A Course in Yoga

By George Johnston - Thousands of years ago in ancient India the rishis (seers) sought to understand the mystery of life: the nature of the Reality that underlies the physical world. They developed practices to perceive spiritual light and energy—the loving intelligence and vibratory power of Spirit, which permeate every living thing.

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Waking Up on a May Morning

By Steve Sandner - Mid-May, waking up with gratitude at Song of the Morning Clear Light Community. I look out the window at my “rustic” (meaning, it needs work) front yard as it emerges in the slowly-increasing morning light. It’s almost all pine trees, though I look for and find a deciduous tree and see that buds and leaves are just now coming out.

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The Self and God

By George Johnston - The body and its experiences of ever-changing phenomena are not real: “The Self is Reality (tattva), the Self is permanent (nitya), the Self is virtue (guna), the Self is eternal (sasvata), the Self is stable (dhruva), the Self is peace (siva).” It is within us, but we are not aware of it.

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Concepts of Healing

By Yogacharya J Oliver Black - This Creative Energy is always wanting to work toward perfection. So we need to precipitate the Creative Energy in order to cause it to happen. Through the pattern of our desire, it moves in the directions and accomplishes that which we desire.

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