We all know that if we find the right diagnosis for our suffering then it is always easier to find more effective remedies and solutions. Sages belonging to all faith traditions have found a common ground in diagnosing what causes human unhappiness. They could fathom the reasons for the suffering of humanity and found it is all in the Mind. In the following five articles we will explore the 5 Afflictions of Mind (Pancha Kleshas) according to Rishi Patanjali, the great sage of…Continue
Life sneaks up on us when we least expect it. We are going about our day like the many before, and all of a sudden we feel the brush of anxiety and stress taking hold. We would love to believe that the world could just stop spinning for a moment, but we know better than that. It is us who needs to stop spinning, and not the other way around. Learning to take a breath or a break can be essential to our success and well-being. Meditation has many benefits, and can be practiced in a variety of…Continue
For many, the restrictions of the pandemic have forced us to examine our lives. Whether we have been shut out of our in-person jobs, shut in with our families underfoot, or have had to disconnect from our normal activities, this time of “isolation” has offered us a thought-provoking mirror. Most notably, the reflection of how we spend our time - which paves our life direction - is staring accusingly at us with, "Well, is this working for you? Is this what you truly…Continue
Where is Your Hope?
I have a question for you…”Where is your hope?” Is it in a person, situation or circumstance? Life as we have come to know it has drastically changed. The ways in which we earn a living, feed our families and interact with others is completely different from what we grown…Continue
By Robyn M Fritz
What is clutter, really? Mementos we can’t let go of, even when tripping over them? Stuff we think weighs us down in body, mind, and spirit?
But what if it’s something that’s doing its soul work with us? How would that affect our lives—and our so-called “clutter”?
Stuck Energy and Clutter
To understand clutter, we need to understand energy. That is, everyone and everything experiences change, including…Continue
The Astral Travel Phenomenon
By Judi Lynch
Submission for February 2021
Word count – 658
Bio word count - 60
Astral travel is the belief that the soul has the ability to leave the body, visiting other places on Earth and beyond. Also known as ‘soul travel,’ the practice is taught with meditation techniques and affirmed by repeating mantras in Sehaj yoga to visit the many planes of Heaven.
Helen Keller described an astral travel experience like this,…Continue
Fighting fatigue in our daily lives is never easy. It is essential to have enough energy and focus for our work, personal lives, and various activities we may partake in. Sometimes it may seem like there is never enough energy through out the day. We find ourselves dragging mid-day, and often feels as if we are on autopilot. It can be helpful to focus on the root cause in order to achieve solutions. It can be surprising with a few slight changes in our daily lives the results that can be…Continue
Memory is key to our conscious development. Relationships between people and objects form into living narratives from our actions and imagination, as the mind rapidly compares memory with new experiences through the five physical senses streaming into an ever-present moment before our eyes. After-death memory works in exact same way, ensuring order in our living physical world narrative and the eternal realm beyond. Better understanding of the process will ensure direction…Continue
Whether we have been on the spiritual path for a very long time or are just now beginning, we may find ourselves asking: “What is the value in this? Is there value to these spiritual practices? Any truly significant value from integrating them into my life?”
The answer lies deep within each of us and it’s different for every person. We are drawn to spiritual practices because at some level we know that it leads to…Continue
With the understanding and acceptance of Love, comes a gift, which we learn to embrace: awakening. Our romantic love can help us to open the door to receive that gift.
When we are born, we are filled with the energy of Love, and we expect to be loved. We assume that the world is full of Love, and we are in shock when…Continue
What's on your mind?
Do you spend your time reflecting on painful situations? Are your habitual thoughts on past achievements? Do you keep attracting similar situations, people, and circumstances in your life, but you don't know why? If so, this article is for you!
Our Mind - The Computer That…Continue
- By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Pittsburgh, PA
Money can’t buy happiness… but it can buy a certain degree of life satisfaction, depending on how much wealth you have and how you spend it.…Continue
The Consciousness of Green
By Judi Lynch
Word count -624
Bio word count -60
Our souls incarnate through the seven rays of spiritual consciousness. Green is the color of the sixth ray. Those who come in through this ray are devoted, true believers with unshakable faith. Loving and sweet when they are at peace but highly emotional when they are challenged. A green-ray soul can be extremely single minded, even fanatical, leaving behind all reason to follow something…Continue
Do we choose to love? Or is Love a ‘predicament’, a ‘situation’, a ‘mental or emotional disruption’ that happens to us?
There are as many views and theories of what Love is about as there are people who have given a thought to that intriguing and exciting subject.
Is Love a feeling, an emotion, or a state of mind? Is it the best thing that can ever happen to us, or a disaster which can ruin…Continue
Sleep is the moment of rejuvenation and the space of timelessness to incubate our mind. Yogic sleep empowers the mind to expand in consciousness.
Sleep quality affects the quality of our mind’s abilities to perceive, remember and produce optimal thoughts.…Continue
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by William Bezanson
ABSTRACT: Esoteric Christianity refers to the study of occult or mystical esoteric knowledge related to the inner teachings of Christianity. It examines what Jesus the Christ really meant in his…Continue
Starting over is the worst! As we look at our world today, we…Continue
We work hard for our aspirations. We know what matters, and who we fight for. We're organizing our lives to reach our many goals, whether that is getting out of debt, losing weight, making time for family, and so on. It's natural to want to reward ourselves for our hard work. Don't allow these rewards to hinder the goals ahead though. Our future selves will thank us later!
A reward can look like many things such as chocolate, candy, sugar, coffee, chips, take-out, and comfort…Continue