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Relaxation

The practice of relaxing the muscles of the body will bring rest to the body and to the mind also. The tension of the...

Never Say Karma

We may make mistakes, our body and mind, but the soul remains ever pure. The soul is a witness to the action. It is...

The Four Stages of Culture Life

In Indian culture there is the concept of the four stages of life: The Preliminary; The Development; The Blossoming; The Culmination. The satisfactory growth of the...

Karma Yoga: The Foundation Of Sadhana 2

KARMA YOGA: THE FOUNDATION OF SADHANA 2 The practice of karma yoga is essential in order to see your progress on the spiritual path. God...

Guru Bhakti – Part 3

Swami Vishnudevananda’s devotion to Guru is clearly seen in this excerpt from a talk given to his students in the 1980s. “If I did not...

Tapas

Tapas is one of the Niyamas, or observances of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga/Raja Yoga. Generally translated into English, Tapas is austerity. Tapas has various implied meanings: internal...

Meditation And The Self

When the surface of a lake is still you can see the bottom very clearly, but it is impossible to do so when the...

Types of Fasting and What Can I Eat While Fasting?

Are you on a never-ending search for a diet that helps you slow down ageing, makes you lose weight and feel lighter, improves skin...

Purity Of Food

Diet has an intimate connection with the mind. A diet that is wholly conducive to the practice of Yoga and spiritual progress is called...