Kriyananda calls superconsciousness the “central reality,” an absolute state of awareness that exists beyond all creation. Yet, it is simultaneously all-pervading throughout creation. Paramhansa Yogananda compared it to an infinite ocean of awareness, composed of the countless waves of creation, which must include, of course, our seemingly finite selves.

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Why Does My Body Move Involuntarily When I Meditate?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Vinit Julka: Namaskar, I have enrolled recently for YSS lessons last month and practice meditation as per instructions.For last three days i feel involuntary movement of my body when i sit for meditation. My body and neck sway or move clockwise. Am i doing anything wrong? If no then what is this and how to control it? I am new to meditation…

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Dreaming of the Spiritual Eye

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Vaibhav: I had a dream in which I was sleeping, and I was concentrating on my spiritual eye. Suddenly I felt a bright white light (too dense) in which I was completely absorbed. I found my body was being uplifted, and I could hear an unusual sound (bell type) and feel a sensation in my 3rd eye. I felt so much…

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Going to Higher States of Awareness in Meditation

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Meenu: I am doing daily meditation practice but I see little light some times and sometimes I see some images front of me and it’s hard to figure out the images. For example today I saw one newborn baby and right after that I saw dead body. I am really curious to know the meaning of the images. Is it sign…

Gazing upward in meditation

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Adam H. Esser: I have read that it’s important to look upward towards the third eye so to speak, Now I have a neuromuscler disease that makes it hard for me to hold my eyes upward without them shaking. Will not being able to hold my eyes upward keep me from acheiving the christ consciosness.

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Studying for exams

Nayaswami Pranaba

Question from Nirmal: I have major exams coming up for my medical course. However, every time I think of the amount of revision I need to do in order to regurgitate the memorized facts in the exams, I get very anxious and try not to worry about it. There is a lot of pressure put on us if we are aiming for a…