Category Archive: Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda

How Does One Cultivate Viveka?

Answer: Viveka means discrimination, or the ability to correctly discern one thing from another. For instance, when we go to the market, what do we do? We look for the good vegetables, which go into our basket, and we leave the bad vegetables there. We do the same with good fruit and bad fruit. When …

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Is There an End to Suffering?

How to See God in Everything

Swami Swaroopananda answers the question “What is the most practical way to see God in everything?” Presented at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat, Bahamas.

Have You Seen God? If Yes, When and Where? With Form or Without Form?

Answer: We learn in yoga that guru is God. So yes, I’ve seen God, who in the form of my own guru taught me that God is within. He taught me that if I want to find God, I have to meditate, that within meditation I’m going to find God, which is no different from …

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