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The soul's special promise, part 2
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 1327th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
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Question: Are there any particular birthdays in one's life that have more significance than the others, or do they all offer equal opportunity?
Question: Guru, because you are realised, is there any difference between you on your birthday than, say, the day before? Is every day exactly the same for you or do you feel something special on your birthday?
Question: On my birthday, I usually feel that the most important thing is my meditation with you, and I wish that people wouldn't make a big deal about it being my birthday. Is that not a good attitude?
Question: Is there any specific spiritual discipline that we should practise to make progress on our birthday?
Question: On our birthdays, our consciousness seems much more rarified. Our access to your inner wealth and our inner wealth seems more intense. What actually happens in the inner world that allows us to be like that?
Question: When does the physical birthday actually begin and end? How many hours of the day does it cover?
Question: On the birthdays of disciples, do you give a special gift on the inner plane which we are not aware of?
Question: If we know that our birthday is coming up soon, how can we best prepare ourselves so that on that particular day we become most receptive?
Question: Our birthday is the happiest day of our life during the year. How can we make every other day until the next birthday just as happy?
Question: Is there a special way that we can retain the blessings that you bring down on our birthday?
Question: When will mankind have a birthday?
Question: What actually is a blessing?
Question: Can we identify with the person whose birthday it is so that we can also receive something?
Question: How can we remember the cheerful and childlike feeling that we feel on our birthday?
Question: On our birthday, is it better to mix with people or try to be by ourselves?
Question: When my birthday is approaching, it gives me an incentive to be spiritual so that on that day I will be able to please God. But then a few months after my birthday I lose my incentive.
Question: What does the soul consider when it chooses a particular day and a particular month to be born on earth?
Question: If you want to offer your best wishes to a friend who lives far away and then through negligence you miss their birthday, is it too late afterwards, or can you make up for it?
Question: Before my birthday, I had several dreams. In the dreams the negative forces were trying to fight my soul. The end result in most of the dreams was that the soul won.
Question: Is it easier to hear the soul's voice on our birthday than on other days?
Question: Do you have a favourite birthplace from your previous incarnations?
Question: You once said that every human soul taking birth in India has something special.
Question: What actually do you mean by "the birth of a new creation"?
Question: Do witches go through normal birth?
Question: Does the soul choose an astrological sign that helps work out its karma?
Question: Does karma affect the date and conditions of birth?
Question: Does each soul eventually have to take incarnation in each zodiacal sign?
Question: Is there a reason why the soul chooses a specific day for birth?
Question: Why does God pick a certain date for someone to be born?
Question: Are there lucky dates to be born?
Question: Do likes and dislikes carry over from one birth to another?
Question: Before dying, can one influence the following birth condition?
Question: Do you remember, Guru, the day you were born?
Question: Does Krishna have more than one birthday, and how is this possible?
Question: Do we get some connection with an Avatar if we celebrate his birthday?
Question: What is the best present I can give God for my birthday?
Question: How do people who are aspiring in India celebrate their birthdays?
Question: Do the souls who are descending to take birth pass by the souls who are ascending after death?
Question: What should a mother do when her baby is born retarded?
Question: Why are babies born prematurely?
Question: Does it make any difference if we are born at home or in a hospital?
Question: My sister expects a child on my birthday. Will we have a connection?
Question: Should one think of the family he was born into on his birthday?
Question: If there is a problem at birth, should the mother or the child be saved?
Question: Is the day you die connected to the day you were born?
Question: Is your birthday the most important day for your disciples?
Question: Which is more important: the disciple's acceptance day or his birthday?
Question: Does a soul sometimes take the same birthday in different incarnations?
Question: How can we best cheer up people who are always sad on their birthday?
Question: Three members of my family were born in the same month. Is there any significance to that?
Question: Is there a reason why I was born on my great-grandmother's birthday?
Question: Do we have a special connection with other disciples who were born on our birthday?
Question: On our birthday, are there any special qualities we should meditate on?
Question: On your birthday, what does your heart feel and what does your soul feel?
Question: What are the best songs to sing to help us on our birthday?
Question: Should we plan to use our birthday for a special manifestation project?
Question: How can a seeker bring an unaspiring person's soul forward on his birthday?
Question: Is it significant or coincidental when we receive our spiritual name close to or on our birthday?
Question: Does the soul look different on a seeker's birthday?
Question: Are there any particular birthdays in one's life that have more significance than the others, or do they all offer equal opportunity? ›
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