The Pure Crystal of Your True Self

by Nischala Joy Devi.June 11, 2013. A great and mighty queen once granted an audience to a man who immediately began to ridicule the queen's way of governing the country. After a polite amount of time, she began to speak, interrupting his rant. "How would you react,"...

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Comb Your Energy Daily!

by Nischala Joy Devi. June 5, 2013. Taking a deep breath is like combing the energy all around us. When we first awaken in the morning and go to the mirror, our hair may be sticking out in all directions. We all learned early in life to take a comb or brush and smooth...

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Can We Heal Ourselves?

by Nischala Joy Devi.May 28, 2013. We often hear the phrase "You can heal yourself." But, what happens when the person tries everything but doesn't get well? Then she or he feels guilty, feels a failure in some way. Another common statement is that we cause our own...

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Balancing Universal Energy, the Gunas

by Nischala Joy Devi. May 22, 2013. As the universal energy flows into our physical, emotional and intellectual bodies, it divides into the three gunas. Guna is a Sanskrit word that means attributes of nature. Each chakra has these three attributes of nature within...

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Bring Positive Power to Your Affirmations

by Nischala Joy Devi.May 15, 2013. Our words and verbal expressions are powerful imagery. Affirmations have become a well-known way to inspire us to positive imagery. There is an ancient yogic technique called Pratipaksha Bhavana that simply means, "to cultivate the...

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The Power of Imagery

by Nischala Joy Devi.May 7, 2013. Imagery, our inner guidance, allows us to create and experience. It is the language of the mind. The mind speaks in images and then translates those images into words. When we listen to words or concepts, we interpret them in ways we...

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Balancing the Chakras

by Nischala Joy Devi. April 30, 2013. When you experience something like a wedding or take another uplifting, joyous, major step in your life it brings your awareness into the higher chakras. When you experience something that's focused on a higher chakra, when you're...

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Bhakti: The Heartfelt Path

by Nischala Joy Devi.April 23, 2013. One of the sweetest yoga practices is Bhakti Yoga—the yoga of devotion, the yoga of love. Unlike many of the practices that tend toward precise instructions, there is no right or wrong way to love. Each one of us, in our own way,...

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Let Compassion Take The Driver’s Seat

by Nischala Joy Devi.April 16, 2013. The word "compassion" is such a beautiful word; soft and gentle, it is comprised of two parts: com, meaning "with," and passion, meaning "any intense emotion, either pleasurable or painful." Many times it is difficult to know...

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Meditation: A Tool for Total Transformation

by Nischala Joy Devi. April 9, 2013. I was talking with a friend about the thought waves in her mind, explaining that all these little waves do not allow clear reflection; so whatever we see becomes distorted. She chuckled and said, "Come with me." We drove to the...

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