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Smelling Incense While Meditating




One of our devotee smells incense during Aum Technique. Any correlation of Aum technique and smells? any guidance we can share with him to put him at ease?

aum guru


Nayaswami Bharat


Dear Pankaj,

There isn't a direct correlation between the AUM technique and smelling incense. However, since everything emanates from the Cosmic Vibration, I can see how smelling it could happen.

On the spiritual path there are many different kinds of phenomena that the devotee can experience. Divine smells are one of them.

The important thing is to focus on the inner joy and deep calm you feel in meditation. If you feel this, you know it is a good thing. It is always important not to focus on these experiences and give them too much importance. What is importance is our self-offering to God.

Blessings of light,