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Obedience or oneness
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 327th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Part I — Oneness and the soul's intimacy
Question: Will you always intervene in the inner world when your disciples need help?
Question: You have about a thousand disciples. Does each soul report to you every day or every week?
Question: What did you mean when you said the spiritual Master is not a camel, but he has to have the shoulders of a camel?
Question: Do you work mostly in silence?
Question: Does seeing the Supreme in the Master bring the disciple closer to the Supreme within himself?
Question: Is there any difference between our entering into the Master's consciousness and his entering into ours?
Question: Do you know when your disciples are meditating on you?
Question: Why do spiritual Masters fall sick if they have spiritual and occult power?
Part II — The consciousness of the Master's writings
Question: Do your writings carry a special force?
Question: How can we think of new questions to ask you?
Question: What can we gain by reading your book of aphorisms,
Food for the Soul?
Question: Can we determine who our Guru is from reading his writings?
Part III — The Master's manifestation
Question: Could you speak about the mutual acceptance of the Guru and disciple?
Question: If I don't know what God wants me to do, but I want to serve God, then how do I get an idea about what to do?
Question: As your disciples, what can we offer you?
Question: What happens if a soul fails to manifest on earth?
Question: Should disciples offer advice from your writings?
Question: What should I do when I am in the position of giving advice to someone?
Question: There have been many times that people have called me to work at the printing press and do other things, but I always do homework instead. Should I stop doing all my homework?
Part IV — Problems of discipleship
Question: How can we not think about ourselves first?
Question: I'm having difficulty accepting some things in my spiritual life.
Question: If I do something wrong and ask the Supreme to forgive me, how do I know whether He has forgiven me?
Question: Is friendship important in the spiritual life?
Question: Why do we encounter all sorts of problems and difficulties when making preparations for public meditations?
Question: I find it so difficult to lose weight.
Part V — Obedience or oneness
Obedience or oneness
Question: Will you always intervene in the inner world when your disciples need help? ›
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