The Seed of Love – the longing takes me home

The Seed of Love – the longing takes me home

Franziska, a visitor of Satya Dharma Center, shared this poem as her gift during the 6-Day Retreat, held in December of 2023. “Meeting all of what is unfolding in this present moment dark and light! Sometimes it’s a lonely journey yet I know, I have never...
Reclaiming our Authority

Reclaiming our Authority

The Bhagavad Gita has a verse which I paraphrase: “reclaim the kingdom ruled by the senses.” This verse states that we have given away our kingdom to our mind’s addiction to the pull of the outer world, the world of the senses. What does this mean? The kingdom is our...
Stand Alone with God and Truth

Stand Alone with God and Truth

This post was originally a New Dharma Conference Call by Sat Shree. Tonight I’m going to talk about building ‘Self’. I was reading an opinion piece in the New York Times, by a well known columnist, and he was describing the environment at university campuses and...
The Soul

The Soul

The earliest surviving  “Western philosophy” western philosophical view believed that the soul was that which gave the body life. The soul was considered the incorporeal or spiritual ‘breath’ which animates the living organism. It is similar in...
Human Maturity & the Spiritual Path

Human Maturity & the Spiritual Path

[NOTE: This post coincides with the Portland Conference Call from September 23, 2014]   You might say that evidence of human maturity is humility. Life is a process if we know how to take advantage of its lessons. It can help us become aware of our limitations as...