Overcoming Worry

Well worry is like static. Worry is like that distortion which distorts reality and keeps you from being able to see and take care of whatever it is that you need to face and overcome in your life. But there’s another aspect to it too and that is whatever power you have, needs to be brought to bear on whatever … Read More

Stories about the Master

Of course, my memories of him are only the last years of his life, whereas I heard many stories about him from early, early on. And they also were thrilling stories- how he would come on the lecture platform, full of energy! He would demand that his audiences greet him! Rise to his level of energy! He didn’t want any … Read More

Overcoming a Problem Through Superconscious Solution

Look for the positive solution Let us remember that even in the worst of situations, if we try to look for the positive solution that will actually work – which will be good for us and good for maybe another person or the whole situation we can find these things unfolding because we’ve invited in a higher consciousness. We’ve invited … Read More

How Meditation Changed My Life

Meditation and Kriya Yoga helped me to find a purpose and fulfillment in my life when I had come to the point where I thought no such thing was possible. I grew up in San Jose, California during the 60’s and 70’s. Most of my life I was seeking happiness outside myself in things and situations found in the world. … Read More

Sri Yukteswar and Yogananda

Surrender, When You’re Trying Too Hard

Recently I was meditating and not doing a very good job of it. My mind was wandering, and no matter how often I tried to bring it back into focus, it quickly resumed its wanderings. Plus my body was, shall I say, “not interested” in sitting still. After quite a long time of frustrating reminders, I gave up trying and … Read More