The Monk Dude - Dada Nabhaniilananda

Science is for the Birds

A while ago I read about some Australian scientists who think that crocodiles are birds. I’m just waiting for them to announce that horses are insects, fish enjoy studying particle physics and octopuses can easily be taught to play the piano. Here’s how they reached this astonishing conclusion. They picked on three large crocodiles that…

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Yes: Music of the Sun

During the 1970’s, the music of progressive rock band Yes carried a message of mystical awakening to millions, and was instrumental (pun intended) in my own inner transformation. With exquisite lines like,  “a dewdrop can exalt us like the music of the sun,” they represented for me the ideal spiritual rock music. Fast forward 40…

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Shiva’s First Secret

“I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.” – Somerset Maughan Do not wait for inspiration before you meditate. Meditation generates inspiration. Each session is a noble effort to transcend the inertia of spiritual sleep and awaken. If you only meditate when you are ‘in the mood’, you’re…

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