Sutras for Good Marriage


By Paramahamsa Yogananda

A marriage should begin on a sound foundation of real love and cooperation around common ideals. Love is always pure, divine, but it becomes colored by the personality of the outer human self – as clear water appears colored if placed in a colored glass vessel; the vessel itself must be crystal clear in order ...

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OM – The Mantra

Om on Mt. Kailash, Himalayas

BY Yogini Shambhavi 

Mantra consists of the use of sacred sounds and intentions to transform the energy of the mind in a positive direction.  Mantras can also be performed to help us with concentration, with our work, dealing with emotions, for health, prosperity or overall well-being.

Om is the prime mantra of the ...

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Protecting Yourself from the Negativity of Others 

.Protect from Negativity


Every one of us, however conscious we are or not, must deal with all types of people in our lives. Because so few of us are fully conscious and aware at any given moment, it is easy to be drawn into negative fields. We need to become conscious of how others ...

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Is Our  Life Predestined?




Around the world, seekers of different faiths and traditions ask, “Is our  life predestined?” The simple and truthful answer is, “Yes.” The past has created the present. The present creates the future. Thus, destiny continues to unfold as a matter of cause and effect.

The answer, however true, gives rise to even more important questions. ...

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Hardest blows come from Attachment


By Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari

We are all enrolled in the same university of higher learning: The University of Life, the school of unified consciousness. Whether or not we realize it, whether or not we give our consent, we are constantly being groomed. Our consciousness is being pruned and clarified, honed and heightened through ...

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Reform oneself before reforming others


By Swami Chinmayananda

All are busy trying to reform others.  But hardly anyone has the time or patience to reform oneself.   Majority of people, themselves wallowing in ignorance, pose outwardly as wise & knowledgeable, & take up the task of reforming others.  It’s like the blind leading the blind.

If ...

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