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When Does the Soul Leave the Body?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Roshni Pillay: Thank you to for answering my previous question on the death of my son. I do however have another question. My son hanged himself. When we took him down, he was unsconcious but had a pulse. He was taken to hospital, and a day later we were told he was brain dead and that there was no hope for him….

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Meditating on the Third Eye

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Jyoti: I’ve been practicing meditation from last 10 years on and off with different methods, and finally doing on third eye nowadays. Felt twitching in eyes and movement even any time in a day and in meditation going in tunnel with bright lights. Now I’m scared doing further without guidance as I read online that doing meditation without guidance by yourself…

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What Are Ananda’s Teachings on Wicca and Non-Mainstream Religions?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Samuel: 1-What are Ananda’s teachings on: Wicca, Paganism, Druidism, New Age, Tarot, fortune-telling, Ouija, Voodoo… I hear young people are joining these “religions”. Some are identifying as witches and casting spells to get someone to date them, or to control them, or to make money. 2-How is it possible for hocus-pocus to affect a person, when it isn’t even real? Heard…

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Divine Healing Experience

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Esha: Om shanti….I experienced a beautiful and miraculous moment last night. I was not well and usually I had to take an injection to get rid of infection. But I instead called Divine Mother to please come to me, love me and heal me…and I got well!!….this was second time..last time my migraine got healed without medication!…What is this? Why it’s…

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Can I Progress Spiritually if I Have Career and Family?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Tj Akshay: I’m 21 years old. I wanted to progress spiritually. But right now I’m studying and my family wanted me to excel professionally and be with family. My query is if I choose to have challenging career and balance the family does not it make me attached to the external materialistic world, since the responsibility is increased we need to earn,…

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Threat of Communism: The Road Ahead

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Truthseeker: Hello! I was reading the Road Ahead, where it stated that a war in coming times will bring communism to much of the “free” world. What does that mean? It includes India too, does that mean India too will be taken by communism? Does this mean communism will spread to all lands, until it is defeated by America? Not much…

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Do We Leave the Physical World Once, Or Many Times?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from AO: How would Yogananda view the claim that the Swedish mystic Swedenborg (1688-1772) made that we leave the physical world once but then we go through several lives in the spiritual world? And do we live several lives in the spiritual world after our life in the physical world has ended?

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In Meditation I Saw a Bright White Light and a Symbol. What Does It Mean?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Tarushi: I’m 16 years old. Today as I was meditating a sudden bright white light gained my attention, it was being emitted by my eyes and was swirling and then suddenly a symbol came into sight which looked like a ‘U’ and both the ends further extending an drooping on either sides till the middle of the alphabet and at the…

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The Eternal Flame in Swami Kriyananda’s Moksha Mandir

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Kathleen: I enjoyed listening and watching Joytish and Devi meditate at Swami’s Moksha Mandir. I thought the filming was excellent. Question there seemed to be something inside the glass (yellow-gold) ornament behind Joytish. It looked like some herbs or fine shrubs. Is this so?

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Why Do Innocent Animals Suffer?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Vidhya: I had a question about why every day, so many innocent animals are being tortured/ slaughtered for various reasons (usually to appease selfish human needs). Might you be able to help with some insight into this subject? My heart goes out to all beings out there who go through this kind of suffering.