12th Anniversary Memorial Satsang of the Maha Samadhi of Sri Gurudev – August 16, 2014
Satsang – Speaker TBA – August 30, 2014
Satsang with Swami Hamsananda – August 23, 2014
Satsang with Sri Vasudeva – Sept 13, 2014 speaking on “Experience the Power of Mantra”
Satsang with Swami Gurucharanananda, Swami Priyaananda, Dr. McLanahan, Rev. Saraswati Neumann- September 20, 2014 speaking on a “Women of Widsom” panel
For example, if there is a dark room, and if you don’t want the darkness you cannot beat the darkness out. The easiest way to get rid of the darkness is to just bring a light inside. Bring in the opposite. If there is hatred, sow a little love there. Then that will slowly dispel the hatred.
But what about the children? They also need to learn how to find inner peace and security within their own hearts that is not dependent on people, places or situations.
You shouldn’t force the mind up to any level, but at the same time don’t give it too much rope either. It’s kind of a middle path. Be firm and at the same time gentle.
Being with Maharaj-ji was like being an actor in a play, an actor who’s forgotten that he’s in a play. But the play was written by a realized Being–a fully awake, conscious writer–who was also pretending to be merely another actor in the play. Everything that he wrote was designed to wake us up and lead us to the same realization, freedom, and love.
Yoga Nidra is the ultimate power nap and deliberate “timeout.” Just 35 minutes of intentional Yoga Nidra practice is equivalent to the refreshing rejuvenation found in four hours of deep sleep.