Monthly Archives: November 2013

True Joy of Thanksgiving

By Sri Mrinalini Mata The common idea of gratitude is a response to some beautiful surprise or gift we had not anticipated.  But thankfulness as a spiritual practice is much deeper.  It is repeated attuning of the heart to an … Continue reading

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How can we find God?

By Swami Tadatmananda It is certainly difficult to find what we seek when we look in the wrong place. Did you ever lose your keys or pocketbook and spend hours looking in so many wrong places? To discover anything, we must know where … Continue reading

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Reject – The Contract of Unhappiness

By Sri Sri ShudhaaNandaa Brahmachari The more you practice cultivating befriending your mind, you find that no one can make you unhappy unless you resolve to be unhappy. No outside circumstance can make you unhappy unless you agree to become unhappy, unless you sign the … Continue reading

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The Meditative – Walk in Nature

.  By Swami Kriyananda Feel the joy, serenity, and love that come from being fully aware of the present moment. John Muir said that to know trees (and all of nature) we must be as free of cares and time … Continue reading

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