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September 1997

High on Waves

Tribute to a Great Visionary

Sayings of a Paramahamsa
Paramahamsa Satyananda

Spirituality and Health
Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati

Stress-related Diseases and Yoga: Recent Advances
Dr. Swami Dharmavrat Saraswati

Yoga and Schizophrenia
Janette Scott

Treating Obesity through Yoga
Dr. Sannyasi Gopalananda

Navaratri
Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati



High on Waves

Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
Guru Purnima 1997

I asked my Guru for strength
that I may achieve.
I was made weak
that I might learn humbly to obey.

I asked for health
that I might do great things.
I was given sorrow and infirmity
that I might do better things.

I asked for riches
that I might be happy.
I was given poverty
that I may be wise.

I asked for power
that I might have the praise of men.
I was given weakness,
that I might feel the need of God.

I asked for all things
that I might enjoy life.
I was given life
that I might enjoy all things.

I got nothing that I asked for
but everything I had hoped for.
Among men I am
the most richly blessed.

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