Category: Yoga

FORGET THE PSYCHICS

  Forget the opening of the third eye; concentrate on the opening of the Heart! As awareness expands through meditational practices, all so-called supernatural powers come automatically, but our end and aim are not for these supernatural powers. You see how paradoxical this is, or how misinterpreted this...

WE ARE THINKING BEINGS

  There is only one way to express our actions in daily activity, and the component of that way is to live a better life in our waking state consciously. We can do it. We are thinking beings. We can discriminate, and if we cannot determine, we can...

WHAT ARE SAMSKARAS?

  Samskaras are not things that are impressed upon something. According to ancient philosophers, there is something called the mind-stuff of which the mind is composed. But the mind-stuff is composed of nothing else but thoughts, and thoughts become self-existent once thought is thought. It has its motion,...

MAN CAN ACHIEVE WHATEVER

  Man can achieve anything the mind is capable of thinking. This is a very common law, a very elementary law that if you keep thinking of a certain object, you can materialise the object. We are not talking of magical voodoo; that is nonsense. But if you...

THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS REVISITED

  HUMAN BEINGS REQUIRE SOME DISCIPLINE All of us seek the secret of happiness. Who in this world wants suffering? Certain sects in the Hindu religion, the Islamic religion, the Buddhist religion, and Christianity go through various penances and make their bodies suffer. In India, I have seen certain...

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WHAT MAKES YOU CHOOSE?

  There are various levels of the mind, and only the lower mind thinks it makes a choice. One thought in the mind wants to go to New York, and another thought says, “I want to go to San Francisco.” The lower phases of the mind would debate...

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EXPERIENCE INFINITY

  The finite mind could never understand the infinite because the finite mind, being a manifestation of the infinitude or of eternity, being a manifestation or a reflection, could never maintain its eternal value. The finite mind has no permanency at all because it is forever changing. That...

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TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY

  When it comes to behaviour patterns, as far as the body is concerned, naturally, one must look after the body, for the body, as they say, is a temple of God. I say the body is also God, not only His temple, for the temple is God,...

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AVATARAS – INCARNATIONS

  From time to time when imbalances occur, then a great force descends to Earth to bring about a balance. That is what the Bhagavad-Gita says. What are the mechanics of this? How does it happen? The Avatara is forever the eternal wanderer. He might live his life...

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PRANA

  When we say Prana, we do not only mean the breath. But within the air, we breathe there is a subtle force which is the life force. For as you all know, when you do not breathe, you are dead. Everything in the world breathes: the plants...