Nayaswami Diksha

How to Chant Aum

Question from S Chow: Dear Nayaswami Diksha, I read your writings and also I see your videos regularly. It’s life changing and its very…

How to Get Out of Delusion?

Question from Rich: There are so many questions I would like to ask about self realization and spirituality, there seems to be so…

Hidden Potential

Most people meditate for relaxation, stress relief, better health, and calmer emotions. Those who practice meditation regularly with attention, sooner or later will have an experience of superconsciousness. Swami Kriyananda writes: Spiritual advancement is not a question of attaining anything. It is simply a matter of opening wide the door to a state of conscious…

Question from Rehman: Hi. I have two questions. 1) Whenever i try to focus on my breathing i feel tension in back of…

Obstacles to Meditation

Question from Aishwarya: Namaste. The Great Masters have said how Kriya yoga is a complete solution to all problems we face and how…

The Promised Land

As a child growing up in Israel in the Jewish faith, I believed that Israel was the Promised Land. In my early twenties, as I started to practice yoga and meditation, I began to question whether the Promised Land was a physical territory. When I became a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, studied his teachings and…

Calmness is one of the eight manifestations of God that one can experience in meditation. Peace is also an aspect of God, but there is a difference between Peace and Calmness. Paramhansa Yogananda explained the difference in this way: Peace is an early meditative experience. Peace, like weightless waterfall, cleanses the mind of all anxiety…

Question from Garry: Blessings to you. Would it be improper to add Swami Kriyananda to the prayer at the beginning of meditation? I…

Relationships Karma

Question from G S: Dear Sir. I had a query Why for no reason one takes liking for someone very much without knowing that…

The Meaning of a Dream

Question from k.v.subbareddy: Namaskar. One person in saffron dress came and sat in a chair given few coins to other person. During the…