Table of Contents
Part 1: Trent University
- Question: How do we know if our actions are ego-motivated or whether we are following the message of our soul?
- Question: What were you doing during the silence before you asked for questions?
- Question: Does a spiritual Master have any ego?
- Question: Why do you go from place to give place and give lectures?
- Question: How can we attain lasting freedom?
- Question: Sometimes during meditation I get a feeling of timelessness. Can you comment on this?
Part 2: University of Toronto
- Question: Do you have a particular meditation technique?
- Question: It is said that if a person is complex, then he cannot run fast in the spiritual life. Is this true?
Part 3: Mcmaster University
- Question: I have read your aphorism that says. "When the power of love replaces the love of power, man will have a new name: God." Could you please elaborate on this?
- Question: What is eternal Time?
- Question: What is the power and significance of a mantra?
- Question: Could you please tell us the value of practising transcendental meditation?
- Question: Do you think it is better for us to think of God in personal terms or in impersonal terms?
- Question: I would like to know whether I should pray for something I want or whether I should just pray for God's Will to be done.
Part 4: Guelph University
- Question: What is the difference between an ordinary learning situation and spiritual study?
- Question: Can an individual be consciously surrendered without having first realised the state of being that allows him to be freed from all effort?
- Question: What do you mean by the Face of God?
- Question: How do we see the Face of God?
- Question: Does one always use a mantra for initiation?
- Question: What do you think is the greatest obstacle in achieving God-surrender and God-realisation?
- Question: Could you possibly explain if there is some ground for unifying Karma Yoga and the Yoga of renunciation?
- Question: What do we have physical bodies for?
- Question: Is it difficult for the seeker to develop the heart when he is heavily engaged with his intellect, say in studies?
Part 5: Sir Wilfrid Laurier University
- Question: How does one meditate?
- Question: Do you feel that man has to suffer on earth?
- Question: If God is everywhere, what is the purpose of evolution?
- Question: You seem to have a cold today. Why does a spiritual Master like yourself get a cold and have to suffer?
- Question: If we are part of God, why do we leave our Source in the first place and come to earth?
- Question: What is the real seeker's goal?
- Question: How important is faith?
- Question: Do human beings have free will?
- Question: Are determination and will-power the same?
- Question: Do you think it is possible for a seeker to cure physical illness through prayer?
Part 6: University Of Windsor
- Question: How can we keep the heart's door open all the time?
- Question: How do we get rid of vanity, ego and pride?
- Question: There are several paths to spiritual attainment and each stresses something different, such as Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga and Jnana Yoga. How can a person know which path is his path, which aspect of the spiritual life he should stress?
- Question: Must someone be a seeker in order to know about God?
Part 7: University of West Ontario
- Question: Is there any difference between one God-realised Master and another?
- Question: When you speak of touching the tree of realisation, is that like being in an altered state of consciousness, some psychological state?
- Question: Where did the universal Heart originate?
- Question: How can we stay in the highest consciousness when we are in the midst of intellectual activities?
- Question: How does one meditate?
- Question: How does one empty the heart and receive Peace, Light and Bliss?
- Question: How does one go about silencing the mind?
- Question: Would you tell me what you mean by the word 'God'?
- Question: What is the significance of the white light which I sometimes see when I meditate?