The 4 Qualities of a Successful Meditator

The 4 Qualities of a Successful Meditator

Meditation is a subtle and advanced spiritual practice. To be a successful meditator, four inner qualities are necessary. Without these qualities, meditation would at best be a technique that brings a temporary calm and relaxation. As soon as you are done, your...
An Affirmation to Invoke Your Higher Self

An Affirmation to Invoke Your Higher Self

You have two identities—an apparent, lower identity called the ego, and an essential Higher Self that is pure consciousness. Your Higher Self is the unchanging, peaceful inner witness. This is your real nature. Whenever you forget your Higher Self and identify with...
The One Solution for All Your Problems

The One Solution for All Your Problems

Can there be only one solution to all our problems? In spite of how improbable this seems, this is exactly what I learned from some Q&A sessions with Swami Aparajitananda, a wise and pragmatic teacher of Vedanta on YouTube recently. Spiritual seekers posed...
Step-by-Step Meditation to Go beyond Your Thoughts

Step-by-Step Meditation to Go beyond Your Thoughts

The goal of meditation is to gain inner peace. Peace does not come from any object, person or situation from the world outside but exists within us. It underlies all the thoughts of the mind. When the thoughts are quietened, we go beyond them and experience the peace...
Giving—the Greatest Gift

Giving—the Greatest Gift

Life is a gift. Giving back out of a sense of gratitude fulfills the purpose of the gifts we have. Giving from gratitude not only helps others, but also brings blessings in the form of joy and peace within ourselves. It is because of this that giving is a great gift....
Visualization for Inner Peace

Visualization for Inner Peace

The ocean is constantly in motion. There are tides, big and small waves, sprays, ripples, bubbles and all kinds of activity on the surface of the ocean. But deep beneath the noise and dynamic movement on the surface, the ocean depths are silent and calm. It’s the same...
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