Category Archives: Meditation

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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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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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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Difference between – ‘I’ and God

. By Swami Tejomayananda (Excerpt from Shvetashvatara Upanishad) I, the individual is finite – with little knowledge, little strength, dependant on the world & limited by time and space.  God, on the other hand is infinite – beyond time & … Continue reading

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Obstacles & Oppurtunities in Meditation

The Buddha enumerates five such obstacles: sensuality, ill will, laziness, restlessness, and anxiety or fear. Each of these locks us out of deeper consciousness. Like an inner tube around a swimmer’s waist, these five obstacles keep us from diving below … Continue reading

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Are you Awake?

  By David Simon M.D. Our conditioned mind is woven out memories and desires, most of which restrict our experience of life. When our mind, imprisoned in the past, drives our choices, we live in relentless search of security, control, … Continue reading

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