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Are Vedantists and Buddhists Atheists?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from david snowdon: Believers in the Vedanta and Buddhism are not unlike atheists regarding end of life: it is dissolution of the self. The ‘awareness’ is not ours, it is God. I feel that the non-fundamental mind is being violated — the joke is on us. Your thoughts?

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Imagination vs. Experience

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Arjun: Greetings! In order to experience god during meditation, is it necessary to stop IMAGINING gods qualities and instead CONCENTRATE on those qualities IF you feel them? Isn’t visualizing gods qualities(peace,love etc) the same as imagining? Then how is this stilling thoughts(as imagining is the same as thinking)….? Mustn’t one stop thinking about god(and having biased opinions) to experience him? Please…

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The Highest Technique for God-Realization

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Praveen Raghuwanshi: sir i want to receive that super consciousness stage in which we can talk with god? can u give me way to receive that stage? how we can control flow of energy and send it to god by the path of medulla oblongata by the power of will. pls sir help me…..

How to Learn More About Ananda

Nayaswami Premdas

Question from Candie: I am interested in learning more about this faith. I used to have some links to free lessons, I have gained the link to the books, however I thought there used to be daily assignments to help you work toward initiation. Bless you for your time, and information. Candie

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Swami Kriyananda and Nirbikalpa Samadhi

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Roberto: Hello Ananda friends, I’ve one question about Kriyananda, I am intrested if Kriyananda himself reached nirbikalpa samadhi already? Love Thank you, Roberto

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Son of God or Son of Man?

Asha Nayaswami

Question from Cody Massey: I’ve been reading the Bible and there are more than a few terms I’m confused about. Is there a difference between the Son of Man and the Son of God? And I think circumcision is an allegory but I don’t understand. Could someone help me?

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Simple living and high thinking

Nayaswami Dharmarajan

Question from Balu: I am 53 now and in my life I passed through several experiences and I am taking them as great lessons. I am leading a moderate life. Experiences in life make me think that it is the time for realizing the meaning of life. I am a contemplative type and I have an interest to understand the truth about spirituality…

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Knowing past and future

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from deepak kumar pradhan: Is it real that one can know the past and future of oneself through deep meditation and self realization?

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Yogananda as a God-realized soul

Nayaswami Devarshi

Question from Vinay: Hi, I read this conversation in Autobiography of a Yogi between Sri Yukteshwar and Yogananda where Yogananda accepts his discipline on the condition that his guru reveal God to him. After a long verbal tussle, he accepts it. I want to ask that when Sri Yukteshwar knew that Yogananda was a God realized soul, why did this conversation take place?…