How to Maintain a Peaceful Mind

How to Maintain a Peaceful Mind

We generally think that we must first be happy and only then will we gain peace of mind. But we’ve got it wrong. We must first create a peaceful mind and then only will happiness follow. The reason for this is that in order to be happy, most of us depend on enjoying...
Meditation on the Soul

Meditation on the Soul

Just as in this body the soul passes from childhood, to youth and old age, similarly, at the time of death, the soul passes into another body. —Bhagavad Gita The soul is untouched by what happens to the body that it functions in. Like the clothes that we wear, the...
9 Ways to Practice the Yoga of Devotion

9 Ways to Practice the Yoga of Devotion

Thoughts constantly flowing in love toward the Supreme is devotion. —Swami Chinmayananda The discipline of maintaining a steady stream of love-filled thoughts toward God, the supreme cause of this world is called the yoga of devotion or bhakti yoga. The word, ‘yoga’...
Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga

The word, karma is usually associated with the Law of Karma. But karma yoga? Are you supposed to do some yoga postures in the hope that they will add to your bank of good karma? What is karma yoga? Yoga comes from the Sanskrit root word yuj, which means “to join.” A...
How You Can Recognize God in the World

How You Can Recognize God in the World

God is the ultimate cause of all things and beings in the universe. It* is everywhere. Yet, we tend to overlook that divine presence in our everyday life. To recognize God in the world, all we have to do is to slow down and turn our attention to the everyday things...
Manisha Melwani

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