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What are the signs of spiritual awakening?

The exact signs of Spiritual Awakening are precisely described in Svetasvatara Upanishad – Chapter two – Verse 13 - Page no 21 - लघुत्वमारोग्यमलोलुपत्वं वर्णप्रसादं स्वरसौष्ठवं च | गन्ध: ...
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What are the different types of Ananda

I don't know what exactly you mean by Red Bindu Ananda and Golden Loka Ananda. Here is one verse that discuss about different types or levels of Ananda from Brahmananda Valli of Taittiriya Upanishad. ...
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Why and when does a Sadhu(Sanyasi) become Mauni(silent)?

What the Guru Gita is saying should be taken more as a guideline for aspirants rather than as a test or a guideline to an aspirant's advancement. There is no stage at which an aspirant turns a Mauni. ...
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What could be the reasons for someone falling down from spiritual life?

what-could-be-the-reasons-for-someone-falling-down-from-spiritual-life ? There are different kinds of reasons for a individual to fall off or wander away from the spiritual path /life at the ...
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When can one take Sannyasa?

When one can take Sanyasa? The answer is also provided in Shreemad Bhagvat Purana by Lord Shree Krishna himself (Skanda 11 Chapter 18 verse 12) The name of the chapter is" Dharma of Vaanprastha &...
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When can one take Sannyasa?

The Ashrama system is designed according to the stages of life viz. student, householder, retired and renounced life according to age and are related to the proper combination of four Purushartha viz. ...
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What is the reason behind Gita favoring the SAtvika way over others?

Because Satva Guna helps in approaching spirituality thought it doesn't lead one to Moksha. See the nature of three Gunas as described in Bhagavag Gita 14.11 When the illumination that is knowledge ...
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How to become spiritual?

Just try to understand truth, it can be done anytime, and no matter what you are doing. Whenever you notice something, dont ignore, try to question it. try to understand it with logic and senses. By ...
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What are the signs of spiritual awakening?

I am not sure how to answer this without the Yoga-perspective. Yoga can be of two kinds: Hatha and Raja, where Hatha Yoga mainly focuses on making the body strong and disease free, which provides the ...
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Why and when does a Sadhu(Sanyasi) become Mauni(silent)?

In KulArnava Tantram Lord Shiva says that Japa Yajna is the best form of Yajna.And in the 9th chapter of the same book he says that silence is the greatest form of Japa. So,it becomes quite clear ...
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Has Krishna said explicitly how to measure spiritual advancement?

The recension of the Gita commented on by Sankara has this as verse 2.55. In his commentary on this verse, Sankara says (Swami Gambhirananda translator): In the verses beginning from 'When one ...
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Are mudras limited to hands?

To answer the question What are Mudras ? Mudras act as switches to send Prana to different part of the body just like switches can be used to activate different parts of a circuit: Life energy ...
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How do I find the right Guru?

This is from Kularnav Tantra about characteristics of Kaula guru, but it can still help in identifying real Guru. The characteristics of a true Guru is told by Lord Shiva. It is as follow: "O ...
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How do I find the right Guru?

First, understand the meaning of the word Guru in Sanskrit tradition, Guru has to be a realized being. It's not possible for ordinary beings to know if a person is realized or not. So the safest bet ...
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What is Shunya Bhumi?

In SPIRITUAL realm, we have to follow, what our GURU prescribes to us, be it a mantra japa or naama japa or meditating on a form, etc. At times, we may not perceive or have a feeling of progress in ...
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How to become spiritual?

The questions asked are: What scriptures to read that focuses on spirituality? What is the definition of spirituality in Hinduism? How to become spiritual according to Hinduism? As the questions are ...
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The third eye of lord shiva

Rightfully and technically, it is the rage property that comes out through the third eye on command from Paramatman. Ajna is also the seat of YOUR consciousness -Jivatma. It is where you realize ...
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Is Astral projection evil?

Doing things not sanctioned by shastras is a recipe for trouble. Please consider Bhagavan Krishna's advice from Bhagavad Gita yaḥ śāstra-vidhim utsṛjya vartate kāma-kārataḥ na sa siddhim avāpnoti ...
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Who is called Arihant?

I'm finding another reference to Ṛṣabhanātha in the Ṛg Veda by a Jain mendicant who cites (sū.a.3), but its written in Hindi: "He Ṛṣabhnāth! Saṃsār meṃ jagatrakṣak..." etc. But I've been unable to ...
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Can mantras help transfer energy miraculously to a person or object?

The question is: Can mantras help transfer energy miraculously to a person or object? It was also queried in Edited version of the question, as follows: The Source/Giver repeatedly transfers or ...
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About the mind's eye and the third eye in Hinduism

The third-eye is related to the Ajna Chakra, intuition and awareness. These two answers might provide some insight: Q: What is the meaning of the opening of the third eye and what do I feel when ...
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How to destroy ego and fear?

chatter om namo shivay. this mantra is very helpful for killing ego, fear and negative thoughts. for personality development tips, you can have some tips here- http://sapfullform.com/personality-...
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How do I find the right Guru?

The pre-requisites before accepting a guru involves: Examining whether he exemplifies what he preaches. Knowing the spiritual powers of his guru. Scrutinising the spiritual enlightenment of his ...
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How do I find the right Guru?

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has talked about right Guru in detail in one of his YouTube discourse. Here is dictation of the same; emphasis added: Where will you search and how will you know who is satguru ...
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