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When we can accept equably whatever suffering comes to us, we are able to remove ourselves from the sphere of pain altogether. Remember these words of my Guru: “Circumstances are neutral. They seem good or bad, happy or sad, depending entirely on our reaction to them.”

Nayaswami Jyotish, spiritual successor to Swami Kriyananda, and his wife Devi, are currently traveling around India giving programs on bringing spirituality into your everyday life. Here is a list of their programs which will be broadcast live. You can also see their full schedule if you would like to attend a program in person.

Today is September 12, 2017 — the sixty-ninth anniversary of the day a young man knelt alone at the feet of his guru, Paramhansa Yogananda. His heart aching with divine longing, the twenty-two-year-old James Donald Walters said beseechingly, “I want to be your disciple.” Listen to a talk by Swami Kriyananda on discipleship from Treasures Along the…

Lahiri Mahasaya

The Great Sage Who Revived the Ancient Art of Kriya Yoga

Lahiri Mahasaya, a master of yoga and disciple of the great Mahavatar Babaji, was born on September 30, 1828. He lived as an accountant and family man by day, and great guru by night. He never slept, instead spending all night instructing his disciples.

He is best known for reviving Kriya Yoga, an ancient meditation technique previously only known by those of the highest spiritual advancement. Now all sincere spiritual seekers can learn and practice this sacred art.

On September 26, 1895, Lahiri Mahasaya left his body consciously in the presence of many disciples. His final words were: “I am going home. Be comforted; I shall rise again.”

Read the Full Story of His Passing

My path is devotional. After reading about Divine Mother in Autobiography of a Yogi, I had found my ticket to bliss. First I found love for Her through the trees, as I would walk to work through the streets of Los Angeles. Then, once I found Her in my own heart, accessible anytime anywhere, I…

In the soul’s journey from ego-involvement to freedom, everything of this world has to be taken away — or, as our understanding grows, given away freely — so that the soul may be an empty vessel to receive and become the joy that God wants for us. One great disciple of our Master was heard to cry out, while…

We invite you to fight for world peace by developing and attuning to your own inner peace. Meditate for just five minutes a day (or more if you feel inspired)! Take the meditation challenge. Unleash your latent peace power upon the world.

Question from Da: Did Satan fall from Heaven, and did some angels follow?


Answered by Mary Kretzmann

Question from Harish: Namaste, Our culture tells us that women should wear full clothes. But in the history also we see that many…

Question from Akshay: Actually I do regular meditation at my third eye point.I am seeing golden light everyday there.The light stays there for…

Question from Kesav: How to control the mind

Question from Alok: What type of karma does one have to invite tragic sudden accident, or murder? We see little kids being raped,…

Question from chandrajita: How can I remain unaffected when I am in bad company, and can’t avoid these persons, as they are loved…

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