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To Focus on the Spiritual Eye, Relax

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Bruce: My attempts to focus on the third eye with my eyes closed has been challenging. I try to look up (with closed eyes) and zoom on my forehead (between eye brows and hairline) and I can not keep it steady, so my energy is consumed in a physical activity (back and forth) in trying to keep it there, which seems…

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How Should I Visualize the Spiritual Eye?

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from Patricia: I have been renewing my efforts to keep my attention on the spiritual eye and visualize it for myself as it becomes more and more apparent to me that this is a vital tool or maybe step in the spiritual path. I find that the physical image which occurs to me is much bigger than something which could actually fit…

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Tips for Experiencing the Spiritual Eye

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from Sudip: I often feel a problem in gazing at the spiritual eye; during the practice of the Hong-Sau technique my gaze often moves towards the movement of the breath. I also find problems in sighting a source of light from the spiritual eye. Please help with my problems.

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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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Body Sensations in Meditation

Nayaswami Diksha

Question from Prashanth: I find that as my meditation deepens my body starts swaying forward and backward like a pendulum. Also I feel a sensation as if somebody is tapping at the back of my head (medulla oblongata). Although it is not painful it disturbs me. One more problem is as my focus on the 3rd eye deepens I hear a whizzing sound…

How to Find Opportunity in Obstacles!

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Kay: Yogananda said: “There are no obstacles, only opportunities.” Albert Einstein also said “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” What exactly do these quotes mean? All I see are obstacles ahead of everything I’d like to do. There seems to be no smooth sailing. With obstacles set in front of us, do they mean that we will learn more through…

How Do I Focus on The Spiritual Eye?

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Daniel Boland: How can I focus and concentrate correctly on the third eye ? How also, do I know that I’m moving through it ?

Focus on the Spiritual Eye, Not on the Crown Chakra

Mary Kretzmann

Question from preety: Pranam and Salutation. Can you please tell me why one must not concentrate on the crown chakra while sending healing? I’m a student of Kriya yoga and i practise daily. May i know how i can attain deep states of bliss while meditating? God bless you for the noble work you’ve undertaken.

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Which Is Better: to Pray Out Loud, or Silently?

Nayaswami Sabari

Question from John C: Namaste. I presume that the Spirit/Soul is more subtle/fine/powerful than the mind, which in turn is more subtle/fine/powerful than the body. Does this mean that mental prayers/chanting are more powerful than physically audible ones because the consciousness/attention is more interiorized? Or the physically audible ones are more powerful because they automatically carry the mental thought behind them in addition to…