Thursday, August 23, 2012


It is in my nature to help others and I can’t help but be myself. ‘Dharma’ is an ancient term for the universal eternal laws of nature. It is supports the symphony in nature. The symbol for Dharma is a giant wheel with spokes. This giant wheel is turning as everything in creation is rotating, changing, yet connected through the center that doesn’t change. Life is like a rotating wheel of opposites, between joy and grief, happiness-unhappiness, health-sickness.

     Dharma on the individual level means ‘Purpose of Life.’ My purpose in life is to realize my true nature, that is liberation (Moksha) from bondage to the miseries that come from identifying with the wrong nature. I need to align myself with my true nature. 

My friend Punit puts it very well, "To be that which you intrinsically are, to do that which the universe calls on you to do, so you are aligned with the universal principle."

     The purpose of my life is to use my unique talents to help and serve others. One of my unique talents is the natural ability to gain knowledge about life, creation, and consciousness. Combined with this is the innate ability to empathize with others and bring up the appropriate wisdom to their life situation. In all my interactions with family, friends, co-workers, strangers, I find myself asking, “How can I help this person?”, “How can I serve these people?” I’m passionate about reading, talking and writing about personal evolution using an ancient spiritual wisdom: the Vedic tradition. The divine gave us a life with problems but also gave a solutions manual. It’s my Dharma to share this solutions manual with others.

1 comment:

  1. I actually got some guidance recently into the vision of my Dharma. It's actually linked to devotion, meditation and the natural gift to take people into higher states of consciousness, or to experience consciousness. Meditating on bhajans, sacred songs.