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Meditation: God's Duty and man's beauty
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 195th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Part I — What is meditation?
What is meditation?
Part II — Question and answers
Question: What is the aim of meditation?
Question: What do we learn from meditation?
Question: What benefit can we get from meditation?
Question: Can you go to the spiritual world through meditation?
Question: Does spiritual awareness come only through meditation?
Question: What do you mean by God-realisation?
Question: What is the highest meditation?
Question: What are the stages of meditation?
Question: Do we see God in contemplation?
Question: Could you please discuss how contemplation differs from meditation?
Question: After we have finished meditating, how do we go about contemplating?
Question: Could you explain the difference between meditation and thinking?
Question: What is Light?
Question: Our path is the path of love, devotion, and surrender. Can there be oneness with each of these qualities, or does real oneness come only in surrender?
Question: Is dynamic silence really divine action, that is, doing the Will of God by serving man?
Question: Is inner silence equated with prayer and meditation?
Question: When you meditate for people can you see their souls and can you lift them to a higher level of consciousness?
Question: It seems that beauty and meditation always go together. Could you say a few words about beauty and meditation?
Question: Does meditation include healing?
Question: Through meditation is one able to create or master psychic powers?
Question: If we have an experience which we feel may be coming from God, how do we know whether we are experiencing God, the Devil, or something from our own imagination?
Question: How can you tell the difference between true intuition and imagination?
Question: How do I know that while meditating I am entering into a higher plane and that it is not just my imagination?
Question: How do we know what plane of consciousness we are in during meditation? Is there a limit to the planes that we can reach?
Question: When does a person know that he has control of the vital plane?
Question: How can I tell if my inner experiences are genuine or fake?
Question: When I have an experience, how do I know that my soul is working through the experience?
Question: Then in my case I am living in my unconscious mind?
Question: Something positive is happening because I definitely feel an inner joy. I have not seen anything; all I know is that I have this feeling inside.
Question: How can I tell if I really want God? And how do I know whether I am hearing God's Voice or the voice of the devil?
Question: If a person does not believe in God, can he practise meditation?
Question: How can I really know what God wants me to do?
Question: When you have a personal problem which you wish to solve through your meditation, how can you resolve it and know that the answer you get comes directly from the soul and not from the emotional vital?
Question: Can we answer our own questions through our daily meditation?
Question: If we, your disciples, have questions about a course of action and we don't know what your will is, how can we decide what to do? Do we meditate on your picture asking that question?
Question: How can we be sincere with ourselves so we can see more clearly how we are progressing?
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