Spring 2015 Vol. 27 No. 1

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SPRING 2015 VOL. 27 NO. 1

LOC Back Issue Vol. 27 NO. 1 Coming to Stillness

SATSANG

2. COMING TO STILLNESS
BY SWAMI AMAR JYOTI. Everyone is seeking the same thing: peace and happiness, but only by stilling the mind do we actually achieve it. Three stages of awakening, according to Vedic science, lead from mental disturbance to Cosmic Consciousness.

FEATURES

10. KIND AWARENESS MEDITATION
BY NOAH LEVINE. Kindness and compassion allow us to respond wisely to the pain that is part of being.

14. FREEDOM FROM FIXED MIND: RELEASING BIAS AND PREJUDICE
BY PEMA CHÖDRÖN. Returning to a natural, unbiased state before our views, opinions and prejudices click in.

18. PROTECTING OUR SACRED SEEDS
BY DENA MERRIAM AND OTHERS. There are profound spiritual implications in what we are doing to Mother Earth’s seeds.

24. MINDFULNESS: GATEWAY TO BALANCE
BY JOEL LEVEY AND MICHELLE LEVEY. Global interest in mindfulness is a key indicator of the awakening of global consciousness.

30. FLOWER ESSENCES FOR PERFECT WELL-BEING
BY LILA DEVI. A simple form of energy medicine can help bring all parts of our being into harmonious alignment.

33. A MONK IN THE BEE HIVE
BY SKYE ANN LOUISE TAYLOR. We must listen to our bees—they are messengers from the Divine.

36. PROOF OF GOD IN THE NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
BY P.M.H. ATWATER, L.H.D. It’s time to listen to near-death experiencers and the compelling message they have to give about life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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40. PARAM PARA—ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH
BY SWAMI AMAR JYOTI. What is the difference between calmness and complacency? Purification leads us beyond karmas to meditation and spiritual ecstasy.

42. MENTAL MAKEUP
BY TERESA L. DECICCO, PH.D. The next step in spiritual evolution is to understand how our thoughts and feelings create physical reality.

50. LOVE
BY CHRIS ROE. The spirit alive / In all that is…

64. THE TEXTURE OF SOUL
BY J. IVY. To see without eyes is a gift / Our hearts become braille….

REVIEWS

46. Books, Books for Children, Audio, Spiritual Cinema

SEEKERS BAZAAR

51. Tools for Your Journey