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This morning as I sat in meditation, I ignored some of the advice I am sharing here. Instead of focusing entirely on my meditation, I spent some time thinking about this blog. (Ah, how often we ignore good advice, even when it comes from ourselves!) Yet I hope some benefit will come from my well-intentioned…

The goal of spiritual progress is to transcend the ego in the realization that separateness from other selves, and from God, is the one great delusion from which all other delusions derive. The sense of individuality is rooted in infinity. There is no other reality but God, the Self of all. In Himself He is…

Paramhansa Yogananda’s Mission

Video by Swami Kriyananda

“If you could point to a single greatest accomplishment in your life, what would that be?” Swami Kriyananda talks about Yogananda’s mission, his own role in helping to fulfill that mission, and shares advice for how to face any obstacle in life and still come out on top.

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by Nayaswami Savitri

This week my husband and I did our annual budget. With two kids and barely-above-the-poverty-line salaries, this might be a terrifying experience, but for us it is not. For us, our budget is a tangible experience of the Divine; an ongoing testament to the truth that, “a consciousness of abundance, attracts abundance,” as Swami Kriyananda…

Question from Aishwarya: Hi, I was raised a Hindu and have been worshiping and loving the Gods and Goddesses of my faith.Image and…

Question from Archit: Sometimes during meditation, if there is any sleepiness in me, I start to see many strange images of which my…

Question from Purnendu: When I entered law school I was absolutely clear that I wanted to be a lawyer and a social reformer.Then…

Question from Nirja: I’ve recently moved to a new country with a wonderful man I love. I am just really sad constantly. I…

Question from Sayali Agashe: Namaste, While meditating my body starts shaking back and forth. After I finish meditation, usually after 15/20 minutes, the region…

Question from Sreeni: Hello Swami, Does kundalini awakening cases any side effects? I have strong pulling sensation on top of my head, some…

We are part of a great tide of loving, joyful energy that wants to give and give as long as people are happy to receive it.

—Swami Kriyananda

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