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Have You Found Your Silence?


Have YOU Found Your SILENCE?

Most of us are brought up in a world with a clear association between silence and sadness.  A moment of silence normally correlates with some traumatic loss, usually of a significant other.  One consequence is we may…


Added by Bijay Raut on April 9, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

"Hints on Practical Spirituality - Pranayama" by Swami Vivekananda


By Swami Vivekananda

(Delivered at the Home of Truth, Los Angeles, California)

This morning I shall try to present to you some ideas about breathing and other exercises. We have been discussing theories so long that now it will be well to have a little of the practical. A great many books have been written in India upon this subject. Just as your…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 4, 2007 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

What is Yoga? - By Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Yoga: An Inner Journey…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 27, 2007 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Tagore’s Poem on the Mystical Beauty of Mother Nature

(Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was an enlightened poet from India. This poem is part of Tagore’s Nobel Prize winning collection of poetry - Gitanjali. Though Tagore seems to be talking to a child in this poem, is, in fact, marveling at the mystical beauty of mother nature!)…


Added by Bijay Raut on June 1, 2007 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

The Power of Now (Book) - by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment


Ekhart Tolle's message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle's clear writing, supportive voice, and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who's…


Added by Bijay Raut on July 21, 2007 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Why Meditate?

Why Should I Meditate?

By Swami J (www.SwamiJ.com)

Meditation gives you something that nothing else can:

It introduces you to yourself on all levels.…


Added by Bijay Raut on August 4, 2007 at 6:06pm — No Comments

What is Your Ayurvedic Mind-Body Type? Find out.

According to Ayurveda, each of us inherits a unique mix of three mind/body principles which creates our specific mental and physical characteristics. These three principles are called doshas. Most of us have one or two doshas which are most lively in our nature, with the remaining one(s) less significant.

Not sure about your dosha type? Take the interactive …


Added by Bijay Raut on September 6, 2007 at 10:18am — No Comments

Peaceful Warrior - The Movie

Peaceful Warrior - The Movie

"A Warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does"

Peaceful Warrior DVD (Anamorphic Widescreen) An inspirational and triumphant film about the power of the human spirit, Peaceful Warrior is the incredible true story based on Dan Millman's bestselling novel. A gifted young athlete, bound for Olympic gold, Dan has it all: trophies, talent, and all the women he wants. But… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on June 26, 2008 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda

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Added by Bijay Raut on April 26, 2010 at 2:57am — No Comments

The Holy Science by Swami Sri Yukteswar

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Added by Bijay Raut on April 26, 2010 at 2:53am — 1 Comment

The Scriptural Commentaries of Lahiri Mahasaya

The Scriptural Commentaries of Yogiraj Sri Sri Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasaya: Volume 1…


Added by Bijay Raut on April 26, 2010 at 2:12am — 1 Comment

In Search of Babaji

<“Even a little bit of the practice of Kriya Yoga will save you from dire fears and colossal sufferings.” – Mahavtar Babaji…


Added by Bijay Raut on April 26, 2010 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

The Integral Yoga by Sri Aurobindo

"To turn to the Divine is the ONLY Truth in Life." - Sri Aurobindo, The Integral Yoga

Integral Yoga: Sri Aurobindo's Teaching & Method of Practice "It is the lesson of life that always in this world everything fails a man - only the Divine does not fail him, if he turns entirely to the Divine. It is not because there is something bad in you that blows fall on you - blows fall on all human beings because they are full of desire… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on January 29, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

LOVE and GOD by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (January 12, 1918 – February 5, 2008), popularly known as the "Guru of the Beatles," introduced the Transcendental Meditation technique (also known as TM) worldwide.

LOVE and GOD Love is the sweet expression of life. It is the supreme content of life. Love is the force of life, powerful and sublime. The flower of life blooms in love and radiates love all around. Life expresses itself through love. The stream… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on December 4, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Wisdom of Uncertainty - Deepak Chopra Answers

Q. My question is a simple one, but in a way, one of the big ones. How do you live life when it has no guarantees? How do you dare to love someone, when they may die, or you may die? How do you dare feel safe walking in the world when maybe nothing will come in the next part, after death? These questions have never concerned me before, but suddenly I find myself thinking about them very much. I’m in my thirties but feel about 5 years old when I think… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on November 22, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

Aikido - The Art of Peace

The Art of Peace

Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969) was the founder of

Aikido, which can be translated as "The Art of Peace." Morihei Ueshiba is referred to by the practitioners of Aikido as O-Sensei, "The Great Teacher". The following quotations have been compiled from O-Sensei's collected talks, poems,… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on January 15, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory

Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology, proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper A Theory of Human Motivation. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations of humans' innate curiosity.

Source: Wikipedia

Fig: An interpretation of Maslow's hierarchy of needs, represented as a pyramid with the more basic needs at the bottom. Maslow studied what he called exemplary people such… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on January 22, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ayurveda: Natural Health Practices for Your Body Type by Dr. Vasant Lad

Ayurveda: Natural Health Practices for Your Body Type, from the World's Oldest Healing Tradition with Others

Amazon.com Editorial Reviews Product Description For over 4,000 years, the people of India have looked to Ayurveda as a pathway to vibrant health and increased longevity. This… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on October 23, 2009 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Inner Peace, the Real Peace

Inner Peace, the Real Peace

Take a moment to look outwards into the natural world. See the tree…watch the flower… observe the grass…feel the breeze. Notice how everything in nature does what it does naturally and peacefully. Peace is nature’s nature. It grows, blooms, decays and dies with peace, in peace. Even the elements are mostly peaceful by nature, until we decide to attempt to control and interfere with their balance and harmony.… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on October 16, 2009 at 2:45pm — 1 Comment

The Joy of Giving

The Joy of Giving by Deepak Chopra

Giving, taking, earning, stealing, squandering, hoarding. These are all human impulses, and we wouldn’t be human without them. Yet on this list only one item — giving — appears in the world’s wisdom traditions. Why is giving set apart? After all, there’s no mystery to why someone might want to earn, hoard, squander, or steal a million dollars. One way or another, most of our daily actions follow the… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on September 10, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

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