Are Ghosts Astral Beings?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from SS: Is the astral body, which is made of light, the same as a ghost? If we see a ghost, are we seeing someone’s astral body? Please explain what the differences are.


Having Trouble in College

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Bruno: I am a college student in San Francisco and I had a good time so far but I have also fallen off the horse multiple times. My rough moments in SF make me want to transfer to a University in Arizona but I don’t know if it would be right decision. It could make things better or worse. I don’t…


Meditation Experiences


Question from APS: Dear Ones, I follow very simple meditation practice that is observing breath and focusing gently on 3rd eye area. I sometimes see part of 3rd eye, the centre star dimly vibrating and also sometimes when I wake up. I have restlessness in my mind these days to go into deep meditation and sit for long hours (though long hours needn’t…


How to Succeed in Exams with God’s Help

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Viraj: Last question of mine in 2015! Happy Christmas!! “To gain the deepest knowledge one should focus his gaze through the omniscient spiritual eye.” Beloved Paramahansa says this… My JEE (National Level Exam) are in April 2016. I want that small piece of “knowledge” of all I have to study for the Exams. Is it possible to gain that knowledge without…


Negative High School Environment

Nayaswami Nitai

Question from Paige: My school environment is very negative for my spiritual growth. Cursing, profane jokes, and vulgar conversations are a norm for all of my peers. I find myself losing a grip on my inner temple and my own personality when I am in this environment. How do I stay centered as I participate in my school’s activities and how do I…


Studying in a Worldly Environment

Nayaswami Nitai

Question from Truthseeker: I’m in a serious confusion as to what should be my next step. My desire has become intense to live a life of spirituality, as I’m simply fed up of living among worldly people and their worldly advises. I’ve to continue my further studies to earn my own money to live later (hopefully) at Ananda, but I cannot imagine living…

Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God…

Nayaswami Dharmadevi

Question from Kailash Menon: I’ve been realizing nowadays that I’m not focusing on the spiritual path like I used to before. I’m in my 12th grade, and therefore there are expectations by my parents and relatives that I study hard and get high marks to join a good college later on. But my mind doesn’t seem to be focused at the moment. What must…


Study to Please Him


Question from Mattia: Hi, my name is Mattia and I’ve a question for you. I’m a student and I would like to know some tecnics to improve my study. In fact, I have some problems to concentrate and sometime studying becomes boring. How could I make studying more enjoyable? How could I improve it?