Categorized as: Philosophy

From the Founder: When’s the Best Time to Meditate?

by Sujantra McKeever Anytime we are able to meditate is the best time for meditation. In our hectic society with busy schedules, work and a myriad of responsibilities, just finding five to ten minutes a day for meditation is an accomplishment. What is most important is that you do practice, every day. Morning is a […]

From the Founder: Letting Go of Expectation

Letting Go of Expectation One of my favorite sayings is: Peace begins when expectation ends. The challenge is how to end expectation. It takes introspection and a good look at the lessons life offers us. I recently wrote a blog for one of the top yoga sites in the world. As I reflect back on […]

Forks Over Knives: Movie Review by Sujantra

Fork Over Knives Movie Review by Sujantra I’ve been a vegetarian for over three decades. It was a life choice that I made at age 18 on a camping trip. My friend and I didn’t have a camping stove so we decided to just pack up fruits, veggies, bee pollen and trail mix. I never […]

From the Founder: From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love In June of this year I did a meditation lecture tour in Scandinavia and Russia. I did a program called Let’s Meditate in Oslo, Norway; Helsinki, Finland; and St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia. I had been to Scandinavia before but this was my first visit to Russia. I must admit I […]

From the Founder: Dharma – That Which Upholds

Dharma: That Which Upholds It takes great care and concern to create something. It also takes tremendous energy to maintain and sustain our creations. It is easy to destroy. We embrace our highest potential when we seek to create and sustain. Dharma Defined The concept of dharma is central to Eastern philosophy. It is the […]

From the Founder: The Positivity Road

The Positivity Road Always take The mind’s Positive thought-road. –Sri Chinmoy Each thought is a road, a journey, that becomes a reality. Through the power of thought we create the fabric, the texture, the mood of our lives. Positive thoughts inspire and uplift us to embrace the challenges of life. Negative thoughts drain our life […]

From the Founder: Opportunity

Opportunity Life is, indeed, An opportunity-train Do not miss it. –Sri Chinmoy * Looked at one way, each day is full of problems, difficulties and conflicts. Days roll into weeks and weeks into months and life can begin to feel heavy and full of worries. If I go deeper, if each day I spend time, […]

THE SAGES OF YOGA: VISHVAMITRASANA – PERSEVERANCE BY JAMIE MARTIN

Vishvamitrasana Perseverance Before becoming a great yogic sage, Vishvamitra was a powerful ruler. Legends say that on one of his military journeys, King Vishvamitra reached the hermitage of the great sage Vasistha. Vasistha opened his arms to Vishvamitra and his army, providing them with food and shelter. Vishvamitra was impressed by the amount of

From the Founder: Increasing Happiness

Increasing Happiness If you cannot claim others’ happiness As your own, Then you will not be able to enjoy Your own happiness unreservedly. –Sri Chinmoy As I meander through life I often wonder: what limits my ability to enjoy life? Everyone I know longs for happiness albeit through a wide variety of experiences and possessions: […]

THE SAGES OF YOGA: VASISTHASANA – PATIENCE & WILL BY JAMIE MARTIN

Vasisthasana Patience and Will Vasistha was a great sage and teacher to Lord Ram, an avatar of Vishnu. Lord Ram had traveled the world and upon his return to his own kingdom, he had become disillusioned and depressed by the state of the world. The king feared Ram’s troubles and called upon Vasistha to converse […]