Watch the full video http://youtu.be/q9Dl4DH_jSU Highlight from Sunday service “Truth Invites; It Never Commands” Atman’s music choices changes as he transforms his consciousness.
We are in a new age, and religion needs to be approached in a new way: where spiritual truths are realized not through rules and dogma, but individual volition and understanding. Atman talks about the yugas, cycles of time that influence consciousness, and shares stories of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda that illustrate their distinctive and fresh approaches to spiritual … Read More
Watch the full video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd3BSSxQexY&feature=youtu.be From Sunday Service Titled: The Law is Perfected in Love Atman shares this wonderful analogy on how we can sail the sea of life by knowing how to navigate our spiritual ship.
Atman talks about the importance of applying the teachings to daily life, not just intellectualizing them. By practicing the teachings with devotion, we allow grace to enter our lives.
“Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” Atman tells stories of miracles and deep teachings, directed towards the elucidation of a single point: if we seek God first, everything else will fall into place.
Atman talks about the importance of only giving people divine truth when they are ready. He tells stories to illustrate times in the lives of Paramhansa Yogananda, Swami Kriyananda, and himself when that was successfully and unsuccessfully applied — including giving books and yoga classes to his family members.
Do you need a guru? In this service, Peter covers four stages that devotees go through in their understanding of the guru-disciple relationship: 1. The idea that they can get everything they need from books 2. The realization that they need teachers to help them understand deep truths 3. The acceptance of the idea that they need the guru, … Read More