Author Archives: The Cosmic Mother

O Shyama, Thou Art Flying Kites

by Ramprasad Sen In the world’s busy market-place, O Shyama, Thou art flying kites; High up they soar on the wind of hope, held fast by maya’s string. Their frames are human skeletons, their sails of the three gunas made; … Continue reading

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You Haven’t Seen How Kali Is

by Ramprasad Sen Mind, you’re still not rid of your illusions; you haven’t seen how Kali is. You know the Mother manifests as the three worlds, but you seem not to know it, ______really. That Mother who adorns the world … Continue reading

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Ways of Approaching God

by Paramhansa Yogananda “There are two ways of approaching God in Nature. One is to separate the Lord from all His manifestations. ‘Neti, neti,’ is the saying in India: ‘Not this, not that.’ Something of that consciousness there must always … Continue reading

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“Why not worship the Infinite as your Divine Mother?”

“I have trouble visualizing God,” complained a student of religious New Thought. “I’ve imagined Him as Infinite Intelligence, as the I AM principle, as my God-Self within, as the Cosmic Ground of Being. It all seems so abstract! But your … Continue reading

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Who Is Divine Mother?

by Swami Kriyananda from Clarity Magazine Fall 2001 First of all, we need to understand that Divine Mother is not a separate thing or person, but is the feminine aspect of God. There’s really only one reality—the Infinite Consciousness that … Continue reading

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A Meeting with Master Mahasaya

A beautiful description of a meeting with Master Mahasaya (Mahendranath Gupta) by author Paul Brunton Continue reading

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An Exercise for the Rest of Your Life

by Swami Kriyananda from the Akash Course Modern man loves to experiment. I recommend this experiment in spiritual faith. To most people, God is conceived as a man or a woman. In India, He/She is thought of in many forms. God, however, … Continue reading

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She is the source of your well-being

by Paramhansa Yogananda Yes, She is the source of your well-being, because you are here only for a little while. Everything you experience is temporary. Only the association with God is permanent and forever; and, since this is so, you … Continue reading

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My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, by Swami Kriyananda, part 2

My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, February, 1959, part 2 by Swami Kriyananda originally published in Ananda Varta, October 1983 (part 1) Thursday, February 12, 1959 Daya Ma and the others had been planning to visit the Mother on Friday, … Continue reading

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My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, by Swami Kriyananda, part 1

My First Meetings with Anandamayi Ma, February, 1959 by Swami Kriyananda originally published in Ananda Varta, October 1983 The following is based on a long letter I wrote — but never completed — to the SRF monks in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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