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Meditating Before a Divine Image

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Vivek: I used to meditate before the image of Goddess Durga but over the last few months I have noticed that there is an increasing glow around the image as if it is a self-radiant star. The image also seems to smile at me most of the time. I feel some connection between us. I am experiencing some sort of pressure…

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Discomfort in Neck When Meditating

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Kiran: When I sit for meditation for 10 minutes or so, I feel discomfort near my neck area. Please give me some suggestions.

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Importance of Sitting after Meditation

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Shivleen Pasricha: I have been doing meditation for over a month now and sometimes while meditating I feel as if my heart has dropped. I feel anxious. It is not a good feeling. There are times when this feeling eventually fades but sometimes it grows stronger and I have to drop my meditation session. What could be the reason for such a…

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Needing More Sleep?

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Harit Sharma: Hi, I have been meditating daily for around 2 hours for the past 2 years or so. Earlier I was more energetic and I used to wake up early in the morning by 5 am or so. But of late, sometimes I feel as if energy has drained out of my body, and I feel like sleeping a little more.…

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Images and Movement in Meditation

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Matthew Collins: I’ve been practicing Hatha Yoga and vippasana samatha meditation for some time now, and as of a few months ago have started to see royal blue diamonds in the air, shimmering blue energy and “pops” of light. I am experiencing pressure between the eyes and spontaneous kriyas during meditation and off the cushion. More recently I’ve started to see little…

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Comfortable Sitting Position for Longer Meditation

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Rajani Iyer: How can I increase the length of my sitting during meditation? I’m able to sit comfortably for an hour or so after which my knees start to hurt badly and I’ve to shift my legs. Ideally I want to sit for at least 1.5 hours to 2 hours or more. Kindly help me.

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Visions and Feeling

Nayaswami Dharmarajan

Question from Angela: Today as I was manifesting something very strange happened ,for a few minutes I was standing in front of a very beautiful green tunnel which was going around and also inside the tunnel there was also white orbs going around. I felt so happy. I felt like I was actually there. I have never felt like this before. Do you…

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Using Visualization to Manifest Ideas

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Rajat Sharma: I often visualize my dream house and projects for which I’m working but I have my doubts. When I involve people while visualizing, in the sense that they will help me succeed, I often get doubts and feel negative which makes my visualizations lifeless. If I remind myself that all belongs to the divine, that makes my thought process feel…

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Experience at the Crown Chakra

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Vivek: While doing Hong Sau I feel a cold laser entering my crown, piercing my head and moving to my neck. My body starts vibrating forward and backward. I also experience a strong pull on my crown so that something is moving very intensely from the neck to the crown. And during this my head starts leaning backward such that my…

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Sitting in a Chair for Meditation

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Theo: Greetings and thank you for your wonderful website. I had a question in regards to meditation posture. I meditate daily and I understand that when meditating in a chair for instance I should sit forward a little in the chair so my back isn’t pressed up against it. Should I maintain this posture even while just casually sitting?