Tag Archives: The Deeper Teachings

The Longing To Be Free

Tips for getting closer to God, by Swami Kriyananda To desire salvation sincerely, even once, is to enter upon the path to eventual freedom. For all desires must be fulfilled. Even so, this one desire, once entrenched in the heart, … Continue reading

Posted in Meditation Teacher Training | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Be actively calm and calmly active

Paramhansa Yogananda’s advice to be actively calm and calmly active is so important for our well-being and success in life. Yogananda wrote:  Apply the experiences of peace and poise received during concentration and meditation to your daily life. Maintain your … Continue reading

Posted in Meditation | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

My Nurturing Experience of Ayurvedic Treatments in Kerala, India

Diksha McCord’s account of her 2017, Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala. This was our eleventh year leading a yoga retreat in Kerala, India. Our group of 13 people were wonderful, and open to learn and experience India’s traditional, … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Playing the Pauses

Arthur Schnabel, the famous pianist, once said: “The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes — ah, that is where the art resides.” It’s the same in Hatha Yoga: Sure, you want to … Continue reading

Posted in Yoga, Yoga Teacher Training | Tagged | 14 Comments