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The Ego Is Both Foe and Friend

Joseph Puru Selbie

Question from Santhosh: Why do people never shed their ego? Throughout my life, I have seen many things which had a great start, but unfortunately due to someone’s EGO it didn’t last for long. Why do people put their ego first and compromise their relationships? Does Karma comes into play here?

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Swami Kriyananda and Nirbikalpa Samadhi

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Roberto: Hello Ananda friends, I’ve one question about Kriyananda, I am intrested if Kriyananda himself reached nirbikalpa samadhi already? Love Thank you, Roberto

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Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God

Tyagi Shanti, M.D.

Question from Bina: “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto thee.” Could you please elaborate on what this means? I have not been as successful in my career as I should have been as per my talent. Could sufficient non-connection to God be the reason?

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Son of God or Son of Man?

Asha Nayaswami

Question from Cody Massey: I’ve been reading the Bible and there are more than a few terms I’m confused about. Is there a difference between the Son of Man and the Son of God? And I think circumcision is an allegory but I don’t understand. Could someone help me?

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The Internet and Deepening Spiritual States

Nayaswami Parvati

Question from James: Now with the internet, it seems that people in very remote places can have the virtual darshan of great saints and spiritual figures. My question is that how important is it for people to actually be formally initiated to advance to serious levels of realization?

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Thoughts Are Universal

Asha Nayaswami

Question from mihir: I have read many articles related mental telepathy, like in book Think and Grow Rich, it says our brain broadcasts thoughts and receives others’ thought through subconcious mind, please elaborate.

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Do I Need to Believe in Jesus as God?

Nayaswami Parvati

Question from rachel: Hello, I am a 21 year old female who has been raised Christian. During my formative years and through High School I had very spiritual experiences included prophetic dreams, speaking in tongues, hearing someone speak in tongues and it then being immediately translated verbatim. I backslid. I am now at a point where I found the same God-presence in Kundalini…

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The Beatitudes, and Spiritual Laws

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from JANICE freebern: Hello. I have two questions: 1. Where might I find information on the “beattitudes”? 2. Where can I find a definitive list of the spiritual laws? Thank you. Blessings Janice