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Equanimity ~ Sivananda

In this world of pairs of opposites, man is tossed about hither and thither by various waves of emotion. Now he gets gain, success, honour, praise. The next moment, he gets failure, loss, dishonour, censure and disappointment. He who has evenness of

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1 Reply · Reply by Street Preacher Nov 11, 2014

Margot Anand on Sacred Sex

MARGOT ANAND ~ Writings on Sacred Sex.

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‘’When you are in love with someone, you do indeed see them as a divine being.

Now, suppose that is what they truly are and that your eyes have by your beloved been o

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Nov 3, 2014

Nothing beats practice (sadhana)

Dear Reader ,

we live in times , where the average human being posesses a very short  attention span of a chicken. What can we expect to achieve on our chosen spiritual path, if we are not able to follow gently our breath (or any other object of medit

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14 Replies · Reply by Moon Oct 31, 2014

Yoga (and other stuff) for Vertigo.

There is a book written in the 80's called Phobia Free by Dr. Harold N Levinson where he claims that the vast majority of phobic or uncomfortable reaction to stimulus like flying, driving, noise, motion, small or open spaces, stairs, bright lights, w

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Akhanda Jyoti ~ The Eternal Light

Akhanda Jyoti ~ The Eternal Light


''The Atman, the Sun of Knowledge that rises in the sky of the heart, destroys the darkness of the ignorance, pervades and sustains all and shines and makes everything to shine.''
~ Adi Shankaracharya

In the cen

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Sep 14, 2014

Yatra ~ Pilgrimage

“Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love?

The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.”

~ Rumi

Pilgrim Varanasi, India 1997

Yatra means journey or pilgrimage, from the Sanskrit word ''ya'', to go.

Yatra refers to Hindu pilgrimages but pilgrim

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Yogananda on Spine


“The spine is the highway to the Infinite. Your own body is the temple of God. It is within your own self that God must be realized.”

“Pranayama means control of the energy in the body, and its direction upward through the spine to the brain and t

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How Dada Gavand Woke Up

Very edited extracts from a longer piece on

One needs a fresh, intuitive consciousness to meet Life – not second- hand ideas based on memory, on the past.One has to wait within in silence, in the state of innocence and anony

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Quotes on Spanda and Extracts from Spanda Karikas  (9th Century).

Spanda is a Sanskrit term – derived from the root spadi: “to move a little”  – for the subtle creative pulse of the universe as it manifests into the dynamism of living for

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Thus Spake Sivananda

“You are not this little passing personality hooked on to name and form...You have only fallen into this little delusion by an accident through some passing cloud of ignorance. Awake and realise that you are Pure Atman.”

~ Sw. Sivananda


After the

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