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Eternity's soul-bird, part 1
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 164th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
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Part II — Questions and answers on the soul
Something sublime, something soulful, something fruitful
Question: Is our soul like an infinitesimal particle of dust which after many lifetimes returns to the Supreme and becomes a part of Him?
Question: Why did God introduce the soul into the body? Was it to punish some souls that were malevolent?
Question: A chair has a soul. If you chopped up the chair into little pieces of wood, would those pieces of matter also have their own souls?
United souls, united lives
Question: How do you explain the soul to a child?
Question: What is the soul and what is the psychic being?
Question: Can the psychic being be damaged?
Question: Are there significant events which take place in the soul's world? Can progress be made there?
Question: What is the difference between spirit and soul?
Question: What is the relationship between the soul and the higher worlds?
Question: Can you tell me the relationship between soul and energy?
Your silence-soul loves you
Question: Was every soul split at the time of creation into male and female? Do all souls then have their soul-mates?
Question: Can you speak on the union of two souls?
Question: Will you explain what is meant by a group soul?
Question: You said that the soul chooses the family in which it is going to be born. What happens to the soul if it chooses a bad family?
Question: When does the soul enter the body?
Question: What does the soul do in the body before birth?
Question: Is the soul always assured that it will find its true mission during each new lifetime on earth?
Question: Is it predestined how far the soul will progress in any incarnation?
Question: Does the body have an identity separate from the soul?
Question: Does my soul have a face? Does it look like me?
Question: I neither accept nor reject the existence of my soul. Is there any sign that my soul exists?
Question: When we experience our soul, even though we might not be aware of it, why isn't the feeling sweet enough to satisfy us?
Question: Does the soul ever act autonomously to realise itself?
Question: Do the experiences that the soul gets while it is on earth constitute a kind of expansion?
Question: How can one know if he is a young or an old soul?
Question: How can I expedite my soul's awakening?
Question: Is the body as important as the soul?
Question: How do I go deep within?
My soul shall be
Question: You have said that we should first locate the soul and then chant AUM from the soul's region. How would a person know that he has made contact with his soul and is working from the soul's region?
Question: If you have realised
, do you also realise
Question: I would like to know what the demands of my soul are when I accept a spiritual Master. Do I have to give all my life, all my intelligence, all my love?
Question: Does it matter to the soul whether we meditate every day at the same time?
Question: Are our desires under the control of the soul?
Question: Since suffering is all around us, does it not contribute something to the soul?
Question: For several mornings I have heard a bird singing beautiful music, like a flute, during my sleep. But when I wake up I cannot remember that music.
Question: Can you explain to us why a person who is very ill may continue to live on for days and days, even when this phenomenon is unexplainable in medical terms?
Question: Will God's Reality ever be found on earth?
Editor's preface to the first edition
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