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The eternal journey
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 733rd book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
No more the desire-life
Transcendence and perfection
Part II — Selected poems from
Eternity's vision-reality song
He is really something!
Two simple promises
I can only promise
Two things he treasures
A soul-life of gratitude
All for You!
Lord, I thank You
This very moment
I am teaching God, too
Heaven-peace envelops me
Let God guide you
Reveal again the light
Smile, humanity, smile!
Part III — Questions and answers
Question: Can you say that love is the only law in the whole universe?
Question: We just lost our baby, and we were questioning ourselves why the baby, in the span of one week, came to earth and then left.
Question: One lady, when she meditates on your transcendental picture, sees it grow bigger, then smaller, change hues and take on a physical presence.
Question: She says she sees a violet colour a lot.
Question: I used to go to a resting place where I can talk to myself and where I have been in contact with two people, a man and a woman. I have never seen their faces; I don't know them. But I can talk to them, although they cannot talk to me. When I ask them questions, they answer me with signs, or by doing something with the body. But since I started to meditate, I can't go to this place any more.
Question: Are the inner bodies composed of spiritual energy? I feel within me several bodies, and sometimes they clash in their will.
Question: What can you do to get them unified?
Question: I feel a strange vibration in my neck. First there is joy, and then this vibration. What is that?
Question: What can I do to have that experience more?
Question: I feel that I don't know how to receive prasad [food blessed by the spiritual Master] properly.
Question: I am not sure that I know how to feel humble.
Question: I would like to ask you how you experience God when you meditate?
Question: Is it possible to reach a form of realisation from a very straight background? It is hard to keep trying to stay with it. Is it possible, although it is difficult?
Question: Why is there some pain when the third eye starts to open?
Question: I have been meditating on and off for a couple of years, but a few months ago I did some Hatha Yoga and shortly afterwards I experienced pain in the third eye area. I don't want it, but at the same time I don't want to get rid of it. It helps me become conscious of everything I am doing, yet I feel confused about it. I was wondering if you could suggest anything.
Question: During meditation I find I have feelings of stress in the area of the solar plexus — sometimes a spasm or contraction. Should I continue meditating?
Question: Some Masters teach that you should hold your spine erect. Is that always necessary?
Question: Guru, I noticed that some of your disciples are married, and others are single and celibate. I was wondering if you could comment on how a person decides whether to do his sadhana in partnership or alone?
Question: I would like to lead a spiritual life, and my husband would, too. But he doesn't know which path to follow, and this is causing a lot of confusion as far as he is concerned. How can we know which path we should follow, and who our Guru is?
Question: Why don't people have as much awareness of their soul while living as they do between one lifetime and another?
Question: If you feel you have a sincere desire, how do you deal with the parts or aspects of yourself that you feel may not be sincere?
Question: I had the feeling last week that you were thinking about me, and I saw you smiling, and found myself smiling like you. Is that possible?
Question: I want to be in the spiritual life only.
Question: Does intuition come about from having previous incarnations?
Question: You have told us that the planet Saturn has a powerful relationship with us. Is there also a relationship between us and other planets, or are they just beautiful manifestations of the Supreme's multiplicity?
Question: What causes clothing to be uncomfortable? Sometimes I can't stand the feel of clothing against my skin.
Question: Guru, is it possible to be in your consciousness but not be conscious or aware that we are in your consciousness? If so, is it better to be consciously in your consciousness?
Question: How can we know our mission in the spiritual life?
Question: Guru, a lady had an experience in which you made the sign of the cross on her forehead. You baptised and spoke to her daughter, then rose up. Was this a real experience from you?
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