Question from Dm.: Hi! How to have relationships with people you don’t like? Colleagues, relatives and others that you did not actively choose to be around. Is it better to seek other company (like Ananda guys)or try "to see good traits" in the ones you have to socialize with right now? Thanks!
Question from Richa: I am in Auckland (NZ) basically from India. I am in search of Ananda devotees here so that I can discuss my spiritual path with others and share the books too. At times I feel real lonely here. It seems as if the materialistic things are diverting me from my actual path. Please help me in finding spiritual satsang here….
Question from Vinay: Hello, I want to ask you a couple of questions. 1) Could being on the path unveil all the secret workings of this universe? Could we really explain everything in this universe? How did the universe came into existence and where is its going? 2) What is the purpose of life? Quantum mechanics and recent findings in Physics show that…
Question from Cris: I’m entering my 2nd year of practice. Lately in meditation I’ve been sinking into sleepy, semi-hallucinatory moments. I forget what I’m supposed to be doing & have to make a concerted effort to pull myself back into the moment. It’s very insistent: I can be vigilant and focused but they still break through.
Question from prashant malik: I become restless when I practice Hong-Sau technique. Each time I concentrate on my breath, I begin to breathe faster, as if I was doing heavy physical work. Please let me know how I can solve this problem.
Question from Dm.: I do not know a single person in my country who would be even interested in teachings of Yogananda. I know my path is right, but there are many people trying to draw my attention elsewhere. How can I remain firm in my aspirations when my values are so alien to other people?
Question from yvonne: Greetings! Yogananda has been my guru for 6 years. He is always with me, I speak to him all the time mentally as well as out loud. I regard him as my friend as well as guru. However, I also find that when I pray or am waiting for God in meditation, I speak to the Lord and Divine Mother….
Question from Kristian: A great strength of Yogananda’s teachings is the possible unity with all of the major religions, although this requires a considerable amount of slightly unobvious or esoteric interpretations of the lore and creed of these religions. Some of the religions, like Christianity, have been directly addressed by Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda in their writings (e.g., Revelations of Christ). However, are…