|Dialogue: Raquel Ríos and Shiv D. TalwarTalwarTranscensory Education: Expanding our Understanding of IntelligencePeace Prayer.
Quotes from spiritual literature illustrating our concept of spiritual heritage of humankind.
Bill Blackmore explores the meaning of spirituality in the context of needs and goals of human life.
M. Darrol Bryant presents a discourse on parenting, and nurture.
Dr. Joanna Santa Barbara discusses the role of toys in the moral development of a child.
H.K. Kesavan presents duty as an end in itself rather than means to an end.
Respect for religion
H.K. Kesavan asserts the need for respect for other religions. Religion should foster unity rather than division amongst humankind.
On Yoga Philosophy
Shiv Talwar describes yoga philosophy briefly. This philosophy predates sage Patanjali who compiled it in the form of aphorisms.
Spirituality & Ethics
Shiv Talwar studies the relationship between spirituality and ethics.
Spirituality & Peace
Rajendra Dubey presents his views on how peace can be achieved by following spiritual principles of faith and reason.
Some Block Diagrams
Shiv Talwar diagrams some metaphysical concepts.
Manifestation: Indicates how the One Universal Principle manifests as diverse beings.
Dissolution: Indicates how diverse beings dissolve into the One Universal Principle.
Animal: Indicates how animal behavior is motivated .
Human: Indicates how human behavior is motivated .
Human Development: Presents a process of human development.
Means of self development: Suggested means for self development.
|SHEN Status Report as of Feb 2010SHEN Status Report as of Feb 2009Round TripCherise Wyneken presents reflections on her spiritual journey and rebellion.Two Faces of Religion
Shiv Talwar talks about two faces of religion – one unites and the other divides, urging us to choose the only the uniting face.
Moral Values and Spirituality
Shiv Talwar argues that moral education should be based on core spirituality in order to build coherent pluralistic communities.
Healing, Genes and Food
Dr. Dean Ornish talks about important issues in human health
What’s Wrong With Our Food
Mark Bittman talks about what’s wrong with the way we eat
Charter for Compassion
Karen Armstrong’s appeal build a Charter for Compassion to help restore the Golden Rule as the central global religious doctrine
Science and Spirituality: A Hindu Perspective
H.K. Kesavan offers a pdf version of his book to all visitors of this site. Hard copy may be ordered by clicking here or here.
The Way to Ultimate Meaning in the Mystical Theology of St. John of the Cross
By Larry Cooley, St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg, Canada
M. Darrol Bryant presents a contemporary philosophical argument that grounds humanity in the Ultimate.
The Ultimate Reality and Meaning of Samkhya
Shiv Talwar presents an article he published in the Journal of Ultimate Reality and Meaning. Samkhya is one of the six schools of thought about intelligibility and meaning of life with their origins in the vedas.
Seeing and Seeing
Sehdev Kumar studies how seers using eye of contemplation understand themselves and their relationship with god and the universe.
David Seljak studies the problem of Environmental ethics from the Roman Catholic point of view.
Holistic Framework for Ethics
Shiv Talwar focuses on an ontological model of human nature highlighting the origin of the moral predicament and ethical development of human beings.
H.K. Kesavan presents a study of ethics from a “bottom up” approach.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Mona Negoita presents a brief account of Dr. Schweitzer and some of his words of wisdom.
On The Essence Of Gita
Rajendra Dubey presents the essence of the philosophy of the Bhagvad Gita. It describes a way of stress free and blissful living.
Richard Payette presents an excerpt from his novel entitled, Your Neighbor. This excerpt is a dialogue between two friends in which they explore some spiritual questions.
Yoga: Attainment of Ultimate Reality and Meaning
Shiv Talwar presents an article he published in the Journal of Ultimate Reality and Meaning. Yoga is one of the six vedic schools of thought about contemplation and its
|The Golden RuleA short video of Barrack Obama Stroke of InsightA powerful story of Jill Bolte Taylor’s experience of how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one anotherCell Animation
David Bolinsky presents the bustling life inside a cell
Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely an avoidable disease
Journey to the Centre of Your Mind
Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran looks deep into the brain’s most basic mechanisms.
An appreciation of Jalaluddin Rumi by Steven Henson in recognition of UNESCO declaring 2007 in honor of the great mystical poet and spiritual teacher
Conference Presentation by Shiv Talwar
Blog entitled Globalization of Human Mind by Shiv Talwar.
Hurricane Hits England
An example of Grade School teaching of human spirituality
If You Forget Me by Pablo Neruda
Great poem about unconditional love
A poem about Mother Earth.
Song of Creation
J.Muir’s translation from the Rigveda.
Abou Ben Adhem
Poem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
The Blind Men and The Elephant
Poem by John Godfrey Saxe
The Turkey and The Ant
Poem by J. Gay
The Nightingale And The Glowworm
Poem by William Cowper
Poem by Jane Taylor
Lunch with God
A short heart warming story.
Polotinus’ Advice In “Hamlet”
Poem by William Shakespeare
The Pineapple And The Bee
Poem by William Cowper
On His Blindness
Poem by John Milton
In this short story, Shiv Talwar illustrates to grand-daughter, Natasha, how one human spirit can touch another.
Prayers at a Wedding
Hendrik Hart eloquently expresses his feelings in prayer exemplifying unity of human spirit.
Poem by C.K.D. Patmore
Interesting and uplifting thoughts in prose and poetry from various sources.
Even This Will Pass Away
Poem by Theodore Tilten
The Blind Men And The Elephant
Poem by John Godfrey Saxe
The Olive Tree
Poem by S. Baring-Gould
The Mountain And The Squirrel
Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Salutation The The Dawn
A poem by India’s famous dramatist, Kalidasa.