Letter from Diksha: The power of meditation

The practice of daily meditation is essential for our well-being, and our ability to remain calm and centered in the midst of life’s challenges.

I find that even a few minutes of practicing the Hong-Sau technique during the day, and gazing at the spiritual eye, can be refreshing. It can help you come back to your center and express your higher Self.

Paramhansa Yogananda gave a great example:
“Keep your concentration on the after effects of meditation every minute of your existence, and do not neutralize that peace with disturbing thoughts.

“If you throw a bag of mustard seeds on the ground, it is hard to gather the seeds back into the bag. If by recklessness you let loose the bag of concentration, all the thoughts like mustard seeds will scatter and it will be hard to get them together again.

“By collecting the thoughts and grinding them with the power of concentration, you can bring out the oil of Self-realization.”
(How to Awaken Your True Potential by Yogananda)

No matter how many times you have missed your meditation practice, start again. As it said in the Bhagavad Gita: “Even a little practice of meditation, will free one from dire fears and colossal sufferings.”

Blessings on your meditation practice,

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