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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.

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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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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”.

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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 & RUKMINI ABBRUZZI.

“Human Condition, Human Capacity”

Oct 2017 Contemplation article by Swami Nirmalananda

Ease Your Body

“Your inherent nature is ever-blissful, all-knowing, unceasing joy.

You are Consciousness.

Unfortunately, your usual experience of yourself is more limited, even painful.

Why?

Because of the “root bindings” which Consciousness takes on in order become you. Called “kleshas,” this is another yogic map that reveals your own Divinity to you.

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THIS IS AN ARTICLE IN A YEAR-LONG SERIES ON “EXPLORING YOGA’S MULTIDIMENSIONALITY,” OUR THEME FOR 2017, COAUTHORED BY SWAMI NIRMALANANDA SARASWATI, VIDYADEVI STILLMAN & RUKMINI ABBRUZZI.

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ForeverYoung 

“It’s a movie title, also a song and an important goal for many people.  Yogis come by it naturally …

They’re shining with the light of Consciousness.”

 

Click to read ForeverYoung1308 contemplation article by Swami Nirmalananda & Rukmini

“Deeper than your body, deeper than your mind ~ who and what are you?

You find your answer by finding your Self, ‘svaroopa’, which is your Divine Essence.

Knowing your own Self is the purpose of Svaroopa® yoga … This is the speciality of Svaroopa yoga.”

 

Click here 1306-revelation to read more of the contemplation article by Swami Nirmalananda and Vidyadevi Stillman

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