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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Secrets of the inner world
First published by
. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 404th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Questions and answers
Question: Are male and female ghosts equally bad?
Question: Once I was in a lot of pain and you said that you were injecting peace into my body. I was wondering whether it is occult power or spiritual power that you use when you bring down a quality like that?
Question: When you put a force on someone, sometimes it remains for a few months. How do you keep the force there?
Question: You once said that your Bengali notebooks were lost. Can't you retrieve them with your occult power?
Question: What do you mean when you speak of going back to the world where the poem came from?
Question: Why doesn't that happen to me, Guru? I find it so difficult to get inspiration.
Question: Is there any way you can shake the tree without climbing up?
Question: If we shake you, will we get our realisation soon also?
Question: Does the spirit get mad if you claim it as your own?
Question: When you occultly know what we are doing, is that intuition?
Question: Does spiritual power have as much strength as occult power?
Question: Are the things that your inner beings tell you different from the things that your intuition tells you?
Question: When you have intuition, does this mean that you are God-realised?
Question: Do poets have intuitive power?
Question: Why does evolution go so slowly?
Question: But it takes the human soul thousands of incarnations to become a divine soul.
Question: Do certain souls ever evolve and develop more rapidly than others?
Question: You mean a person can be on earth for six thousand years?
Question: So the average is about three thousand years?
Question: Why don't they want to make progress? Are they satisfied?
Question: You said that mostly all your disciples are older, but you have been around longer.
Question: Will you come back again?
Question: Why did they say they would come back in the first place? Did they forget what is was like in Heaven when they were on earth?
Question: Do souls compete with each other?
Question: Are there paths to God-realisation that have never been revealed on earth?
Question: I have read that man is greater than the cosmic gods because he can realise God. Is this true?
Question: What is God?
Question: Isn't it unusual for someone to make fast progress at the end of their life?
Question: Guru, is there going to be an end of the world?
Question: Aren't there other worlds and other planets where people can take bodies and realise God if earth is blown up?
Question: Suppose the earth was blown up?
Question: Is Atlantis rising out of the Atlantic in the Bahamas?
Question: Was it a whole people or just one person who was responsible for the death of Christ?
Question: Was it the Jewish people's collective karma for supposedly killing Christ?
Question: Guru, for all those people who were in the concentration camps, was it their karma to be put there or just circumstance?
Question: Chile is under a very heavy dictatorship and many innocent people have been suffering. I would like to know, is that due to the collective consciousness of the people, or is it just a hostile force taking over?
Question: Guru, you once told me I could levitate using will power. I've tried but...
Question: Wouldn't it be great, Guru, in a magic show?
Questions on food and cooking
Question: What is the most important aspect of cooking?
Question: Does Indian food embody a higher consciousness than other styles? If so, why?
Question: Do you feel that onions and garlic are tamasic or harmful to the health?
Question: How are nutrition and consciousness interrelated?
[blessed food] affect the physical?
Question: Does a tiny morsel of
have the same effect as the entire
Question: What are some ways to maintain purity in cooking?
Question: Is it better to rinse vegetables before or after chopping them?
Question: What is meant by "Annam Brahma", Food is God?
Question: How can we always feel that food is God?
Question: What is the highest vegetable and highest fruit?
Question: Is there a special consciousness in which to cook for adults, children or other age groups?
Question: Why should we meditate on our food before eating it?
Question: Why are eggs acceptable to some vegetarians and not others?
Question: Do vegetables have awareness?
Question: Is sugar really bad for you from the physical point of view or from the spiritual point of view?
Question: If one gets ill from food, is it usually because the cook was in a bad consciousness or is it really the quality of the food?
Question: How does the cleanliness of the surroundings affect the food you cook?
Question: Does the beauty of the kitchen affect the food?
Question: What makes flavour: consciousness or spices?
Question: Can you tell us some of the different occult meanings of food?
Question: Is it significant whether food is raw or cooked?
Question: Spicy foods are often classified as
. Would Indian food correctly fall under this category?
Question: How is it that some advanced people do not have to eat at all?
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