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...
Give, Serve and Grow

Give, Serve and Grow

We are intimately connected to all life and are essentially one. We are parts of the whole and are meant to live for the good of all and not only for ourselves. We know this to be true when we look at nature. Nature never hoards but is continually giving and serving...
The REAL Reward of Giving

The REAL Reward of Giving

When we give sincerely, cheerfully and readily, we bring joy into our own hearts and in the hearts of others. We become magnets for drawing prosperity into our lives. We gain blessings in the form of gratitude and build closer relationships with others. We earn karmic...
How to Prevent Things from Upsetting You

How to Prevent Things from Upsetting You

Can you imagine someone who never gets upset and is able to maintain perfect equanimity under all circumstances, good and bad? A person who doesn’t hanker for anything from the outer world to gain her sense of peace and joy, and has no attachments, fear or anger? She...
The Journey of the Soul

The Journey of the Soul

You are not the body, you are the essence, the Self, the Atman—the divine entity within. —Swami Chinmayananda We are not who we think we are—mere human beings of flesh and blood, having a temporary existence filled with joys and sorrows. We are so much more. The Atman...
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