lokesh

About Lokesh

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Lokesh has created 5 blog entries.

Devotion as a Habit

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Devotion, Spiritual Tips|

“The most important quality on the spiritual path is deep, selfless, heartfelt devotion and love for God.” “The power of habit is specially important in the spiritual path.” —Paramhansa Yogananda People usually think of habits as things that we do, rather than as thoughts and attitudes. But even our habitual actions have their origin in [...]

Abiding in the Inner Self- by Swami Kriyananda

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Spiritual Scriptures|Tags: , |

This is an excerpt from the book Demystifying Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras (Aphorisms) by Swami Kriyananda. Samadhi Pada (Book 1) Verses 1 – 3:  Then, (spiritually free), the sage abides (tranquilly) in his inner Self. Modern living leads us to confuse fulfillment with excitement. From excitement, however, ensues tension. And tension causes all happiness to [...]

The Secret of Happiness

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Happiness, Spiritual Tips|

Last year during my annual seclusion, I found my mind inexplicably seized by a poem—not a fully composed poem, but merely the first two lines, plus a strong urge to expand on them. I followed the urge, and by the end of my seclusion, the poem was a lively, light-hearted encapsulation of an important spiritual principle: [...]

15 Ways to Spiritualize Your Christmas Season

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Spiritual Tips|Tags: |

1) While you are shopping for gifts, pray for the person(s) to whom you are giving them and say the “Gratitude” affirmation: “I give thanks to the Giver behind each gift and to the one Giver behind all that I give [and receive.]” From Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda. 2) Save your gift tags [...]

The Power of Giving

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Inspiration|

Being in a positive, supportive environment helps you to relax, uplift your spirit and bring out the best in you. The question is how can we remain uplifted when we are not in a positive and supportive environment? When we have to deal with negative people? Here is a principle that I have used and [...]