self-surrender

Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Surrender

The three strategies or practices of Kriya Yoga that Patanjali offers as the way to remove obstructions and cultivate superconsciousness are self-discipline, self-study, and self-surrender. Self-discipline is practiced every day through intentionally joyful living, by […]

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Self-inquiry

Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Inquiry

[Humanity] naturally feels great necessity for Sat, Existence; Chit, Consciousness; and Ananda, Bliss. These three are the real necessities of the human heart and have nothing to do with anything outside [the] Self. They are […]

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Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Discipline

Freedom through Self-Discipline For Self-realization and Self-actualization, practice self-discipline…. — Yoga Sutras 2.2 Self-discipline is the first practice that the sage Patanjali lists as defining Kriya Yoga, the way of spiritually awakened intentional living. The […]

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how to get centered and stay centered

How to Get Centered and Stay Centered

Environment is stronger than willpower. — Paramahansa Yogananda A successful, thriving, spiritually aware life is best supported by a healthy lifestyle that includes a wholesome diet, sufficient rest, regular exercise, daily meditation, loving relationships, and […]

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meditation practice

Learn How to Practice Meditation

Four Stages to Meditation Practice There are four basic stages to meditation practice — like the four movements in a beautiful symphony, they flow together in a great concert of higher awareness. Within these four […]

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Connection Between Yoga and Prosperity

The Connection Between Yoga and Prosperity

In her award-winning book, The Jewel of Abundance: Finding Prosperity through the Ancient Wisdom of Yoga, Yogacharya O’Brian discusses the connection between yoga and prosperity. The concept sometimes surprises spiritual seekers who may think of […]

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