A Place of Stillness Blog

Extraordinary Times Ask Us to Change Extraordinarily

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 4th Sep 2020

A group of friends from India recently shared a video with this wonderful quote as the prelude to an online event. Change seems to be the underlying theme of the current times. In such a short period … read more

Online Meditation

Posted by Peter Sanjaya Kretzmann on 13th Aug 2020

When my dad got the domain in the late 90s, the first site built by a friend was a single page. He had been making meditation benches for almost 20 years at that point but he was s … read more

Let your Love Light the World

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 23rd May 2020

It happens often in our lives that we ourselves, or someone we know of, need healing. But most of us, living at this moment in time, have never experienced a circumstance where healing is a worldwide … read more

30 Day Recharge your Body Challenge

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 23rd Apr 2020

I have been practicing the Energization Exercises for about 10 years, but it wasn't until recently that I understood the value they have in my life. Being more of a mental nature rather than physical, … read more

"Tips for Keeping Calm During Challenging Times"

23rd Mar 2020

Whether you are new to meditation or a regular meditator, we thought you could benefit from these three practical meditative activities that can help you deepen your practice or serve as a tool to qui … read more

​Hard-wired to seek happiness, yet conditioned to seek it outwardly

6th Mar 2020

Why does everyone seek happiness? It’s because bliss is the very essence of our being, our only reality, and that although we intuitively know this, we want to experience it, and we will never rest … read more

Getting to Stillness

Posted by Rashmi Krishnan on 5th Feb 2020

How does one get to the stillness at will? This question often teases us in our spiritual journey.Sometimes you have a deep meditation experience, and for a brief while, there is the experience of sti … read more

Investment Tips

Posted by Nayaswami Devi on 3rd Jan 2020

Often in financial newsletters, we see investment tips offered by an economic pundit saying what stocks to buy or sell in the coming year for the greatest profitability. For those of us who are seekin … read more

Be thankful for everything

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 29th Nov 2019

We are on the threshold of one the most endearing and spiritually uplifting times of the year, Thanksgiving. This celebration of gratitude opens the golden door to Christmas and the welcoming of a new … read more

Embrace your Uniqueness

Posted by Gitabai Heater on 2nd Nov 2019

My spiritual teacher, Swami Kriyananda has said, “There is in each of us a special song to be sung.” From an early age, we intuitively try not to be different or unique. We want to fit into our peer … read more