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Paramahansa Yogananda

5 Steps to Self Mastery for Success and Happiness

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

We can infer then that happiness is enabled by an ability to create at will what we need, mentally, emotionally and materially. Although this sounds like a hybrid of the Law of Attraction and great portfolio management, to measure success in this way is really determined by our levels of willpower and self-control, which when combined lead us to self-mastery.

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff Koboldt

I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.

Why Spirituality Matters More than Ever

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

In troubled times, when the world seems to be on fire, people think about God and the religion they were raised in -- a source of solace and hope matt...

The Best Yoga Film of 2014: Get a Sneak Peak Here

Shannon Sexton | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Sexton

(photo credit: Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles, California) Yogis, meditators, and spiritual seekers, make a movie date. Awake: The Life of...

Sasha Bronner

This Hidden Oasis Offers Spiritual Peace In The Heart Of America's Most Notoriously Superficial City | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

There is a hidden lake tucked away in the middle of a swanky Los Angeles neighborhood, but it's unknown even to the vast majority of native Angelenos....

Daily Meditation: Marching On

Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Celebrating Swami Vivekananda's 150th

Philip Goldberg | Posted 03.14.2013 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

Against all odds, the swami became an instant sensation, not as some carnival attraction but as a fresh, erudite voice that spoke with authority, in impeccable English, about his own tradition, religious harmony and the universal truths at the unseen depths of all religions.

Celebrating Ravi Shankar's Spiritual Legacy

Philip Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

The powerful mix of music, friendship, collaboration, and spiritual transformation constitutes a unique legacy. In celebrating the remarkable life of Pandit Ravi Shankar, it should be appreciated as much as his astonishing virtuosity.

The Yogi Of The Autobiography: A Tribute To Yogananda

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.07.2012 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

An iconic memoir would be legacy enough for any spiritual leader, but Yogananda's contribution far exceeded that book. He was rightly called by the Los Angeles Times "the 20th century's first superstar guru."

Three Gurus Who Changed the Face of Spirituality in the West

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

In researching the 200-year transmission of India's spiritual teachings to the West, I found that three gurus stood out for their immense impact on public awareness, and as it happens they all have birthdays around now.

Sri Daya Mata: A Neighbor's Reflection

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

"When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt," someone wise once said. It seems an apt description of the life of Sri Daya Mata, who led the Self Realization Fellowship for the past 55 years.