Spiritual Growth, Spiritualizing Relationships

Watch My Smoke!

Swami Kriyananda had a delightful T-shirt which proclaimed, almost warningly: WATCH MY SMOKE! It immediately relaxed his visitors into a humorous mood. It was just good fun! At the same time, everyone knew that he indeed produced an amazing amount of “smoke” in his life, like Yogananda, creating a lasting and visible impact wherever he was. “Where there is smoke, … Read More

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How to Find a Spiritual Relationship and Partner

Ah, love! Is there any other topic that inspires songs, poems, books and other creative works more than love? Such a “rabbit hole” of a topic, just like in Alice in Wonderland, especially when involving spirituality. When one asks the question, “What is God?” the answer can rightly be given as, “God is LOVE.” It’s said also that God is … Read More

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The Imitation of Christ – Thomas à Kempis

Paramhansa Yogananda, referred to Thomas à Kempis as a very great saint and highly recommended his book to others saying,  It is no mere imitation of Christ. It is Christ. Thomas a Kempis was a 15th-century German monk, scholar, and mystic whose whole life was dedicated to inner communion with Christ. At age 19, he joined the Augustinian order where … Read More

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Life is the Teacher

Nayaswami Devi writes that “A true spiritual teacher like Swamiji is much more than even his wisdom, his guidance, or love.” Nayaswami Devi shares some of the life lessons she learned from Swamiji that can also teach and guide us.

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Her Long Tone of Love

Divine Mother has her own techniques – her whispers from eternity to help us be in tune and tune into the unconditional love she has for each one of us.

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