Articles in the Swami Kriyananda Category
An Exercise for Every Day of the Week
Book Review: In Divine Friendship,
Letters of Counsel and Reflection from Swami Kriyananda
In Divine Friendship is a book to read slowly and meditatively. For of course these letters are addressed not only to individual seekers, asking help with individual questions and tests, but universally to all sincere seekers in need of answers to their deeper concerns. We who read Kriyananda’s letters, if we read humbly and receptively, can find answers to our own unasked questions, or can bring our deeper concerns into the light, and in doing so, strengthen our …
If we want to find God, it is important that we strive to look at everything differently from how we are accustomed to doing.
The secret for bringing peace on earth is to remember that whatever peace you bring must begin on that little piece of earth where you live.
That is what teaching should mean—not telling people what they should do or know, but offering the fruits of one’s own living in the humble hope that what one says will in some way prove useful in their lives.
A true guru is not a man, merely, but an egoless channel for the Divine. His human body and personality are the most superficial things about him.
The essential attitude for correct meditation is one of listening. The mind must be kept receptive.