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Why Did God Make Us?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Karla: This is a chicken and egg kind of question, but I struggle to understand what I did wrong to have to be in this planet. What is the reason why we are on earth? Were we in the causal world before and now we are here, or we started here and moving up? Is it all about karma? How did…

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Make God Your Constant Companion

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Ashu: I am a student. My academic engagements require me often to spend extra hours in night to maintain a qualitative performance. However, I rigorously follow the maxim of being to bed at a fixed time. I fear that a slight disruption in my normal life and spiritual practices will take me away from God. But what should I do ?…

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How Can I Not Lose Faith in God When He Allows Dear Ones to Die?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Anonymous: How can one reconcile oneself to sudden death when one has been a sincere seeker and expects God’s protection and love, although one has tried to bear difficulties that come in a brave manner up to now? How can one avoid cynicism and wonder at the peaceful and calm lives of worldly friends and relatives who pity one instead of…

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Finding God in the Mountains

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Rush: Hi, I have a few Q’s: 1) Do you know of any yogis who live in the Sierra Nevada mountains themselves (like how Yogis in India live in/around the Himalayas)? Is it possible to live in a cabin alone there? 2) In the US are there major spiritual festivals — vnot small ones, but a large one like a ‘Kumbha…

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Renunciation: Brahmacharya or Family?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Manoj: I am a bachelor (38 yrs.) & spiritually inclined. I think being single is more helpful in spiritual life but at the same time I am concerned turning a renunciate brahmachari/ sannyasi. Although there are ashrams in India which take care of basic needs however as per varnashrama dharma, a renunciate should live on madhukari (begging). Given this, I feel…

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Visual Experience When Not Meditating

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Lily: I have a question about my experience not in my meditation it is with open eyes and every where I look up generally when my mind is calm. What is this bright blue and golden points above and around me? And is there anything I need to do?

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How Do Beings in the Astral World Gain Knowledge?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from pushkar: How do beings in the astral world and causal world gain knowledge — for example of physics, business, philosophy, etc.? Another question: Is an increase in understanding a sign of spiritual progress?

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Are Chakras Masculine or Feminine?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Reddy: What is a male personality like if he is more dominated in masculine chakras (1st, 3rd, 5th)? What is a female personality like if she is dominated by masculine chakras (1st, 3rd, 5th)? What is a male personality like if he is dominated by feminine chakras (2nd, 4th, 6th)? What is a female personality like if she is dominated by…

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Earning Money for the Spiritual Path

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Nins: I recently had a debate with my spiritual friend on the topic “Spirituality and Money”. I said money is essential for spiritual progress…for instance if we want to go to a center to learn meditation, or attend workshops, we need money in terms of transport, workshop fees etc. If we want to go to a mountain cave and meditate, we…

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Does Meditation Cause Experiences of Deja Vu and “HD Reality?”

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Artavis: Peace and love. I was wondering if you may be of help with what I’m experiencing. Recently I’ve been chanting Om every day and meditating a lot. But I have found myself witnessing life in a more HD reality with lots of Deja Vu daily. I even had a weird moment where my heart began beating fast even though I…