The Highest Form of Yoga

Today we are having a double dose of Divinity. We are celebrating the Jayanthi (Birth Anniversary) of Sri Krishna and Sri Swami Sivanandaji. Krishna is the real Divine Stealer of Hearts. He is a personification of love. And, he is also a thief. He steals not only butter, but also your heart. That’s why he…

True Renunciation

The mind is the all in all. Its mastery leads to the renunciation of all. True renunciation is the abnegation of the mind. It consists in renouncing all desires and egoism, not world existence. Through such mental abnegation you will be able to free yourself from pain. Then will come immortality in life – the…

Guide to Sadhakas

The first thing a spiritual aspirant has to acquire is mastery over the mind. Like a blind man – look at the objects. Like a deaf man – hear sounds. Do not allow the sense experiences to penetrate within. The mind gets fattened on account of its being fed by sense objects. Restrain the senses…

The Devotee’s Vision

The bhakta is blissful at all times. His mind cannot think of anything for everything is God. “Yatra yatra mano yati tatra tatra samadhayah- Wherever the mind goes there it experiences samadhi” – for it does not find any object of enjoyment. God fills every speck of space and the whole world is clothed in…

You Can Hear God Whispering

Certainly if you have that kind of faith and devotion, God can speak to you. You can hear God whispering. There’s nothing strange about it. But you must make sure of one thing. God is not the only one that speaks to you. There’s some other fellow inside who also whispers to you. That fellow…

Song of Vibhuti Yoga

Bhajo Radhe Krishna, Bhajo Radhe Shyama Soham Soham, Sivoham Soham. Om Om Om Om Om Om Om Om Om Om. I am neither mind nor body, immortal self I am, I am witness of three states, I am knowledge absolute. (Om Om………………..) I am fragrance in jessamine, beauty in flowers, I am coolness in the…

Song of Govinda

God is truth Govinda God is bliss Govinda God is peace Govinda God is knowledge Govinda God is love Govinda God is light Govinda Control the mind Govinda Control the senses Govinda Realise the self Govinda This is the teaching Govinda Of all the scriptures Govinda Goal of life Govinda Is God-realisation Govinda Practise ahimsa…

What Is Heaven?

Heaven is a place where love and nothing but love flows. Real, cosmic, universal love. People love each other as they love themselves. They love the animals, the plants, all the things around them. They even love their trash cans. That’s what heaven is. Everyone living as one big family with no “mine” and “yours,”…

Song of Immortality

Ram Ram Ram Ram, Jaya Sita Ram Jaya Jaya Radheshyam. Turn the gaze, draw the indriyas, Still the mind, sharpen the intellect; Chant Om with feeling, meditate on iitma, Chant Ram with feeling, meditate on Sitaram, Chant Shyam with feeling, meditate on Radheshyam, O children of light, will you drink not, Won’t you drink not,…