The ability to visualize is very useful in all aspects of life. Athletes – like gymnasts, divers, even bob-sledders – learn to visualize the feats they wish to accomplish, as a way of focusing their minds and directing their efforts in a particular way. The spiritual principle is that energy follows thought. Another way of expressing this principle is that nothing can be accomplished unless we have a clear idea of what we wish to accomplish.

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Wanting to Induce Lucid Dreams

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from SpirituallyInterested: Hello,I would like to ask if there is a special meditation or kriya technique which could help developing the ability to lucid dreaming?I’m a beginner in all things spiritual and I only used western techniques to induce lucid dreams but it doesn’t work. Are there any eastern yoga techniques to achieve full consciousness in the dream state? If so, please…

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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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A Dream of a Ghost/Spirit

Nayaswami Savitri

Question from Patricia: I have a question and only because I believe in the spiritual and my husband does not, I found it strange. He said he had a dream (we were in Mexico) that a ghost/spirit had come and grabbed my arm and put its mark on me. I found that a little unsettling. Is there some sort of significance or am…

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A Visualization to Overcome Negative Thoughts and Habits

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Rajat Raj: Hello, I had read about about practising visualization. I also read that visualisation can be used to overcome negative thoughts. I just wanted to know a little more. How can I use it to overcome negative thoughts, negative visions/images and negative habits while practicing this visualisation technique. Thank you so much for sending the link to ask my question. I…

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Is It OK to Pray Without Words?

Gurupriya

Question from Adam: Is it okay to pray in mental symbols/pictures rather than with spoken words? For example, If i was intending to pray for (an astrological bangle) and I offered my prayer..Instead of saying something like “Please God bless me with an astrological bangle for I am convinced it will help me on my path of self-realization”, would it be okay if…