Celebrations, The Teachings of Jesus

The Message of Easter

The Message of Easter “…hope for the highest and the best, for, as a child of God, nothing is too good for you. Keep on hoping. Move in that light until you travel through pathways of incarnations to your luminous home in God. Hope is born out of the intuitive consciousness in the Soul that sometime or other we shall … Read More

Discipleship, The Teachings of Jesus

From Prodigal to Pilgrim

If you, thinking of God, take one step towards Him, in response, He, who is more kind than a mother, thinking of you, takes nine steps—such a long distance—and accepts you. So great is His grace. (Ramana Maharishi) Yogananda’s encounter with Ramana Maharishi, whom he named “the enlightened Rishi of South India,” highlights the universal power hidden behind Jesus’s parable … Read More

The Teachings of Jesus

Christ Consciousness:
The Light of Hope

When the Bible refers to Jesus, it talks about “Jesus, Son of man”, which Yogananda said is the little human body in which the vast Christ Consciousness (Jesus, Son of God) was born. Yogananda often referred to the incarnation of Jesus as “Christ Intelligence”, “Christ Omnipresence” and “Christ Consciousness”. He wanted (and wants) us to focus during the Christmas season, … Read More

The Teachings of Jesus

If Thine Eye Be… Lost in Translation

“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!” These two verses in Matthew (6:22-23), echoed and expanded … Read More