Swami Muktananda

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…