A foundational practice of all spiritual paths is to harness the mind in order to focus on Reality or Truth. The constant voice in your head is not you. The you that is YOU is not your mind.
Devotional love is highly personal and yet in a mysterious way the more we experience it in our meditations and in our hearts the more we experience it in our outer life.
Understanding the concept of the interconnectedness of the universe is for most of us a huge shift in perspective— the idea that we are intrinsically connected to everyone and everything
Learning to rise above negative emotional states – to be an observer – is a gift given us in spiritual teachings. Recognizing negative emotions are arising in the moment is foundational on the journey of self-mastery.
Walt Baptiste taught that we are sleeping spiritual giants. Once we step onto the spiritual path there are guideposts and practices to help us evolve and we begin to experience life in new and wondrous ways
In deep meditation, light is not something you achieve with the act of doing. Divine light comes to us when we are clear, open and ready to receive. However, the following concentration practice is helpful in sharpening your focus and heightening your awareness of an image within.
Do you remember the last time you were angry? Did the anger come on suddenly?
What was the trigger?
There is a world of difference between reacting to a given situation and responding to it.
We have no trouble loving friends. The challenge is to be able to have this sensitivity, openness, and kindheartedness towards strangers and towards the people we judge. Judging others is often limiting and can inhibit the light in yourself and in the other person.
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Whole Hearted: Applied Spirituality for Everyday Life by Swami Veda Bharati
This book is meant as a tool to make “your real life” an extension of spiritual life, so that life will be more productive and enjoyable. It begins by explaining what meditation is really for, then suggests some ways of dealing with other people in your life based on what you learn from your practice. It also addresses the emotional resistances we all have to following what is, essentially, very simple advice. Edited for today’s Western audience, this practical guide is full of wisdom for daily interactions, communication, and behaviors in our personal and professional life.