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  1. Gurudev, you have said that one pointed focus is needed for liberation. Terrorists also have one-pointed focus, can they get enlightened too?

    You cannot generalize with terrorists. In that too there are many varieties and attitudes. Some do it for money, some do it with wrong understanding that this is what God wants them to do. So don’t generalize terrorists into one category.And ...
  2. Does attraction to the enlightened bring joy and peace, or is it like any other desire? Also, why are the enlightened ones so attractive?

    No idea! When you are so centered you are equidistant from everybody. That is the beauty of the center. The center is equidistant from every point on the circumference, and every point on the circumference feels so close to it, so totally connected to i ...
  3. Dear Gurudev, do people who are single have reserved quota on the path of enlightenment? Is enlightenment difficult for a householder?

    No. Enlightenment is the simplest state of consciousness. Uncomplicated thinking and the simplest form of thinking.Enlightenment is becoming a child again, so it is open to all. You only need de-condition yourself as we have conditioned our mind i ...
  4. Dear Gurudev, why has the concept of enlightenment come up?

    It is like asking, 'Why did the concept of blossoming come up?'Everything is a bud, doesn’t a bud blossom? Of course it blossoms! Similarly, a fully blossomed human potential is enlightenment. It is not that a big light ...
  5. What is enlightenment? How does a regular person find out if someone is enlightened?

    It cannot be said in words, it has to be felt. You cannot describe love. You can’t say that love is endorphins or oxytocin getting produced in your body, it is something that only the heart can know; your existence can feel something different.The f ...
  6. How can we attain this altered state of consciousness (enlightenment)?

    This is why we say, 'Do meditation'.Why do we sing? So that there is activity in the right brain. And why do we discuss knowledge and logical things? So that there is activity in the left brain as well. That is why we have kept both, logic a ...
  7. Gurudev, if I am enlightened, would I still continue to do my work;?

    Yes, absolutely. You have to be very ordinary only. If you think that you are someone very special, then that is not enlightenment. ...
  8. Gurudev, in the world there are many paths to enlightenment. Please tell me the definitive way to be free.

    That's what I am doing, I think! I thought I am just telling you the definite way to be free! What is bothering you now? <br> Read this book '<i>An Intimate Note To A Sincere Seeker</i>'. When you feel bothered, when t ...
  9. Gurudev, when we are very happy in seva, sadhana and satsang, then why do we desire enlightenment? Is there something beyond birth and death?

    One who doesn't want happiness, he attains moksha. One who doesn't want moksha he attains love. When there is no longing for happiness then there is moksha. Why do people commit suicide? Because they are longing for happiness. Whe ...
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