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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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Test of Tolerance

By Swami Rama Tirtha Every man remains peaceful as long as their life is running smoothly, without any worries, woes, pains or sufferings,  It is no big achievement if you remain peaceful under favorable circumstances.  But the moment you are … Continue reading

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Responding to everyday frustrations and irritations

By Ekanath Easwaran Remember the Buddha’s words: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” If our thinking is based on stimulus and response, he is trying to tell us, then most of us live like puppets, moved by patterns of … Continue reading

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What is Karma

BY Paramahamsa Yogananda Karma is the law of action. Mind or body in a specific form of movement is termed ‘action’. Every action mentally or physically performed, consciously or unconsciously, has a specific effect on the life of man. These … Continue reading

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Stay above the storms of the heart

By Sri Swami Chinmayananda The mind  (or the heart in this context) is the faculty which takes the decision compelled by the impulses and instincts, likes and dislikes, emotions and sentiments, amidst doubts and confusions.  The head, or the intellect, … Continue reading

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A Marvel called Mind

By Swami Chidananda Stones, trees, grass and sand, which might have been existing in a given geographical area for centuries, can know absolutely nothing about their physical environment, but the moment an intelligent man enters into the area, he gathers … Continue reading

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How to overcome Doubt

By Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari Doubt comes easily. Making it go away is not so easy. Once doubt comes in and finds its space, it grows strong, tenacious roots in your mind. Firmly established, it spreads. Repetitive doubts about many different … Continue reading

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Sutras for Good Marriage

By Paramahamsa Yogananda A marriage should begin on a sound foundation of real love and cooperation around common ideals. Love is always pure, divine, but it becomes colored by the personality of the outer human self – as clear water … 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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Five Ways to Change Someone’s Mind

By Deepak Chopra Think back on the times when someone persuaded you to go along with something that you didn’t really believe in. Years can pass, and still you will be skeptical or resentful about being persuaded against your will.There … Continue reading

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