Chakras for Starters
Audio

Chakras for Starters

This recording offers a clear explanation of what the chakras are and how they function, and includes hands-on guided meditations and visualizations.

The Promise of Immortality
Book

The Promise of Immortality

Destined to become a classic, this is the most complete commentary available on parallel passages from the Bible and India’s ancient scripture, The Bhagavad Gita.

Chakras for Starters
Book

Chakras for Starters

Explains in easy-to-understand terms what chakras are, the hidden power they contain, how to work with them, and describes the many benefits you will experience.

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Body Sensations in Meditation

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Prashanth: I find that as my meditation deepens my body starts swaying forward and backward like a pendulum. Also I feel a sensation as if somebody is tapping at the back of my head (medulla oblongata). Although it is not painful it disturbs me. One more problem is as my focus on the 3rd eye deepens I hear a whizzing sound … Read More

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Are Auras Real?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Paige: Are auras real? Do we all have them? Can you learn to see them and utilize them? If so, how?

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Focus on the Spiritual Eye, Not on the Crown Chakra

Mary Kretzmann

Question from preety: Pranam and Salutation. Can you please tell me why one must not concentrate on the crown chakra while sending healing? I’m a student of Kriya yoga and i practise daily. May i know how i can attain deep states of bliss while meditating? God bless you for the noble work you’ve undertaken.

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Suggestion for the Best Sequence of Meditation Techniques

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Bhushan: OmGuru, I do meditate regularly but often i am confused rather not sure whether my technique is correct. Sometimes i concentrate at chakras one by one from down moving upwards energising them chanting Aum, sometimes i practice Hong su, sometimes i concentrate at spiritual eye, sometimes i feel breathless, sometimes chanting mantras or sometimes combinations of above. I meditate for … Read More

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Sri Yukteswar’s Life Purpose

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Cyril: There is a line in Autobiography (maybe chapter 12 ) where Yogananda says that Sri Yukteswar could have been a mighty warrior ( or words to those effect ) if he chose but that in this life he chose to defeat the inner warriors ( or words to those effect ) and to storm the “inner citadels whose fall is … Read More

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Where are the chakras located?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from SRKinra: Mostly, location of chakras as shown on various websites is along the spine. But in Ananda, these are shown as some where along centre of Body (astral spine). even on some kriya yoga sites, chakras are shown along physical spine. which one is correct? It will be better if some correlation from authentic texts is given.