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Myths and Misconceptions about Spirituality – online Q&A with Shri Babaji No.181

Recorded on 8 June 2024 with worldwide participants

0:00 Intro
0:11 What is the basic aim of the spiritual path?
2:22 Is the spiritual practice to bring the attention away from the thoughts?
5:05 Should we expect experiences within our meditation?
13:17 Would a real miracle make one go towards peace?
16:23 What is a real spiritual awakening?
25:09 Have we imagined consciousness to be in the body?
35:42 When starting on the spiritual path, should one simply practice this meditation?
40:34 Do we need to believe in anything in order to practice meditation?
42:00 What is a Yogi?
43:40 How does a Yogi operate in the world?
49:00 Does a Self Realised Yogi stop having dreams?
50:25 How and why did the Vedas come into existence?
53:35 How to decipher incomprehensible spiritual experiences?
56:34 What is purusharta, self-efforts?
1:01:59 What is the heart?
1:02:56 How to overcome fear?
1:03:53 How to avoid anger?
1:05:04 What are the benefits of worshipping deities?
1:05:58 Is having a target in the material world counterproductive to spirituality?
1:07:11 How to control the seemingly infinite thoughts in meditation?

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