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Desire for Human Love

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Anonymous: Does Vishu my Nani’s neighbor love/miss me? Do we have a destiny to be together?

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Why Does He Not Love Me?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Andrea jackova: How can I live all my life without a man who I love every second just because he is refusing me? How can I take that pain? I would love to get him healed, but my praying is not successful. I wish to be close to him, all my life, but he is refusing me over and over. I just…

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Arranged Marriages

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Sophia: What does Yogananda say about arranged marriage? I am in love with a man who must marry another. He says I am his soulmate and I feel he is mine. He wants both his bride to be and me to be in his life. Am I blocking his true path and his duty to honor his tradition?

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Marriage

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Sabarish: I am deeply hurt emotionally by my wife and life circumstance. I have family problems and fights with my wife and mother-in-law. I am 31 years. In the past 20 years I have been separated from my parents, as I was in the hostel life for 10 years in India and then the next 10 years I am in Australia,…

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Is Spiritual Compatibility Necessary?

Nayaswami Maria

Question from shree: I’ve recently gotten engaged to a man whom I love dearly who also happens to be an ardent follower of Paramahansa Yogananda’s teachings. He often conveys that he wishes I were more spiritual; however I have no spiritual interest whatsoever. I’m quite happy with the way I am living now. For the sake of his happiness and our relationship, I’ve…

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Giving the Balm of Continuous Love for Unfaithfulness

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Anonymous: My husband and I are both devotees of Sri Paramahansa Yogananda. Ours was a love marriage. We have been married for 14 years and have 2 kids, a 9- yr old son and a 6-month old daughter. I recently came to know of my husband’s affair with a girl who is 13 years younger than him. He has been cheating…

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My Best Friend!

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from dipa: My best friend fights with me. I said sorry to my friend but there is no response. He blocked all of my contacts. Actually, I lately supported him but he said support came too late from me. I want my best friend back. He used to talk, laugh with me, etc. Please help me. I want my bestie. How can…

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Soul Mate

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Brown J: Is it possible to have more than one soulmate? I hear the Hindu belief is that once you marry you are one for 7 lifetimes. Do you actually get to meet all your soulmates in a single lifetime? Do you get to know how many soulmates you have in this lifetime? And do you meet them all?

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Getting Along

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Ashutosh: Is it right of us to guide or suggest to our loved ones or others on matters pertaining to health, divinity, blissfulness and spiritual disciplines — even if they are indifferent or hostile to religion and mock our spiritual ways? Or is it better to stay silent and concentrate on our own spiritual and mental health?

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Changing Karma Through Right Action

Nayaswami Maria

Question from Anonymous: What is it that life is teaching you when you get married to a petty minded, abusive family and you grow old in that same atmosphere thinking that your husband, etc. will get better in time, when the whole life of the couple is spent in an abusive, non supportive environment with constant fights. Your will power, self-respect is sapped…