Folded Hands Towards Sun
How to be Happy

How to be Happy Always, Part 3: The Role of Gratitude

Even though, as discussed in previous articles, true happiness is to be found inside and is independent of external circumstances, as long as we live in this body we will need to relate to said circumstances in one way or the other. Although it is very well and good to say that outward matters shouldn’t affect us, the truth is … Read More

How to be Happy

How to be Happy Always, Part 1: The Search for Happiness

Everyone in the world wishes to be happy. This is the one unifying goal that brings together the whole of the human race. Behind everything we do, every decision we take, there is an underlying motivation: happiness. Think about it: isn’t this true for you as well? When you wish to, for example, buy a new car, aren’t you thinking … Read More

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Stories of Swami Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda, Still Touching Hearts

“He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much.” — Luke 16:10 One of the most inspiring characteristics of Swami Kriyananda was his ability to be perfectly holy and perfectly appropriate in every situation he found himself in—whether he was giving a lecture in front of two thousand people, or talking to the clerk of … Read More