The Atman Provides

This is a phrase I used to hear a lot from my parents growing up. There is this idea that if we can trust the universe and relinquish our fears and worries to it, God will make sure we have what we need.I'm not sure how I feel about this, but it is a good practice, I think, to try to turn over control to the Atman (our greater Self/ultimate consciousness). I'm not sure it works for everything, but it can make us feel more at peace with the parts of life that feel out of our control.Back … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads- Part Four

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:The fourth verse of the Easwaran translation is... The Self is one. Ever still, the Self isswifter than thought, swifter than the … [Read more...]


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