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What Is the True Dharma for Men and Women?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Radhika: According to Vedic Scriptures, dharma is explained for both males and females. So what is dharma of female? What is the responsibility as a female, i.e what is “nari dharma”?

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“Incel” and Healthy Attitudes for Men and Women

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Mirza: I see the new trend of the word “incel” being heavily thrown around on social media and all internet platforms, by both young and old people, as a means to intimidate or shame others. Thoughts?

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What Is Adultery?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Brian: Why does the Bible say that whoever divorces commits adultery, and leads the other spouse to commit adultery too? I get it that divorce shouldn’t be encouraged because it isn’t favourable to the kids, and that introducing a step-parent (or new bf/gf) to their life disturbs them, but there is no cheating when the relationship is officially and publicly over.…

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Dealing With an Abusive Friendship

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Natalie: I have been friends with this person for 10 years, and she is almost like a sister to me. However, I just realized how verbally abusive she is to me, and I cannot stand the emotional and spiritual strain anymore. I still care about her, but I want to have healthy friendships. How do I end a long friendship smoothly…

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What Is Love?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Aman: What is love? Many people considered attraction or obsession as Love but I don’t think that is love.

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Finding Spiritual Growth in Unrequited Love

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Kanika: My boyfriend and I have been together for the past 6.5 years.We had been trying to convince his parents to agree to our marriage and have been patiently waiting and praying to God to help and blesss our union.His parents are still against meeting me and our marriage as I am from a different region and caste from them.We still…

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How Can I Find the Right Partner?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Snoh: Everytime when I like a guy he ends up liking my friend. This has happened my whole life, and I’m turning 30 this year. It really hurts. I tried not liking anyone but I don’t wanna die alone. I’ve only dated one guy, and he cheated on me with a friend, but we were not close friends. Am I cursed…

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Must One Not Commit Adultery in Order to Achieve the Ultimate?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Pradeep Laveti: I have read a quote on Ananda website: “Patanjali says, is to follow the negative rules postulated by all religions: Don’t steal; don’t kill; don’t commit adultery. Don’t commit any evil.” Does that mean one must not commit adultery in order to achieve the ultimate?

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I Want to Overcome My Lustful Desires. What Can I Do?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from RSK: I am college student (22 years) and have started to follow Paramahansa Yogananda Ji. I am not able to get over my desire of lust and feel that it is being a hindrance in my spiritual path to GOD. Is it right to feel this way? How do I go about this?

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I’ve Fallen in Love with a Married Woman

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Anonymous: I fell in love with a married woman of my age. She is not happy in her marriage. After one month of relationship, I got to know that she was also talking to my friend but she has hidden this from me. now she is saying that he used to blackmail her. Again we are back together and more closed.…