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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Eternity's Soul-Bird, part 2
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 165th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Has your soul a special mission?
Part II — Questions and answers on the soul
Pavilion of the Eternal Beyond
Question: What is
Question: When did God create the soul?
Question: Does the soul have a purpose here on earth?
Question: Do all souls want the same thing?
Question: When someone reaches Self-realisation, what happens to his soul?
Question: Will all souls be realised eventually, even the souls of the worst criminals?
Question: Which dominates the body, the mind or the soul?
Question: Is it possible that the soul is in any way connected with what we call consciousness?
Question: How can we bring the light of the soul into the mind so that we constantly have love, devotion and surrender?
Question: What Is the source of the highest light?
Question: How does one develop inner power?
Question: Does the soul ever observe the body from outside?
Question: Apart from giving you reports or telling you important things, do the souls of your disciples ever come to you just out of joy or gratitude?
Question: Sometimes I am awakened in the morning feeling a very high state of elation and unity, but I am not conscious of what has taken place. Does any work take place at night on the spiritual plane that we are not aware of?
Question: Are all souls good?
Question: How does the soul deal with good and evil and prevent us from doing wrong?
Question: When a person is crazy, is this condition the result of his soul's past karma?
My soul's protection
Question: You said that in a way our body is like a shell for our soul and that in due time our body will die and rot. What happens to the soul? What does it do? How far does it go?
Question: Does the soul decide what it is going to go through on the earth plane?
Question: Is it possible for the individual to remember the details of past incarnations?
Question: Do all souls have hundreds or thousands of incarnations before realisation?
My inner family
Question: Do the same souls keep coming back to earth?
Question: Will the soul usually look the same throughout its incarnations?
The souls fascinate me
Question: Does a beautiful soul always choose a beautiful outer being?
Question: Guru, once you pointed out to us a man whose soul you said had already left his body. How could he still have been alive on the physical plane if his soul had left his body?
Question: How can we live in reality all the time?
Soul's eye, ear and arm
Question: When I am meditating, I can see the reality. But when I open my eyes and stop meditating, how can I keep this reality?
Question: How can we achieve reality?
Question: If what appears real on one plane isn't real on all planes, then what is reality?
Question: How can you find clarity of Truth?
My soul climbs down
Editor's preface to the first edition
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