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I Have Vivid Dreams That Trouble Me. They Even Result in Physical Pain.

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Apoorv: I meditate regularly and practise to stay mindful throughout the day. However, lately, for the past 2 months, I have been troubled by an increase of vivid dreams. Some days I remember them, some days i don’t. I can’t get back to sleep, as the body pains in the morning. I even cry in these dreams, as I got to…

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Black Magic

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Diana: I wanted to ask about curses (or black magic of any kind). Do curses interfere with one’s karma and the way the that person’s life should have naturally progressed, or are curses actually a part of one’s karma (meaning, if one has been a victim of a curse, can we assume that it was “meant” to happen because of their…

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Overcome Karma With Meditation and Guru’s Blessings

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Ashok: How to forget the past rooted events in life, lost self confidence and realisation? I am doing the course of kriya yoga and practicing the instruction of Hong Sau and Om presently.

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Can I Prepare for Kriya Yoga and Practice Techniques From Other Sources?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Dev: I recently started practising Kriya yoga from the book The Art and Science of Raja Yoga. As I am into meditation for a year long, I don’t practice the meditation part as mentioned in the book. My two questions: 1. Can I practice the meditation part from a different book? (The book I follow is The Mind Illuminated) 2. Also…

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What Did Jesus Mean in Saying, “I Have Not Come to Bring Peace, but a Sword”?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Jo: The verse Matthew 10:34-36 seems to contradict the teachings of Christ the pacifist who asks us to turn the other cheek. What is its real meaning? Thanks:) “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his…

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I Saw a Circle of Daggers in Meditation. What Does That Mean?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Ato: I was meditating. I was trying to reach out to someone. While meditating, I saw a circle of daggers behind the person. I was very close to the person and have lost them. The person just disappeared out of the blue and I was trying to find out why. The circle of daggers was rotating and there was blood on…

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How Can I Invoke Sri Yukteswar to Bless My Life?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Rubin: I have a strong fondness for Sri Yukteshwar Giri after reading Autobiography of a Yogi few times. So much that, i always wish to have him as my Guru and invoke his protection and guidance into my life for both material and spiritual well being. Can you suggest any mantra for requesting and invoking Sri Yukteshwar Swami to bless my…

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Visual Images During Meditation: Good and Bad

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Pradnya: While concentrating on third eye, the first feeling i got was my inside was filled with bright golden-white light. But after some time as I progressed instead of feeling good, my deep seated fears surfaced and I started getting visions related to that. Why so? Am i progressing correctly?