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

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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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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Live Your Abundant Life Now

What does it actually mean to live an abundant life? In today’s modern world, we are constantly told we need more. Advertising, political and business commentators and financial experts keep telling us that “more” will […]

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