Origen, the greatest early Christian exponent of the Holy Scriptures, insisted that the simplest-seeming statements of the Bible, even those that appeared the most obvious or mundane, had profound hidden meanings. In...
In all aspects of spiritual life, the individual must accept and respond to both his abilities and his responsibility to live inwardly and outwardly in a manner that most effectively accomplishes his spiritual...
Everyone is a child of God, for God is the Source of all. Everyone is beloved to God. So what are "dear" children? Read this article by Abbot George Burke to find out.
This is an exposition of the Tabula Rasa person. Not only do God, saints, and angels have free access to them, so do Satan, evil people, and demons. They give equal time to everybody–and really to nobody, since...
In the Gospel accounts of Jesus life are many esoteric principles. In the account of the cleansing of the leper, Abbot George Burke (Swami Nirmalananda Giri) illuminates these principles for seekers of higher life.
Is eastern thought compatible with Christianity? We say that Christianity is in essence an Eastern religion, having its roots in the philosophy of India. Find out why it is important for a Christian to understand...
Many devotees throughout the world revere this unique spiritual master, but for those unfamiliar with him, here is a brief life of Yogananda, together with photos.