The Power of Positivity

“That looks like a good book!” I said as I walked past a young man reading, The Power of Positive Thinking. His face lit up as he shared how much the book was helping him. We agreed that now, more than ever, people need more positivity in their life. And the book was serving as a […]

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Thou and I Art One

The poem, “Thou and I Art One,” from Whispers from Eternity, by Paramhansa Yogananda and edited by Swami Kriyananda Thy cosmic life and I are one. Thou art the Ocean, and I am the wave; We are one. Thou art the Flame, and I am the spark; We are one. Thou art the Flower, and […]

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California Pilgrimage to the Places of Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda (1893 to 1952) came to the US from India to help spread universal spiritual teachings, including the scientific methods of yoga and meditation. He also brought to his American disciples the ancient technique of kriya yoga meditation. He is most known to the general public for being author of the best-selling spiritual classic, Autobiography […]

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I Remember Bliss

I remember Bliss, Immortal flames of Bliss, Piercing every cell of my being, Purifying my heart of all desires, My mind of all restlessness, My soul of all pains. Bliss, Bliss, immortal flames of all-pervading bliss. Consumed. My tears. My frame. My all. In oneness with Thee.   Inspired by the poem, Samadhi, by Paramhansa […]

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Samadhi Poem by Paramhansa Yogananda

Vanished the veils of light and shade, Lifted every vapor of sorrow, Sailed away all dawns of fleeting joy, Gone the dim sensory mirage. Love, hate, health) disease, life, death, Perished these false shadows on the screen of duality. Waves of laughter, scyllas of sarcasm, melancholic whirlpools, Melting in the vast sea of bliss. The […]

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