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How Does One Come to the Guru?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from SS: Does a Guru have to accept a disciple? In one of Swami Kriyananda’s books, it says if the Guru chooses to accept the disciple? Also, does a Guru know a disciple’s thoughts or only those that are attuned to him? If they are disciples for many lifetimes, do they know all their thoughts?

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I Am Initiated Elsewhere but Want to Learn Kriya Yoga

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Jayanti Basu: 1. I am initiated elsewhere already and am happy practicing it. But I want to learn kriyayoga as well. Would I need to renounce my earlier initiation for that? 2. Is there any age bar for kriya yoga, as I am a senior citizen.

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Shall I Write Letters to a Saint?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Nityaa Sinha: Is it a good practice to write letters to Master or some other saint?

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To Whom Should I Pray?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from SS: I am Hindu and read the Bhagavad Gita , in which Lord Krishna says to think of Him all the time, and offer him everything that we do. My question is I am also trying to attune to Swami Yogananda, and I have another Guru also from a different lineage, so I get confused as to who I should be…

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My Connection to the Gurus of the Lineage

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Jo: I have for many years considered Yogananda as my guru. I still do, but why do I have to automatically like the others and also consider them as my gurus? Yes I like them but maybe I like other saints even more ..like Beinsa Douno.. Why can not I look at Yogananda and Beinsa Douno as my gurus? Why should…

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How Can I Invoke Sri Yukteswar to Bless My Life?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Rubin: I have a strong fondness for Sri Yukteshwar Giri after reading Autobiography of a Yogi few times. So much that, i always wish to have him as my Guru and invoke his protection and guidance into my life for both material and spiritual well being. Can you suggest any mantra for requesting and invoking Sri Yukteshwar Swami to bless my…

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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?