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My Girlfriend Had an Affair. How Should I Move Forward?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Suhas Raju: I am in a 10 year relationship with my childhood friend. This includes the last 5 years of long-distance, where we could meet only 1 month in a year. We were extremely loyal, honest, and loving together. Over the past 2 months, she suffered through severe anxiety, depression and in my absence ended up liking a colleague and confessed she…

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What Is Abuse?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from JP: Growing up in my family I was mentally, emotionally, physically, sexually & religiously abused. I have spent the last 30 years trying to learn how to recognize abuse when it happens to me, and learn when to walk away from people who are abusing me. How do you tell the difference between abuse that you need to walk away from…

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Sexual Self-Control and the Spiritual Path

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Ash: I’ve been meditating for about 2 years now. I’ve constantly heard about the importance of semen retention for a practitioner of meditation. Is it important to refrain from any sort of sexual activity (even self pleasuring) that may cause loss of seminal fluid inorder for progress in our meditation practise? Or are these 2 exclusive of each other. Can’t a…

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I’m Worried About My Husband’s Health and Physique

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Anonymous: My husband is a beautiful soul. He is sincere about everything except his health and physic. He is over weight (116 kgs) and although i have tried to convey to him to work out and exercise, he doesn’t care about that. As his wife, I dont want to strip him off his confidence but I do want him to be…

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Is It Okay to Have Physical Relationships with Many People?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from SP: Is it fine to have many relationships and date different people before marrying or to find the right person (husband or wife)? Also, is it alright to have physical relationships and or sex before marriage and with many people? By physical relationships I mean touching each other either normally or sexually or being with each naked or seeing each other…

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Your Father’s Untimely Death

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from N S: My father passed away in October 2020 from colon cancer. I’m a 19 year old girl. My parents had a rough marriage, and throughout that time my relationship with my father was the strongest, but I was always on cordial terms with mom. Three months after dad’s passing, my mom’s started dating another person. Ever since I’ve come to know…

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How to Be with Others

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Smit: I’m meditating from last 15-18 months. I have come across a set of feelings and emotions that divides me from other people’s feelings and emotions. for example: 1) no likes and dislikes, 2) no judgements, 3) less interactive with others, less social , 4) non attachment, 5)whatever happens, happens for highest best, 6) there’s nothing such as good and bad,…

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How Can I Get the Love I Seek?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Prachi: Please help me with this. I have gone through millions of spiritual texts, listened to millions of spiritual speakers and done so much of research on scientific and psychological studies. I cannot find this answer. If you desire a person to be in your life, can we manifest that desire? I cannot seem to free myself from this desire and…