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Experiences in meditation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Ryan: Good evening. This question actually stems from an experience nearly 20 years ago when I first took up a personal meditation practice. Once while in deep meditation my visual field went totally white and as my concentration increased I felt as though I was travelling back in time. I have no other way of explaining it, really. What happened to…

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What Is the Purpose of My Life?

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Raj: I want to know what the purpose of my life is. Everybody is born for achieving something, I wanted to know what my purpose may be. Please guide me.

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Am I Ready for Kriya Yoga Initiation?

Tyagi Jayadev

Question from Riccardo: Hi, very soon I will have my first Kriya initiation and I’m so happy. However, because of an illness in this first year of discipleship my daily practice got interrupted so many times, also for many weeks. I always did my best to practice devotion, and to follow Guru’s teachings, but now I’m scared that I might not be really…

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There Are Too Many Meditation Instructions!

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from mankaran: Hello , I have been doing meditation from a few weeks . Initially it was a fantastic feeling of being mindful and happy . Then i read a few articles on it . Osho says concentrate on your Hara . Monks say concentrate on an area 2 fingers above your belly and some say concentrate on your third eye .…

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To Realize the Greatest Benefits of Meditation, Seek a Spiritual Path

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Jessica: Hello! I have an interesting question I’ve been trying to answer for about five years. I used to be very much into meditating, but I had to stop. The reason is, I learned how to go into a state of deep meditation quickly. When I do this, I become aware of all the layers of negative energy and thoughts I…

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How to stop lying — a spiritual approach

Mary Kretzmann

Question from N: Hello I have recently met a man who is wonderful, isn’t particularly spiritual but supports me in my path and is supportive and helpful and very loving. I realized recently that I have a problem with lying, I do it even without knowing when or why and for little things — how do I rid myself of this so as…

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I want to live a more fulfilling life. What is the best way to start?

Nayaswami Parvati

Question from Mário Ferreira: Been interested in spiritual development for a some years now, because my father has a lot of books about it. I have practiced yoga, pranayama and researched a lot through the web. But have been struggling with depression and anxiety for 7 years now (fear of living my life). I sense that I am not yet ready to ask some…

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Seeking One’s Self

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Meenakshi: I want to know about myself. Who I am? why I am here? What is the purpose of my life — job, family, or something else? Why do I always change my decision? Why do people make fun of me? Am I not a good person? How can I find out myself. In our culture marriage is very important, and…

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Career vs. Dharma

gopal

Question from M.L.: How do I know if the job I have is my dharma? I cannot feel any joy in my heart when I’m at work and dread going to work in the morning. I’m planning to find another job but am scared. Love M.L.

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Difficulties with Meditation

Gurupriya

Question from Patrick: I am only 27, had joined a raja yoga for sometime, had to leave due to peer pressure, but by then I had transformed myself a lot. Lost I began to meditate with head phones in my ear and eyes closed it got me more lost. For I long time I practised gazing at a point without a wink and…