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8 Gems of Spiritual Empowerment From The Ancient Stream of Wisdom

Young womanThe trilogy of books on spiritual empowerment by Gian Kumar draws its inspiration from ancient Hindu philosophy. Here are the eight wisdom quotes on spiritual growth and empowerment from the Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagwad Gita that find mention in these books:

The four Purusharthas, as laid down by Vedas, are Dharma (righteousness), Arth (financial security), Kama (sensual desires), and Moksha (spiritual realization). They help us to understand the purpose of our lives and fulfill it. - Know Thyself

Hindu beliefs, recorded in the Bhagavat Gita, reveal that many gods are subject to a supreme Brahman God. We take this as "absolute reality," meaning God and the...

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3 Steps to Spiritual Growth, and Spiritual Books to Help You with Each One

Spiritual GrowthPure Consciousness never changes. It remains untouched and unaffected by the events of our lives, status of our bodies, and whatever is happening around us. It simply 'waits and watches'. Spiritual growth is about the growth of this 'witnessing'. It is not about experiencing new things but about learning to simply be a 'witness' whatever is happening. By simply being a witness, we enter the realm of ‘Awareness’ and start seeing things from a different perspective. It has been noted that those who are more spiritually aware about themselves, of the moment, and their surroundings - are less prone to depression, various addictions, and manipulation.

The aim...

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What Religious Gurus Don’t Tell You About Spiritual Growth and Development

Spiritual DevelopmentEven though most religions come from highly evolved people, they often fall into the trap of ending up as life-controlling and mind-manipulating belief systems – instead of nudging believers towards their spiritual growth and development.

With only a handful of true leaders to show us the way, many other so-called religious gurus and spiritual leaders just polish up what has already been said and written and pretend to be 'enlightened masters' of our world. All they are truly interested in is your money, and the power they have over...

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Top 3 Self-Help Books about Spirituality for New Seekers

Books about SpiritualityIn the early stage of spiritual exploration, information bombardment can be quite overwhelming, and makes your journey difficult and arduous. What should new spiritual seekers do then? Who should do they turn to? Where should they look for information that is unbiased and fair? Which books should they read and follow?

Remember, Inner Journey is a solo mission. You may listen to the experiences of others or share your experiences with others but the true spiritual growth is something that only you can do for yourself. You must remain 'independent' in the endeavor. After all, you are looking forward to 'liberation' and some more bonds may...

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