Why do we meditate? In this podcast Abbot George discusses the real reason to meditate as contrasted with wrong reasons. Then continuing with Patanjali’s instructions from the Yoga Sutras, he explains the obstacles to spiritual life and their effects. Show More Summary
In this important podcast, Abbot George continues the subject of Ishwara, with emphasis on the Sound Form (Vachaka) of Ishwara which brings the yogi to enlightenment: Om. He also gives hints on how to apply this Supreme Mantra effectively. Show More Summary
The last podcast about God was philosophical, so in this podcast Abbot George will go into the practical side. It is the goal of every sentient being to evolve and attain union with God. Evolution takes place naturally as we move upShow More Summary
"And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that ye may dwell in tranquility with them, and He has put Love and mercy between your (hearts) verily in that are signs for those who reflect." - ArRum 30:21 "Of Love--may God exalt you!--the first part is jesting, and the last part is right earnestness. Show More Summary
A serious question is posed towards the end of the talk. Khutba delivered on 02/24/06.
The 99 (known) names of God
It is a sunnah to pronounce the takbirat on Eid days. Concerning the Eid of breaking the fast, Allah says "you should complete the prescribed period and that you should glorify Allah [i.e., say takbirat] for having guided you and that you may give thanks."
Peter Sanders is a world renowned photographer. Born in London, he established himself in the 1960s shooting many of the pop stars of that era including Jimi Hedrix, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones and The Doors.
Understanding Calamities. Some Muslims ask - Why an Earthquake during the month of Mercy? The month of Ramadan?