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  1. Know there is a power that is taking care of everything & the power loves you

    Sat, 09/07/2011
    What is more important happiness or performing one’s duty? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Both. You have to perform your duty and you have to be happy. Why do you want to have a choice between these two? Hmm... If there is a choice, go for duty first because if you ...
  2. Gurudev, apart from being friendly to everyone, what kind of friends I need to have in my life? And what to do when my friends don’t stand up to me or don’t trust me in times of need?

    Listen, don’t analyze anybody. This is another conclusion. Stop analyzing anyone. Where is the time to analyze somebody, and don’t analyze yourself also. Just relax, know there is a power that is taking care of everything and the power loves you. Know this ...
  3. Gurudev, I still have doubts when I don’t want to doubt who and what you are. What should I do?

    Never mind, doubt as much as you can. I don’t mind you doubting, go on. Know that what we doubt is always positive. We doubt the love of someone, not the anger of someone. We doubt our capabilities, we never doubt our weaknesses. We doubt our happiness. So ...
  4. Gurudev, How can you bring someone you love onto the spiritual path if they keep resisting? I try and it doesn’t seem to be working.

    Don’t give up. Try with all your tricks. The question is how canyou bring someone into spiritual path if they are resisting it. I say keep trying. Try, try again, and keep doing it. If they seem to be adamant you be more adamant. ...
  5. Gurudev, My heart wants to move ahead but my mind won’t let me, what to do Guruji? Thank you.

    They keep getting into a conflict again and again. Like an old couple they get into conflict every day. (laughter) ...
  6. Gurudev, when and how can I achieve the ultimate bliss?

    No chance (laughter). No way. Forget about it. Are you ready to forget it? Then you got it NOW. Your mind is anxious for “ultimate happiness, ultimate bliss, one day I want to achieve...” ...
  7. Gurudev, please explain to us laws of Karma, how can I revert physical illness and perform selfless seva? My physical illness prevents me from being active and happy and loving. I get tired very fast. Please guide. Love you.

    You know, the best thing is not worry about it too much. Got it? Karma is only in the mind, yet you worry about physical illness “oh this is my karma...” See, the body has its limitations. Everybody’s body has a limitation. And if we have violated the laws ...
  8. Gurudev, What is more important happiness or performing one’s duty?

    Both. You have to perform your duty and you have to be happy. Why do you want to have a choice between these two? Hmm... If there is a choice, go for duty first because if you are unhappy it may be momentary, right? Happiness is there, will come. But if yo ...
  9. Gurudev, you come in dreams a lot of times and solutions have given me spiritual guidance. Is this true, should I believe in this?

    Only when everything happens right then… if things go wrong then it is your own mind! (laughter) See, you got a thought, an intuition, when it is correct. If it doesn’t match the reality, you don’t call it “I had an intuition” how do you say it? “I had an ...
  10. Gurudev, how could one conquer all fears and if successful, what to expect out of this experience?

    There is nothing called “all” fears. There is only one fear and the fear is of extinction and this is kept by nature. And how this can be extinguished is through the understanding, ‘I’m not the body, I’m the spirit’, number one; second, ‘only the best will ...
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