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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 399th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Part I — Introduction
Part II — Questions and answers
Question: How may spiritual qualities such as patience and identification with Eternity be manifested in a dynamic fashion?
Question: Is the joy of oneness the highest joy in the spiritual life?
Question: How can I create and then intensify a greater desire to meditate?
Question: When God sits on His Throne, what do His attendants look like?
Question: You have said that the hostile forces can never take your form. If that is the case, what actually happens when you tell us things in dreams that are either contrary to what you say outwardly or are very unlike your usual compassionate nature?
Question: When do we receive the blessing from prasad: when we take it, when we eat it, when we digest it, or continuously?
Question: What kind of exercise do the souls do in Heaven?
Question: How can I become anchored in my purity-heart?
Question: What psychic technique do plants and flowers use to communicate with mankind?
Question: Guru, when you ask us if we are all right, do you expect us to tell you how we are, or does your asking only mean that you have fixed our problem or are working on it?
Question: When I am doing selfless service or trying to manifest your light to the world at large, should I try to keep the awareness that I am one of your attendants?
Question: By what name does God call me in the morning, noon, afternoon, evening and night?
Question: Is love the purest form of gratitude and, if so, can love and gratitude be the fastest way to perfection?
Question: Will some of us qualify to guard you and the Supreme in the inner world and the outer world simultaneously?
Question: What is the main quality of the Supreme at different times of the day?
Question: Guru, when I feel an undivine thought lowering my consciousness and I offer it to you, sometimes I feel a shivering sensation at the top of my spine and back of my head and then the thought is gone. Is this the thought actually leaving my consciousness?
Question: What qualities must I develop to attain spiritual freedom?
Question: How can one develop constant, confident inner poise?
Question: Guru, how can the things that I print carry more of your vibration?
Question: Which is more important in our life of aspiration: cheerfulness or gratitude?
Question: What is the best way to manifest your light when talking to seekers?
Question: Would you say that the Invocation is to our aspiration as the Attendants' Song is to our dedication?
Question: Many people who have close calls with death often report a similar experience — coming face to face with a luminous being or a light which gives them a message. What are these beings?
Question: Guru in meditation I seem to reach a certain height or plateau, which I can't go beyond. There are no thoughts and I don't have an awareness of my body, yet at the same time I feel I'm not making any progress. What technique can I apply to expand beyond this point?
Question: What is my role?
Question: At what point does God's Compassion overrule the law of Karma?
Question: What is the surest way of doing selfless service selflessly?
Question: How can I constantly feel I am a warrior fighting on your side against ignorance?
Question: Does the so-called Garden of Eden still exist?
Question: In our roles as your assistants, is patience more important than tolerance, or are they one and the same?
Question: What quality does the Supreme most want your attendants to cultivate in their service-light?
Question: When sweetness is lacking, what can be done?
Question: Does the aspiration of the disciples affect the quality of your painting?
Question: Which of your songs does the Supreme like best?
Question: How should wearing our Attendant's uniform affect our consciousness?
Question: Guru, what is the difference between using imagination to help your inspiration and just fooling yourself?
Question: What is the most magical word?
Question: Should a guard expect a smile from you for his devoted service?
Question: Why does it seem so difficult to make substantial progress?
Question: Guru, how can I serve you at all times soulfully?
Question: How can I meditate with soulful intensity without pulling the divine forces?
Question: Is the one who does the most selfless service the best disciple?
Question: Why does the Supreme like uniforms?
Question: Can someone who is in your consciousness do something wrong?
Question: Are there any guards in the soul's world?
Question: When we feel inner waves, should we silence them or intensify them?
Question: Can suffering be expressed in a higher form?
Question: What is the best way to unite prayer and meditation with the study and use of homeopathic medicine?
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