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  1. Gurudev, I asked my friend, 'Why do bad people get good things?' He said, 'They are enjoying stale food from previous lifetimes'. Are we supposed to have everything without knowing why?

    Suffering comes on two counts:1. Ignorance – we are miserable due to our ignorance2. Old karmas - we are experiencing something to pay off some old karmas.These are the only two reasons. It is okay if some ch ...
  2. Gurudev, does our progress in life depend on our karma or on the caste and the family in which we are born, such as, Brahmana, Kshatriya, Vaishya or Shudra?

    Your progress in life depends on your karma. See, these divisions in society can be found everywhere in the world. In every place in the world, you will find a class of intellectuals (referring to the Brahmanas), the Chambers of C ...
  3. Gurudev, where does one seek the do’s and don'ts on karma?

    You should listen to your own conscience, your inner gut feeling. Don’t do anything which you don’t want others to do to you. That is the criteria.We should do that which brings long term benefit, even if it is at the cost ...
  4. Can you please talk about karma and how it works? I always question young kids that die painfully, or babies who die in the mother’s womb.

    You know, karma is unfathomable. It is very deep, like measuring the depth of an ocean. Which karma, where, what? It is all simply too big to explain, but it is the cause for any action.No event or action can happen without a cause, this is si ...
  5. Gurudev, I am very troubled thinking about all the karmas of my past life. Please advise and guide me.

    Just know that the seeds of all such karmas of the past lives get burnt once you come here. So just relax and be happy.Suppose you have a house that has been locked away for a 100 years. Now you will ask, 'O Gurudev, how can one remove the darkn ...
  6. Gurudev, what is the relation between Karma, Purushaartha and Time?

    Purushaartha means to do the right action at the right time. And by doing Purushaartha, one can gain victory over Karma and time. All Karmas dissolve and Time becomes in your favour.One can never get the fruits of one’s act ...
  7. How do we cope with small minded people?

    See, there are so many types of people in this world. How many people do you know who have for no reason become your enemies? Your good friends have become your enemies? Isn't it?Similarly, so many people who were unknown to us have helped us at ...
  8. Lord Krishna says, 'I ensure the victory of dharma. We can take the help of adharma (injustice)'. Can a lay man adopt this method?

    You have some idea in your mind, and you are asking an indirect question and expecting a direct answer from me. When I give you a direct answer, you will apply it indirectly. I am not going to get caught. Why you should not do something wrong? Le ...
  9. How to get rid of negative karma? How does it come into existence?

    I want to ask you a question. When the lights were not on in this room, there was darkness here, right? When the lights came on, where did the darkness go? Did it go to that room? Did the darkness escape through the window? Got it?In the same way, i ...
  10. Gurudev, if all the pain I am going through in this life is because of the karmas of my previous life, then that makes me feel more sad. How do I face it?

    Don’t keep your head turned backwards. Look ahead and move on. You are trying to walk forward with your head turned backward. This is why you feel miserable. Just let go!What good will you get by analyzing the past? It is all not ...
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