A skilled yogi blossoms even while living in the three gunas, just as a lotus flower blossoms in muddy waters.

 That there is only one God is not true. I am the flower. I am the colour. I am the fragrance. I am the stem. I am the leaf. I am the thorn. I am the ladybug. I am you. I am it. I am not one. I am as...

[caption id="attachment_19585" align="alignnone" width="1920"]  Hanuman was a very brave, powerful, and devout devotee of Lord Rama. He belonged to a tribe in which people had many monkeys-like traits such as : curious, funny, fast, sharp, smart, and ability to jump and climb high etc.  That's why, symbolically, He is shown...

[caption id="attachment_18421" align="alignnone" width="1920"] All bathe in God's love, but one who acknowledges it shines among all. [/caption] [caption id="attachment_18433" align="aligncenter" width="452"]  In Master's presence you can experience God's love and protection.  Being with Master is being with God.[/caption] That whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.  John 3:16 That 'Him'...

These are some of my yogi friends in India. We had so much fun together. Having fun makes the journey shorter and enjoyable. We need to be sincere on the path, and not serious. A serious mind is more active. It judges more and holds more concepts.  Some sharing : "Just after...

Pratyahara;  (Taking the senses inward) Pratyahara is the the 5th limb of 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, which is explained in Patanjali Yoga Sutras. Lord Krishna also mentions Ashtanga Yoga in Bhagvad Gita but gives no explanation, and neither does Arjuna asks about it, suggesting that Ashtanga Yoga was well known...

Read my post 'Neither Disturb nor Get Disturbed' again. Practice this wisdom of Bhagvad Gita again and again. It is the foundation for bringing stillness in the mind. Without it, 'Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha" remains only a concept. Your mind is your living room You live in your mind 24 hours a...