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Path of Self-Realization

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Terri Myers: I have three questions. (1) Would Paramhansa Yogananda approve of these teachings that are outside of the SRF stamp of approval?; (2) I was told that one should not practice Kriya if they are sick? Is this true? and (3) If for health reasons, one cannot perform all of the exercises in the SRC lessons such as the muscle exercises,…

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Dissolve the Ego

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Mary Kate Villacres: What is the easiest way to dissolve your ego?

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Enlightenment

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Amit gautam: What is the difference between enlightenment (atmagyan) and final liberation (mukti)?

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Techniques for Self-Realization

Badri Matlock

Question from Namrata: How to get the inner peace and joy? How to come out of all fears and anxieties? My soul cries for the search of God. What practices should I follow to meet my Almighty Father?

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Apathy Towards God

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from AA: What did Yogananda say about apatheism which is an attitude of apathy towards the existence or non-existence of god(s). It is more of an attitude rather than a belief, claim, or belief system. Did Yogananda say anything about people who are just not interested in accepting or rejecting God?

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What Does It take to Reach Liberation?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from pushkar: Yogananda stated that it is very difficult to reach liberation which is understandable. But he also stated that, “If you practice 1/100th of what I have taught you, you will reach God! In what reference did he make this statement?<

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The Purpose of Life

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Ashutosh Tripathi: I recently gone through a period of emotional stress that created many problems for me like anxiety, depression and loneliness. But suddenly thoughts of life and death cropped up into my mind and i became too philosophical as one has to die one way, what happens after it, what is salvation or Moksh. I can’t share these questions with any…

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Why Pray to God in Multiple Forms

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Esha: When we invoke or pray, we say supreme god…divine father and divine mother..then names of all the holy masters..saints or archangels and other divine beings. But supreme god is our parent. Why do we say divine father and divine mother then? Isn’t it the same spiritual being?