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Energization Exercises, spiritual eye

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from julie: I’m a member of s.r.f., unable to email anyone for guidance or questions about my training… perhaps someone can help? the energizing exercises should be done before meditation as stated, it is also suggested one should meditate(but doesn’t mention the exercises) just before fully waking in the am…which order should i follow? also, trying to focus on the 3rd eye…

Life’s purpose

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from james: How did we ever get seperated from God? Why were we brought into existence before we could think and choose, and why is it our lot to get back, so to speak?

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Mantra repetition

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from tanmay: recently, i started rectiting and listening to mahamrityunjaya mantra. however, i have heard that this is a very powerful mantra and can have severe impacts if not recited well. i want to know..do i need to follow some ways…i mean is it ok to listen to this mantra just as i wake up???

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Difficulties at work

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from tanmay: I am working as a software engineer but I hate the environment I work in. In fact, I find myself in a new suffocation everyday. I feel I am not suitable for the job I am in, however I dont know what should I do. The environment where I work only provides a good package but otherwise it gets on…

Yogananda’s predictions of economic crisis

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Aaron: It occured to me today that the worldwide economic crisis we find ourselves in may be the deep depression that Yogananda warned us to prepare for. Is it? What should my family and I do to prepare for it?

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Am I just a body?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from sonia: Who are we in this world? I feel as though sometimes am I just a body. What happens when I die? This is one of my greatest fears. I have so many questions about life, where I fit in, what is my spiritual life? Could you help with some of these questions?

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The goal of yoga

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Hiram: I was very dedicated to meditation and Kriya Yoga. I am also a member of SRF. I learned yoga from my father, but about a year ago I learned about Scientology. They see yoga as not a correct way of path because it withdraws you from the material world. They say that the goal of the spirit is survival and…

Space, light, and harmony

Question from priyal: Namaste, I am an architect and have been wondering, if spaces have an aura (positive or negative vibes) about them. If so, how is it possible to design spaces with certain postive aspects.

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Exercise and sadhana (spiritual practice)

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Kristen: According to yogic principles, is sadhana (spiritual practices) more effective before or after daily exercise (jogging, for example)?

Evolution

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Nirmal Vadgama: Recently, I have been very interested on the subject of evolution (in terms of physical transmutations and speciation) and have thoroughly investigated the claims of both materialistic science and religious advocates. However, when it comes to HUMAN evolution, there are about as many different theories as there are people. The Vedic perspective seems to broadly agree with Darwinian evolution, but…