Inspiration

Find fresh inspiration in our selection of Easwaran’s teachings, meditation passages, and BMCM community stories.

Featured Content

  • Surfing the Waves of Life

    Watching surfers out at sea, Easwaran invites us to train the mind and ride life’s waves with the same effortless grace.

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Easwaran's Talks & Writings

  • Spiritual Education & Right Occupation

    In this 30-minute audio talk, Easwaran shows how the great mystics of the world can help us answer the age-old question, “What should I do with my life?”

  • A Light in the Darkness

    To make our full contribution, Easwaran writes, we need to train the mind to be at peace and then radiate that peace to all those around us.

  • Dealing Calmly With Criticism

    In this four-minute video clip, Easwaran offers wise, practical advice and a touch of humor to help us face criticism with a calm, detached mind.

Thought for the Day

Short readings from Easwaran, based on quotes from the world's saints, sages, and philosophers. Deep inspiration, one day at a time.

The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing.

Sri Ramakrishna

Stories From Meditators

  • The Power of the Mantram

    Myron shares how the mantram and meditation have helped him to transform unwanted habits within the family context.

  • Eight-Point Program Parenting

    Adam and Emily, a couple from Alameda, California, are using the eight points to find balance, unity, and spiritual growth in their life with a new baby.

  • Finding Support for My Practice

    Fleur, living in the Netherlands, shares some of her strategies for sustaining a practice when she didn't have access to a local passage meditator community.

Featured Passage

  • Living in Wisdom

    These verses from the Bhagavad Gita give an inspiring description of the ​illumined man or woman​, and are perfect ​for meditation.

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