Daily Inspiration 2018-06-18T08:35:43+00:00


Traffic Cop

“Meditation is not meant to eliminate thoughts. It teaches you how to direct the traffic!”



Be That Which You Are

The practice of Yoga Science is not a pill you swallow to eliminate pain or instantly gain something you want. The extent to which you work with this teaching is entirely up to you. If you are sincerely interested in becoming free from pain and bondage, and are willing ot transform your own fear, anger and self-centered desires into a loving, creative and uplifting force, your life will definitely become the magnificent symphony you and the world are waiting to hear.

The Bible says “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” But nowhere in the scriptures is there an instruction to knock only once. “Keep knocking; keep practicing,” the sages of Yoga Science would urge, and “the gates […]


Is the Tree Holding Me Captive, Or am I Holding on to the Tree?

One day during his teenage years, my meditation master, Swami Rama of the Himalyas asked his Guru Bengali Baba, to remove his youthful misunderstandings about the nature and power of maya. Wishing to teach by demonstration, Bengali Baba simply replied, “Tomorrow morning I will show you what maya is.”

So excited by the prospect that he would finally be able to remove the “golden disk” and see through the illusion of maya, the young student found himself unable to sleep or meditate that night. Early next morning, as the […]