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The Ultimate State

by Swami Nirmalananda & Vidyadevi Stillman

November 2018 Teachings Article

Spiritual Upliftment #11

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In meditation, you are either “in” or “out”.  In deep meditation, you’re immersed within which is called samadhi.  You may even think you’d fallen asleep.  You see and hear nothing, absorbed in deep peace, growing more and more blissful.  Then you bob “out”. Your mind gets busy, revving the engine, read to go.  In the beginning, either you are meditating or you are enslaved by your mind.

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This is an article in a year-long series on “Spiritual Upliftment”, our theme for 2018, co-authored by Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati, Vidyadevi Stillman and Rukmini Abbruzzi.

For more info please visit www.svaroopa.org

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Breath & Beyond

June 2018 Teachings Article

Spiritual Upliftment #6

by Swami Nirmalananda & Rukmini Abbruzzi

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“Breath is life.  Expanding your breathing capacity increases your vitality, health and happiness.  Ujjayi Pranayama, the breathing practice taught at the beginning of every Svaroopa® yoga class, gives you all these benefits and more…”

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“Just Don’t”

Feb 2018 Teachings Article

Spiritual Upliftment #2

by Swami Nirmalananda & Rukmini Abbruzzi

“Svaroopa yoga propels you gloriously and easily into deep and profound inner experiences, even more tangibly when you receive Shaktipat.  Instead of athleticism, Svaroopa yoga specialises in the inner experiences of your own Self, which is the deepest level of your own existence…”

To read more, click here – 1802JustDont

This is an article in a year-long series on “Spiritual Upliftment” our theme for 2018, co-authored by Swami Nirmalanada Saraswati, Vidyadevi Stillman and Rukmini Abruzzi.

January 2018 Teachings Article:

Spiritual Upliftment #1

by Swami Nirmalananda & Vidyadevi Stillman

There are so many wonderful strategies for managing money, successful relationships, improving your health, etc.  You do these things to attain happiness by improving your life.  Yoga also improves your life and makes you happy, though yoga’s true goal is spiritual upliftment.  The ancient teachings speed you toward attaining the ultimate – the knowing of your own inherent Divinity.  Yoga calls this your “Self”.

Click to read more  1801 Self-Effort _ Grace

THIS IS AN ARTICLE IN A YEAR-LONG SERIES ON “SPIRITUAL UPLIFTMENT”,
OUR THEME FOR 2018,
CO-AUTHORED BY SWAMI NIRMALANANDA SARASWATI, VIDYADEVI STILLMAN & RUKMINI ABBRUZZI.

“The things that you nurture, protect and sustain will continue to be in your life and the things you don’t, wont.”

Swami Nirmalananda

Click here to read Sept contemplation article 0915 Maintenance & Destruction

THIS IS AN ARTICLE IN A YEAR-LONG SERIES ON “UNDERSTANDING YOGA – UNDERSTANDING LIFE,” OUR CONTEMPLATION THEME FOR 2015, CO-AUTHORED BY SWAMI NIRMALANANDA SARASWATI, VIDYADEVI STILLMAN AND RUKMINI ABBRUZZI. For more info please visit www.svaroopa.org

“The purpose of all yoga practices is to reveal your inherent Divinity, which you discover when you look deeply within.

This Self-discovery is called Self-Realization.”

Click here to read article 1508 Creativity & More.

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August 2015 Contemplation article by Swami Nirmalananda

Ease Your Body

“The yearning for your Self can come up at any time.
Svaroopa(R) Yoga is designed to cultivate your yearning as well as fulfill it.”

Click 1505_Lifes_Four_Stages to read full article.

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