Paramhansa Yogananda suggested a wonderful prayer, “Lord, may I reason, may I will, may I act, but guide Thou my reason, will, and activity, to the right path in everything.” The emphasis here is to offer everything to God, including our desires so that we will be released from any karma that may result from our thoughts and actions.

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Unrequited Love, an Enemy of Happiness

Joseph Puru Selbie

Question from hari: I recently met one girl and i am very much attracted to her. But she just treats me like a stranger . So i am having a bias in my mind . So what should i do ?

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How to Rise Above Sexual Temptation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Rush: I am a young man on the path, having trouble with sexual desire. I wanted to ask any older men who have been on the path a while: does it get easier to deal with desire, to where it is not a constant battle? Are you more confident in your ability to resist? Are there any ‘keys’ you’d recommend? I…

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Sublimation of Sexual Desires

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from G: Hello, I want to know how to completely sublimate sexual desires which greatly impede the ability to concentrate and perform sadhana?

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What is Tantric Sex?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Gary: Hi, Am not sure if this is the right place to ask. Please forgive me if I offend someone. Recently I have been introduced to tantric sex and wants to learn more about it. I want to ask what is the place of sex in yoga. Is it something you should refrain from? If not, is yoga the first step…

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How to avoid reincarnating again

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Neil: Is it OK to remain attached to (i.e. love) people, or will it cause me to reincarnate again and again? and What steps should I take during life to ensure that I never have to reincarnate again?