Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

A Christmas Gift from Clarity Magazine

This slideshow was created by Swami Kriyananda and shows the different levels of consciousness — “different worlds” — that we all live in.

Yoga Philosophy

Chakras — The Seven Gates to Freedom

What Are Chakras? Chakras are centers of energy that go up through the middle of our bodies (called the astral spine) from the base of the spine up through the top of the head. Each chakra expresses a different quality, such as love or power. These qualities can manifest in a positive or negative way, depending on which direction our … Read More

Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

Does Everyone Have a Special Life Purpose?

The truest way to discover your own life purpose is to attune yourself in meditation to the silent promptings of your inner soul. By this practice you will be subtly guided in the direction that you should take.

Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

Living in the Presence of the Guru

A lot of times instead of going up the mountain of God-realization, we’re going down and we can’t even remember where the peak is. We hit some of those walls of pain, confusion, or stress and we can’t maintain the same level of intensity in our spiritual practices.

Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

The Glorious Future of Every Soul

If we want to find God, it is important that we strive to look at everything differently from how we are accustomed to doing.

Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

Glimpses of India: The Conquest of Good over Evil

Diwali symbolizes the conquest of good over evil, the ascendance of light in the midst of darkness and, on a deeper level, the return of the soul to its true kingdom in God from its “exile” in the land of the senses.

Clarity Magazine, Yoga Philosophy

Demand Not to be Enslaved by Ego or Passivity

Oh, my little, vain ego may strut proudly, saying: “Behold my glory! Worship me!” But I will look through its transparent form and behold Thine unimaginable beauty clothed in the subtle form of the whole universe!

Spiritual Community, Yoga Philosophy

Some Great Purpose

A friend of ours recently showed us a wonderful quote that we wanted to share with you: When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties, and talents become alive, and you … Read More

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Yoga Techniques vs Grace

Yoga techniques are a means of self-improvement, that we might make ourselves a more fit instrument to receive and express God’s love.