Family trouble, wife and sister

Family issues when I am around Q:  i got married on xx-yy-20zz. From the first day of my marriage i was facing problems. i came back to my parents house on xx-yy-20zz. After that my whole family specially my sis is facing heavy problems. I think this is because of me n feel very guilty. I want all her problems to b sorted. How can i do that. A: We are sorry to hear of your family problems.As you...
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How to concentrate during meditation

How to concentrate during meditation Q:  I meditate for 30 minutes most days, but I find my mind gets very busy when I do this. Why is this? I thought meditation was meant to calm my mind. A: Dear James, its normal, that’s why spiritual practice is a way of life. Something we do every day until it becomes part of our being, then its easy. For example, if we are awake 2/3 of the day, it...
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Family obstructions on the spiritual path

  Family obstructions on the spiritual path Q:  My wife doesn’t share my spiritual discipline, and she eats meat and drinks wine, and I do not. I accept that she does these things, but am not happy that she always tries to stop me going to my meditation group, makes trouble for me when I meditate at home (noisy etc) and always tries to get me to drink wine. I find this hard to bear,...
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Keeping calm when faced with bad situations

Q:  I am a spiritual practitioner and since wherever we go to a new place there are people and they talk and have different motives and character. What do you suggest should be done to remain indifferent in these situations and not get affected by the surrounding. What is the key to remain happy? A: Dear Blossom, the nature of our world is more negative than positive, only because of the mind....
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