Spiritual Growth, Yoga Philosophy

The Higher Mathematics of Paramhansa Yogananda

Often I tell Kriya Yogis, particularly those who are mathematically challenged, that there is a  mathematical equation to memorize in order to achieve success on the path of Kriya. The equation is this: 25% of spiritual success comes by the devotee’s effort 25% comes by the guru’s effort on his behalf 50% comes by the grace of God —Paramhansa Yogananda … Read More

Meditation, Spiritual Growth

Christmas Alchemy

A Time of Transformation A big opportunity for transformation is presenting itself to us right now. It is the beloved Christmas season. For most of us, the holiday season this year will be vastly different. Some of us will face this holiday as a difficult ordeal. The Covid pandemic has created conditions of isolation for numerous people. It’s resulted in … Read More

Daily Life, Spiritual Growth

Christmas for the Soul

The Mystic Calling Christmas is a celebration of the heart. The holiday season is a precious moment in the year and is often celebrated with loving family celebrations and reunions, thoughtful exchanges of gifts, beautifully decorated homes and Christmas trees, festive and tasty dinners, joyful carols, hot apple cider, visits to the Christmas market, sparkling lights on the streets, happy … Read More