The Battle For Your Attention

Advertisers track it, and the makers of your phone, computer, tv or other device know it. From the time we wake up until the time we go to sleep—and literally from birth until death—all of creation is clamoring for our attention! What will we pay attention to? Our senses are always ringing with new information—sometimes “too much information!” Meanwhile, God … Read More

Do This Today: Sing to God

In this Do This Today video, Nayaswami Dharmadas shares two secrets of chanting: 1. You don’t have to be a musician to do it! You don’t even have to open your mouth or be able to hold a tune! Singing to God is just letting the spiritual vibrations of a chant percolate through your inward consciousness to create deep attunement … Read More

Do This Today: Focus on the Breath

In this “Do This Today” episode, Dharmadas shares three simple suggestions related to the breath: 1. Breathe deeply at least once today, preferably outside 2. Practice a simple measured breathing exercise–he leads this during the video 3. Watch the breath and observe the correlation between the breath and your consciousness

Do This Today: Say “I Love You”

This is video the first of a series focused on simple things to do, but which can have profound results. Yogananda suggested a number of these—small but important things that we can and should try to do each day—so we will attempt to explore many of them. Saying: “I love you” is such a simple thing to do! Whether there … Read More

Do This Today: Laugh from Your Heart

True laughter comes from the heart–it is a release of energy upward. To develop a sense of humor and the ability to laugh is a small but important aspect of our full potential! In this video–the second of the “Do This Today” series, Dharmadas shares stories and tips for the exploring the joy of laughter.

The New Year

The New Year 2021 is just around the corner! In this video Dharmadas talks about this last week of 2020–how to spiritualize it–drawing the best from it in order to reach our highest potential in 2021.

Journey through the Chakras: Anahat

The “Anahat” or heart center is located just behind the heart area near the spine, in the center of the body. Physically it controls circulation and respiration, and much more. Spiritually, it is important in that it is the center where our natural love for God develops, and from which it is offered upward. Dharmadas discusses all these points and … Read More

“The “Non-Blues””

Dharmadas’s recent “One-Minute Challenge” video (Eliminate Complaining!) touched on a few lines from “The Non-Blues” written by Swami Kriyananda. In this video, Dharmadas shares the song, and some thoughts about the points Swamiji makes in the lyrics, as well as the charming story that led to him writing the song in the first place. Lyrics below: The Non-Blues (by Swami … Read More