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Energy Sensations During Meditation

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Nikky: I have been meditating only for a month or two…and sometimes I do feel a very very strong tingling sensation and a lot of pressure/energy in my lower back..(almost on my root chakra). This energy seems to be travelling up to my spine in all my chakras. What is it? I also do feel a very strong vibration/pressure in my…

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Mantras and headaches?

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Jennifer: Hello and thank you in advance. I experience a headache when I silently chant my chosen mantra. Is this a sign that it is the wrong mantra for me or that it is working and I need to keep with it and get past the pain?

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Smelling Incense While Meditating

Nayaswami Bharat

Question from pankaj: Namaste, One of our devotee smells incense during Aum Technique. Any correlation of Aum technique and smells? any guidance we can share with him to put him at ease? aum guru pankaj

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The Result of Persistence is Deeper Changes

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Dmitriy: Hello! At once I apologize for translation quality! My possession of English is far from perfect, translated by means of the Internet. I would like to know for myself: whether there is I on a right way? Whether my thoughts in the correct party? Sometimes it seems to me that I don’t have not enough eagerness! Sometimes I give in…

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Becoming One with AUM

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from rajeev: I want to know that while practicing to listen the sound of Aum what does it means to become one with the sound we hear. How can we become one with the sound.

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How to Deepen Meditation

Nayaswami Jaya

Question from Dean Opseth: How does one reach deeper states of meditation? I am a kriyaban and I have an effective grasp of Yogananda’s four main techniques (hong-sau, etc.), yet I don’t feel I’ve excelled in meditative depth. Should I remain passively open to such states, or is it simply an act of pure will to go deeper? Maybe the grace of God grants…

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Feeling Apprehensive

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from carrie: greetings… lately I have been feeling quite sad and overwhelmed. no matter what happens I feel an overwhelming feeling arise in me that I begin to cry quite intensely. during meditation the thoughts that flow through have been quite strange almost dark and menacing. and it is quite difficult to concentrate at all. I feel that I already know that…

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Overwhelmed by information

Nayaswami Seva

Question from warren wagner: I thought I was practicing meditation until I started the Meditation course. There is so much information here on this sight that I FIND my head spinning . I am like so many that I let my thoughts control me. Amazing what the mind can come up with. I like the thought that the breath is like the ocean waves…