From Concentration to Absorption to Bliss

In this video, Nayaswami Devi shares how even the most mundane jobs when performed with complete focus can take you to a higher state of awareness. Nayaswami Devi shares an incident when she got completely absorbed in the simple task of painting the walls at Swamis house and lost all track of time. Tirelessly she worked for hours, and it … Read More

The Triumphant Receiving of Kriya Yoga

At one of the Kriya Yoga initiation ceremonies in the early 1950s after giving participants the sacred meditation technique, Paramhansa Yogananda emphasized in his deep, powerful voice, “Today is not the end of the journey – the Triumphant receiving of Kriya Yoga – but the beginning of your relationship with God. You must go on to the end of life…” Receiving Kriya Yoga … Read More

How Do I Get Magnetism?

There is within us a magnetic force by which we attract those who have a living relationship to our magnetic power. Thus, a human being cannot attract a stone because a stone has no relationship to a human being. An ordinary magnet has a certain range and power. Small magnets draw small things. Larger magnets draw larger objects. The human … Read More

The Bird of Paradise

The Bird of Paradise On the Wings of Swadhyaya: Self-Study The mystery of suffering Our soul – the essence of our being – consists of pure bliss (sat-chid-ananda), as the great Masters teach us. But do you feel this bliss right now? Probably not. Instead we all suffer, go through hard times and have lives which can be amazingly tough. … Read More