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Satsang with Babaji: Q&A at Devarayasamudra Ashram meditation retreat #1

A Q&A recorded at a meditation retreat in 2023 held by Baba Shivarudra Balayogi at the Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj Ashram in Devarayasamudra, Karnataka, India.

0:00 Introduction
0:11 What is the difference between Jangama meditation and other types of meditation?
3:21 Is meditation a preparation for the moment of death?
5:38 Why did the Self have to separate and lose the peace to realise the peace?
9:35 If Brahma did not get involved in the creation why did the creation not simply disappear?
13:01 Why does there seem to be a tug of war in meditation between watching and the mind running?
15:01 When I watch I get absorbed into the meditation. Should I still be watching or is it OK to get absorbed?
16:34 Since Babaji is Self-Realized does Babaji need to meditate anymore?
17:14 Does the energy of Babaji’s presence kickstart our meditation?
18:09 Is there an anti-force that is working against the Supreme Consciousness?
19:21 What is the meaning of Yoga nidra?
21:31 So did Yoga nidra happen in your Tapas?
21:58 There is a term called tandra where you are meditating and you go into what appears like sleep but isn’t.
24:00 Can you talk about free will or is that just the mind playing tricks?
27:24 How would one encourage someone who says they are too busy to meditate?

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