The Importance of Willpower

May 21, 2013    BY Swami Rama

Promising yourself or telling others that you will accomplish something actually weakens your sankalpa shakti (willpower). When we realize the waste of energy that occurs through our thoughts, speech, and actions, we start our journey of transformation. When we are truly convinced of something, our sankalpa shakti strengthens and we are able to live the life we want to live. 

Swami Rama
One of the greatest adepts, teachers, writers, and humanitarians of the 20th century, Swami Rama (1925-1996) is the founder of the Himalayan Institute. Born in Northern India, he was raised from early childhood by the Himalayan sage, Bengali Baba. Under the guidance of his master, he traveled from monastery to monastery and studied with a variety of Himalayan saints and sages, including his grandmaster who was living in a remote region of Tibet. In addition to this intense spiritual... Read more>>