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  1. Gurudev, Can I fast for karva chauth? I will drink water and eat fruits.

    Okay, fine you can do that. Tomorrow, those who are doing karva chauth you can fast no problem. Drink water at least that is necessary. For some people, day after tomorrow is a festival in India where women fast day on the 15th yes. They fast the whole da ...
  2. 'Guruji is within you!'

    Fri, 12/08/2011
    Dearest Guruji, can you please speak a little on Kundalini Shakti? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Kundalini simply means the energy in your body. Unless it is awakened there is no life. And in the very first kriya you do it is already awakened. It doesn’t have to b ...
  3. Gurudev, Jai Gurudev! Bringing us here saying you will show Guruji, you are only showing yourself?

    To see Guruji means, when you sit and close your eyes, you can see Guruji. Guruji is within you. When the heart blossoms, that is Guru tatva. The heart that continues to remain in the blossomed state is Guru. That is why Guru tatva is that tatva (state) wh ...
  4. “Victory is certain”

    Sun, 21/08/2011
    Like moths, the youth have joined together to bring India to a new turning point. From Kollam in Kerala to Jammu, from Kanpur to Junagadh, Gujarat, Gauhati, everywhere, in every village, from every nook and corner of the country, people in one voice are sa ...
  5. Gurudev, What is the difference between Dharana and Sankalpa?

    Dharana is keeping your mind on a specific spot. Like what we do in the beginning of meditation. Like what we do in Yoga Nidra, we take our mind to different parts of the body. Similarly we keep the attention on the breath or the top of the head, somewhere ...
  6. Gurudev, I want you to be with me always. What should I do for that?

    Just know I am with you. Do sadhana, seva, satsang, that you don't leave or forget. Do your duty, meditate, do your duty. ...
  7. Gurudev, at the time of death, does someone come to escort us? Two years ago, my father passed away. At the time of his passing, he appeared to be telling someone, ‘wait, I am coming’. When he was in pain, we would chant ‘Jai Guru Dev, Om Namah Shivaya’ into his ear and he would laugh like a baby. So what was it?

    At the time of death, divine beings escort the soul with respect and honour. If someone has committed bad deeds in life, yama doot drags the soul away. Association with the enlightened brings honour and respect. Like a chief guest in a program is welcomed ...
  8. Gurudev, how to increase saatvic knowledge in life?

    By means of what you just did: going beyond the three gunas (Saatvic, Raajasic and Taamasic) through meditation. In meditation we get deep rest and freshness, purity, peace and joy arise spontaneously. How does joy arise - when you are at peace, at rest. T ...
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