The Inner Reward

There is a general feeling that the outer reward is the ultimate reward. When in truth, no matter what energy we put out, this outer reward may never come. Sometimes the greatest reward will come to us on the inside. This inner reward can be felt in meditation as joy or the deepest calm we’ve […]

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Swami Kriyananda, one of the last living direct disciples of Paramhansa Yogananda, left us with a parting gift, the gift of his last word: Anything. This is an example of the attitude of life which Swami Kriyananda lived by, and which he set as an example for all of us as truthseekers on the path. […]

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The World Needs a Friend

The world needs a friend. The time is now: To rise above disharmony and fighting. To once again embrace our unity. To be kind and loving to one another. To smile truthfully. The time is now: To share light. To give it freely. To send warmth from our heart. To interact more sweetly. The time […]

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Happiness Is a Choice

Though our paths widely vary, and though there seems to be countless desires amidst the vast sea of humanity, underlying them all is the one path of which all others are tributary—the goal to be happy. Paramhansa Yogananda, a great master from India, explained that the common motive behind all human actions—the common longing tying […]

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Cheerful Solutions to Life’s Everyday Problems: The Practice of Yoga (International Day of Yoga)

To face life’s challenges, we must have hope. The practice of yoga on the spiritual path offers hope, for it brings the light of peace and happiness into the darkness of man’s sorrow and restlessness. The science of spirituality was developed under the practice of yoga. Etymologically, yoga means union. The union implied is the complete integration […]

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