Passing through different stages of meditation

Q: There are people who go into meditation suddenly. Some people are quite unaware of themselves in meditation; they become unconscious and go into a state […]
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Q: In Rajayoga, they speak of direct knowledge by Samyama which perhaps means concentration. That is a different thing. That comes by putting the pressure of […]

The Karana Sharira

Q: Meher Baba says Karana Sharira is the root of Samskaras which are manifested on the subtle planes. He puts the human consciousness on the gross […]
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Drawing out of vital forces

Q: How can the vital forces be drawn out when one is in contact with the Divine Consciousness? The forces that support the work around one […]

Vegetarian Vs a meat-fish diet

Q: Sisir Mitra asks if there is any difference in quality between a vegetarian diet and a meat and fish diet. A meat and fish diet […]
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Responsive vibrations of the body

Q: X told me once how she used to have a headache which remained just above the head and it was very severe. We used to […]

Consciousness and intellectual pursuits

Q: Is it possible to remain conscious of the Mother in the midst of intellectual pursuits? It can be done when you become the witness detached […]
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Ignorant forces of Nature

Q: How is it that, in spite of remaining aloof from people, one is still open to the ordinary ignorant forces of Nature? One is always […]

Fixing one’s consciousness

Q: When I prepare myself inwardly to practise silence, I have noticed that I centre my consciousness by taking the help of the physical body. Then […]