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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 300th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Question: What is the relationship between aspiration and will-power?
Question: How can we keep our aspiration strong when we are far away from you?
Question: Guru, how can I retain my aspiration and help to manifest and serve the Supreme through my music and still not be affected by the people involved in the music business who are concerned only with dollar signs?
Question: How does the vital aspire?
Question: Guru, does aspiration create receptivity?
Question: What can we do to keep this spot, where you have planted this tree, a place of constant aspiration?
Question: How can we create aspiration in the physical body?
Question: Does lack of sleep decrease our aspiration?
Question: Why is my aspiration lower in the morning?
Question: How can we create more energy inside ourselves so we can aspire more?
Question: Guru, is ecstatic love of God the highest type of aspiration?
Question: Guru, how can we keep our aspiration and not be affected by unpleasant outer situations?
Question: With our extremely limited inner vision, how is it possible to separate aspiration and desire? They get merged so easily.
Question: What is the fastest way to increase aspiration?
Question: Guru, how can I keep my aspiration intense?
Question: Guru, how can we have a powerful love and concern for our life of aspiration?
Question: Is the world aspiring more today than in the past?
Question: Guru, how can we keep the glow that you bring when you come but seems to go when you go?
Question: How do you get joy out of doing something you don't like?
Question: What is aspiration?
Question: Does surrender grow with increased aspiration?
Question: Can we increase our aspiration the fastest by expanding our gratitude?
Question: How can you maintain high aspiration when you are working many hours every day with unaspiring people?
Question: How can we have divine aspiration constantly?
Question: How can we feel our aspiration in our day-to-day activities — such as in a hectic office — as intensely as we feel it when we meditate?
Question: How can we be sure to regain our aspiration at an early age in our next incarnation?
Question: How can I create a more fertile environment in my home so that aspiration will grow in the hearts of my children?
Question: How can a family aspire?
Question: Sometimes I feel that my aspiration drops just after it has been very strong. How can I keep my aspiration ever strong and growing?
Question: Is it better to aspire consistently on a lower level or to go way up only to fall down again the next day?
Question: Through what form of aspiration can I grow and blossom most soulfully to please the Supreme?
Question: What is the most fertile soil for the aspiration-tree?
Question: When will the sun of aspiration rise to fully illumine every aspect of my existence?
Question: What is the difference between aspiration and God's Grace?
Question: Can aspiration significantly change the soul's capacity?
Question: What is the relationship between inner happiness and aspiration?
Question: What should we do when our aspiration starts to slip?
Question: Why do places of vast natural beauty — such as the ocean, mountain ranges and so on — kindle our aspiration?
Question: Is aspiration a beginningless and endless reality within us?
Question: How can my aspiration help me when I am in the midst of a conflict with my students?
Question: How does a spiritual seeker involved in a business career, with all the temptations and forces inherent in its environment, transform his career into an expression of aspiration and an offering to the Supreme?
Question How can I protect my aspiration from the pull of forces that love me in the outer world?
Question: In my life of aspiration, at certain times is it better to give in to a desire which is beyond my capacity to deal with effectively?
Question: Can dynamic aspiration feed itself so that our aspiration becomes increasingly intense?
Question: What parts of our being aspire while we are sleeping?
Question: Do animals aspire, and is this how they come out of the animal kingdom?
Question: How can I aspire to the point where my aspiration will bound through the heavenly planes like a gazelle through the forest?
Question: Is it true that my aspiration can cut through and diminish all my psychological difficulties? If so, how can I best apply and increase my aspiration in this regard?
Question: How may I best defend myself when my aspiration-tree is threatened?
Question: How can aspiration kindle our creative capacity?
Question: What is the way to aspire that ends in the realisation that the Supreme has already done all of our prayer, meditation and contemplation for us?
Question: After God-realisation and God-manifestation on earth, then what shall our aspiration be?
Question: As I learn more about nature my love for nature increases. Can this love and my desire to learn more about God through nature be called aspiration?
Question: When someone dies, in his next incarnation does he maintain his same level of aspiration?
Question: How does one keep aspiration awake in oneself?
Question: How can my imagination help increase my aspiration?
Question: Is aspiration a gift from the Supreme and how can we increase it?
Question: Can music and aspiration co-exist?
Question: What sort of work in the outer world will be most conducive to my purest and surest aspiration?
Question: How can I use love to transform my attachment into universal oneness?
Question: How can you keep your aspiration high when you get tired?
Question: Does the intensity of aspiration increase with each incarnation?
Question: Sometimes I feel that the tiny flame of aspiration has died within me. What has attacked me at this time?
Question: What does aspiration need to eat in order to grow within us?
Question: When darkness surrounds me, how can I aspire more to transcend it?
Question: What does our Divine Father think of His children's aspiration?
Question: Is there a way to aspire even while you are relaxing from fervent aspirational action?
Question: How can we get courage from our aspiration?
Question: When doubt comes, should we fight it off?
Question: Guru, if the tree represents aspiration, what do the leaves represent?
Editor's Preface to the first edition
Editor's note to the first edition
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