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June 2011 Blog Posts (49)

Go beyond Desires

Destroy the Vasanas, subtle desires, and Trishnas, cravings. This will lead to the annihilation of the mind. Destruction of the mind will lead to the attainment of Brahma Jnana or wisdom of the Self.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 30, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Need we go beyond ‘I’, ‘ME’ and ‘MYSELF’?

Need we go beyond ‘I’, ‘ME’ and ‘MYSELF’ – the 21st centurian trio worshipped so religiously especially by the present younger so-called ‘Y’ generation all over the world? I mean, do we need stop using these three – ‘I’, ‘ME’ and ‘MYSELF’ in our conversations with others, be it the written or the spoken? Need we de-emphasize the use of these three in our life? In other words, should we stop taking seriously our self-existence? Should we stop trying to achieve what we wish to achieve in the… Continue

Added by SWAAMEE_APRTEMAANANDAA_JEE on June 30, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

Freedom and Immortality

You are ever free. You are already free. Moksha is not a thing to be attained. You will have to know that you are Atman, that you are free.

Swami Sivananda

Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj,…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Objective of Live

The Parabrahma Paramatama is immortal whereas the body is mortal yet a person experiences all happenings, feeling remaining in this body only and through this one attains the totality and come to know about Parabrahman Paramatma and other deities and their divine powers also.



Our objective should be live in full of happiness and being involved in all kind of functions one should remain in unaffected state just like a viewer. In a way, we all know that our existence, this material… Continue

Added by Kriyananda Maharshi Dayananda on June 29, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

Enter into the timeless State

This Atman is beyond time, space, causation. Time, space, causation are mental creation.

Sivananda

 

Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are as much inspiring today as they were half a century ago. A life in accordance to his inspiration can lead you to joy, love and highest realisation. Quotes from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 28, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

You are Atma, the Self

Constantly think of the Immortal, all-pervading Atman. Give up thinking of body. You will attain Self-realisation

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society. Swami Sivananda was a self-realized Master and a very practical…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

GOD HAS A BROAD BACK ;IF YOU HAVE BURDEN LET HIM TAKE IT FROM YOU .

GOD HAS A BROAD BACK ;IF YOU HAVE BURDEN LET HIM TAKE IT FROM YOU .

Added by VISHNU ER on June 26, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments

IF I AVOID SOMEONE BECAUSE OF THE COLOUR OF HIS SKIN ,IT IS THE SAME ASE HATING A MAN BECAUSE OF THE CLOTHES HE WEARS

IF I AVOID SOMEONE BECAUSE OF THE COLOUR OF HIS SKIN ,IT IS THE SAME ASE HATING A MAN BECAUSE OF THE CLOTHES HE WEARS

Added by VISHNU ER on June 26, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Enquire and Realize

Enquire ‘Who am I?’ Deny or sublate the limiting adjuncts (body, mind, etc.); know the Self and be free.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright The Divine Life Society, Rishikesh. More Infos from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 26, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Guest Of God

Guest of God!





I had come across a very good emo-devotional song classified as the ''Bhav Geet'.The song , in my mother tongue Gujarati ,has a spiritaul drive and its written by an unkown 'devottee'



The words are touching as those have come out of the teachings of one of the saints of our times in my… Continue

Added by Dhiraj Gangani on June 25, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Go beyond Sensual Pleasure

Sensual pleasure is only pain. It is momentary mental excitement, momentary sensation of flesh, momentary itching and scratching of the senses. You can have eternal bliss in your own Inner Atman alone.

Sivananda

By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Remove Attachments

I-ness and mine-ness, agency and enjoyership bind you to the Samsara. Destroy these notions. Identify yourself with the Atman which is non-doer, non-enjoyer. You will attain Immortality and eternal Bliss.

Swami Sivananda

Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Dhyana mudra

Rest your hands in your lap with the right hand on top of your left with both palms upward. Bring the tips of the two thumbs together gently.



This mudra brings increased power to your meditation and you in attaining self-realization. Extensive practice is said to create a powerful aura around your face, which is… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 23, 2011 at 6:04pm — 1 Comment

Awake from ignorance to the truth

Bring a light, the snake vanishes; rope alone remains. Attain Illumination, this world and this body vanish. Atman alone remains. That Atman thou art. Tat Tvam Asi

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 23, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Brahman alone is real

Just as snake is superimposed on the rope, this world, and the body are superimposed on Brahman.

Swami Sivananda

Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, 1887-1963. Copyright…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 22, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Bhairava mudra

Rest your hands in your lap. Place your right hand on top of the left with both palms facing upward.
In Indian mythology, Bhairava is fierce form of Siva.

The joined hands represent the union of the ida and pingala nadis (meridians) – or the equalization of the two hemispheres of the brain.

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 22, 2011 at 1:03am — No Comments

Go beyond Ignorance

Ignorance is the cause for pain and sorrow. Annihilate this ignorance through Brahma Jnana. All miseries will come to an end.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 21, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

There is only One Self

Behold the one Immortal Atman in all names and forms. This alone is correct perception.

Sivananda

By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one of the great Yoga Masters of the 20th Century who made Yoga available to…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 20, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Reality and Truth

There is only one Reality or Truth. That is Brahman or Atman. All appearances are unreal. They are the effects of Maya, the illusory power of Brahman.

Swami Sivananda

Taken from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Waking dreaming and deep sleep

In dream you are distinct from the physical body. In deep sleep, you are distinct from the body and the mind. You enjoy peace and bliss in deep sleep. This proves that you are neither body nor mind, but you are All-Blissful Soul

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society.…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 18, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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