Suicide and Prayer

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from T.S. Lakshmi: My younger daughter committed suicide due to mental illness. Will She Suffer? Will I see her when I leave this world?

Healing of Postpartum Depression – Suicide Prevention

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Saranya: Nameste guruji, I am 28yr old female from India delivered a baby boy before 9 months via c section,since i had some lactation problem from beginning we meet a lactation consultant for that,she prescribed me a tablet called perinorm for increasing my milk supply, which in turn produced so many neurological side effects on me.We met so many neurologists but…

Healing the Family After a Suicide

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Sangita: My brother-in-law suffered from a very deep trauma almost 20 years back, when his younger sister (with whom he was very close, and who was just 16 at that time) committed suicide by hanging herself. The wound is still fresh and he at times wakes up in his sleep and starts crying.He currently lives in Ann Arbor in Michigan. Is…

The Saddest Prayers

By Mary Kretzmann, Director of Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry As the Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry grows, it is inevitable that we receive prayer requests for that deepest of personal tragedies, a suicide. The number of prayer requests for suicide victims increased ever since the financial difficulties in 2008. (The number of suicides had also increased on a national level.)  My…

Yogic View on Suicide

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Mike Kobal: Hi All, I have just read the posting re the Yogic view on suicide. It is my belief that such a person will continue to be reincarnated into the same situation till they solve and learn from the situation they found themselves in that caused them to sadly take their own life. It was an experience they chose for themselves…

Spiritual Consequences of Suicide

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from D.P.: I am only asking this out of curiosity so please don’t get worried. What did Paramhansa Yogananda say would happen to those who commit suicide? What is S.K. views on this subject? I am just curious as to what kind of suffering is entailed for those that take their own life.

Is Suicide Acceptable?

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Tammy: Is it acceptable if we choose when our soul leaves the body?