New DVD – A Talk by Sri Daya Mata
August 20, 2014
On August 9, 1991, Sri Daya Mata held a satsanga for members from many countries who had attended the recently completed Self-Realization Fellowship Convocation. The gathering was held in the main chapel at the SRF International Headquarters in Los Angeles.
This video features her warm welcome and informal talk, in which she shares her insights and inspiration about seeking that divine, unconditional love that is the universal craving of every heart and soul. She explains how, by meditation and by seeking "God first," all happiness, joy, and peace can be ours. Daya Mata recounts many personal stories—including her visit to the Jagannath Temple in India and her first meeting with Paramahansa Yogananda—as well as answering many questions from the audience.
- The sweetness of divine friendship
- Fulfillment of the spiritual life
- Peace — proof of God's presence within
- Making time for meditation
- Jesus' years in India
- Practicing spirituality in the business world
New DVD – A Talk by Brother Anandamoy
Brother Anandamoy, a member of the Board of Directors and a senior minister of Self-Realization Fellowship, shares inspiration from his more than sixty years of discipleship and his years of training with Paramahansa Yogananda. He speaks of God's love for the devotee and how you can experience that all-fulfilling love in meditation.
- Developing a personal concept of God
- God's unconditional love
- How negative thoughts about oneself block devotion
- The yearning of the soul to go back to God
This talk was given at Self-Realization Fellowship's 2006 World Convocation in Los Angeles.
New DVD – A Talk by Brother Achalananda
Brother Achalananda, a senior minister and member of the Board of Directors of Self-Realization Fellowship, draws on over fifty years of experience on the spiritual path, discussing how we can discover and express the divine potential of will power within ourselves.
- The relationship between energy and will
- Using will to overcome habits and achieve our goals
- Exerting will versus surrender to God
- Cultivating divine will
This talk was given at Self-Realization Fellowship's 1997 World Convocation in Los Angeles, California.
New CD – Devotional Songs Sung by Brahmacharini Mirabai
This recording consists of bhajans sung by Brahmacharini Mirabai expressing devotion for the Lord in the form of avatar Bhagavan Krishna. The accompanying instruments include bells, conch, cymbals, duffle, flute, gongs, harmonium, jaltaranga, khol, santur, sitar, surmandal, tabla, tanpura, vichitra vina, and violin. This recording was made at Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Ashram in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
New CD – Devotional Chanting Led by Monks of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India
Atma Ki Pukar is Hindi for "Call of the Soul". This is a selection of Paramahansa Yogananda's Cosmic Chants sung in English, Hindi and Sanskrit by monks of the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. Summoning inner inspiration and evoking the Divine Presence, the devotional chants featured on this CD were recorded live during an annual week-long spiritual gathering held at the Yogoda Satsanga Society ashram in Ranchi, India. Chanting is accompanied by traditional kirtan instruments (harmonium, tabla, cymbals, and tanpura).
New Photograph – Paramahansa Yogananda in 1926