Current Issue: Fall 2014
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by Swami Kriyananda

I want to do more than urge you to make inner peace your priority. I want to show you how, by preserving that peace, you will succeed better at whatever you do than if you were always on the job.

by Paramhansa Yogananda

The devotee who tries to meditate will be hindered, not only by new distractions, but also by strong habits of the body such as restlessness, procrastination, material desires, selfishness, and moods.

An Interview with Peter Van Houten, M.D.

Scientific research shows that meditation, by improving our body’s handling of stress, not only slows the aging process but, in some instances, reverses it. We now have a readily available way of measuring the effect of meditation on the aging process.

by Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi

Is it possible to love everyone? The more we feel God’s presence, the more impossible it becomes not to love everyone.

Wisdom in a Nutshell
Stories of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda

by Warren Chester

According to Pentecostals, yogis like Swami Kriyananda were going to Hell. But all my prayers brought nothing. Kriyananda produced.

SwamiLeft
by Swami Kriyananda

Yogananda said inwardly to himself, “Satan! How often has he tried to win me. This time it was with the offer of social prestige!”

MasterRight
by Marlon (Rajananda) McConner

I shouted out in a voice foreign even to me; it resonated down to the depths of my soul, “God, Christ Jesus, I DID NOT COME TO INDIA TO DIE!”

by Vijay Fontaine

Although the trail to the bus was very slippery with rivulets of water running down the hill, the boy was effortlessly climbing upward. It was almost as though he was flying up the rocky slope.

by Nayaswami Prakash

Even as Asha never wavers in showing the heroism required of the spiritual seeker, so also does she show her profound faith that God Himself is always there, reaching down to lift up that seeker, to help him or her through whatever comes.