Self-Realization Magazine Winter 2013
A Magazine Devoted to Healing of Body, Mind, and Soul
Magazine with CD
IN THE LIVING PRESENCE: Cultivating the Consciousness of God’s Nearness
“God is not remote from His creation; He is always with us….The whole universe trembles with His presence.”
THE INTERIOR LIFE
Sri Mrinalini Mata
The foundation of inner divine communion is built permanently and sublimely with our own effort.
The interior life means an anchoring in God, which is the very basis as well as the sum total of what the devotee is seeking.”
NEW YEAR’S EVE INSPIRATION
“With renascent spirit, let us enter these gorgeous gates into the welcoming light of pristine opportunity, leaving the dark past behind.”
SRF 2013 WORLD CONVOCATION
A photo report of the annual event, with excerpts from
one of the evening talks
THE FOUR ASHRAMAS: A Spiritual Life-Plan for Success and Fulfillment — Part II
Exploring the final two stages of ancient vedic life—Vanaprastha and Sannyasa—and how they might be practically applied today
INDIA’S FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS STRENGTHENS EAST-WEST BOND
Diwali is celebrated for the first time by the United States Congress, as well as at the Massachusetts State House.
NIGHTLY LESSONS IN YOUR TRUE ESSENTIAL NATURE: How Proper Sleep Contributes to Health, Success, and Longevity
Sunil Arora, M.D.
A sleep expert harmonizes ancient yogic insights with modern science and suggests practical methods for improving our sleep quality.
Featured CD recording for this issue:
SPIRITUAL HAPPINESS: Tapping into the Soul's storehouse of Love, Peace, and Joy
A talk given at the 2013 Self-Realization Fellowship World Convocation, Los Angeles
Directory of Temples, Centers, and Meditation Groups, Index