blank

How Can I Meditate in a Noisy Environment?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Subhasish Bhattacharya: I recently joined in online course of “Meditation for Busy People.” I live in an apartment complex which is middle of New Delhi where there is lot of noise all the time, even in the early morning. It is becoming almost impossible to find a quiet time for meditation. Can I use any soothing music in my earphones so that…

blank

How to Meditate with Half-Closed Eyes

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Kavitha: Hi, I am a newbie in meditation and practicing half closed eye meditation as taught by Yoganandaji. When I try to gaze upward at spiritual eye with eyes slightly open, my eyes automatically open, and I can see the object in front of me, but still my gaze or concentration is at spiritual eye. My doubt is during half-closed eye…

blank

Pain Due to Breathing Practices

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Vishwas Angira: I have intense pain in the middle of the forehead after performing the breathing exercises for a long time. Please help.

blank

Exhaustion and Headache after Meditation

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Renatha: I would like to learn why I feel so exhausted after meditation as well as why in the area of my third eyes I feel strong pressure/ headaches.

blank

Balance Meditation and Service

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Ashutosh: It’s easy to feel the power of our spirit when there is less work and it’s a relatively relaxed part of the year. I reach the heights of having a good grasp of religious philosophy and spirituality — in theory as well as practice — in a world devoid of deadlines and inflexible secular obligations. The real challenge is to keep going despite the…

blank

When to Meditate?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Liu Shen: Greetings from Wuhan. Which is better — Meditating according to a fixed routine — at fixed times every day? Or meditating randomly whenever we want?

blank

What Is Will Power?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Siddharth Kumar: What’s the difference between “want” and “will”? I do not “want” to exercise but I use my “will” to push myself to exercise. Which part of us “wills” and which part “wants”? How can we even oppose ourselves? Is will-power a real form of energy? Or is it just our habit? What’s the spiritual significance of our will?

blank

How to Stay God-Centered?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Pereha: It is said that we remember God more deeply in sorrow, than in happiness. How can we keep ourselves even minded even in happiness, so that we can still be unruffled and detached, centered on God. Because I have always felt that for me happiness is followed by equal pain. How do we negate the two and stay God centered…

blank

How to Practice Meditation Correctly

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Benedikt Kaffanke: I am meditating now for a year 30min/day sessions, mainly focusing on the breath in sinus area (root of the nose, near third eye). I feel the breath more clearly on the in breath, coolness, slight pressure. But not so clearly on the out breath. I could also hear my breath inwardly when I got (in the course of a…

blank

Heat as a Result of Meditation

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Baba: Despite of taking bath I feel a lot of heat in my body all the time. When I started meditation 5 months ago it was normal but now I feel my body warm all the day and night. Can you help me in this regard?