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How to define “deep” in meditation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Ravichandran Iyer: Sir, all of you advise that one should meditate very deeply.Can you please explain the word deeply. Thanks in advance.

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Can You Meditate in Savasana?

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Arjen: Please let me know if Savasana (death pose) is suitable for meditation. I mean if we wouldn’t consider that pose has a tendency to induce sleepiness, is Savasana good physically for meditation purpose? Many thanks, Arjen

How to develop intuition

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Shailesh: I have read many times about intutive guidance in articles of our line of gurus and about meditating on problems to seek solutiion. How to use it? Can you send me methodology/article on the way to do this.

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…

My 4-year old likes to meditate

Ananda Sangha Worldwide

Question from Craig: Last Sunday I awoke later than normal. Usually I meditate when my family is sleeping When I announced that it was time for me to meditate, my 4 yr old said he wanted to also, he sees me do this in the evening. I fixed him a place next to me and gave him basic instruction. Amazingly he sat quietly…

My aging mother disapproves of spiritual practices

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Diana Barrett: My mother has always been about her and what she thinks is right and its right for everyone. Spiritual awakening is my goal. I do the spiritual practice around her. She is aging, 79, fearful, lonely, mother whom I would not choose as a friend, who calls and crosses boundaries and judges and tells me what to do/is wrong with…

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Listening to AUM in meditation

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from MPG: I read somewhere that lahiri mahasaya was attributed to say, “Man’s greatest duty is to hear the AUM sounds.” Why? He often counseled to do more kriya’s for most problems. I’m not concerned about the apparent contradiction. Why did he stress the AUM technique?

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Meditation aids

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Suzanne Pourmoneshi: My friend, a zen meditator, suggested that I use some meditating CDs during my Hong-Sau routine that produce Delta Wave patterns, teaching the mind to reach deep meditation levels very quickly. Should I feel guilty about “cheating” on my spiritual journey, or should I feel content knowing that I still meditate with discipline, devotion, and a love for God? Please…

The spiritual eye

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Anil Raikwar: 1. How do I know that I am looking (or concentrating) at spiritual eye (the centre between two eyebrows)? I may be looking above or below. 2. During meditation (rather concentration), I get some sensations at/around the spot at spiritual eye, is this normal? Or I am concentrating in a wrong way?

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Married to a non-meditator

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from niru: How do I encourage my husband to meditate? He is supportive of me, and believes in meditation, but he does not do it himself!