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Meditation and corporate job

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from manjeri: I am a Kriya yogi, but also have a job in the corporate sector. I tend to get too distracted with externals related to my work. I also travel a lot, which affects my meditation routine. It takes time to get back to it. I need spiritual guidance. What is the best remedy in my situation? I don’t want to…

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Married to a non-meditator

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from niru: How do I encourage my husband to meditate? He is supportive of me, and believes in meditation, but he does not do it himself!

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Staying calm during meditation

Nayaswami Bharat

Question from Daniel Boland: I have been meditating for 2 — 3 years, and was able to concentrate and stay calm during my meditations. However, I go deeper, I notice that something is fighting me. When I concentrate on the third eye my body jerks; sometimes the hole body shakes. What could that possibly be?

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World Turmoil vs. Meditation

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from J. S. B.: I find it very hard to concentrate and feel joy with all the outer turmoil in the world today. Is it truly possible to be happy and peaceful inside even now, with all these troubles in the news? (It seemed so much easier a few years ago!)

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Meditation and resistance from family

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from jeet: Pranam! I regularly practice Kriya Yoga and Hong Sau, whenever there is free time and almost immediately after my work is over. As a result, I am feeling peaceful, and don’t want to talk & mix much. My family is feeling that I am crossing limits, and concentrating on the point between the eyebrows too much. They are afraid that…

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Coming back to the world after a deep meditation

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from tyler: Every time I have a long and deep meditation, or go on some uplifting retreat, I come back to "the world" with such an awesome joy and peace in my heart. Then, gradually, it seems to wane away when the harsh dualities of maya kick back in. This happens again and again and it is frustrating, sometimes leaving me in…

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Meditating in the bedroom, since I don’t have a meditation room

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from D.satyajeet: I have been practicing Kriya yoga wholeheartedly for 4-5 years, and have experienced tremendous transformation since then. My question is: I dont have a separate room to practice meditation so i am doing it in my bedroom. Is this proper, or should i stop practicing till I get a separate room?

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Ringing in ears while meditating

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Cris Crisman: I just discovered this Question section. It’s great. Sometimes in meditation I need to use earplugs or headphones to quiet external noise. When I do I hear a pretty loud ringing in my ears, and I was wondering if anyone had had this experience and if anything helped. I found a "homeopathic" remedy but it’s not helping. If I am…