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Activating the Power of Your Higher Self

  Activating the Power of Your Higher Self Spiritual power comes from your center, your heart, your passion, your hopes and dreams, right? Is inner strength, the soul’s higher power, a byproduct of our compassion, kindness, self-control and upright behavior? … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Spiritual Pledge for Students

by Paramhansa Yogananda Here is a copy of Yogananda’s original spiritual pledge that he had his students sign. Yogananda has such a genius for making the daunting task of Self-realization into simple, practical steps that seem doable. Here are some … Continue reading

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Motherhood and Meditation

  As a new mom this year, I’ve noticed many changes in my spiritual practices. For one thing, there seems to be less time to do them! “Free time” is when our baby goes to sleep (for however long that … Continue reading

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