Category Archives: Growing

Patience and Concentration

It’s very important to have a deep commitment to your practice. It’s so important to understand, to somehow get, that there is unimaginable depth within you. You then have to honor that depth through your practice by dissolving the tension … Continue reading

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Creating the Space in Our Life

Nityananda once said that not everybody can be the guru at the same time. Somebody needs to be a disciple. What he meant by that is that each of us is called in our life to a unique experience that … Continue reading

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Cultivating an Intention

I’ve talked about the importance of intention and how powerful it can be. It is only powerful when you cultivate it. If you keep it on the shelf in your refrigerator, it’s completely useless. Think about what it means to … Continue reading

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Intention Is the Foundation of Our Spiritual Life

Our intention is the foundation of our spiritual life. When we have an intention that we hold in our heart and live from every day, we are focused and we have the capacity and potential to succeed in our lives. … Continue reading

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A New Set of Priorities

Most of the time we are living in reaction to our circumstances with a set of agendas that are limited–job, food, sex, that kind of stuff. Those are the things that usually engage us, and that’s how most people live. … Continue reading

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The Expression of Creative Energy

We are in this world to grow in our awareness of that which is truly alive within us. That vibrant stillness that animates this body and is the dynamism of our mind is the whole reason why we are here. … Continue reading

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A Clear Pathway

In simple words of Swami Chetanananda It is extraordinarily simple, and really important and powerful for each of us to understand that we are in this world to grow. That growth does not happen from any circumstance that we desire. … Continue reading

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