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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Fifty Freedom-Boats to one Golden Shore, part 6
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 230th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
True spirituality and inner life
Sound-life and silence-life
Ego and emotion
Yoga and spirituality
Belief and faith
Part II — Questions and answers:
Question: Sri Chinmoy, what do you consider to be the greatest obstacle on the spiritual path?
Question: There are so many spiritual paths and so many spiritual teachers. How does one figure out which is the right one?
Question: Would you say something about feeling your body in a spiritual way? Is feeling a kind of electric force or wave a spiritual experience?
Question: Can you take the senses as an object of meditation?
Question: Is it necessary to follow a life of renunciation?
Question: Would you tell me what suffering is and what it means?
Question: Would you speak about music, God and meditation?
Part III — Questions and answers
Question: In the Bible there is a part that explains about Moses' revelation from God. Can you tell us a little bit about Moses?
Question: How does a person overcome doubt about himself?
Question: How can I make my inner cry more sincere?
Question: Sometimes during my meditation something shows me some imperfection in my human nature. Some event that occurred portrays this imperfection and I have this in my mind during my meditation. I am confused about what to do with it then. Should I hold it and destroy it or push it aside and try to concentrate on something divine?
Question: What is the best way to keep a spiritual consciousness during the day?
Part IV — Questions and answers: University of Honolulu
Question: What is aspiration?
Question: What is the difference between desire and aspiration?
Question: Is there a difference between prayer and meditation?
Question: Does illumination come all at once?
Question: I am having telepathic experiences with people who call themselves magicians. I talk with them while they are in other places. I can enter this realm at will. I'm curious about how you would respond to these experiences?
Question: Can mantra meditation take you all the way to the Goal?
Question: Practically speaking, how does one go about learning how to meditate?
Question: Is it necessary to have a Guru or can you reach enlightenment on your own?
Question: What is the greatest stumbling block for most seekers and how can it be overcome?
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