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The soul's special promise, part 1
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 999th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Question: When is God's Birthday?
Question: How does God celebrate His Birthday?
Question: Do all souls make the same promise in essence when they enter the earth arena?
Question: Does conscience dawn at birth or after a few years?
Question: Is the soul's promise prophetic?
Question: What are our inalienable birthrights?
Question: What is the best way for parents to receive a newborn child?
Question: How close a connection does a helpless baby keep with the Source?
Question: Does the soul give importance to the birthday when it is in the animal incarnation?
Question: Do the souls of countries observe their birthdays?
Question: Do the cosmic gods and goddesses have birthdays?
Question: Do the souls of your creations, such as your songs and paintings, celebrate their birthdays?
Question: Is there more significance to your last birthday?
Question: Are some birthdays more significant?
Question: Generally, is the birthday a person's best day to make progress?
Question: What is the best way to be receptive on one's birthday?
Question: Is the power of one's prayer more potent on one's birthday?
Question: How can we make progress if we are not with you physically on our birthday?
Question: Does it help to pray in advance for receptivity on one's birthday?
Question: Is there a spiritual advantage for your friends if you give them material birthday gifts?
Question: Which is better: being peaceful on your birthday or killing yourself making prasad and so forth?
Question: Does the soul have a preference for the particular season in which it is going to be born?
Question: Does the soul have a free access to the past, present and future and also to God's own Knowledge?
Question: If the soul has access to the oversoul, which has access to God, then what is evolving in each of us?
Question: When you say that someone's soul comes to you, does the soul come to you in a particular form?
Question: I see reports quite often about serious problems with overpopulation. In terms of all the new souls that are coming to earth and all the other plants and animals that are gradually evolving into human beings, will there be enough room for all these souls to incarnate and evolve?
Question: Will there ever be a time when souls incarnate in a different way than they do now?
Question: On one's birthday, is it very difficult for the soul to come forward?
Question: Since there is no earth-bound time in Heaven, how does the soul know on what day to incarnate so as to be in accord with astrology? Does the Supreme say, "Wait, you have to go down on such and such a day because of astrology?"
Question: When does the soul decide to incarnate in a certain family in a certain country?
Question: When the soul picks a particular family to be born into, is it because it is very fond of the members of that family?
Question: Has it ever happened that two souls want to enter into the same family at the same time?
Question: Guru, your soul is always to the fore. In your case, when it is your physical birthday, what happens in the inner world?
Question: As a doctor, I know that our body's structure is determined by the genes we get from our parents. I was wondering if there is a similar connection between a baby's soul and the souls of its parents?
Question: Is it good for a child when his soul was connected previously with his parents' souls?
Question: What are your feelings about suicide?
Question: If human beings knew about their former incarnations, wouldn't they be better in this incarnation?
Question: Sometimes in my dreams I see a seashore, and I feel that I once lived there. I don't know why, but it is very unpleasant for me.
Question: When is God's Birthday? ›
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