Meditation for Children

Meditation

By Chitra Suku

Young children naturally enter a state of meditation as they play with their toys, become engrossed in their music, dance, or any other activity that allows them to be fully present. As they get older, though, their focus shifts from the present moment to the past and future as the mental chatter takes over because of conditioning, expectations, and ...

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How to live like a Yogi

live like a Yogi

By Paramahamsa Yogananda

The only worthwhile accomplishments are not those we achieve outwardly, but the victories we win over ourselves. Let us create inner dwellings of beautiful qualities, erecting them in valleys of humbleness where gather the rains of God’s mercy and of other people’s good wishes for us.

Never let your mind be seduced by restlessness, through ...

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Reject – The Contract of Unhappiness

.contract to unhappiness

By Sri Sri ShudhaaNandaa Brahmachari

The more you practice cultivating befriending your mind, you find that no one can make you unhappy unless you resolve to be unhappy. No outside circumstance can make you unhappy unless you agree to become unhappy, unless you sign the contract to be unhappy. There is a contract to be unhappy. There ...

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How to avoid unkind words


Kind words

 

By Paramahamsa Yogananda

Unkind words used in a fit of emotion are like a conflagration that spreads over the forest of friendship and burns up all the green plants of courteous dealings and sympathetic thoughts. People, drunk with excitement and accustomed to anger-slavery, are emotional firebugs who, at the slightest ...

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