Jim Ballard

East and West United in Service and Sadhana During SRF’s 24-Hour Meditation

The dates of June 20-21, 2020 marked a historic event for SRF/YSS: it was the first time the society had conducted an online event of such length and magnitude. The remarkable 24-hour online meditation, led entirely by monastics, united SRF and YSS as never before. It also symbolized one of the ways in which Yogananda …

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Online Meditation

Guru Seva and Sadhana

Life should be chiefly service. Without that ideal, the intelligencethat God has given you is not reaching out toward its goal. When inservice you forget the little self, you will feel the big Self of Spirit. – Paramahansa Yogananda Again and again the Master has told us that the purpose of life is to find …

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Monastic-led Online Meditations

An inspiring feature of Self-Realization magazine is “Letters to Self-Realization Fellowship”, in which devotees share the transforming blessings brought to their lives by the Master’s touch. Some speak of the benefits of the SRF Lessons, others of the Guru’s books or the Self-Realization magazine, or of attendance at retreats or Convocations. And some writers from …

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Monastic Led Meditation Online