Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone, and having but one desire — for His constant presence in the temple of your consciousness — that is the way to live in this world.
Each of the topics below will bring you short but powerfully inspiring thoughts from the talks and writings of Paramahansa Yogananda and his close disciples. Many of the most frequently asked general questions about spiritual living are addressed in this section.
Along with practical counsel about each subject, be sure to take advantage of the affirmations provided in each section. You can practice these right now to begin your personal journey toward experiencing happiness, healing, peace, and the other spiritual benefits discussed in each section.
In addition, each topic includes links to resources for more in-depth exploration as well as helpful suggestions for where to find more on that subject in the many books, recordings, and other items published by Self-Realization Fellowship.
Discover the true purpose and meaning of your life
The Purpose of Life
Cultivate a positive mental attitude from within.
Secrets of Lasting Happiness
Manifest your hopes and dreams through the power of thought.
Achieving True Success and Prosperity
Discover techniques of divine healing and well-being.
Health and Healing
Find true peace of mind in the complete absence of anger.
Pray with conviction to manifest noble desires.
Utilizing the Power of Prayer
Realize your highest potential by looking within.
Introspection: How to Realize Your Highest Potential
Learn how to cultivate generosity of heart.
Love is the universal power that unites all life.
Love: Human and Divine
Become what you wish to see in others and you will achieve complete understanding.
Creating Harmony in Our Relationships With Others
Listen to your inner guidance, cultivated in deep meditation.
Intuition: Insight of the Soul
Understand this ancient tradition — the highest expression of friendship.
The Role of a Guru in One’s Spiritual Search
Free yourself from unnecessary desires to lead a happier and more fulfilled life.
Taking Simplicity to Heart
Discover the feminine aspect of God.
Living in the Presence of the Mother Divine
Realize the divinity of your eternal soul.
How to Use Thoughts of Immortality to Awaken Your True Self
Relax and free yourself from worry by focusing your mind on the ever-present peace within.
Conquering Fear, Anxiety, and Worry
Anchor yourself in the consciousness of God’s ever-present divine protection.
Inner Security in an Uncertain World
Confront life's challenges with strength, spiritual understanding, and compassion for all.
Spiritual Light for these Challenging Times
Realize yourself as the indestructible soul.
Understanding Death and Loss
Enjoy heartwarming, God-inspired messages for holidays throughout the year.
Nurture a state of even-mindedness through meditation.