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June 2011 Blog Posts (49)

WHEN A PERSON SURRENDERS TO GOD ,HE SWITCHES HIS MIND TO HIM,LISTENS TO HIS ADVICE AND ACTS ACCORDING TO IT

WHEN A PERSON SURRENDERS TO GOD ,HE SWITCHES HIS MIND TO HIM,LISTENS TO HIS ADVICE AND ACTS ACCORDING TO IT

Added by VISHNU ER on June 6, 2011 at 6:26am — No Comments

IF I CONSIDER ALL MY ACTIONS ARE FOR GOD ,THEN EVERY TASK BECOMES A PLEASURE TO PERFORM

IF I CONSIDER ALL MY ACTIONS ARE FOR GOD ,THEN EVERY TASK BECOMES A PLEASURE TO PERFORM

Added by VISHNU ER on June 6, 2011 at 6:25am — No Comments

Two Kinds of Samadhi

Samadhi is of two kinds—Savikalpa, Samprajnata or Sabija, and Nirvikalpa or Asamprajnata or Nirbija.

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 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mudra (cont)

The most common mudras for meditation is Chin mudra (palms upward) and Jnana mudra (palms down). The fingers may be joined in one of two ways:





1) Touch the tip of your thumb to the tip of the index finger to form a circle, indicating that the individual ego is joined with universal Self. Using this mudra for meditation invites calmness and helps you to tune in to a new awareness and knowledge.

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2) Bring the tip of your index finger to the first joint of the thumb,… Continue

Added by Swami Saradananda on June 4, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments

The five Kleshas, afflictions

Avidya (ignorance), Asmita (egoism), Raga-Dvesha (likes and dislikes), Abhinivesha (clinging to mundane life) are the five Kleshas or afflictions. Destroy these afflictions. You will attain Samadhi

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 4, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Meditation on OM

Meditation on OM with Bhava and its meaning removes obstacles in Sadhana and helps to attain Samadhi .

Swami Sivananda

Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Kriya Yoga, the Yoga of Action

Tapas, Svadhyaya, Ishvarapranidhana constitute Kriya Yoga. Kriya Yoga purifies the heart quickly.

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 a great public. Copyright of the…

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

How to control the Mind

Control the mind by Abhyasa (practice) and Vairagya (dispassion)

Sivananda

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

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TRY TO CONQUER GREED '''NOW'''BECAUSE ''WHILE MAN BECOMES OLD,HIS GREED BECOMES YOUTHFUL''

TRY TO CONQUER GREED '''NOW'''BECAUSE ''WHILE MAN BECOMES OLD,HIS GREED BECOMES YOUTHFUL''

Added by VISHNU ER on June 1, 2011 at 3:10am — No Comments

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