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Register for Zoom Satsang with Swami Nirmalananda on April 1st
We’d like to invite you to a one-hour Zoom satsang with Swami Nirmalananda Giri (Abbot George) on Saturday April 1st at 12:00 noon E.T. For one hour Swamiji will be available to answer your questions and discuss the spiritual topics you’re interested in.
Part 2 of “What If?”
This is Part 2 of a guest article by Paul van Oyen of the Netherlands, who has done extensive research into the sojourn of Jesus in India. The full text of “What If” can be found here. The message of Jesus Christ was to alleviate the suffering of the people and to teach them to focus on the transcendental reality of
What If?…The Implications of Jesus’ Time in India
This is Part 1 of a guest article by Paul van Oyen of the Netherlands, who has done extensive research into the sojourn of Jesus in India. The full text of “What If” can be found here. The significance of Jesus’ studies in India and Tibet for us today If we take Jesus’ sojourn in India and Tibet as a conceivable
New Content: Text of the Aquarian Gospel
We will continue to add content to OCOY.org, and have recently added the complete text of the Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ by Levi Dowling. What is the Aquarian Gospel? Here is the beginning of Abbot George Burke’s Introduction to the Aquarian Gospel: In 1908 a book appeared on the shelves of American bookstores that was destined to garner
19 Exceptional Web Resources for Spiritually Minded People
An essential part of spirituality is conscious growth and evolution. And an important aspect of growth is the willingness, even a thirst, for learning: what works, what doesn’t work; what helps and what hinders our spiritual life. We can learn from the wise, who have cut paths through the dense forest of ignorance, or who have successfully followed those paths,
Holy Mother, Sri Ramakrishna and Mahendranath Gupta (“M”) about Renunciation
We have often collected the sayings of the wise here at Atma Jyoti Ashram, so that we can benefit from their frequent study. Here are a few quotes about renunciation from Holy Mother, Sri Ramakrishna and Mahendranath Gupta (“M”). Holy Mother Sarada Devi: Whether a man calls on God or not, if he does not marry he is already half
How to Develop Intuition
An article by Paramhansa Yogananda from the October 1939 Inner Culture Magazine Intuition is that directly perceiving faculty of the soul which at once knows the truth about anything. Unless you have the power of intuition, you cannot possibly know Truth. It is the knowing power of the soul without the help of the senses or the mind. Intuition can
This Month's Features
Yogis Who Saw Jesus
The day our Original Christianity and Original Yoga website was launched we received an irate communication from one of those Western “Hindus” that believe they are more truly Hindu if they hate other religions–especially Christianity–and deny that Jesus ever existed. Here is our answer:
The Many Advantages of Vegetarianism
You can indeed reap a lot of benefits by being a vegetarian and people have become more aware of the health benefits of being a vegetarian. Animal rights issues is only one of the reasons why people decide to go on a vegetarian diet. People are beginning to care more about the environment. However, the main reason why people go on vegetarian diet is because of health benefits.
Seeing the One in All
In response to our recent blog posting about the reality of Jesus in the experience of India’s great yogis, we received a most heartening letter from India. I want to share parts of it with you and my reflections on it for I feel it presents the most authentic perspective on these matters.
7 Steps to Misuse Your Power of Thought
Thought is power–magnetic power, particularly. That is, thought can draw or repel whatever is thought about, depending upon the polarity of the individual mind. Many times we see that people bring to themselves the things they continually think about, but we also see that thinking about something can repel it from the person.