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The Karmic Implications for a Soul

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Question from Rachel: I wanted to know about the karmic implications for a soul who is highly evolved and may be in its final few incarnations, but who creates a heavy soul burden for themselves, for example by self-destructive behaviors. If the soul is eternal, is it allowed as many incarnations as necessary for it to grow to its highest potential? If it…

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Karma

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Question from Krishna: My gentle and kind hearted parents passed away in an accident in Jan. My sister’s family who were with them in the car were unhurt but my parents passed away on the spot. We are comforting ourselves thinking that my parents are at peace and forever together. But recently, my sister was told by an astrologer that a dead relative’s…

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Karma

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Question from Michelle: Why are there people with extraordinary talents and people that seem to have none? What do you think is God’s purpose for these types of people (Picasso, Einstein, Mozart)? Are people with special gifts obligated to use them to help other people? Does Yogananda say anything about people with extraordinary talents/abilities?

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Reincarnation

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Question from Prakash Tiwari: Who was I in my past life?

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God Wants to Help Us

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Question from Vernika gupta: Is our trust in God always justified? What if he makes things happen that we never wished or hoped for?

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Success and Karma

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Question from Alakananda: I feel I am a failure. I feel I have not achieved anything in life. My father, to whom I was very close, had many dreams and aspirations for me. However, I was not able to fulfil any of them. Is this my karma? Will meditation help me? I have been practising meditation erratically for the past couple of years.…

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Why is Death Sometimes Painful

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Question from Vernika gupta: Why is the death of some people so painful to them? Is it due to their bad karma of past lives?

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Are all tests due to karma?

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Question from Jim: Are the tests that come to us always due to karma, or are some tests just tests?

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Reincarnation Memories

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Question from Siddharth Kumar: If I was in the astral world before I was born, why don’t I remember anything? When I die and go to the astral world, will I remember the current “me”?? Or its like a fresh new birth with no memory?

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The Law of Karma and the Holocaust

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Question from Jo Graham: A spiritual teacher of mine said that the Jews deserved to be gassed in the Holocaust. That it was their karma. I disagree!!!