who long ago hoped to pass down the means and techniques for their devotees to attain Sambodhi. Sambodhi is enlightenment, the most…

Not so very long ago, Europe and the most of the West had very little understanding or knowledge about what meditation entails, or how to practice it correctly. But that’s seemingly all changing now; in the US alone almost 32 million people are either regular or part time meditators. Nonetheless…

Aaravindha Himadra

Aaravindha Himadra is a teacher of consciousness. Aaravindha Himadra is the author of the spiritual bestseller “Immortal Self”.

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