Swami Muktananda

Asana – seeking your posture in life

Asana – seeking your posture in life Transcribed Satsang with Prabhuji from July 17, 2010 Hatha yoga is perhaps the most ancient psycho-physiological system ...

Your presence

Every time that murky clouds darken my sky My hopes lay in Your Presence...

Seek me

Seek me in the flowers’ scent, in the breeze’ whisper Seek me in the mountain’s serenity at twilight...

Before the Silance

I bow and pray before the silence Which takes mastery over our hearts...

Four vessels full of water

Four vessels full of water, under the sun… The same sun, because there are not four, not even two…

Handicapped

Dear Prabhuji, I would like to know your opinion about people who were born disabled? You are probably asking yourself the reason for my question….well, I have a daughter who was born disabled. I am always asking myself “why”… I don’t accept it.

Transcending Happiness

We think we are looking for bliss. However, the only thing we are doing is fleeing from suffering, though seems to us that this flight is the pursuit of happiness…

Pleasure and Suffering

If you have just finished your dinner, then a plate of rice with samosas would become a cause for suffering. However, for a hungry person it would be a reason for pleasure...

Purna Yoga

The human being is a walk, a process from and towards the divine, a voyage of return to a place never abandoned...

We create our own misery

It is our seeking to escape from suffering, and our searching for reasons to be happy, which creates misery… We are unhappy because we are yearning for something, but when we obtain it...

What is Life?

Do not try to confine life to a dictionary definition… Any attempt to define it will be futile, just as any effort to confine its meaning to a doctrine or a philosophy will be fruitless…

Pranayama

Pranayama By Prabhuji The term prāṇāyāma is composed of the Sanskrit word prāṇa, referring to “life energy”– although   etymologically it means “to breathe...

The powerful mantra

The powerful mantra     A yogi with long hair and a beard lived in a forest in a small hamlet at the bank of a river. He was given food by a simple girl who had...

The miracle

The miracle The pilgrim approached a sadhu who was resting on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar, and told him:—“I heard that you are an enlightened saint...

The King’s Finger

The King’s FingerA long time ago, in the south of the Himalayas, the great Maharaja of those lands received a visit from an ambassador from the kingdom of North...

The Inn

The Inn A wise sadhu enjoyed great respect throughout the entire kingdom.  Therefore, none of the guards dared to stop him when he entered the palace. Reco...

The falcon who did not want to fly

The falcon who did not want to fly A king received a fine gift of two precious falcons.  The monarch delivered both creatures to a falconry to be trained. .Afte...

The dream

The dream The disciple approached a saintly yogi who was completely awakened, to inquire about some aspects of enlightenment and about those who have been ...

The cup of water

The cup of water On the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh, a class on jñana-yoga was taking place.   The master was explaining that the essence of every one...