Being the Detached Inner Witness

Being the Detached Inner Witness

Where do you experience emotions such as joy, fear, anger and sadness? And what about sensations like pain, pleasure, cold and warmth? You feel them in your mind and body. Notice that they are in “your” mind and body. Yet, when you feel joy, anger or pain you say,...
4 Reasons for Developing Divine Devotion on Your Spiritual Path

4 Reasons for Developing Divine Devotion on Your Spiritual Path

Divine devotion is love directed to a divine higher power. In religion, that higher power has many names such as God, the Lord, Rama, Krishna, Shiva, Allah, and Elohim. For people following a spiritual path, that higher power is looked upon in more impersonal terms...
3 Sure Ways to Build Inner Strength

3 Sure Ways to Build Inner Strength

If you were to walk outside on a cold, blustery winter day with a pair of jeans and a thin shirt, you would naturally feel cold. But if you also wore thermal underwear, a winter coat, boots, gloves and a knitted cap, you would be much more comfortable walking outside....
Shift Your Focus to Your True Self

Shift Your Focus to Your True Self

You take yourself to be your name, age, gender, roles, accomplishments, and the characteristics of your body, mind and personality. But according to Vedanta, this is your apparent identity, and not your real identity. Your real identity, your true Self is totally...
Meditate Successfully With This Method

Meditate Successfully With This Method

Meditation is more than putting on a calming guided meditation or soothing music to de-stress and relax your mind. To be a successful meditator, you have to know how to systematically quiet your mind and where to focus your attention. Relaxing the mind is not the...
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