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  1. Qualities Of A Jnani (Gyani)

    Wed, 05/06/2013
    Gyaan-Yajna_04.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post Intellectual vs. Emotional) A Jnani (wise or knowledgeable one) is one whose intellect is sharp and profound. Such a person understands everything in depth (and not superficially).A Jnani ...
  2. The Truth About Honesty

    Thu, 05/06/2014
    unnamed (5).jpg Gurudev, somebody speaks very well, and give speeches very confidently, but when it comes to work, nothing gets done. So how should a politician be, a good orator or a good worker? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Both are needed.When I fi ...
  3. Intellectual vs. Emotional

    Wed, 05/06/2013
    sri sri.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post One Pointed Devotion) There are two types of people in the world:One type are called Bhaav-pradhan: They are those who are driven purely by their feelings (meaning those who give great importance ...
  4. TBD

    Thu, 01/01/1970
    sri sri.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post One Pointed Devotion) There are two types of people in the world:One type are called Bhaav-pradhan: They are those who are driven purely by their feelings (meaning those who give great importance ...
  5. Overcoming Those Doubts

    Thu, 29/05/2014
    truth (2).jpg (Below is a continuation of the post A Time To Reflect) Now having understood this, you might want to ask, 'How can we increase our Sattva (positivity)? How can we overcome and go beyond these tendencies?'It is through meditation. ...
  6. A Time To Reflect

    Thu, 29/05/2014
    Attachment.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post The 3 Types Of Dhritis) Once when I was on tour in California, I saw that there was an advertisement for the cemetery there on the road. Do you know what the advertisement said? It said, 'Beau ...
  7. The 3 Types Of Dhritis

    Thu, 29/05/2014
    ritual_02.jpg Q: Dear Gurudev, what are the three kinds of Dhritis (strengths, or types of stability of the mind) that Lord Krishna has mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita? Can you please speak about that? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: There are three kinds ...
  8. Revisiting Wisdom

    Sat, 24/05/2014
    piece-of-cloth (1).jpg Being in silence must be difficult for some of you. But you will realize the value of silence, and how our energy is spent by talking . When that talking channel is closed, you will find so much of your energy focused inwa ...
  9. A Higher State Of Happiness

    Sun, 25/05/2014
    win-loose.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post People And Their Opinions) In the Bhagavad Gita, it is written that rajoguni people pursue happiness by means of hard work, but the real happiness lies in meditation. Does this mean that I shou ...
  10. People And Their Opinions

    Sun, 25/05/2014
    situation.jpg Gurudev, what to choose between these two things: life in this beautiful world with a Guru like you, or liberation and ultimate union with the Divine? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You can have both; this does not have to be a choice. You ...
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