spiritual progress

Spiritual Progress: Four Key Signs of Awakening

Embarking on a journey of spiritual progress is a transformative and deeply rewarding experience. However, recognizing the signs of spiritual growth and understanding how to navigate the path to enlightenment can be challenging. What does […]

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Dakshinamurti at Center for Spiritual Enlightenment

Dakshinamurti Teachings: The Essential Guide

Entering the Grace Meditation Hall at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, one’s gaze is immediately drawn to Dakshinamurti, the radiant, beautifully adorned black stone image seated on the gold marble-painted tiered platform in the far […]

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Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita: A Guidebook for Life

The setting for the Bhagavad Gita is a battlefield during the time of a great war between two families who are relatives. An ancient historical battle in Kurukshetra is recorded in the Mahabharata, India’s great […]

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Gifts of Grace

Three Gifts of Grace

In The Crest Jewel of Discrimination, the great sage Adi Shankara wrote about three gifts of grace or three things in life that are needed for spiritual awakening and are very difficult to attain.  

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The Spiritual Journey of Advent

Spiritual practices imbued with symbols from the Christian tradition of Advent can be luminous tools to guide us through the dark days and nights of Winter. Through contemplation and meditation, we prepare our hearts and […]

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