Category Archives: Blog

The Science of Happiness (48 min)

There is a science to happiness and you could think of that as the whole yoga science but there are two really main functions of everything in yoga and I believe it’s also at the roots of all great spiritual traditions. It sounds a little odd or abstract, but there’s two things, it’s like two  …read more

Good Health (10.5 min)

“Good health is more than a state of not being ill. It is a radiant state of inner wellbeing. Physical illnesses may be cured by medicines. No medicine however can induce that state of boundless energy which comes when every cell in the body cooperates with the mind willingly, joyfully in all that it seeks  …read more

Enthusiasm (18 min)

The thing about enthusiasm is that it’s fun or it’s “funner”, but it’s magnetic. I think probably everybody here has either been themselves or already is, or knows people who are and have experienced people who are very enthusiastic about something that they do. So when when we’re around people who are enthusiastic about what  …read more

Humility (22 min)

Welcome to Meditation Unlimited/Yogananda Meditation Center. My name is Turiya and our topic tonight is Humility. In everything in spiritual teachings, there are always these opposing ideas that seem to be conflicts. The way I’ve experienced meditation personally is that I’m able to go deepest and become most relaxed when I’m absolutely alert and have  …read more

Willingness (14 min)

So the topic is willingness and what I want to say about that is just from my point of view, from my own self, so I’ll speak to me now. Lack of willingness comes from pessimistic, negative thought – “I don’t want to do it. I don’t want to work so hard. I don’t want  …read more

Self Control (7 min)

This is a book called Affirmations for Self-Healing. It’s written by Swami Kriyananda, who passed away a few years ago, my spiritual teacher. I’m just going to read a little of what he says about self-control. “If a lake is made to feed into too many streams, it will soon become drained. Similarly if a  …read more

Yoga Meditation & Willpower (18 min)

Here’s a link to the talk with Rep. John Lewis I mentioned in my talk. I hope you’ll take time to hear this too. I found it very inspiring and instructive. John Lewis, Love in Action There are many different approaches to meditation, but usually the ones that we practice involve a point of concentration  …read more