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Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (19)

Guruji Answers Frequently Asked Questions (19)

Question: I have known for a long time that the Kriya I am practising is a modified technique. But I still believe that the yogi who changed it is a Sadguru. I do not believe that it is my right to question what a Sadguru has given. Answer: What you have learned is actually acquired information which…

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Religion and Prayer (Part One)

Religion and Prayer (Part One)

A Challenge to the Conditioned Mind “It is my duty to tell you Truth,” Guruji began. “In my view, there is no difference between prayer and meditation. But society repeats these words and creates a difference, and there is friction in people’s minds because of that. We tend to be happy with the thing which…

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Rabia on Religion

Rabia on Religion

One day a man named Hassan went to stay with a self-realised woman named Rabia, who was known as a Sufi saint. At prayer time, Hassan was looking for his copy of the Koran, but it seemed he had misplaced it. He was in a hurry to begin prayers, so he asked Rabia to lend…

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A Full Cup and an Empty Cup

A Full Cup and an Empty Cup

“We have been talking about logic and the mind,” Guruji began. “When I was teaching yoga in Varanasi, one man came to visit me in the evening. He was a trumpet player in his fifties – he wanted my advice. He told me he had been doing meditation for twenty years, and explained that when…

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