The obedient disciple!

One day, Guru Nanakji called his disciple and asked him to build a platform. The disciple obeyed his Guru’s command and built a platform. Guru Nanak saw the platform and ordered his disciple to demolish that platform. In this way, Guru Nanak asked his disciple to build and demolish the platform over and over again. Read more »

Focus leads to success

Dronacharya was the Guru for the Kauravas and Pandavas. Dronacharya taught them archery. His disciples were gradually gaining proficiency. Dronacharya thought “I am teaching all of them but I have to find out how much skill they have imbibed”. So in order to test their skills, he made a bird out of clay and tied it to a tree branch. Read more »

Importance of good conduct

Virtuous or good conduct is the basis of our life. Good conduct means moral and righteous conduct. The Gods also stay with those who have good conduct, and since the Gods are with them, their life also becomes blissful. From this story we will learn how Lakshmi, charity etc. stay with a virtuous person. Read more »

Grandeur of God’s Name

Swami Vivekanand’s Guru, Ramkrushna Paramhans used to talk regularly with his disciples. He often used to narrate to his disciples stories about some devotees who appeared simple like any other devotee, but were different from others, in the sense that they used to perform spiritual practice even while living a worldly life. He also used to tell incidences … Read more