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  1. Gurudev, What is the significance of looking at the moon and then towards the beloved in the karva chauth offering?

    See festivals are celebrated with significant events in the history. You celebrate Christmas because there is a significant event. People celebrate Eid because some day in the past something good happened on that day. So, like that we celebrate. So each fe ...
  2. Gurudev, can you please talk about who your Guru was or is? And also the tradition of teachers that you come from, thank you!

    I have already spoken about it in a Guru Purnima talk, but another time we’ll talk about it. ...
  3. Gurudev, many of us who are surrounded everyday by electronic devices, TV, Internet, cell phones; do they leave an impression on us? Do the electronic emanations from all the devises have a harmful effect on our spiritual life?

    Yes you can’t avoid them. Use them but don’t use them too much. You can have one or two televisions at home, but having it in the bathrooms?! I don’t consider it a wise thing to do. At least in one place you should leave your mind to be ...
  4. Gurudev, we have focused a lot on the solar plexus this week, the solar plexus is also known as our second brain. You said it’s usually the size of an almond but it grows in size as we meditate. Can you comment on the importance of the solar plexus?

    Solar plexus is the center of gravity of the body. Your body can be balanced with a stick on your solar plexus. It will balance. And all the functions of the brain are done by the solar plexus, so it’s important. Your emotions get locked up there. An ...
  5. Gurudev, When someone dear to us dies, how to get out of the sorrow?

    By knowledge; the knowledge that they have gone today, and after some years even we have to go. All of who have come here on this planet, have come only to depart. All those who have departed, have departed only to come back. This we should think is certai ...
  6. Gurudev, In my life, I have not loved anyone other than you. Whose fan are you?

    I am your fan; when it is very hot, I am a fan that gives a cool breeze - that is what I think. When you come tired,I am a fan that gives comfort. ...
  7. Gurudev, In my life, I have not loved anyone other than you. Whose fan are you?

    I am your fan; when it is very hot, I am a fan that gives a cool breeze - that is what I think. When you come tired,I am a fan that gives comfort. ...
  8. Gurudev, there is a greater energy guiding us in all our activities. How responsible are we for our work?

    In this world, there are some things that we can do, and some things that we cannot do. For example, how much is your height? Say 5 feet 6 inches. Beyond 22 or 23 years of age will your height increase? No, it won't increase. We have to accept that as it i ...
  9. Gurudev, Despite having Sri Krishna, why did Pandavas have to go through hell?

    No, some other time we will discuss Mahabharath. Right now the Mahabharath is against corruption. So all of us, everyone should join the fight against corruption. To eliminate corruption and set things right, all should take effort. You have done well in T ...
  10. Gurudev, Do the karmas of others affect me as well?

    Yes it does. You are not in an island of karma. Others’ karma definitely affects you. You cannot say only in my room there is smoke. If there is smoke in your room it goes to the next room also. If there is smoke in the next room, that smoke comes to your ...
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