The Devotional song Guru Devo Daya Karo~By Devendranath Majumda Sri Ramakrishna Song~Guru Devo Daya Karo~By Devendranath Majumda
By Anya Willis The coronavirus pandemic has encouraged many of us to pick up new hobbies and experiment with different forms of at-home fitness, like yoga! What better way to pass the time in self-isolation and keep your mind and body healthy at the same time? But if you’re new to yoga, you likely have… Read More Helpful Resources for a Safe and Enjoyable Pandemic Yoga Practice
Many people messed up themselves by following the norm that meditation is only about concentration around some external objects. Meditation requires a different form of attention. The object of focus is internal to the person. In sum, it is a journey of self-discovery and self-awareness. Contrary to common belief, meditation does not require hard effort;… Read More The myth and reality around meditation
I find two kinds of students. Category 1: They are impatient and believe that they know better and make all efforts to prove that you are wrong. Category 2: They are unaware but mentally prepared to learn. You can help the category two students learn. There is only one way to deal… Read More Dealing with Difficult Students
As usual, we had Naam Sankirtana in our ancestral home this year. Uploaded several videos for your view. The point of singing God’s name is divine intoxication, divine ecstasy. ‘Harinaam ka pyala peekar aur pilakar ban ja tu matavala’ – Drink the glass of wine filled with God’s name yourself serve it to others and… Read More Harinaam ka pyala peekar aur pilakar ban ja tu matavala
Krishna Janamashtami is the birthday of lord Krishna and celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm and spirit. Lord Krishna was born on this great day which falls on the eighth day (Astami) of Krishna Pakshya (dark fortnight) in the Sravana month. People celebrate Janamashtami by keeping fast, singing bhajans, and chanting Hari Nama in… Read More Spiritual Significance of Krishna Janmashtami
Naam Sankirtan has been the principal mode for attainment of Bhakti Yoga, which produces the harmony between body, mind, and prana through performance of rhythmic music and mantra resulting in synthesis of action and emotion to Bhava Samadhi. The point of singing God’s name is divine intoxication, divine ecstasy. ‘Harinaam ka pyala peekar aur pilakar… Read More Naam Sankirtan Invitation
Suppose the picture seems to be a good one, then we do not miss any opportunity to display it to the world that we are live-in. So the photo finds a good place in our album. Else, its fate goes down to the dirt. For sure, we all like our outward appearance. Why not? The… Read More Why do we like our photos so much more than our being?
The nature of mind is such that it always wanders. It cannot stand still for a moment; it either relays the memories of the past or concern of the future. Always, the mind preoccupies with something. The mental preoccupation has become the greatest challenge to our wellness. Have you ever paused for a moment to find… Read More Mental rest, breathing awareness and positive life experience
Yoga Nidra is a very powerful and popular ancient Indian meditation technique that effects deep relaxation of the mind and body. Its regular practice not only relaxes the mind and body but also connects with the soul. It’s an effective insulator of stress and worry. It promotes inner calmness, peace, harmony, and joy. Nidra… Read More An easy way to relax yourself with Yoga Nidra
Happiness or joy! what would you prefer? Both are positive emotions with similar mental states, yet they are distinct consciousness. Their presence through our livings signifies an active state of existence, a meaningful, fulfilled and worthy living. Both are indicators of personal well-being. Joy is everlasting happiness, where happiness is short-lived and temporary if it… Read More Happiness or Joy: What Would You Prefer?