Happy Saturday Omyoga blog followers and visitors! I hope you had a nice work-week and a restful weekend today and tomorrow. Today, I was reflecting on the blessed words of the late and great Kriya Yoga Master Paramahansa Yogananda, who said, "We all seek human love. However, what we really seek is God's love that … Continue reading Human Love, Divine Love
"AUM (OM) is the original sound-form of the religious/spiritual word, Amen." - Swami Sri Yukteswar, Kriya Yoga Master, Guru of Paramahansa Yogananda, Author of "The Holy Science." Namaste /|\ Click here to learn more about OM meditation. Click here to learn more about The Holy Science.
Over the years, I have chatted with many swamis, lamas, and spiritual leaders. One reflective comment that I have kept over the years is that "Om really means One." So, when we hear the popular saying "God is One" this then brings to mind that "God is Om" also. In other words, the very idea … Continue reading Om Means One
The Sacred Syllable OM, says Paramahansa Ramakrishna, honors truth in all ways - with form, without form, beyond form, before and after form. So, with that said, OM honors all avatars who are full incarnations of God, or Divine Spirit, in all ways, and that means OM honors all that each avatar has done for … Continue reading OM Honors All Avatars
Happy Tuesday Omyoga blog followers and visitors - I hope your week is off to a good start. There is a famous teaching by the Vietnamese Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh which says this: "No mud, then no lotus flowers." We all want to enjoy the beauty and presence of a lotus flower on … Continue reading No Mud, Then No Lotus Flower
Happy Sunday Omyoga Blog Followers and Visitors. Today, I put forth the simple question - Is there an actual Stairway To Heaven? According to my research and the testimony of the yogi-saints, Yes, there is. It is the Sacred Syllable OM. In his book "The Holy Science", Swami Sri Yukteswar (Guru of Paramahansa Yogananda) writes … Continue reading OM: Stairway To Heaven
Omyoga blog friends, followers, and visitors - I have entitled this post "RIO - Refuge in Om" because this is a high and very beneficial truth. There are three realms that we are part of - at any given moment - body, mind and spirit. The body is an external shell (the gross body, if … Continue reading RIO: Refuge In Om