Q&A session lead by Swami Sarvapriyananda at the Vedanta Society of New York on Dec 19th, 2021. List of questions with timestamps: 02:02 - What is the relationship between the reflected consciousness and pure consciousness? 18:30 - When we obtain knowledge of true consciousness, how is it that we continue to experience the current reality? 27:00 - Are the scriptures useless with regard to swadharma? 32:46 - How can we keep children involved with spiritual concepts? 37:11 - If the universe is continuously rising and falling, is the universe something different from the Atman? 44:14 - How can we resolve the conflict between our spiritual journey and responsibilities in daily life? 55:28 - Which is correct, Jiva is Shiva, or everything is a dream? 59:58 - Is all this philosophy just something that has been fed to us? 01:06:00 - How can we define God for a young person? 01:14:26 - What is the relationship between a pure mind and a scattered mind?