The story behind Step-well of Adalaj-Ahmedabad….

As per legend the 15th century, Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty, a Hindu ruler, reigned over this territory, then known as Dandai Desh. His kingdom was attacked by Mohammed Begda, the Muslim ruler of a neighbouring kingdom. The Rana king was killed and his territory occupied by the invader. Rana Veer Singh’s widow, … Continue reading The story behind Step-well of Adalaj-Ahmedabad….

Vachanamrut #GI-38.4 Characteristics of keeping a fast on Ekadashi, A true Tyagi, and The Soul

38.12 Then, Shreeji Mahãrãj said, “What are the characteristics of keeping a fast on a day of Ekãdashi? Well, the ten indriyas and the mind, the eleventh, should be withdrawn from their respective vishays and attached to Bhagvãn. That is considered as having kept an Ekãdashi fast. In fact, bhaktas of Bhagvãn should engage in … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI-38.4 Characteristics of keeping a fast on Ekadashi, A true Tyagi, and The Soul

A woman’s fidelity is tested when they hit poverty;A man’s fidelity is tested when he is rich.

Our life has many ups and downs, and during those ups and downs, we see the true nature of ourselves as well as the people around us. I read a statement in Satsangi Jeevanam (Download English), "Poverty is the true test of a chastity of a married woman." It is often seen, that for a … Continue reading A woman’s fidelity is tested when they hit poverty;A man’s fidelity is tested when he is rich.

Vachanamrut #GI-38.3 To whom shall one reveal impure thoughts?

38.10 Shreeji Mahãrãj then explained, “If impure thoughts arise in a person’s mind, he should reveal them. But, as the saying goes, ‘Only a dog will lick a dog’s face’, or ‘When a snake is a guest to another snake, the host-snake will have nothing to offer, so the guest-snake lick’s the host-snake’s face’, or … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI-38.3 To whom shall one reveal impure thoughts?

The story of Vikarna(Mahabharat) and its link to Dariya Khan’s Tomb(Ahmedabad).

From the year 1450 to 1515, Ahmedabad was ruled by Mahmud Begada. He had a Vizier, named Dariya Khan. He was a righteous man, and he had good regards for every religion, and he used to serve saints of every religion. He used to perform charity too as prescribed by Islam. , who, when he felt … Continue reading The story of Vikarna(Mahabharat) and its link to Dariya Khan’s Tomb(Ahmedabad).

Vachanamrut #GI-38.2 Maintaining mental renunciation

38.8 Then, Shreeji Mahãrãj said, “I believe that the mind should be free of worldly desires. No matter how much pravrutti a person may do physically, if his mind is pure, then he cannot be seriously harmed – even though outwardly, in society, a person engaged in pravrutti appears to be dishonourable. On the other … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI-38.2 Maintaining mental renunciation

To The Dear Students….

This article is for those students, who are serious about becoming great in their life. Not just monetary success, but who want to develop a righteous character and want to keep their heads up in pride. Greet your teachers and seek their blessings This does sound normal and nothing great in this. But there is … Continue reading To The Dear Students….

Vachanamrut #GI–38.1 Introspection and keeping an account of one’s desires.

  38.1 In the Samvat year 1876, on the evening of Mahã sud 1 [16th January, 1820], Shreeji Mahãrãj was sitting on a small mattress which had been placed on the veranda outside the stables in Dãdã Khãchar’s darbãr in Gadhadã. He was wearing a white khes and had tied a white, red-bordered feto around … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI–38.1 Introspection and keeping an account of one’s desires.

Diamond Kings of Surat and their great fall.

The following is based on a true story.... There lives two bothers in the city of Surat, Gujarat. They were farmers by occupation initially, but to make it big in the city, they entered the diamond market. Soon their business flourished, they became rich really fast. They also gained a lot of respect in the … Continue reading Diamond Kings of Surat and their great fall.