Dada Vedaprajinananda continues his series of podcasts on the ethical fundamentals of yoga, turning his attention to Aparigraha, non accumulation of unnecessary physical objects.
Dada Vedaprajinananda continues with his explanation of the parts of Yama and Niyama, the ethical principles of yoga. In this episode Dada looks at Brahmacarya, the practice of remaining connected with the Supreme Consciousness during daily life.
Dada Vedaprajinananda continues his series of podcasts on the ethical fundamentals of yoga. Today’s discussion is on Asteya, non-stealing.
Yoga is based on ethical principles known as Yama and Niyama. Yama comprises areas of conduct which are concerned with our relations to others around us. By following Yama we can live harmoniously with those around us. There are five parts to Yama, and the second part is known as Satya which is the subject of this podcast.
The foundation of yogic spiritual practice is morality, and the first item in yoga’s guide to human conduct is to refrain from inflicting harm on others. Dada Vedaprajinananda discusses the implications of this principle in a 15 minute podcast.
Dada Vedaprajinananda talks about the diet that is followed by yogis and other spiritual practitioners. The sentient vegetarian diet is based on yoga’s understanding of the fundamental vibrations of nature and how this affects food. The main idea of the sentient vegetarian diet is to choose food that is good for the mind as well as the body.
Dada Vedaprajinananda talks about the role of obstacles in spiritual and mundane life. Dada explains why obstacles should be seen as friends and not foes and as milestones on the path to excellence.
Dada Vedaprajinananda starts off the podcast reading from Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s discourse “Move On, Move On (published in Ananda Vacanamrtam, Part 4), and then goes on to explain that we need to imbibe the quality of dynamism in personal life and in society too.
Dada Vedaprajinananda reads from Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s discourse and addresses the problem of how to choose the right thing to do when you have contradictory information given to you in the scriptures of the world’s religions and in the diverse opinions of many “experts.”
Dada Vedaprajinananda reads a passage from the writings of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti and then comments on the secret ingredient for spiritual success: love for the Supreme One.