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  1. How do we get rid of the fear of the unknown?

    Turn back and see, is this fear a new thing? Is it coming to you only now or has it been there in the past also? And how is it that you are still alive.
    The best way to overcome fear is to look at your own past experience. Turn back and looking at you ...
  2. Gurudev, how to overcome the fear of losing my loved ones? fear

    See, if you don’t have much to do, and you have a lot of free time then fear will come to you in some or the other form. The fear of losing a loved one, or the fear of catching a disease, of the fear of dying; many different fears can take over yo ...

  3. You say when we are scared of something, we should face our fears. My question is where do I get the courage to face these fears?

    Know that you are not alone, and there is a universal power that loves you, and is with you. When you remember that you are being loved very dearly, fear vanishes. All your troubles begin because you don’t believe you are being loved very dearly< ...
  4. Gurudev, how can I gain control over fear?

    This is what we were discussing just now. It is like asking how can you control or get rid of your own shadow. How will you trap your shadow? Catch hold of your own neck, not your shadow.
    Who tries to catch a shadow? When you turn away from the Light ...
  5. Gurudev, how can we control fear?

    Fear is what you feel when you think you have no support. When you feel separate, you feel fear.
    There is a beautiful saying in Sanskrit, 'Dvitiyadvayi bhayam bhavati'. Fear happens when there are two (meaning when there is no feeling of belong ...
  6. Dearest Gurudev, I want to spread this knowledge to many, but I’m extremely nervous when I have to talk to my friends about it. How do I overcome this?

    What is your fear? They may make fun of you? Okay, enjoy that, let them make fun of you, so what? If you are prepared to be made fun of, and want to be, then that will make you snap out of this hesitation that you are feeling.
    Just do it once and see ...
  7. I have so much fear of my own death and of my loved ones. Please suggest something to overcome this fear.

    Nothing at all! Just be with the fear, and see how it evaporates. It is like a bubble. You try to get rid of fear, and it increases even more. Just breathe. Kriya and meditation are good enough. And all this wisdom is good enough to take you out of it. ...
  8. Gurudev, how can I live in this world without any fear; fear of loss, fear of death, fear of failure and fear of the known and the unknown?

    Fear is love standing upside down.
    If there is love, then there is no fear, and if there is fear then there is no love.
    See, fear, love and hatred are all made up of the same energy. When there is hatred in a person, he is not afraid of anything.< ...
  9. Gurudev, sometimes what we fear the most is the very thing that can set us free. So why has God put this fear in us? There was no need for fear.

    Fear is just love turned upside down. So when there is love, a little bit of fear also comes.
    Knowledge, Vairagya (dispassion), Wisdom – these are the things that can help transform the fear back into l ...
  10. How do I get rid of my fear? I have fear for everything. Everything is scary. Fear of failure, fear of the future, fear of death, fear of flying. Everything! Please help.

    Fear is simply an emotion or a sensation in the body. There is no need to associate or attach it to different things.
    When you start observing those patterns, those energies that happen in you, you will see that fear, love and hatred all happen in one ...
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