by Swami Sivananda
My Resolves For The Year:.........................................................
I will perform asanas, pranayama for __________ minutes daily.
I will take milk and fruits only in lieu of night meals once a week/fortnight/month.
I will observe a fast on ekadasi days or once a month.
I will give up __________ (one of my cherished objects of enjoyment) once every __________ days/months or for__________ days/months.
I will not indulge in any of the following more than once every __________ days/months or for __________ months: a) smoking, b) cards, c) cinema, d) novels
I will observe mouna (complete silence) for __________ minutes/hours daily and __________ minutes/hours on Sundays/holidays and utilise the time in concentration, meditation, japa, introspection.
I will observe brahmacharya (celibacy) for __________ weeks/months at a time.
I will not utter angry, harsh or vulgar words towards any one during this year.
I will speak the truth at all cost during this year.
I will not entertain hatred or evil thoughts towards anyone.
I will give __________ paise per rupee of my income in charity.
I will perform selfless service (nishkama karma yoga) for __________ hours daily/weekly.
I will do __________ malas of japa daily (mala of 108 beads).
I will write my ishta mantra/guru mantra in a notebook daily for __________minutes or __________pages.
I will study __________ slokas of the Gita daily with meaning.
I will maintain a daily spiritual diary and send a copy of it every month to my guruji for getting further lessons..
I will get up at __________a.m. Daily and spend __________hours in japa, concentration, meditation, prayers, etc.
I will conduct sankirtan with family members and friends daily for __________ minutes/hours at night..
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