Category Archives: Meditations

Meditation for Children

By Chitra Suku Young children naturally enter a state of meditation as they play with their toys, become engrossed in their music, dance, or any other activity that allows them to be fully present. As they get older, though, their focus … Continue reading

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Who am I

By Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswati When we are not aware of who we really are, we inevitably try—consciously or unconsciously—to become something.  We then live our lives falsely identified with roles, masks and personalities that are not truly us. However, unlike … Continue reading

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God is with Form or Formless?

By Paramahamsa Yogananda Many devotees who worship a personal aspect of God shun the concept of a impersonal God, and the devotees of the unmanifest sometimes reject idea of a personal God. But God is both personal and impersonal. He … Continue reading

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What is a thought?

 By Sri Swami Chinmayananda Thought is always connected to an object. Without an object, there is no thought. When there is no thoughts, as in deep sleep, there are no objects.  When there is no thoughts, as in deep sleep, there … Continue reading

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Calming a child’s mind

. By MAUREEN HEALY Calming a child’s mind is like tilling soil. It is the necessary preparation needed before planting any seeds. Adults, educators and parents alike all perform the awesome role of planting powerful metaphorical seeds in their children. Such … Continue reading

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What is Yoga?

.  By Paramahamsa Yogananda Yoga means union. Etymologically, it is connected to the English word, yoke. Yoga means union with God, or, union of the little, ego-self with the divine Self, the infinite Spirit. Most people in the West, and … Continue reading

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Journey of a Yogi

By Pratichi Mathur  The sages watched the fabric of the “so called reality” weaved by ceaseless thoughts that arose and dipped like waves, they knew something – it is not real. It changes. It is temporary. The world projected by … Continue reading

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From Thoughts to No-Thoughts

  By Dr. Krishna Bhatta Meditation is a journey from thoughts to no-thoughts. There are no thoughts, no waves and no mind-noises. There is just pure existence. Yet, when realized people have to communicate, they also have to use 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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The Healing Benefits of Meditation

By Deepak Chopra What most of us are really seeking is an inner state of awareness that helps us feel peaceful and centered – no matter what is unfolding in the exterior world. As the ancient sages of India discovered … Continue reading

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