Advice to an Aspirant about Meditation

You need not control the higher divine emotions. When you enter into deep meditation, you need not repeat the mantra. Allow the meditation to merge in samadhi. Swami Sivananda speaks a little more about meditation, and then other general topics, in this letter with advice to an aspirant.

For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.swami-sivananda.de .

Historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. To find out more about Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org . Copyright the Divine Life Society .

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Philosophy and Meditation of Om

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Swami Sivananda gives a short lecture on the philosophy and meditation of Om. Om is everything – the symbol of Brahman, the sacred mono-syllable to take you to immortality. All mantras begin with om. Historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. To find out more about Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org . Copyright the Divine Life Society .

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Who can practice Panchakarma

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What is Dream Yoga?

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The Ashram of Swami Bodhichitanandaji near Rishikesh

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What is Yoga Nidra? Nalini explains

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Message of the Bhagavad Gita – Harilal says it in a nut shell

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