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How to Evoke Love for God?

In a way, you answered your own question. Chanting the name of God continuously requires a significant level of commitment – which is another way of saying deep love for God. But if you try, even a little bit, to ... Read More

A Question About High Blood Pressure

Dear Gopalakrishnan, High blood pressure is a serious condition that causes many complications that are very detrimental to your health. Please follow your physician’s recommendations for taking medications. You can enhance the effect of the medication and likely reduce the ... Read More

Meditation and Music

Dear Jaya, Try it and see! I would imagine that it would indeed help, especially if you meditated for even just a few minutes before practicing. The meditation will give you more centeredness, relaxation, and better concentration, which cannot help ... Read More

Yoga for firefighters

Dear Brian, We put your question out to members of the Ananda Yoga Teacher Association who are teaching in many different settings. Due to space limitations I cannot include all their answers here, but I will summarize. All agreed that ... Read More

My son is following Islam

Dear Sharon, Your question was forwarded to me. When I checked with Swami Kriyananda, the one book he recommended was The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained. If you’re looking for other books as well, you might write to one of ... Read More

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