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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 311st book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
God and the human Guru
Entering into the Master's highest consciousness
Meditating at a fixed hour
The meditation world
Question: Suppose you are so tired that you can't meditate, but if you slept longer and meditated an hour later, you could meditate. Which is better?
Question: But sometimes I just fall asleep practically right in front of my shrine.
Question: But then I spend my whole time trying to keep my physical awake and I don't really meditate.
Question: I couldn't meditate in the morning, but I was able to meditate later in the day. Why is that?
Question: I'm very involved in my work, and it leaves me little time to sit and meditate. I feel that my work at the restaurant is a meditation.
Question: How do we tell if we are meditating properly and not having a mental hallucination?
Question: Is it a good idea to compare yesterday's meditation with today's?
Question: Is there anything I can do to always have a good meditation?
Question: When I meditate I get a feeling of joy and then, like a pendulum, I get a feeling of absolute desolation. Why must it be like that?
Question: Guru, how can we go deeper and deeper within to get out of the surface mind?
Question: I once felt during meditation that my soul came out of the body.
Question: Guru, one time when I was meditating I suddenly found myself thinking about some friends who needed some help. Mentally I could never describe the power I felt at this time, but I took these friends and lifted them. Two or three days later these friends were helped. Somebody needed a job and he got it and somebody was ill and he got better. Is it related to my experience or was it mere coincidence that they were helped?
Question: What is the supreme purpose of prayer?
Question: What is the best way to pray for loved ones who have left the body?
Question: What kind of prayer or meditation should we offer before eating food?
Conversation on Olga's birthday
Celebrating Olga's Birthday
Question: Am I ready to be your disciple? Is my status high enough to be in your group? I haven't prepared any questions.
Question: I came when I was forty-five. I am now seventy-two. But after I got my sickness in the head, my tumour, I forgot all my languages; sometimes I forget even Russian words.
Question: What must I do to meditate correctly? Chidananda tells me many things about meditation, but sometimes I concentrate too much on something and this concentration is much too difficult for meditation.
Question: Sometimes I have questions about my belief in Jesus Christ and now in...
Question: What must I do now in my life to change my next incarnation?
Question: My tumour won't make any difficulty in my spiritual life?
Question (later): I have had seventy-two birthdays, but I have never had such a beautiful birthday as today. Thank you very much, very much, very much.
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