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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Flame-Waves, part 4
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 221st book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Question: How would you define ultimate Truth?
Question: How can I acquire lasting inner joy?
Question: I have had the experience that, when we try to help others, sometimes a kind of barrier builds up in ourselves and also in those we try to help. Could you speak about this.
Question: How can we remain unaffected by other people's undivine consciousness without cutting ourselves off from them?
Question: If our fulfilment lies in our utter consecration to the life divine, could you say something about consecration.
Question: Is there any way that we can meditate specifically to help the United Nations?
Question: How do you eradicate negativities and imperfections in the soul?
Question: About two weeks ago, a Hatha Yoga Master came to the United Nations and said that first you must conquer and overcome the body and only then can the Supreme be manifested. What are your feelings about this?
Question: Last week you mentioned something about wrestlers and people who are engaged in physical activities, saying that competition on the physical level is not what we are after. Do you feel that people who are professional wrestlers and boxers do not have a place in society?
Question: What role does the vital being play in our spiritual progress?
Question: How can we more fully surrender to the Supreme?
Question: When we meditate, to what extent do we represent and are we responsible for humanity and the world?
Question: I have just started coming to your meetings and I would like to know how to meditate. I really don't know exactly what you mean by meditating.
Question: Could you speak about the need for individuals to defend themselves?
Question: How can we remember to forgive the world for its defects and to forgive ourselves for our own defects?
Question: How can we avoid falling asleep during meditation?
Question: What is the subconscious?
Question: When I feel that my spiritual progress is not fast enough and that my meditation is not deep enough, sometimes I feel the Supreme is not happy with me. Then feelings of depression and frustration enter. How can I deal with this?
Question: Is there something that we can consciously do or practise to cultivate humility?
Question: How can I have deeper meditation?
Appendix: these quotes, from other writings of Sri Chinmoy, were included in the first editions.
Editor's preface to the first edition
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