“You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God's creative principle works in you.”
“Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment.”
“forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! control the present! Live supremely well now! This is the way of the wise...”
“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.”
“The body is literally manufactured and sustained by mind.”
“To work with God's happiness bubbling in the soul is to carry a portable paradise within you wherever you go.”
This is the first volume of the Ananda Course in Self-Realization. As the course foundation it includes clear, step-by-step instruction in the breath/mind connection, concentration, meditation, the Hong-Sau technique, and Yogananda’s Energisation Exercises.
A complete, practical training program in yoga, meditation, the fundamentals of the spiritual path, health and vitality, and affi rmations. This course offers techniques in the path of Kriya Yoga including:
• Yogananda’s Hong-Sau technique of concentration
• Simple “do-able” suggestions of how to sit comfortably for meditation
• How to still the restless mind
• How to take experiences of peace and joy into daily life
• Experience the importance of the breath/mind connection and the power of the focused mind
• And learn Paramhansa Yogananda’s Energization Exercises, a unique system of exercises for controlling and increasing your energy level and overcoming fatigue.