Articles in the teachings category

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[May 8, 2013]

But you have to understand that just being able to meditate or having a vision is not everything. Also watch out for the changes that have occurred during the course of your life since you started the practices. Has your fear lessened? Has your anger lessened? . . .

satsang Q & A, teachings »

[May 8, 2013]

Devotee: I have a hard time motivating myself to practice simply using my mind and will power. It’s much easier when it comes from my heart, but I can’t force my heart to motivate. Do you have some words about the movement from the mind to the heart?

Shri Anandi Ma: Both are essential . . .

teachings, the Guru's talks »

[Apr 4, 2013]

Kundalini can be activated through any of the yoga practices, including mantra repetition, meditation and even hatha yoga. However, awakening the kundalini is one thing; taking it to the deeper levels is where meditation comes in..

satsang Q & A »

[Apr 2, 2013]

Who is not a householder in this world? Your mind should be pure. It is not necessary to renounce the world in order to have realization.

teachings, the Guru's talks »

[Feb 28, 2013]

“With practice and patience, it is definitely possible to gain complete control of the mind.” From a talk given by Shri Anandi Ma at a public program in CT.

satsang Q & A, teachings »

[Feb 27, 2013]

Devotee: How do I open more softly and practice surrender to resistance in meditation? Shri Anandi Ma: The resistance that you’re talking about is an aspect of your mind. You’re trying to analyze something, trying to grasp something that is not even in the hands of the analytical mind. As long as the mind is
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teachings, the Guru's talks, Video »

[Jan 29, 2013]

This talk was given by Shri Anandi Ma at the 2013 celebration of Dhyanyogiji’s Birthday, in Nikora, India.          

teachings, the Guru's talks »

[Jan 26, 2013]

“Today we are celebrating the 135th birth anniversary of our very precious and beloved guru. With every passing year, His divinity, His unique and exclusive states and energy continue to be an expanding experience of great value and benefit, and this limited and restricted mind is amazed at grasping all of that.”

satsang Q & A, teachings »

[Jan 24, 2013]

“When there is so much association that you say, ‘I am doing this,’ or ‘I am in control,’ and you are not acknowledging that you are simply an instrument for some higher force or higher energy working through you, that level of ego creates a block in your spiritual evolution.”

satsang Q & A, teachings »

[Dec 25, 2012]

“So when you are sitting at home on your asan doing your practices, repeating the Guru mantra or meditating, that is satsang. When you’re reading a book on spirituality or the life of a saint, or a scripture, you’re reminding yourself of the truth, and that is satsang. If you are listening to a recording of chants that is satsang as well.”