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  • Class 1: The Spectrum of Consciousness

    Nayaswami Asha

    Monday, March 17, 2014

    In this first part of the four part series on Chakras, Nayaswami Asha explains the idea of consciousness as a spectrum, spanning from a rigid ego identity and concern for one’s own self to expansion of one’s identify to include all of creation. We all oscillate on this spectrum and the Chakras are the energetic representation of where our consciousness resides.

  • Class 41: The Right Use of Ego

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, May 4, 2010

    Many people use their individual egoic qualities powerfully but not productively, in terms of their ultimate fulfillment. The ego is only a point of view, and we can learn to back out of that perspective into our source of divinity. (Based on Lesson 26.)

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  • Class 40: Creating Opportunities

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, April 27, 2010

    The successful person is one who not only looks opportunities to appear in his life, but attracts them with magnetic expectation. (Based on Lesson 25.)

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  • Class 39: How to Choose the Right Line of Work

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010

    If we live in tune with higher principles and put out energy in humble sincerity, there is a force that will carry us to succeed in what we do. Seek work that is expansive, and seek to become skillful and to serve others in whatever work you do. (Based on Lesson 24.)

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  • Class 38: God’s Place in the Business World

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, April 13, 2010

    In this lesson, Swami Kriyananda encourages us to develop a concept of God that we can take everywhere. To bring God into the workplace means to have not so much a religious attitude as one of God awareness in all. (Based on Lesson 23.)

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  • Class 37: Dharma versus Adharma

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, April 6, 2010

    Where there is dharma (right action), there is an experience of bliss, and in reality, bliss is the lasting success we seek. How can we react to life’s circumstances in the highest possible way? By flowing with them. (Based on Lesson 22.)

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  • Class 36 : The Stages of Human Evolution (Part 2)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, March 30, 2010

    Each stage of human evolution — sudra, vaisya, kshatriya, and brahmin — can be characterized by attitudes we have toward life, how we seek to solve problems, and how we seek bliss. Although we may express characteristics of all of the stages, we live mostly in only one of them. (Based on Lesson 21.)

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  • Class 35: The Stages of Human Evolution (Part 1)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, March 23, 2010

    Sooner or later, lasting success in the material world comes down to how well we relate to others. One can learn from both the good and bad qualities of others, keeping in mind that there are stages of evolution in human consciousness. (Based on Lesson 21.)

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  • Class 34: Joy in Business

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, March 16, 2010

    Conditions are always neutral, and choosing happiness is an ability that is not subject to one’s situation. (Based on Lesson 20.)

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  • Class 33: Talk Less, Do More

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010

    Talking can simply be a way of sharing vibrations with others, and this is good. However, one must not dissipate energy through mindless chatter. (Based on Lesson 19.)

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  • Class 32: Secrets of Effective Advertising

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010

    Advertising is an opportunity to serve others by providing information they want. Spirituality today requires a joyful recognition of the good things of life — through these, one is drawn toward the joy which lies beyond the material world. (Based on Lesson 18.)

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  • Class 31: The Importance of a Harmonious Environment

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, February 23, 2010

    Evaluate whether everything in your environment reflects a harmonious consciousness — for example: the way you dress and the places where you live and work. It takes discipline to manifest harmony. (Based on Lesson 17.)

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  • Class 30: Being a Dharmic Employee

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010

    If one’s ideals do not match those of his or her employer, or the work is not inspiring, the choices are: to look for a new employer, to become self-employed, or to keep the position and do the work with an uplifted consciousness. There is no point in simply waiting for the world to change! (Based on Lesson 16.)

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  • Class 29: Effectiveness as an Employer (Part 2)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, February 9, 2010

    Having the right spirit is more important than hard-driving production-oriented energy, which is not magnetic. It is vital that those that work under a leader share the leader’s ideals and spirit, even if they have different ways of approaching a problem. (Based on Lesson 15.)

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  • Class 28: Effectiveness as an Employer (Part 1)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, February 2, 2010

    A leader can inspire people to join them by projecting uplifting consciousness, Asha says in this talk. The role of leaders in this sense is to give and uplift, without letting their ego block that flow of energy. (Based on Lesson 15.)

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  • Class 27: Working with Others

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010

    When relating to others one must connect with them in a way that is both inspiring to us as the leader and beneficial to them. (Based on Lesson 14.)

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  • Class 26: Keep Your Feet on the Ground (Part 2)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, January 19, 2010

    The true substance of matter is energy. Energy comes from will power and ideas and the root of those is our consciousness. Therefore, in all that we do we need to make sure our consciousness is in tune with higher Truth. (Based on Lesson 13.)

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  • Class 25: Keep Your Feet on the Ground (Part 1)

    Nayaswami Asha

    Tuesday, January 12, 2010

    Asha discusses the importance of “the process” in attaining the goal. It is good to have ambitious goals, she says, but it is also necessary to know the steps one has to take to get where one wants to be. (Based on Lesson 13.)

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