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Must Kundalini Rise in Order for Me to Grow Spiritually?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from arundeep: Guruji, Are samadhi and Kundalini linked? means does kundalini awaken alone lead to nirvikalpa samadhi? I heard that kundalini only deals with mystical powers, is it correct? can nirvikalpa samadhi be achieved without kundalini?

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Do I Need My Spouse’s Permission to Take Initiation?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Anonymous: I am following a spiritual path joyfully. My husband does not want to support me in this path and feels that the time I spend in spiritual pursuits takes away time from marriage. My children are adults. Recently I wanted to take initiation and asked for permission. He refused to attend the ceremony and so it was postponed. Now he…

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Is It Possible to Become Enlightened on One’s Own?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Spiritual studies: I am completely overwhelmed with so many books and ancient texts and I have no teacher or guidance. I truly want to connect and to understand and find my way. Is it possible to be enlightened alone?

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How to Deal With Pain and Suffering

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Aisshvarya: Please share stories of some hopeless cases that had miraculous results and life turn around — stories to increase faith. Has anyone with herpes zoster been set free from it for life and lead a happy healthy life after praying for it?

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Is It Bad to Doubt God?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from AO: Is doubt in God bad? And is it really possible for a person to be 100% certain that God exists when he or she has never personally experienced God?

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I Dreamed that a Snake Climbed on My Neck & People Worshiped Me

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from GS Raahul Preeyatharshann: Ever since I started practicing Kriya Yoga, I have had a few dreams where in I met the YSS line of Gurus. Recently, I started my intense Kriya Yoga practice and I had a dream in which I was in a temple standing in front of Lord Shiva’s Linga. Suddenly a snake from the temple climbed on to my neck…

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Satvic Diet and Kundalini Energy

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Chandrasekaran K: I have been meditating for the last 10 years consistently. Qn 1: What are the satvic food practices to get a healthy body without digestive problems for going deeper in meditation ? Qn 2: I am doing yoga postures spontaneously while in meditation and the kundalini energy starts raising from the muladhara chakra. I am realizing the light in ajna…

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Why?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Dean: My question concerns one that always leaves me somewhat immobilized by its all-encompassing depth and that is the great question: “Why”? What is the purpose of spiritual enlightenment and transcendence if it is only to serve the will of “God” and what even is God? I understand that self-realization and states of oneness bring a sense of great connection, joy,…

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What Is Spirituality?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Diane: What is spirituality? What does it mean to be spiritual? I’m confused. Thank you in advance for your response. With Gratitude, Diane

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Can Karma Yoga Take Us to Samadhi?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Ashutosh: Patanjali has described the eightfold path to Realization in the Yoga Sutras called Ashtanga Yoga. Is it possible to reach the ultimate superconscious state through karma yoga? Can a person attain samadhi through sincere and pure work even after being engaged in work for carrying out oneself’s and others’ welfare?