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Love for God

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Nick: How do I know that my attraction to God is not merely a manifestation of my desire of something more than this world?

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Intellect: friend or foe?

Asha Nayaswami

Question from Ashwin: Hello, I am doing my Ph.D in neuroscience, and my intellect is my greatest strength and my very worst enemy! I have a deep love and connection to Babaji and Yoganandaji and I feel an intense yearning for liberation. However I tend to over analyze everything. Eg. when a spiritual teacher advises me, I tend to constantly question their true…

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Rapture

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from ashwin: Ive been meditating for three years now and though I haven’t experienced very deep states of peace during my meditations, yet I am experiencing a strange phenomenon.Every time I listen to certain devotional songs or new age music I am overcome with emotion and I start to weep. Its a state of rapture, of such unfulfillable longing and at the…

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Sensations during chanting

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Jeff: During chanting / meditation I sank into a state defined by very short breaths/ barely breathing, and I could feel my whole body pulsating. Is that normal?

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Can loving be a problem?

Nayaswami Seva

Question from deepak: Hariomm, Dear one, what is real love? What happens, when one falls in love? If I love, then will I be in problem?

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Weeping for God

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Mansi: At times i get a sort of tickling or i don’t know how to explain that feeling..it happens when i think of God or Gurudeva or if I am reading or listening to something that is devotional..it used to happen before also but these days it happens too often..I also get a lot of goosebumps!! {I weep a lot for…

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Love: human or divine?

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Vinay: Hi, Could you tell me what is Love? Is human love and love for God, different? How can we say that love between two people is delusive, and not the reflection of the same love we have for God, since we too are a relection of Him? Why is the desire of intimacy with the opposite sex a hindrance, if…

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How to love God

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from George: Hi. I’m struggling with my love for God since I don’t know how to love Him/Her. If I think about Him in an abstract way I don’t know what to love. If I think about God in the form of, let’s say, Yogananda, I don’t know how to make this love impersonal. And I don’t know how to love God…

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How to Get More Devotion

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Brenda Andrews: How can I increase my devotion?