Does God Punish Us?

Asha Nayaswami

Question from dwaparayogi: In AY, Yogananda speaks of “astral slums.” I understand that our own actions determine our karma, however, it seems like people are being punished in this perspective of the afterworld. In other books, Y speaks of evil tramp souls and possession, and this seems frightening and odd to me, and almost verging on puritanical ideals. Could you please elaborate on…