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  1. A Time To Reflect

    Thu, 29/05/2014
    (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, 'Beautiful and scenic burial gr ...
  2. The 3 Types Of Dhritis

    Thu, 29/05/2014
    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: Jnana (knowledge), Karm ...
  3. Revisiting Wisdom

    Sat, 24/05/2014
    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 inward. You feel how beautiful and ho ...
  4. A Higher State Of Happiness

    Sun, 25/05/2014
    (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 should stop studying, and med ...
  5. People And Their Opinions

    Sun, 25/05/2014
    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 can have lead a happy li ...
  6. The Crises Will Be Over

    Mon, 02/06/2014
    (Over 1 million people have been affected by the worst flood in the history of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Albania between May 14-17, 2014. More than 100,000 houses and other buildings in Bosnia are no longer fit to use. Over a mi ...
  7. A Say Over Your Mind

    Mon, 05/05/2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Don't Be A Football Of Other's Opinions) Gurudev, how to control emotions in times of crisis? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Breathing, breathing, and breathing.Breath is the biggest secret that nature has put in you. It is lin ...
  8. Don't Be A Football Of Other's Opinions

    Mon, 05/05/2014
    My dear ones here, this is what we need to do: Create waves of happiness in the world. I am sure you all agree with me. In today’s world, there is so much conflict. At the drop of a hat, people start fighting. It is time that the like-minded people, the g ...
  9. The Karma Principle

    Fri, 23/05/2014
    When everything goes right, everybody smiles anyway. When things go wrong, if you still can smile, then you have lived The Art of Living course.Things are falling apart, things are going wrong, then also you smile, because you know things are going to be ...
  10. The Art Of Expressing The Heart

    Thu, 22/05/2014
    When can one gain victory (over ignorance or negativity)?This is explained very beautifully in a verse from the Bhagavad Gita, 'Yatra yogeshvarah Krishno yatra partho dhanur-dharah. Tatra srirvijayo bhutir dhruva nitir-matir mamah'. (18.78) Sanjaya recite ...
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