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March 2010 Blog Posts (10)

How to Meditate - Guide to meditation

Swami Venkatesananda, disciple of Swami Sivananda wrote the following instruction for Meditation:



So many textbooks are available on meditation nowadays that everyone has some idea of what it is all about. In brief, meditation is the most

wonderful

adventure: ‘Discovery of self’. Meditation enables us to enjoy

consciously

the peace, happiness and revitalisation that…

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Added by Sukadev Bretz on March 30, 2010 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Amma Quotes

"It is through selfless sharing that the flower of life becomes beautiful and
fragrant." -- Amma

Added by Michael Krahl on March 28, 2010 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Why has God created some souls in a pure state and others in a state of cruelty? Why does He make some do bad acts and prevent their becoming good? When can I have perfection?

You can have perfection and immortality through long struggle. The mortal in the

relative plane does good and evil acts. Evil also is a negative good. Out of evil, sometimes good

comes. Everyone learns lessons in this world and evolves. God is only a witness. He does not

make men do evil acts. Man has intellect and free will. Man, out of his egoism, does actions

according to his own sweet will and reaps the fruits of evil actions. When the Sattvic material or

purity… Continue

Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on March 27, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Parama-Shiva (Tattava Jnâna)

Parama-Shiva

I…

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Added by Chandan Bandyopadhyay on March 20, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments

Pranayam has made a big bang, but little is understood beyond the cause-and-effect paradigm. .

EVERYONE IS TALKING about pranayam…

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Added by Chandan Bandyopadhyay on March 7, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Mind has fathomless complexities and often beyond science to comprehend its awesome functionings or processes. Here is a philosophical-scientific inquiry into mind events.

DO YOU MIND? Do I mind? Yes, we all do mind — isn’t so? So, let’s explore the mind.

Mind is the ultimate reservoir of life souvnirs or keepsakes. It reflects creation’s resonance, harmony and the constant flux of construction and obliteration. Mind is…

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Added by Chandan Bandyopadhyay on March 3, 2010 at 7:56am — No Comments

Through my vegelant investigation what I came to know how human intelligence and its system network work in classical way.

AS WE ALL know, intelligence is astuteness of an individual. But let us see what lies beneath the casual awareness about intelligence. Let us first find out the segregation of this portfolio of intelligence. I shall both amalgamate quantum biophysics and classical biophysics to bring out an easier picture of the term intelligence.…

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Added by Chandan Bandyopadhyay on March 3, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

How God Came Into My Life - by Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh This unusual article by Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh was originally published in Bhavan’s Journal in May of 1959



It would be easy to dismiss the question by saying: “Yes, after a prolonged period of intense austerities and meditation, while I was living in Swargashram, and when I had the darshan…

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Added by Reddy Kilowatt on March 1, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

One with you, One With Him!

We've never seen each other before

And yet you locked my eyes with yours

So pure and unblemished you are

That I can't stand anylonger

Because I'm not as pure as you are



Who are you?

Are you an angel sent to cleanse my soul?

Yes, you are my Ganges!

Let me drown myself in your love and compassion

So that I'm one with you!

And be one with the One who had sent you!…
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Added by Jayanth, BV on March 1, 2010 at 7:36am — No Comments

Happy Holi

I wish you all a Happy Holi Festival.
Holi is a festival commemorating the victory over the demoness Holika -
symbolizing the victory of Love over Separation.

All the best
Sukadev
http://my.yoga-vidya.org

Added by Sukadev Bretz on March 1, 2010 at 7:11am — 1 Comment

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