Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Moving Energy into Positive Patterns

The liberating concept underlying so much of Yoganananda’s teachings is that we aren’t our habits, our personalities, or even bodies, but WE ARE ENERGY.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Yogic Diet: Food as Vibration

Today we hear so much about different approaches to diet. How can we cut through the confusion and answer the simple question, “What should I eat?”

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

From Moments of Truth by Paramhansa Yogananda

To seek happiness outside ourselves is like trying to lasso a cloud. Happiness is not a thing. It is a state of mind. It must be lived.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

The Redeeming Light

The inner light, when it comes, heralds a higher state of consciousness. The higher this state, the more complete the inner change.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Always Look to the Light

Never count your faults. Just see that your love for God is deeply sincere. God doesn’t mind your imperfections: He minds your indifference.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Becoming a Saint: The Example of St. Teresa

Teresa helps us to realize we don’t have to wait to know God—that in the hustle and bustle of daily life we can feel and know God’s presence.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Relaxing the Mind

Brain cells get exhausted by too much worry, hard work or thinking. Relaxation is found by changing the focus of your concentration. A hobby, a sport, yoga postures, or a change of environment can all give you real and lasting relaxation.

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Be in the World but Not of It

Is my work making me behave in a way that my heart tells me is wrong?

Clarity Magazine, Spiritual Growth

Bringing Ananda Home

What does it mean to “bring Ananda home?” Returning home after a visit, I’ve felt a longing for what I experienced at Ananda and the desire to try to recreate it.