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What do my strange meditation experiences mean?

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from dodge: Hi, a couple days ago I had quite the experience. Usually before going to sleep I meditate, while I was doing this I started to feel the beginning stages of the “out of body”. I told myself that I was just too tired and wanted to go to sleep, then I had a ray of golden light surround mainly my…

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When I started meditating, I stopped dreaming

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Anna: Hi, I realized after I started meditation, I completely stopped dreaming or if I am dreaming I no longer recall my dreams. Prior to meditation, I constantly dream every night and remember multiple dreams within one night. What do you think this could mean?

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Strong Feeling at the Forehead in Meditation

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Peter: Greetings, in God’s love and peace. During my meditation I often feel a strong pulling up on my forehead and sometimes it would feel heavy after meditation. What causes that or what are the results of that?

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Centering During the Highs and the Lows

Joseph Puru Selbie

Question from Nimma: Meditation leaves me wonderfully lighthearted but some times during the day I also feel angry thoughts. I am diabetic and this usually happens during high sugar times. Negativity charges like a bull at me. Please advise. Regards

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A Disappointing First Meditation Experience?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Adam: I decided to try meditation for the first time. I did the method of relaxing my whole body then counted down from 100. That’s when I first noticed the numbness enveloping my entire body, even my breathing felt numb as if I weren’t even breathing. Then the tingling sensation, at first only slight in my legs then my entire body,…

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An experience with Shiva

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Dan: Dear friends, Something happened once while meditating and I don’t know what it means. First, it felt like I was somewhere not of the physical world. Second , I heard music and when I followed it I found someone under a tree near a river. When I was closer it looked like and I do have faith that it was…

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Meditation Experience

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from hemanth: I have been regularly doing meditation since last 6 months. While meditating i feel as if i turn upside down or i am rotating inside my body. Some times i feel i am located somewhere in the middle of the body and there is a large distance between my head and legs. I just sit silently and observe these things.…

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Meditation Practice Makes Me Emotional

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Nirja: Dear friend, I have had this question for a while, but I feel like this situation is getting worse, but can meditating a lot (thrice a day) make you more sensitive? I feel like I’ve been crying way too much lately, even by my standards :) Even someone mistakenly raising their voice at me seems to break my heart. Also,…

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An Unpleasant Meditation Experience

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Kate: Hi! I was doing some heart meditation following a YouTube video (I was trying to study but feeling too stressed so I thought some meditation could help), but I actually had all these bad feelings. It felt like my chest was too heavy and I felt an urge to open my eyes. Do you have any idea why? I’m not…

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Become a Peaceful Warrior

themis

Question from Sunitagupta: I am not able to always find peace in meditation.