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Meditation Influences the Creation
Patanjali Yoga Sutras - Knowledge Sheet 16
That which is caused by this existence (i.e., you meditating in this level of existence)...
Keep the Faith
Patanjali Yoga Sutras - Knowledge Sheet 17
"Shraddhveerya smrutisamadhiprajnapurvaka itaresham"
By faith, by vigor or courage, by memory of having experienced...
The Seed of All Knowing
Patanjali Yoga Sutras - Knowledge Sheet 21
"Tatra niratishayam sarvagnabëjam"
tatra = in Him; niratishayam = special; sarvagna = all knowingness; bejam = seed
Towards A Fresh Breath of Life
Have you observed what happens when rain falls on parched earth? When the skies open up to a free fall of unbiased, all encompassing, loving, fresh rain?
That is what...
Yoga for Youth : An Empowering Tool
Youth face constant pressure to excel at studies, get a job, manage relationships, and deal with numerous other problems. Armed with yoga and meditation, youth say that...
Violence Lingers, Yet Love Conquers
Day 15 in Assam. Trauma continues, here and there, in bits, pieces and chunks. Miscreants loaded in trucks, jeeps and bikes, men, women and children, with torches in...
Pragya Rathore: Shooting Her Way Through Excellence
Studied in nine different schools spread all over India, Pragya Rathore, a YES+ teacher, started off as a social recluse, but today, has friends in over 30 countries....
Rajshree Patel : How I Found My Guru
‘This one simple sutra, Change your breath, change your mind. Change your mind, change your emotions - I felt if we could spread this thing, the universe would be a different...
Dinesh Kashikar : A Path With No Thorns
One might think that life is made as soon as one becomes a student, let alone an ideal student, in the Indian Institute of Technology. But then for Dinesh Kashikar, something...
Life is Beautiful & Stress Free
I did my first Art of Living course in Kolkata, about 14 years ago, and that time I had never heard about the organization. So, when my mom gave me 500 bucks to do a...
Life is Not Limited to The Mundane
Freedom and bhakti may be some of the tenets of the spiritual path, but for Swami Shivchaitanya, the path has also opened up a wellspring of skills and talents.
Love In The Time of Insurrection
How simple it is, to characterize an event as black, or white. This is exactly how the sordid Assam riots have been viewed, or made to be viewed. ‘Communal, anti-national...
Three Types of Intellect
This whole creation is made up of one energy. Everything is made up of just one thing.
Whenever anything bothers you, if you come back to this one principle - there...
Free Your Mind
Patanjali Yoga Sutras - Knowledge Sheet 9
Continues from previous post: [78289:Dealing with modulations of the mind].
Is practice alone enough? Patanjali says “No”....
What is Panchanga?
Panchanga is the astrological almanac based on the ancient Vedic system of calculation. It is known as Panchanga or ‘Five Limbs’ in Sanskrit as it considers five aspects...
By: Bhanumathi Narasimhan
'Let my mind and the whole existence
be illumined and purified by your radiance'
Gayatri is the one who glides through the three states of...
By: Bhanumathi Narasimhan
Tantras are techniques, skillful ways of handling the mind. It is skill in action. The tantric methods make use of yantras and mantras which...
Om - The Sound of the Universe
Q: What does ‘Om’ mean when we chant it 3 times, what does it invoke in us? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You know, somewhere in Boston during Guru Purnima in 2010, a lady from...
Buddha – Manifestation of Silence
When Buddha got enlightened on the full moon day in the month of May, he kept silent. For a whole week he did not say a word. Mythology says that all the angels in the...
Suicide is the most foolish thing
Q: Dear Guruji, I have had thoughts of suicide many times in my life. What happens if one commits suicide?
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Suicide is the most foolish thing a...
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