Attachments

Search results

  1. Gurudev, how do I know if I am deeply in love with a person or if it is just an attachment?

    Time will tell (Laughter). Always know that there is a sense of sacrifice in love, while attachment only brings misery. In the name of love, if you fall in an infatuation or attachment, then you will only get misery. But in true love, even sacrifice brings ...
  2. Gurudev, how can I overcome laziness? It took me one month to even come up and ask this question!

    I will answer this question next year! (Laughter) Why should I hurry in giving you the answer? Anyway there is no use of giving you the answer immediately. Stay lazy as long as you like to be. One day or the other you will get fed up of it. Man gets ...
  3. Gurudev, Can you please explain the meaning of this verse, ‘Indriyarthesu vairagyam anahankara eva ca, janma-mrityu-jara-vyadhi-duhkha-dosanudarshanam. ’

    Indriyartheshu vairagyam, we see so many things, such beautiful sceneries, but till when can we keep seeing? At some point, our eyes get tired and we close them. Similarly, with smell; people who work in incense factories, they cannot stand smelling ...
  4. Gurudev, can you please explain how to overcome attachment, and what to do about the attachment for you? These days it has become very painful.

    You cannot hide love. Nor can you express it fully. This has been the story of love since ages. When there is love, it oozes out and you see it in your eyes, and in your actions. Love can never be hidden, and yet it can never be expressed fully. However mu ...
  5. Gurudev, What is the easiest way to stay away from attachment and entanglement?

    Be centered. Know that this is all a dream and everything is going to finish. Everybody is going to finish, and one day everything will be over. Turn back in the past and see, you have spent around 3 to 50 years on this planet, what happened to all tho ...
  6. Gurudev, you ask us to be dispassionate. How can I be dispassionate about you? I love you and the attachment keeps growing every day.

    If this attachment helps you to move away from other unwanted things, then it is okay. If it gives you a focus, it is fine. But if it is causing jealousy, anger, greed and all those negative emotions, you better work on yourself. Go deep into yourself ...
  7. Gurudev, I understand detachment and selflessness on an intellectual level, but I find it difficult to practice. What do I do?

    Life will teach you that lesson. When you are too attached to something, without wisdom, it brings you more pain. ...
  8. Gurudev, I understand detachment and selflessness on an intellectual level, but I find it difficult to practice. What do I do?

    Life will teach you that lesson. When you are too attached to something, without wisdom, it brings you more pain. ...
  9. Gurudev, I have only one daughter. She has moved to Canada after her marriage and I have not been able to meet her since one and half years. Will I be able to meet her?

    Yes, go meet her! Your daughter also should feel, ‘I want to meet my mother.’ What has happened is that we sometimes raise our children in such way that they don’t have any feeling or compassion. We have not given them the right values or taught ...
  10. Gurudev, it seems like love has another side called ‘attachment’. Love is a beautiful feeling but attachment causes pain. How can one love without feeling attached?

    Now don’t struggle to detach yourself. You feel attached, that is it! You are attached there is no way out of it. If you keep doing seva then you will see the attachment will find a larger dimension. And if you don’t put too much attention to deta ...
Displaying 1 - 10 of 11