An Unpleasant Meditation Experience

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Question from Kate: Hi! I was doing some heart meditation following a YouTube video (I was trying to study but feeling too stressed so I thought some meditation could help), but I actually had all these bad feelings. It felt like my chest was too heavy and I felt an urge to open my eyes. Do you have any idea why? I’m not…

How to Find Opportunity in Obstacles!

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Question from Kay: Yogananda said: “There are no obstacles, only opportunities.” Albert Einstein also said “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” What exactly do these quotes mean? All I see are obstacles ahead of everything I’d like to do. There seems to be no smooth sailing. With obstacles set in front of us, do they mean that we will learn more through…

Lifting the Gaze Upward in Meditation

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Question from nandini: During meditation when we concentrate at spiritual eye, it is explained that we should see at a distant mountain peak. I want to ask that should the eye gaze and ‘our concentration both be focussed at the distant mountain peak? Please explain. Jai guru!

The Light Coming from Swami Kriyananda

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Question from Ivan: The very first time that I saw Swami Kriyananda on TV I saw something that I would like to describe: I saw a transparent light coming from Swami’s forehead. It was some kind of light. The light itself felt like a wave of peace that swept over me. It felt refreshing and it made me feel ecstasy or love itself…

Meditation While Lying Down

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Question from Barton: I am a beginner in meditation and I’ve been trying different forms of meditation but today during a laying down form of meditation I felt a tilting sensation in my head region and I was wondering was this a good or bad thing???

My Life Is Confused

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Question from rahul: My life is very confused. I have been on psychiatric treatment for the last 19 years. I am fat and frustrated I pop pill after pill. I’m on pills for high cholesterol and heart disease. Babaji you can see everything please give me peace.

Is God Speaking to Me?

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Question from AAA: How do you know if God is speaking to you ?

Difficulty with Job Interviews

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Question from Rosy Nakarmi: Pranam Guruji, Kindly suggest me how to face interview in a spiritual way? Every time I find interview awkward and spoil it. I’m unable to relate effectively. It feels something blocks the way between my mind and speech. Before facing interview I do connect with God and Guruji, however I’m lost during interview. How can I make my speech more…

Is Hearing AUM More Important than Seeing Light?

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Question from sharon anderson: While I was meditating, I was focused on becoming absorbed in the aum sound, and also seeing the inner light, and a contradiction creeped into my efforts. Swami explained that sight and sound accompany movement, and like a metronome I was trying to dwindle to complete stillness at this point. But, now there would be no aum sound to expect…