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Overcoming Obstacles On Your Spiritual Journey

There is no insurmountable difficulty for one of strong determination and iron will. There is always a complaint among aspirants, “I am meditating for the last twelve years, yet I have not made any improvement. I have no realization.” Why is it so? Real spiritual development and progress in sadhana are indeed very hard to attain. The workings of maya ...

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Three Paths of Yoga-Wisdom, Devotion and Right Action

Wisdom, Devotion & Right Action Each of us has an affinity to a different path and as we practice yoga, we draw on our strengths to balance ourselves, attaining a sharp mind, a loving heart, a strong body and a willingness to serve others. Yoga is enfolded in mystical aspirations of the highest order, from perfect flexibility and compassion to ...

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What Is Self-Realization?

The words self realization and enlightenment are often used synonymously in spiritual literature to refer to the liberation of an individual from the sense of limitation brought about by identification with conditioned beliefs, opinions, fears, desires, and habits.  Because there are two major enlightenment traditions, Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism, and since there are many enlightenment schools within each tradition—and liberated ...

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The Gayatri Mantra

The Gayatri mantra is one of the oldest and most powerful of Sanskrit mantras. It is believed that by chanting the Gayatri mantra and firmly establishing it in the mind, if you carry on your life and do the work that is ordained for you, your life will be full of happiness. The word “Gayatri” itself explains the reason for ...

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