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How to Worship the Guru Everywhere

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from A.: My Guru has asked me to move from having only my Guru as a link, toward having him in the formless energy of love, and also to feel it in other people and things. So my question is this — Is worshiping His creation, and the beings in it, the same as worshiping the Guru? Are they as much love…

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Can My Guru Take Me Out of My Depression and Trouble?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from HEDDA HEYERDAHL: I am undergoing a very difficult time after a panchakarma that was too much for my body. I am having deep depression and anxiety . I have meditated for 25 years but this panchakarma completly exhausted me. I have undergone 3 months of hell. I have wanted to die. Slowly i am trying to meditate more and become attuned to…

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Guru’s Guidance

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Pereha: Last night I had a vivid dream. I remember seeing my Guru. He was seated infront of me, and i asked him one exact question that had been on my mind for too long and bothering me. I don’t remember the response, but does this mean that I’m being guided out of the particular problem by Him? That He has…

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Dreaming of a Guru

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Lalit Kumar: Last night I saw guru in saffron dress, maybe Guru Gorakhnath or Guru Balaknath. They addressed me. I am not understanding what is the whole dream meaning?

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Questions about My Guru

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Haq/Hani: Please tell me is there any technique to know that my guru is happy with me or not and how can I see my guru in dream? I feel sometimes a very cool breeze on my body during meditation. What does it indicate? Thank you very much.

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A Blessing from “The Answer” Movie

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Niraj: I saw the film, The Answer, after which I got a vision of Mahavtar Babaji in my dream. Could this be a blessing from Kriyanandaji? Did all direct disciples of Yoganandaji have his blessings? Has SRF and Ananda Sangha colloborated on any occasion?

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Meditation and Devotion

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Rosemary Crawford: I do Hong Sau meditation daily very exactly. What I can hope for, as I don’t understand what to expect. I have tears but I don’t understand how it works within me. Would you encourage me with hope? I am 75 years but very alive with love & life. I have had deep depression intermittently. It’s illusion and I want…

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Having Trouble Following the Guru’s Advice

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Ankur: I was initiated years ago by a Guru in the Shri Ramakrishna tradition. However, for reasons not clear to me, I am unable to follow my Guru’s instructions though I want to. In my eyes my spiritual life is in ruins. I need help but know not where to turn to.

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Tears in Meditation

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Shaili: Hi! I am doing level 2 or deepening meditation level. My kundalini was forcefully evoked by another group of saints that I used to follow earlier. Now when I practice meditation I sometimes feel like crying. I pray to God that everything in my life should happen with God’s will and not mine. Is the negative effect of my previous…

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Do We Need Physical Contact with the Guru?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Marie Altman: Hi, this question bothers me even though it has been answered in a couple different ways. I just read in Journey to SR, p. 16, pg. 3, Master says, “…the guru transmits to you the light of God that flows through him….He gave me by his touch what I could not attain by the power and effort of my meditations…