Ananda Writers Group, Spiritual Growth, Spiritualizing Relationships

How to Find a Spiritual Relationship and Partner

Ah, love! Is there any other topic that inspires songs, poems, books and other creative works more than love? Such a “rabbit hole” of a topic, just like in Alice in Wonderland, especially when involving spirituality. When one asks the question, “What is God?” the answer can rightly be given as, “God is LOVE.” It’s said also that God is … Read More

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I Am In Love But Don’t Know What The Girl Is Deciding

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Akshay: I am in love with a girl. I feel I love her unconditionally. I am happy to have her in my life. However she is still deciding whether she can pursue a relationship with me or not. We both are spiritual. My heart keeps telling me inside that she’s the one due to all the positivity she and stability she … Read More

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Modesty

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Harish: Namaste, Our culture tells us that women should wear full clothes. But in the history also we see that many Apsaras slightly covering their bodies living in societies. What are your views on that? Some modern women argue that its my choice my freedom and my comforts. Thank you.

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Is Marriage a Hindrance to Spiritual Progress?

Gurupriya

Question from charu: dear ma’am, is marriage predestined for an average individual or does free will play a role in choosing a partner? is marriage a hindrance to spiritual progress ?

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Overcoming Embarrassment

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Anu: I am a 38 year old single woman with childlike personality but I am responsible and work with dedication.A senior guy used to notice this and it used to make him smile.We dont talk. I feel very shy in his presence but this has caused me to desire his guidance,assurance and understanding.He is married with two kids.I had to leave … Read More

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Motivation and Boundaries

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from princessp: Since past one year my relationship with my aunt is not too good. I do not live with my parents. I am financially independent. My aunt still keeps troubling me for various silly things. This is hurting me a lot. I lost interest in my studies. I don’t feel motivated at all. Everything is piling up in my heart.This is … Read More

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Is It OK to Stop Talking with My Parents?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Rush: Is it a sin to reject our families, out of spiritual necessity? In Asia, we overvalue family; yet my businessman dad has become so arrogant/blustering that I just cannot be around him anymore, and my mom is unpredictable. Sometimes I just want nothing to do with them, like they weren’t my family in the first place. As a grown man, … Read More

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How Can I Deepen My Love for My Partner?

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Radhu: Hello. I was wondering if you could give me some advice about how to increase the love I feel for my partner. He’s a great person and we’re happy together however I feel that I don’t love him enough, and really want to increase the love I feel towards him, but I’m not sure how. I feel like I need … Read More

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A Spouse’s Anger

Gurupriya

Question from Laura: Sometimes when I argue with my husband he will become furious and break things in the house. Often he will often he will hurt himself in these circumstances too such as punching walls, this only ever happens when he feels he is entirely to blame (regardless of what he truth might be). How can I support him through this? How … Read More

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Healing the Bruises of an Intimate Relationship

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Fran: An older man in my meditation group who has been meditating for decades began giving me lots of attention. He began calling me, writing me spiritual love notes, etc.. I enjoyed this friendship because I felt supported in my meditation efforts and nurtured in friendship. We had a couple of nurturing moments on the more intimate side. Then he wrote, … Read More