Who am I ?

Why am I here ?

What is the purpose of life ?

What lies beyond this life ?

In my younger years, I was plagued by these questions. I quickly came to realize that the passage of time between one’s birth and one’s death did not actually define ‘life’. I later came to learn that by seeking answers to these questions the gradual understanding of ‘life’ became possible and this quest was truly ‘the journey of life’. On this journey, the key practices of Meditation, Kirtan and cultivating Yoga Wisdom provide the answers to these questions – and the realizations.

Path of Yoga

Journey of Life

Tolerance and the role it plays in my search for happiness

Journey of Life, Lectures & Talks, Life Hacks, Uncategorized

This was a talk from the weekly Mantra Night held every Sunday evening at Grey Lynn Community Center at 6pm. It is about tolerance and the role it plays in my search for happiness.  The great Vedic spiritual text known as the Srimad Bhagavatam defines tolerance as to “patiently endure unhappiness”.  Tolerance is a “must have” quality if one is to succeed…


The Search for Peace & Happiness

Journey of Life, Videos

The quest for peace and happiness are intertwined and can be difficult if we are looking in the wrong places. Too often we act on false assumptions – the greatest being the idea that my body “IS ME” when in fact I am a spiritual being occupying and using this body and mind. Therefore trying to make my body or…


Acharya das Yoga Wisdom Speaking Tour


The Australian School of Meditation and Yoga is pleased to sponsor speaking engagements by Acharya das, a world renowned and respected teacher of Vedic and yoga philosophy, meditation and kirtan, and a practitioner of Bhakti Yoga. He has studied for many years in India under the direction of his initiating Gurudev, Srila Bhaktivedanti Swami Prabhupad and has also studied under…


Finding The True Self Series

Finding the True Self

Finding The True Self: What Is My Essence? One of the questions that causes the most anxiety among people is the question of identity: Who am I? Why am I on this planet? What is my purpose in life? Understanding the true meaning of life is the key to finding real and lasting happiness. Part 1: What is my essence?…