In the Bible (New Testament, Matthew 22:37), Jesus (Yeshua, in Hebrew and Aramaic) says that we must "love God with all of our heart, soul, and mind." Great, so how do we do this? According to great sages like Swami Sivananda and Swami Krishnananda, we meditate on the Sacred Syllable OM, which Sivananda calls "the … Continue reading OM Yoga and Matthew 22:37
Seasons Greetings Omyoga Blog followers, friends, subscribers, and visitors. I really appreciate your visit and hope the articles I write provide valuable spiritual content that perhaps you cannot find elsewhere. I write these from the heart and do my best to unify more than 50 years of living with years of practical experience in contemplation, … Continue reading Honoring the Universal Self
"OM is the Light of Lights. OM is the Highest Name of Brahman (God as Divine Spirit)." - Swami Sivananda, Meditation on OM
Happy Tuesday Om Yoga Blog Visitors, Subscribers, Followers, and Friends: Today's post is called OMG: Om, My Guru because I want to shed light on an important concept: spiritual authority. For me, OM is my authority. Swami Sivananda says that OM is the Word of God. This means that great beings like Krishna, Buddha, and … Continue reading OMG: Om, My Guru
Right now, my wife and I are watching the Netflix series called "The Tudors" which shows the life and trials of England's King Henry VIII, who lived in the 1500s. Perilous times indeed. King Henry was against the Catholic Church and so in order to forcibly move the belief system in England to his new … Continue reading Limited Self = Conflict
Today, I simply want to thank four souls for guiding me to the Blessed Omkar, the Blessed Name, Word and Presence of God: OM. These souls are Lord Krishna, Lord Buddha, Lord Sankara, and Lord Jesus (Yeshua). Thank you, Lord Krishna, for speaking what today is known as the Bhagavad Gita. Thank you, Lord Buddha, … Continue reading Thank You, Times Four
Another great teaching by His Holiness Swami Sivananda... OM is Sat (Truth). OM is Chit (Knowledge). OM is Ananda (Bliss). OM is Atman (Soul). OM is Brahman (Spirit). OM is a fortress - it is a place to shut out hate and malice. OM is a fortress - it is a place to shut in … Continue reading What is OM?