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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Flame-Waves, part 12
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 373rd book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Question: Could you tell me what should be my prayer to the Supreme?
Question: Quite often I find that when I look at students who are standing in front of me and meditating, the peace that I felt before increases. Why is this?
Question: If someone is a sincere seeker, should he follow a specific path?
Question: Could you speak a little about how a seeker who has just entered the spiritual life should handle the pleasures and problems of daily life?
Question: What is gratitude?
Question: Can anybody follow Yoga?
Question: Recently it has become very fashionable for actresses and actors to go to India and follow a Guru. Do you think this is a sincere attitude towards this philosophy?
Question: If hostile forces attack you, does it reduce your karma?
Question: Your philosophy says that we need perfection, but society seems to believe that people who are perfectionists are neurotic. Can you speak about this?
Question: Could you please speak about ego, pride and confidence?
Question: How can we be most receptive?
Question: When I was meditating I felt really sick. My head was hurting and I felt I was pulling my meditation.
Question: Where did God originate?
Question: What can we do if we feel we are struggling and, at the same time, spiritual qualities like joy and aspiration are abandoning us?
Question: What is the best way to pray for others?
Question: How can we make our prayer most intense?
Question: Since the Supreme is fully aware of all of our needs, why is it appropriate to pray?
Question: What is charity?
Question: Sometimes I feel hopeless and helpless.
Question: Why is darkness impermanent and light permanent?
Question: What is the meaning of struggle in the spiritual life? Will it lead to the destruction of our divine qualities?
Question: I have heard that in three hundred years the human body will be as different from the way we know it now as we are different from the animal. Can you speak on this?
Question: Could you speak on guidance?
Question: How can we bring our dreams into our meditation?
Question: How can I have good dreams?
Question: Will sweet dreams fulfil us?
Question: Could you speak on Grace?
Question: How can I have more patience?
Question: Is patience always necessary?
Question: What is the spiritual significance of balance?
Question: What does "destruction" mean in the spiritual life?
Question: What good does it do if a Yogi stays in a Himalayan cave and meditates?
Question: How can I trust my discrimination and know what is the right thing to do in my life?
Question: How can I live in God's Beauty?
Question: For the seekers who aspire to realise God, why does God make it so difficult?
Question: Since God is within us and we know that one day we will realise God, why is it necessary to practise Yoga?
Question: How did we ever lose God?
Question: What do you think of a person who is an atheist?
Question: Is it important for a spiritual aspirant to have satisfaction?
Question: Sometimes I feel that I regress just as I am beginning to make progress. Why is this?
Question: How can I get rid of expectation?
Question: How can we overcome vital forces?
Question: What is the worst impurity?
Question: How do we reinforce our spiritual aspiration when we feel it is wavering?
Question: How can I know if an inspiration comes from God or my heart or soul, rather than my mind?
Question: How can we maintain a good standard consistently, instead of going up and down?
Editor's preface to the first edition
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