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I Long for a More Personal Relationship with My Guru

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Beata: Hello! I met my Guru one year ago and have followed her teachings after that. My guru has very very many disciples which (can’t stop it) makes me also very sad because it feels like it’s hopeless to develop a relationship with her (even if I know it’s an internal relationship) But I long so much for also a bodily…

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Babaji, the Peerless Mahavatar

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Aruna: Recently came to know about Babaji. Was reading and learning about him. How can I get his blessings and how do I know he will listen me? What should I do for him to listen all my pains which I am going through in life?

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When the Disciple Is Ready the Guru Appears!

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Maya: I had been practicing under a guru for many years but then there was a dispute and I left her. Now I practice from reading and the internet. Should I look for a guru or will a guru appear?

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A Spiritual Dream and the Disciple-Guru Relationship

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from MG: I have a question about a spiritual dream that I had. I happened to be in a spiritual ceremony filled with people — all there to see a spiritual master (a guru). He would heal people by rotating his hand on the top of their head, whereby they would faint and the ‘healing’ would begin. He then approached me and…

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Will My Guru Appear to Me?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Nandhini: Whether it is possible for a typical world girl like me, to reach my guru through meditation? Because I wish to meet my guru but I have some distraction at times? Daily I wish to see my guru and talk with him in meditation. Does he really watch me when I am asking these? Does he really talk with me?…

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Did Ramana Maharishi Reach Enlightenment without a Guru?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Naveen Pandey: It is said that a guru is necessary on the spiritual path. The scriptures and Paramhansa Yogananda say the very same thing. But how then, did Ramana Maharishi get enlightened without having a guru? Please give me some insight.

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Finding Your Guru!

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Beata: I’m practicing with a Zen teacher but I follow the bhakti (devotion) path myself with a mantra from Amma. My teacher (in his own words) is not completely “done” on his own Journey but I have seen God in him and love Him a lot. After reading from Yogananda I now feel a bit unsure because he says it’s important…

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Who Is My Guru?

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Bs: Almost a year ago I felt a huge urge to meet Amma, so I did and also had a mantra from her with instructions. After that meeting I have been “seeing” Christ and now feel that I want to follow His teachings, but am I than unfaithful with my Guru Amma? When I was on the gathering they said that…

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Kriya Lineages

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Sukhmandeep Singh: Why there are so many lineages of Kriya yoga in India, everyone starting from Lahiri Mahasaya? Can one attain liberation through any of these lineages or is it specifically have to be Paramhansa Yogananda’s lineage? Shouldn’t I get initiated by a lineage having a living guru? Will all these lineages become like Christian denominations in future?

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Where Can I Find My Guru?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Pulkit: I am a 19-year-old boy from Delhi and have decided that I will lead a spiritual life to fulfill the purpose of human life. I have no money and don’t know where to go to find a guru. I don’t want to do spirituality amid the material world. Please tell me where I can go to find a guru?