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03/26/2019 The Inner Cacophony

03/26/2019 The Inner Cacophony

March 26, 2019

Even if you have spent your life trying to quiet your mind by ineffective means, yoga’s practices will create an inner stillness. When you reach that stillness, you can delve inward more deeply. Gurudevi explains how to work with the three functions of mind.

03/24/19 The Highest Reality Hidden Within the Mantra

03/24/19 The Highest Reality Hidden Within the Mantra

March 24, 2019

Gurudevi explores how the practice of mantra uplifts and transforms your mind. Every time you repeat mantra, you name the highest reality, imprinting your mind with that reality, again and again.

03/19/2019 Coming & Going

03/19/2019 Coming & Going

March 19, 2019

Gurudevi takes us on a deep dive into yoga’s understanding of the mind. She explains that “Your mind keeps you running in circles, coming and going.” Yet yoga reveres the mind, recognizing that your mind is a contracted form of the highest — of Consciousness-Itself.

03/17/2019 You Misunderstand The Heart

03/17/2019 You Misunderstand The Heart

March 17, 2019

Yoga is about how you deal with life, not how you open your heart to other people. If you have a problem with the relationships in your life or the way things are going, then your problem is the way you’re looking at it from the inside. Yoga shows you how to obtain an inner opening to peace within and to an inner knowing.

03/15/2019 The Scintillating Power of Consciousness Within

03/15/2019 The Scintillating Power of Consciousness Within

March 15, 2019

You exist, and your existence matters. In fact, the energy that lies within you is the same energy that has brought this universe into being. In this satsang, Gurudevi emphasizes the power of Self-awareness and encourages you to “plug in” to your Self.

03/14/2019 Seeing the See-er & Being the Being the Be-er

03/14/2019 Seeing the See-er & Being the Being the Be-er

March 14, 2019

Gurudevi explains that all the different meditative traditions are different forms of the One Reality. In meditation, you turn your awareness within and realize that you are the One who is being the be-er and seeing the see-er.

03/12/2019  Namarupa

03/12/2019 Namarupa

March 12, 2019

This satsang explores the mystical power of language by focusing on Sanskrit, the language of yoga. “Namarupa” means that the name contains within it the essence or the experience that it describes.  Gurudevi discusses how to use these sacred words to find the experience they name within yourself.

03/06/2019 The Lord of the Mind - Shivaratri Retreat

03/06/2019 The Lord of the Mind - Shivaratri Retreat

March 6, 2019

This audio explores the nature of mind. Gurudevi explains that “Your mind is Consciousness mixed with the energy of life itself.” She contrasts the changing activities of mind with the changeless Self that is your own innermost Divine essence.

03/05/2019 The Veil Thins on Shivaratri

03/05/2019 The Veil Thins on Shivaratri

March 5, 2019

Shivaratri is an important Hindu festival that celebrates the “night of Shiva.” In this satsang, Gurudevi expounds on the symbology embedded in the dancing Shiva, Nataraja, who expresses the incredible power, beauty and majesty behind the manifestation of the universe.

Teachings Article - Elevate Your State

Teachings Article - Elevate Your State

March 1, 2019

March 2019 Teachings Article by Gurudevi Nirmalananda (read by Swami Samvidaananda)

For more articles and text, please visit https://svaroopa.org/teachings-articles .

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