Category Archives: Sadhana

Cultivating Japa as a Relationship

Cultivating Japa as a Relationship

harekrishna-mahamantraIn this interview, Prentiss Alter explains that japa (chanting or silent repetition of a mantra) essentially is a relationship. He explains four components of alignment that help guide the practitioner into relationship, communication and connection. That’s why, even for a … Full Story

Spiritual Diary: A Sadhana

Spiritual Diary: A Sadhana

What is a Spiritual Diary?

A spiritual diary is a record of your spiritual practice or sadhana. Generally, any spiritual, religious, or other activity that you do regularly can be recorded in a daily diary.

Here we will speak of … Full Story

What is Sadhana?

What is Sadhana?

Yogi Bhajan Sadhana “What is sadhana? It’s a committed prayer. It is something which you want to do, have to do, and which is being done by you. … Sadhana is self-enrichment. It is not something which is done to please somebody or … Full Story

Sadhana: Means to Spiritual Perfection

Sadhana: Means to Spiritual Perfection

By Swami Tejomayananda

When we want to achieve any goal, we must have a means or method for reaching that goal. This necessity of a “means” is true in the material as well as in the spiritual world. To reach … Full Story

Sadhana

Sadhana

sri_swami_sivanandaINTRODUCTION   By Sri Swami Sivananda

Sadhana is spiritual movement consciously systematized. Sadhana is the purpose for which we have come to this place.

Abhyasa and Sadhana are synonymous terms. The object of Sadhana is to release life from the limitations … Full Story

Spiritual Practices: Quotes from Amma

Spiritual Practices: Quotes from Amma

In the beginning stages, due to the power of the vasanas (habitual tendencies), it is difficult to fix the mind firmly in meditation. At that time, companionship with great souls is more beneficial. Satsang (spiritual company) can be a close … Full Story