Comparing wide open space to a grove. Behold! Mohican State Park, Ohio, est. in 1949. Both are excellent for fixing the mind and curiously remind me of the Bhagavad Gita, when Lord Krishna says to Arjuna: “I promise you; you are dear to me” (Chap. 18, v. 65). The Bhagavad Gita. Translated by W.J Johnson.
The inner title page of this book quotes John 4:48: “Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.” This is fair warning. Autobiography of a Yogi includes some stories that seem like dream-fantasy, unbelievable, like maybe Yogananda’s hallucinated most of his life. But John 4:48 is like Picasso, saying, beautifully, “Everything you can… Continue reading Book Review: Autobiography of a Yogi
When I was sixteen I started meditating regularly and it forged my whole spirituality. I meditated for years and my thoughts were positive, experiences richer: all anxiety was wonderfully light. Then I started college and fell off, just when meditation was especially necessary. Now I can’t sit still for ten minutes. Where’s the college maturity?… Continue reading Cheers! to the “Calm” Meditation App