Once Sri Chinmoy was asked how a seeker could recognise a spiritual experience as such. The answer was not what I might have expected, Sri Chinmoy mentioned spiritual experience could involve:
- Having a dynamic feeling to serve the world.
- The feeling of wanted to be guided by the Supreme.
Question: How can I recognise a spiritual experience as such?
Sri Chinmoy: â€œMillions of times you have had the feeling of true eagerness to help humanity, and with Godâ€™s Grace you have helped humanity according to your capacity. Then you have gotten joy.â€ 
This is interesting because I would have defined spiritual experience as something quite different. I would have defined spiritual experience as a sense of peace, a vision of spiritual light, entering trace. (I might even have included take levitating off the floor…) Continue reading “Spiritual experiences”