Light of the Spirit Podcast

Light of the Spirit Podcast

Latest Episodes

Podcast: Swami Sivananda and the Song of Admonition
February 03, 2023

Swami Sivananda composed many songs in English to convey his teachings, the most famous being the Song of Ities listing such virtues as Simplicity, Purity and Charity. Others were advice and inspirati

Podcast: How Should We Respond to Outer and Inner Negativity and Evil?
January 13, 2023

In today's podcast Abbot George tells us aboutthe difference between Satan and Mara, and how we should respond to outer and inner negativity and evil.

Podcast: What Is Satan?
December 27, 2022

The topic of Satan and evil is one that we should not dwell on, for Abbot George says talking about negativity can bring the mind into the orbit of negativity." But it is good to have a basic underst

Podcast: What Is Maya?
December 10, 2022

In today's podcast our friend Jonathan Mahoney asks Abbot George What is Maya? Abbot George's answer covers various aspects of Maya.

Podcast: What is Mahashakti?
November 26, 2022

In this podcast Abbot George discusses the "Great Power" (the meaning of Mahashakti) asthe entire range of relative existence, composed of vibrating energy.There is nothing but Consciousness. But wh

Podcast: The Hidden Status of Master Yogis, Part 2
October 16, 2022

In this podcast Abbot George continues his discussion concerning how Lucifer could stand to be in the presence of Jesus, and how the status of master yogis is often hidden.He begins by giving his own

Podcast: The Hidden Status of Master Yogis, Part 1
October 08, 2022

Recently our friend Jonathan Mahoney asked Abbot George Burke how Lucifer could tempt Jesus if evil spirits cannot stand high spiritual vibrations. In this first of two podcasts Abbot George answers t

Podcast: Diet and Consciousness: The Importance of a Pure Diet for the Yogi
May 12, 2022

In todays podcast, Abbot George Burke talks about how diet affects consciousness, and the importance of a pure diet for the yogi.

Swami Sivananda's Humor
May 01, 2022

What it was like to be with Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh

Podcast: The Real Yogananda – 8 Stories of Mischief and Mercy
April 07, 2022

There are a lot of stories that people have never heard, so here are some things that were told to me by direct disciples of Yogananda who were there when these incidents took place that you might fin