If we want to lose weight, we have to exercise and eat less fattening foods. There is no different answer, and we know it. To enjoy peace, sit in silence. Love comes from sharing, not from being selfish. Forgiveness lightens our load in life. We cannot change anything but our reactions. Many people ask questions when they already know the answers. They do not want to accept the answers or they are looking for short cuts. No matter what you do, the answers cannot change. Only you can. — Satish Daryanani
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Let every day be filled with uplifting thoughts. Here is inspiration for today, May 24, 2020:
Question: What should you do if your family members are against your spiritual pursuits? Answser: Take it as a challenge, and know that God is on your side. You don’t need to hate them. Instead, you should take it as a good omen. God has put an examiner right next to you to test how strong you are in your convictions. God has really seen your thirst in spiritual life, and wants to make sure that you are really serious about it. Don’t you have to pass a big test before you are graduated? It’s true. So don’t think of those people as negative. An examiner is not… Read more
Questions are answered at the highest level:
- What is the best way to pray for someone else who is sick? Read the answer from Swami Satchidananda
- Why Bow to the Guru? Read the answer from Swami Satchidananda
- How important is it for an Integral Yoga Hatha teacher to meditate? Read the answer from Swami Satchidananda
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by Swami Satchidananda
There is an eternal silent entity within us all. And that is what you call the “silent witness” or the “Knower.” The scriptures talk about that as the eternal witness. That is the light in you, or the Self in you, or the Atman. It doesn’t talk or do anything—it just is. And that is what you call “God.” It is due to our own limitations that we say, “God did this, God did that, blessed me, or punished me.” God never blesses or punishes. God just is. Still, we tend to say, “God created the world, God sustains the…
In honor of the anniversary of the August 19, 2002 mahasamadhi: a gallery of rare, historic photos of Sri Swami Satchidananda. A collection of 108+ rare and historic photos of Swami Satchidananda may now be viewed on this site.
These are scans of old photos, some of which have been damaged or darkened over time. In time, this collection will grow and the photos will be restored.
Founder of the Divine Life Society
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