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Why Doesn’t God Fulfill Our Needs and Guide Us Clearly?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Pavan: Hi, I feel there is no free will. I can quote you in Ramakrishna’s teachings: “Nothing can occur against the will of God.” If God is our own mother, why can’t She fulfill our needs? At least why doesn’t She at least tell us yes or no. She may show various hints indirectly, but what is the point if we…

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The Life of an Avatar

Yogananda described himself as manifesting, in particular, the divine qualities of joy, love and wisdom. A quality less frequently recognized as divine is power. “Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography” is perhaps among accounts of Yogananda’s life unique as a testament to his divine power.

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How to Balance Devotion and Mental Activity

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Kailash: So joyous am I to contact you again. My question is, how can I remember God when I have to do something like learning engineering and keep myself blissful? I feel terrible to have to learn engineering when thinking of God. At other times, I may be so engrossed with the subjects that I forget Him. If I’m not interested…

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Is it dangerous to love God as my beloved?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Robbie: I’ve read that approaching God as your Beloved is dangerous because it’s too intimate. I’ve found though that approaching God as Beloved works better for me because I can think of my beloved all the time, as I do in human relationships, and it brings a tendency to feel that He’s the only one I love and need. Also it…

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Idol Worship

Nayaswami Parvati

Question from jayantkumar dhruv: Hindus worship images and icons of stone, clay, and metal. Is not this practice of idolatry contrary to the teachings of the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita ?

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God as Divine Mother

Asha Nayaswami

Question from Anonymous: I’m used to thinking of God as the Heavenly Father. The idea of Divine Mother is very new to me. What’s the Divine Mother all about?

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How to Pray to God as Mother and Father?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Nina: Namashkar! God is one. Could you please tell me the difference between Divine Mother and Divine Father and how can I address them separately during my prayer. Regards.

“I Have Become Very Bitter in Life”

Nayaswami Premdas

Question from shweta jha: Because of some cases of cheating and hurts I have received from loved ones and friends, I have become very bitter in life. Of late, I have realised that the bitterness has made me very unattractive. I am into kriya which certainly helps me but not when it comes to bitterness …. that is judging almost evrything negatively. I makes…

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God Loves All Equally

gopal

Question from DG: “God is Love” this is what I have read all the time and believed in it. Then why didnt God help me unite with my love? I recently brokeup with my ex due to family pressure. We prayed so much… wasn’t our love real or pure or worth saving? Or am I paying for my past karma? I feel agitated…

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Why Pray to God if He Gives Us What We Need?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Nina: Namashkar !!! Man proposes, God disposes! God knows our true needs and gives us the best in his own time. What then is the use of prayer apart from the fact that we remember Him at least on the pretext of asking for something. I mean God will anyways give us what we deserve and what we need? So why…