Should I Meditate After Dinner? | Swami Sivananda (VIDEO)

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Is it good to meditate at night before going to bed? A disciple once asked the God-realized sage Swami Sivananda (of the Divine Life Society) this question. Enclosed in this video is his answer. FREE Books Referenced in This Video The above video references Swami Sivananda’s books May […]

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What is Brahma Muhurta? Why is it the Best Time to Meditate? (VIDEO)

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What is Brahma Muhurta, or Brahma Mahurat as it is alternatively called? Why have the Rishis of Vedanta, laid so much stress on meditating at Brahma Muhurta? In the enclosed video, Swami Sivananda, the God-realized sage who established the Divine Life Society answers this pertinent question that often […]

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When a Sincere Person Speaks His Words Destroy Falsehood & Hypocrisy

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The following moral story about cultivating the spiritual quality of sincerity (straightforwardness and lack of deceitfulness); has been taken from Mother Mirra’s book Words of Long Ago (Free Download). In it Mother narrates an incident from the Ramayana, which acts as a wonderful metaphor for the truth that […]

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Take Care of Your Food and Drink, Lest the Mind and Body Become Weak

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Through the enclosed story Mother Mirra explains that to be able to live a noble and useful life dedicated in the self-less service of others, one must exercise self-control and eat and drink only that which benefits the mind and body. This advice of the Mother is taken […]

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Stories From Mother Mirra | Prudence – Dasaratha’s Rashness and Death of Shravankumar

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The following moral story about cultivating the spiritual quality of prudence – of wisdom and foresight, of thinking about the consequences before initiating any action; has been taken from Mother Mirra’s book Words of Long Ago (Free Download). In it Mother narrates an incident from the Ramayana, concerning […]

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Stories From Mother Mirra | Prudence – Wise Merchant and Grateful Vultures

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Mother Mirra the God-realized sage, wrote several stories in her lifetime, to highlight certain key moral qualities that every aspiring sadhak must adopt and incorporate in their behaviour – in their thoughts, words and modes of action. Although Mother wrote these engaging stories with children in view, they […]

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Contentment Comes Not From Material Possessions, But Living a Noble Life

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The enclosed excerpt on Simplicity & Contentment has been taken from Mother Mirra’s book: Words of Long Ago (Volume 2) (Free Download). Saint Francis was an apostle of the Good Life. He did not teach in order to earn money. His life was simple and his greatest joy […]

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A Simple Life Is More Desirable Than a Life of Extravagance, Vanity & Show

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The enclosed teaching of Mother Mirra, the God-realized sage and spiritual collaborator of Sri Aurobindo, is extremely relevant in today’s times when there is a tremendous pressure on the common person to aspire for an extravagant and luxurious lifestyle. Rather than compelling a person to lead a noble […]

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One Does Not Need to Take Sannyas (Monkhood) to Attain God-Realization

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There is an age old misconception prevailing in India concerning two groups of people: Sannyasins and householders (those who have married). The misconception centers on how they view each other. Sannyasins, who are monks, who have renounced the world and its material comforts, tend to feel spiritually superior […]

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Arise! Do Not Lose Courage and Hope in the Face of Difficulties (HINDI AUDIO)

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In this second Hindi audio of our “Practical Vedanta series”, we visit an inspirational essay published by Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya in the Akhand Jyoti magazine, in February 1940. This essay was penned by Shri Swami Satyadevji, but the spiritual force behind it was Yugrishi’s. For the benefit […]

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