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AN INSPIRING SERIES WITH NAYASWAMIS GYANDEV & DIKSHA
Gain an entire toolbox of simple, yet powerful, techniques for working directly with subtle energy, the intelligent force that makes things happen in this world—and inside of you. Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.
Dear Nithish, In this world of opposites (duality-“dwaita”), paradox and dichotomy reign supreme. Reality in this realm of causation is BOTH-AND. It is holographic: meaning the whole is contained in every part. Or, as Paramhansa Yogananda expressed it, “Divine vision ... Read More
Dear Trudy, Your love is deeply inspiring: after 20 years of separation, of hardly any contact, after his alcohol addiction and aggression, you still feel that strong love. This is close to divine unconditional Love. All situations come to us ... Read More
Dear Tina, Yes, on a deep inner level you can maintain inner contact with the soul of the beloved one. During meditation try to feel the presence of God and then apply the technique Yogananda describes: Send your thoughts of ... Read More
Dear Nicole, Yes, these Aghori yogis can be scary. Did it happen in 2019, when all the naga-babas etc. came to Varanasi, sitting in tents? In that case, I was there too. For the future: the eyes are a powerful ... Read More
Dear Thangaraj, Namashkar. 1. Ramana Maharishi did it through a technique known to all advanced yogis. It is prayamama, energy control: the energy is completely withdrawn from the body, into the spine. Nothing is perceived outside anymore. The yogi is ... Read More
Dear Nicole, You ask some probing and complex questions about how karma works. It’s easy to say that karma is simply action and effects of action. But beyond that, it isn’t easy at all. Let’s try to tease out some ... Read More
Dear Aramati, The intrusion of subconscious images and memories is one of the side effects of meditation. Our meditation technique and motivation for meditation play key roles in the influence of the subconscious on our meditation. There are several aspects ... Read More
Dear Kanika, This is simply energy out of control. It’s nothing to worry about. It just needs to be mastered. You are letting go of control. This rotation feeling is actually common, and people who experience it need to rule ... Read More
Dear Zara, When we first begin meditating, we have to learn progressively and ever more subtly to relax body and mind. Swami Kriyananda, a direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda and the founder of Ananda’s worldwide work, describes meditation as “an ... Read More
Dear Nagaraj, The third eye, also called the spiritual eye, is an energy center (the 6th chakra) in the astral spine and not a physical structure of the body. Those who are born blind or lose sight during their lives ... Read More
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