From swimming pools of interior silence I sip the glowing waters of Thy peace.
–Affirmations for Self-Therapeutic by Swami Kriyananda
Paramhansa Yogananda wrote, “A yogi whose thoughts is sort of a rippleless lake, free from the waves of short-term psychological elation, unhappiness, or emotional disturbances—resulting from loss or achieve, victory or failure—finds inside himself the unruffled clear reflection of the Spirit.”
We expertise peace of thoughts when our ideas are nonetheless. Psalm 46:10 says, “Be nonetheless, and know that I’m God.” Meditation is the car that retains our consideration within the second, as a result of we can not change the previous, and the longer term by no means arrives! If we will maintain our consideration absolutely within the “now” we expertise a chic stillness—when time ceases to exist! We’re in a position to hearken to others with open hearts, with out concern, with out ego interference. Nothing can shake our interior peace.
To maintain interior peace, settle for with gratitude no matter life presents you. The whole lot comes from God, and each problem, each setback, each blessing is a present to our soul.
“If you wish to dwell in peace and concord, affirm divine calmness and peace, and ship solely ideas of affection and goodwill.” —Paramhansa Yogananda
In divine friendship,
Nayaswami Pushpa for Thanks, God!
Beginning Could 12 – Ananda Course in Meditation (On-line)
Via the observe of Paramhansa Yogananda’s scientific strategies of meditation, expertise peace of thoughts that’s unconditioned by life’s circumstances.
Nayaswami Diksha gives a 16-minute guided meditation, together with a extremely efficient method—dropped at the West by Yogananda—that can assist you attain better focus and peace. Diksha is a very long time meditator and is co-director of the Ananda Meditation Trainer Coaching program at The Increasing Gentle Retreat.
The Silent Minute
The Silent Minute was born from a dialog between two troopers on the eve of a battle within the mountains round Jerusalem within the First World Battle. One knew he wouldn’t survive the struggle and prophesied the approaching of a good better battle that will be fought out in each continent, ocean and air. He urged his comrade to offer a chance for him, and thousands and thousands like him, to help from the “different aspect.”
He stated: “Lend us a second… every day and thru your Silence give us a chance. The ability of Silence is larger than you understand.”
The Silent Minute was instituted by his comrade, Main Tudor-Pole O.B.E, through the London Blitz in 1940 as a second to enter into Silence and, to offer a portal for cooperation with an “unseen however mighty military” within the delicate realms.The Silent Minute known as upon all residents of the British Commonwealth nations and territories on land, sea and air to unite in thought—regardless of philosophy or faith—in a Silent Prayer for Freedom and Peace.
Each night time on BBC radio, at one minute earlier than the hour, the bells of Large Ben signaled the Silent Minute to start at 9 pm. Tudor-Pole knew that if sufficient individuals joined on this gesture of devoted intent, the tide would flip and the invasion of England can be diverted. Certainly, its success in bringing peace was acknowledged after the struggle by a excessive rating German Officer who was quoted as saying:
“…[Y]ou had a secret weapon for which we may discover no counter measure and which we didn’t perceive, however it was very highly effective. It was related to the hanging of the Large Ben every night. I imagine you known as it the “Silent Minute.”