Sound and Silence : Part 3

It so happened that a person wanted to experience the inner silence and he found that his home was a place of disturbance – his parents, wife, in-laws (for sure), children, neighbours … everyone seemed to be blocking him from his experience of inner silence. And hence he isolated himself in his room and there too it seemed that the […]

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Spiritual Retreat Program in Rishikesh

Founder of Anaadi Foundation, Shri. Adinarayanan explains how attending the Paramanandanubhava Retreat program in one of India’s most holiest cities, Rishikesh, is a way to experience ultimate bliss. The program will combine insights from Vedanta, Yoga and Mahabharata. Participants will get the opportunity to visit various saced places in Rishikesh. New Year will be celebrated at Swami Omkarananda Ashram in Rishikesh. The […]

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Sound and Silence: Part 2

In the previous post we looked at Vaikhari, the grossest form of sound i.e speech. Today we shall look at Madhyama from the perspective of inner speech i.e thoughts and emotions.  In order to experience silence it is useful to keep the body silent and stable (also refered to as asana – sthiram sukham iti asanam – yogasutra of Maharishi […]

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Sound and Silence: Part 1

For the past few years, I have been spending sometime in silence during the summer and winter. I have spent a 100 days on silence till now. Though it is not in my nature to talk too much about inner experiences, I felt that these posts may be of value to young people who are interested in exploring various aspects […]

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