by Paramhansa Yogananda: Plain living and high thinking are among the highest teachings of the masters of India. At the very start of a student’s training, plain living is emphasized.
Articles for Meditation
by Paramhansa: Find Your Goal Dear Reader, do not wander aimlessly, lost in the jungle of life, constantly bleeding your happiness with the thorns of new desires. You must find the goal of your life and the shortest road which leads you there.
by Paramhansa Yogananda: If one believes in the existence of a just God, then a belief in reincarnation can follow very readily, as the two beliefs are really dependent, one on the other.
by B.K.S. Iyengar: Patanjali, undoubtedly the greatest expounder of Yoga, lived sometime between 500 and 200 B.C. The life of Patanjali is an enigma to modern historians, and almost nothing is known about this great Master who epitomizes Yoga.
by Sherry Roberts: To perform the boat posture simply to get a flatter tummy is missing the boat, according to Patanjali.
by Vikepashahabhuvah: Patanjali is regarded as a divine incarnation of the serpent Anantha, who is revered as the ‘supporter of the whole universe’. He is the Adhisesha of Lord Mahavishnu.
Osho: Yoga is not a religion-remember that. Yoga is not Hindu, it is not Mohammedan. Yoga is a pure science just like mathematics, physics or chemistry. Physics is not Christian physics is not Buddhist. If Christians have discovered the laws of physics, then too physics is not Christian.
by Swami Krishnananda: It is difficult to believe that the implications of the teachings of Patanjali can be easily grasped even by the highest academic intellect, because it is nothing but intricate practice that is being taught in this system.
by Osho: Give the body abundant love, on getting which it becomes vibrant, alive. Its slumbering potentialities are awakened. But remember that neither the so-called debauchee nor the so-called abstainer loves the body in the real sense.
by Osho: It is difficult because you have not yet been able to find your own source of meditation. Being in my presence you need not meditate. Just being in my presence, a silence descends on you.