“I arrived in Calcutta and made my way to the shrine of Sri Ramakrishna. Belur Math was built after his final Maha-Samadhi, the death of Sri Ramakrishna. I went to the main office to find out about staying in one of the many rooms there. Immediately they told me it was impossible because they didn’t know me. So, I just sat down on the floor of the office and began to meditate. Most of the office staff were monks and they started to tell me to stop meditating and leave. I didn’t budge.…Continue
Added by Cyrus Ryan on November 22, 2019 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Both your internal and external self might be causing you to feel less than your best. Thankfully, there are several ways that you can improve yourself that will help you in many areas of your life. Following these four tips will likely be effective for you to feel more complete inside and out and live a well-balanced life.
Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 21, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments
When you get up in the morning and you open the blinds to look out for the first fresh time that day to your front lawn or your backyard, can you see the peace that makes up the natural world? Can you see that the sky and its holdings are just hanging there peacefully? Can you see that the trees in your neighborhood represent so fully the silence and the presence of stillness? And while you are looking at the peace in the natural world, can you hear the gentle movement of the wind, or the…Continue
Added by Andrea Mathews on November 20, 2019 at 4:24pm — No Comments
As we awaken to a more spiritual life, our soul tribe crosses our path, and as they do it is helpful to recognize who they are and their purpose in our life. It first starts with an understanding of our soul’s mission, engaging in spiritual practices to heighten awareness so we can not only learn from them, but offer them our…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on November 18, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
When you know its time to move on…but you aren’t sure to where…or how! Especially when there is a very crunchy feeling dis-engagement of a soul contact involved. But it has to be. Somehow, she thinks that…even though she was the allower of the brutality that ruled my childhood…and with her words so severely limited my scope of things to choose from in this life. You cannot choice outside of what you can perceive of having awareness of. And since she has bailed me out financially many times.…Continue
Added by krista phillips on November 18, 2019 at 12:54pm — No Comments
During the study of the Ancient Celts, I learned of the Triple Goddess – the Maiden, the Mother and the Crone, which is the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on November 12, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments
Yoga, like all things, takes practice to begin to master. Doing the same thing over and over again isn't always helpful, though. If you really want to expand your yoga practice and feel like you're making progress, you may want to try out the four steps below.
Abstract: We all know people who provoke in ways that enrage and exasperate us. What if we admit to the provoker within? The part of us that sometimes provokes the ones we love when really we want their love? A list of how we provoke and push people away. Tips to end the habit of provoking.
We all know people who provoke in ways that enrage and exasperate us. Those who seem…Continue
What is it that compels a man to
Commit sin, even involuntarily,
As if driven by force, O Varshneya?”
The Blessed Lord said:
It is desire; it is anger, born of
Rajo-guna, all-consuming and most evil.
Know this to be the enemy here on earth."
Bhagavad Gita, Ch.3, v. 36,37 (transl. by Maharishi)
Anger is an enemy because it disturbs, confuses and destroys one’s mental equilibrium and causes one to commit sin,…Continue
Added by Barbara Briggs on November 9, 2019 at 5:53am — No Comments
Many have a desire to know our soul’s mission and learning its lessons is a process. First, we need to develop a relationship with our soul and open up a channel to listen to its guidance in a myriad of ways. This deep dive within can be amazingly cathartic when we realize our soul has the cure to our own healing. All we need to do is awaken the…Continue
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Added by Ieva Nalini on November 6, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Are you looking to bring greater inner freedom and peace into your life? Have you been trying to make positive changes but somehow find it difficult to do so? Are you feeling stuck? Then you might need to release your “Karmic Patterns”.
Let’s have a look at what karmic patterns are and how they affect our daily lives.
When people look for a positive change, they try so many different avenues. Some even try to move away from their environment and find…Continue
Added by Andrea Carrani on November 5, 2019 at 7:06am — No Comments
Summary: Empathy is a beautiful gift. Not unlike the skills of playing an instrument, honing one’s intuition, or obtaining mastery in any area…becoming an evolved empath requires practice. Believing that we can choose our emotional state, takes us halfway there.
What is empathy?
Have you ever entered a room and immediately had your emotional state shift? Have you ever met someone and had an emotional reaction to their…
Added by Dagny Grant and Beth Donnelly on November 5, 2019 at 3:37am — No Comments
How do you know if you are ready to become a professional medium? It’s the million-dollar question and it weighs heavily on the minds of many who follow this path. …Continue
We are given so many opportunities to be the Love, Life, and Energy—God Is, within our life. Some of them are hidden from us in plain sight. One in particular, involves the opportunity to have a ‘Fido’ or ‘Fluffy’ or any other furry or not so furry friend, to share our life with. An opportunity, in which our service to them is allowing us to experience the best version of ourselves and life.
‘Fido’ and ‘Fluffy’—Opportunities to Be the Love, Life, and Energy—God…Continue
Baby showers are fun and exciting in the preparation of your little human’s big entrance into the world. Any mother, who has experienced the “baby blues” or something worse, such as Postpartum Depression, will tell you these fun little parties are the least of their concern during preparation for motherhood. Combine the dramatic drop in hormones, depleted nutritional state, lack of sleep, fears of parenthood and you’ve got a perfect storm…Continue
The Practice of Acceptance
By Judi Lynch
Word count – 640
Bio word count - 60
Many people believe accepting something means that we endorse or condone certain situations or actions. In truth acceptance means we are acknowledging the way things are and that we are not living in denial. When we let in the truth, we are better prepared to make changes and adjustments to our futures. Instead of remaining stuck and resisting action, we make way for new thoughts,…Continue
Nowadays, surviving a family member’s addiction isn’t special.
We hear of more tragic deaths every week in the news. Of course, we don’t always feel lucky, but we are if our loved ones have survived addiction and somehow make it into recovery.
Call it a mixed blessing.
The journey of surviving any family’s addiction can be a…Continue
When you have health problems, you can use a natural or holistic approach to wellness. You may have a concern about the side effects of traditional medical practices, but today, it is easy to find the holistic wellness methods that are offered by different cultures throughout the world. Consider these holistic wellness techniques to feel better naturally.
You can visit an acupuncturist to have a treatment with…Continue
I’m on Facebook a lot. I have made it an active part of my life for about nine years now. Some people would be ashamed of that because others that think that…