Articles in the Spiritual Practices Category
Sri Yukteswar described those obstacles that prevent us from uncovering the heart’s natural love as the “meannesses of the heart.” There are eight such obstacles.
The essential attitude for correct meditation is one of listening. The mind must be kept receptive.
The smooth, black stone in the Badrinath temple has upon it, in relief, an image of a yogi sitting in meditation pose. The image looks strikingly similar to the drawing of Mahavatar Babaji — in our Kriya Yoga tradition, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. It is said that the stone is not carved and that the image on it occurred naturally.