Thus Spake Babaji: Online Q&A Video, No 33
A live online Q and A session, recorded on 09 May 2021, with US participants.
In this session Shri Babaji gives guidance on the following:
0:00 Introduction from Babaji
3:15 What is mind and the difference between mind of a Self-Realized person and a non-Self-Realized person?
9:45 Focus, awareness and silence
13:12 Is focus initially a function of the mind?
15:39 Awareness of the Self and samadhi
18:15 Awareness with no thought, 'I' and yoga nidra
22:23 What is the energy within consciousness and where does it come from?
23:20 Is there some way to avoid yoga nidra?
24:35 Can you use blissful feelings as an anchor in meditation?
25:34 Watching and not reacting in meditation
26:21 Is there a consciousness that created our consciousness?
31:13 Quality of meditation when in Babaji's presence versus when alone
34:15 What is the role of grace in the achievement of awareness?
35:50 Can we change our thinking to create a more positive state of being
38:19 How can eternal existence be known without the tools of time and space?
39:53 What other works of Adi Shankara would Babaji recommend outside Viveka Choodamani?
41:16 Connection between art and spirituality
42:56 The role of discrimination in our journey of quietening the mind
45:48 How can meditation help with conflict in the mind
46:58 Is living a monastic life in an ashram the ultimate way of living?
50:26 Are memories and emotions stored in the chakras?
Meditation and Q&A with Babaji
We have regular weekly online meditations every Saturday. Depending on availability Babaji will join us online most weeks.
Registration is required
If you have not yet registered, you can register to receive the weekly invitations that are sent out for these Saturday sessions.