Issue 26 – The True Spirit of Ahimsa

by on December 1, 2015

Spiritual Life Magazine Issue 26 Cover


In this issue of Practical Spiritual Life Magazine you’ll find:

• Greetings from Nayaswami Kamala
Love, light and joy to you during these holy days.
• The True Spirit of ahimsa – The first Don’t of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
The practice of ahimsa or non-harming goes far beyond the traditional commandant of “Thou shalt not kill.” We’ll look at both the obvious and subtle ways ahimsa must be understood.
• In the Still of the Night
A beautiful song performed by the White Light Kirtan Band
• Embracing Imperfection and Finally Loving Yourself
In our practice of ahimsa, we must love ourselves too and accept our imperfections before we can change them.
• Non-Injury
Affirmation and Prayer for Self-Healing
• Spiritual Christmas – 14 Ways to Celebrate
I am not telling you to omit the physical, social factor in connection with the Christmas celebration. What I want is that you should not, like millions of those who forget God, omit the paramount Spiritual factor in your Christmas celebration.
• Mahatma Gandhi
5 Teachings To Bring About World Peace
• Living Lightly – 6 Steps to Inner Peace
• Peace
An inspiring poem by Paramhansa Yogananda.
• Make me an instrument of Your Peace
This beloved prayer from St. Francis is the perfect prayer for the practice of ahimsa.

Kamala’s Musings

We continue our series on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra with an in-depth exploration of ahimsa or non-injury. We’ll look at both the obvious and subtle ways ahimsa must be understood as well as practical ways we can apply this principle in our personal lives.

I hope you enjoy this issue.

With joy and blessings,
Nayaswami Kamala
Creator and Founder, Practical Spiritual Life Magazine

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