Posts by Zarina Kaji

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Swami Vidtatmananda 2019 Retreat Gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

Kathopanishad Retreat 2019 HariH Om Swamiji, HariH Om dear friends. My salutations to all our gurus from Lord Dakshinamutyhi, to AdiGuru Shanksracharya to Pujya Swamiji and you our dearest Swamiji. Our hearts are filled with gratitude and love for your tireless teaching, your clarity and your compassion.You, as our guru, light the lamp of Self […]

Swami Vidtatmananda 2019 Talks Gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

Namaste Swamiji and guru bandhus, We began this series on the Chapter 17 with the analysis of the disposition of the mind with the gunas of satva rajas and tamas. This mind can be our friend or our enemy, an obstacle to our natural state of happiness. May we understand that I am the cause of […]

Swami Paramatmananda Retreat, June 2019

by Zarina Kaji

Pranaams Swami Paramatmanandaji, our guru shri Vijay Kapoorji and fellow mumukshu, I speak on behalf of everyone here , how grateful we are to be learning at your lotus  feet  Swamjji  and become immersed in the nectar of atma gyanam with the continuing unfoldment of the drk drshya Viveka Prakarna Grantha at this retreat over the weekend. Your skill […]

Swamini Svatmavidyanandaji Jan 2019 visit gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

Closing remarks at Adhyasa Bashya Retreat, Jan 2019, by Zarina Kaji HariH om Swaminiji Harih om everyone. Our short yet very enjoyable time with you Swamini is coming to an end and I speak on behalf of everyone here ,that it has indeed been a weekend of gaining many insights into the teachings of Vedanta. Swamini […]

Swami Parmatmananda Visit 2018 Gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

HariH OM , It is with a heart filled with love and gratitude that I speak these words on behalf of all of us. Thank you for your visits to California which I pray with be regular every year. Our sincere salutations to Sri Vijay Kapoorji, our Bay Area resident guru who tireless teaches us […]

Swami Vidtatmananda 2018 Retreat Gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

Thank you Swamiji for this retreat where we can immerse ourselves at your feet and listen to the precious words that you speak. Our only wish is that it was longer. I know I speak on behalf of every shishya in this room. With your kindness, clarity and humor, you have expounded on the Kathopanishad with […]

Swami Vidtatmananda 2018 Talks Gratitude

by Zarina Kaji

HariH Om.Thank you Swamiji for 4 days of exposition on the Daivi and asuri tendencies that reside in each of our minds ,  as though in the battlefield of Kurukshetra., between Dharma and Adharma. As human beings, we have to gain the emotional maturity to claim the Daivi virtues which are our  intrinsic nature and […]

Rishikesh

by Zarina Kaji

Rishikesh By Zarina Kaji, 2011 On the banks of mother Ganga I find A serenity that is so divine The river gentle and calm at times Rushing like an impatient seeker sometimes At the feet of Pujya Swamiji we learn The truth of ourselves, That is shrouded so well. Wake up wake up a voice […]

What is God I ask myself,

by Zarina Kaji

A dedication to my Gurus Zarina Kaji Saylorsburg, PA October 2010 What is God I ask myself, Could he be high up in the sky? Of course not, I chide myself, For who then answers to all my “Whys”? So what is God, I ask myself. A mother’s touch, a gentle breeze A sunset and […]

The Truth

by Zarina Kaji

The Truth By Zarina Kaji The truth I find in all that I see The oneness through all reality The thread that strings the pearls of life Like gold that pervades every ornament type The truth of all is to be understood and known As no different today than through the ages untold When both […]