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How Do I Conquer Leftover Karma and Live a Life of Joy?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Pooja: I’m 27 and have been facing repeated challenges since I was very young. However, I’ve always drawn upon my inner strength and the Divine help me to overcome my difficulties and create, more or less, my best life. However, I still find a residue of my old patterns, karmic or otherwise, still lingering that plays out very negatively sometimes in…

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Does God Help Reduce Our Suffering?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Niraj: Does God minimize some section of agony of the suffering living being both human and animals? I know Yoganandaji did have discussions with God to remove it. And will suffering at some stage end?

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How to Control Subconscious Impulses and Outbursts

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Carolyn: Sometimes I have incredible bursts of energy towards the end of the school day. I am unable to control my impulses and am overtaken with powerful urges to move around/dance, or scream/make jokes/make strange noises, and all this brings me attention from others (laughter, disbelief, disgust, etc.) The attention I get feeds something in me, but I don’t know what…

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If I Dream It, Will It Come True?

Nayaswami Mukti

Question from Simran: During my sleep I found a state where I feel like I’m going somewhere. It takes a lot of force to wake up and that’s scary. It feels like If I don’t wake & surrender, I will end up leaving my body and will not be able to come back. What’s that & should I surrender? What will happen if…

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Understanding Alzheimer’s and Karma

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Mildred: I am a nurse and lately I have had a few encounters with elderly patients with severe Alzheimers. A part of me is wondering what lies behind that veil of confusion? How are they going to raise their energy higher when they are so mentally incapable? They are totally in different worlds and realities. They eat, sleep,walk aimlessly… I wonder…

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Is Eating Meat and Fish Wrong Spiritually?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Vandana: I have been very confused as far as meat/fish eating is concerned. I am a pure vegetarian but my husband loves to eat fish and meat. Is he doing something spiritually wrong by having non-veg? Will he be punished by God? His belief is that just like vegetarians kill plants which are living beings too, non-vegetarians kill animals. As a…

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If I Deviate From My Duties, Will It Have a Disastrous Effect?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Ashutosh: Lord Krishna says that one should be unaffected by distress or happiness and perform ones duties equipoised. Does that mean that both of these states are not the creation of the performer of the duties? What if he for instance acts from a body-oriented perspective, thus inviting miseries? Is the performance of duties a requisite for attaining that kind of…

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I Feel Sad. What Is the Purpose of Life?

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from SP: I feel lost, sad, anxious from time to time and then wonder what is the purpose of life. When I am overly happy or get something huge or emotional happiness from relatives, I feel insecure and think that I will lose them one day. I consider myself to be lucky and fear that future or next life might not be…