Through tests we learn life’s lessons. Tests are not meant to crush us: They are to develop our powers. They come through the natural law of progress and are necessary for us to advance from lower to higher steps.
A Quest for Healing Five years ago, I was suddenly confronted with a gripping and intense phobia of rocks. This came out of nowhere, as I had never been fearful of anything before. Hours and hours spent with my therapist did not seem to help much. Interestingly, what seemed to be a psychological disorder was not at all helped by … Read More
In 1948, an American young man of 22, after years of contemplating God and searching for the meaning of life, discovered the book Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda. For three days and nights the young man rarely slept or ate. He existed in an altered state of consciousness, vascillating between tears and laughter, walking around as if in … Read More
A Young Man’s Quest for Truth Almost eighty years ago, a young American dedicated himself to a search for truth. From the age of thirteen, he began contemplating deeply the meaning of life. The values to which he had been raised: prosperity, security, social acceptance, worldly ambition . . . held no appeal to him, as he observed none had … Read More
Have you ever wondered why we dream? Have you ever had recurring dreams, prophetic dreams, or dreams you believe contained hidden messages? Have you had dreams that didn’t make any sense at all? Have you ever tried to understand what your dreams meant?
“As a wave is part of the ocean, we are a part of everything.” ~Swami Kriyananda in Conversations with Yogananda. Crystal Clarity Publishers–Expanding Your Awareness. https://www.crystalclarity.com/blog
Our old tutor of last year has just passed away. Let us remember the joyous instructions and blissful experiences of the past year, and let us repeat them with greater intensity in the coming New Year. Let us forget the sorrows of the past and make up our minds not to bring them back in the coming New Year. With … Read More
The bells have pealed the opening of the portals of all hope in the New Year. The ever-marching pall bearers of the time have carried the depression, disease, and failure-stricken deceased old year to be delightfully buried in the cemetery of happy oblivion. Do not again conjure up the specter of the trialsome past year to stalk silently on the … Read More
What is the Secret of True Success? Why is it that some people seem to have the Midas touch? They enter a field of work and everything flourishes? On the other hand, there are people who don’t succeed regardless of how hard they try. According to Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, spiritual magnetism is … Read More
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. A bundle of magnets Each human being is a medium through which God’s magnetism flows. All parts of the body that come in pairs–eyes, ears, hands, … Read More
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