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Magnetism: The Power of Attraction

Magnetism is the power by which you draw things to you: the right husband or wife, the right business, the right friends, and so on. Magnetism of every kind originates in the Infinite Spirit.

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The Law of Karma

If we accept the principle of cause and effect in Nature, and of action and reaction in physics, how can we not believe that this natural law extends also to human beings? Once consciousness is understood as basic to everything the question begs to be asked: Do not humans, too, belong to the natural order?

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The Eight Aspects of God

There are eight aspects in which God can be experienced: as Light, Sound, Peace, Calmness, Love, Joy, Wisdom, and Power.

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If Jesus Were Preaching Today

If Jesus were preaching today to an American audience, his message would not be, "Sell all ye have and give to the poor;" "take no heed for the morrow, what ye shall eat, what ye shall put on." These and other beautiful sayings of Jesus could not be strictly applied in the West today.

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How To Succeed in Any Line of Work

The stages of success are the following: (1) Choosing a vocation that suits you. (2) Performing your work with attention, interest, and love. (3) Developing unfailing patience and ongoing interest.

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The Disciple’s Part

Spiritual healing requires willing cooperation on the disciple’s part. It cannot be achieved by passivity. Surrender to the divine will, as expressed through the guru, must be offered freely, willingly, and intelligently.

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The Power of Goodness

In reality, there is more good than evil in the world. Although the evil people in the world outnumber the good, a few good people, by the power of their goodness, counterbalance their influence.

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The Way To Inner Freedom

My guru, Sri Yukteswar, liked a chant that I have translated, two lines from which go, "Pranayama be thy religion. Pranayama will give thee salvation."

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The Science of Kriya Yoga

Kriya Yoga is "union (yoga) with the Infinite through a certain action or rite." A yogi who faithfully follows its technique is gradually freed from karma or the universal chain of causation.

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How Do We Really Heal?

Perfect health is given by God. Disease is man-made. The baby who is born blind, or who is born a moron, brings such a condition from a past form of existence. Diseases acquired from the past or created through transgressions of the laws in this life are the results of human error. God wants His children to enjoy health and happiness, but they create disease and sorrow by breaking His laws.