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Mantras, Prayers – The Real Power Comes From the Heart

Mantras, Prayers – The Real Power Comes From the Heart

by Nischala Joy Devi. June 12, 2014. When expressed with great devotion, the sacred sound reveals our Divine nature. Yoga Sutra 1.28 The sacred sound must pluck the strings of our hearts in order to unite our entire being. Often, we are accustomed to repeating the same prayer, with our mind and heart engaged elsewhere. Then the prayer is only given lip service. The real grace comes when we are unified on all levels of our being. By faithful...

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A Meditation: Dissolving the Five Kleshas

A Meditation: Dissolving the Five Kleshas

by Nischala Joy Devi. August 7, 2013. In last week’s blog post, I talked a bit about the kleshas (the veils over the inner Light) and why dissolving them will bring us full awareness of that Light. Here is a guided mediation that can help dissolve those kleshas. Take your time with each of these steps and see where they take you. Find a comfortable position, either lying down on the floor or on your bed. Place your right hand on your...

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Dissolve the Veils Over Your Inner Light

Dissolve the Veils Over Your Inner Light

by Nischala Joy Devi. July 30, 2013. There are five veils, kleshas, that cover the light of the Divine Self, obscuring it from recognition. When we become aware of them, the veils dissolve one by one, and the Divine Light within is seen again. Dissolving the five kleshas, or veils, brings forth the radiance of the Divine Self. The five kleshas are: Avidya: innocence of our Divine nature Asmita: undue trust in the individual self Raga: excessive...

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