The Power of Breathing Pranayama Practice

The Power of Breathing: Pranayama Practice

One may definitely overcome the obstacles to yoga (samadhi or the realization of wholeness) by the practice of pranayama.  – Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 1.34Many people who begin to meditate have the idea that they will […]

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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-inquiry, 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

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

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self-discipline

Kriya Yoga Practice: Self-Discipline

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

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self-care

Self-Care: 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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stages of meditation

Four Stages of 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 general stages, Patanjali’s eight limbs […]

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meditator's guide to advent

A Meditator’s Guide to Advent, Part 4

Subscribe on YouTube AUDIO Listen to Part-Four of Yogacharya O’Brian’s Satsang Series: A Meditator’s Guide to Advent: Awakening in this Lifetime   Another Way The wise men who see the star in the east, journey […]

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