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Reincarnation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Purnendu: Hi I am always worried about going to hell or reincarnating as an animal after death. Its not that I am an evil in my current life but still how to be sure about something you have no real knowledge about. I generally am good to people I worship and I meditate, not out of fear of God but because…

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Working with Your Karma

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Devika: Is there any link between the way one looks and one’s karma? Why are some people exceptionally fat or thin, pretty or ugly? Is there any way one can say an affirmation or do a visualisation to improve one’s looks? Specifically, is there anything that can be of help to lose weight besides a healthy diet and excercise? I have…

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Karma

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Smriti: My brother is no more. Recently, he was drowned in front of me when we were boating. We were in different boats but why my brother? He was very down to earth. Why did this happen and right in front of me? Is it due to my sins as I cursed one idiot and his family to die? Did that…

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Dealing with Karma

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from Hannah: OK, so this sounds strange but a while ago my family was told by a psychic to watch out when driving because she had a vision of a crash with body bags. Recently my friends mum ( who has also had psychic experiences) had a dream where I was in a car accident and died. I worry about my family…

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My Mother, Aunt, and Brother’s Wife Died. Was it Karma?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Mavi: Namaste! My family recently met with a huge car crash. My mom (67), my aunt (59) and my younger brother’s wife (27) all of them left their bodies. My dad & uncle luckily made it with several injuries. I understand the different types of deaths & that death is a boon for all living creatures. However, I am kind of…

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Putting Your Pet “To Sleep”

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from V: 3 years ago I put my dog out down. He was my first love. Am I being punished for killing him too early?

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How Can I Tell If I Am Acting From Free Will?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Elle: How can you tell the difference between a compelled desire and one from “free will”? Is wanting more knowledge about God or helping others karmic desires that need to be cleared?

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Does an Avatar Have Karma?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from dimonsumy: Why did Sri Yukteshwar need to burn the karma of Sri Paramhamsa Yogananda? Wasn’t he already born an avatar and free from the process of karma many lives ago?

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Is it Divine Mother or Karma That Causes Challenges?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Petals: Paramhansa Yogananda ji has always said that in difficult times..take it as the hand of divine mother approaching us to caress us..the shadow is caused by her hand before it touches u, stay content even if she places u in a coal bin..this implies the difficult situations are sent by her? But according to law of karma..we attract everything due…

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The Karmic Implications for a Soul

Nayaswami Savitri

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…