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  1. Gurudev, how to bring children who oppose the path onto the path.

    You know, a parent cannot influence their teenagers, but they can influence the friends of their children. So, before you become a good mother or a good father, you have to become a good uncle or aunt.
    The friends of your children will have more resp ...

  2. Gurudev, please guide on how to bring spouses who oppose the path onto the path.

    That is a big test.
    Do you know why your spouse opposes your path? Let us analyze this! Let's think about this.
    1. Maybe your spouse is very attached to you and wants all your attention, and when your attention is elsewhere, they don’t l ...

  3. Are there many such Earths? Are you present in each one simultaneously?

    Yes, I have many dimensions. We are all in many places, but let us make use of this place properly, that is good enough.

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  4. How is it that in Vedic times, men and women both were priests and teachers. What caused that transition that women were cut out from the knowledge?

    In Vedic times men and women were equal. There were women priests, women saints and all that. But later on, in the middle ages, when the Arab influence fell on India, at that time, slowly women’s powers were taken away, because India was ruled by ...

  5. Gurudev, will you help me become a healer? I want to help people.

    Yes, but you should not make it a profession. You shouldn’t say, 'Okay, I am going to heal you, but you have to give me some money'.
    You know, with that type of healers, the healing does not work. It may appear to work for a little while but really it ...
  6. Gurudev, how to be contented and happy?

    You are not happy? You are not contented now? This very moment; right now (Sri Sri snaps his finger)!
    Greed takes away the contentment. It is the, 'I want more, I want more', which makes you miserable, which makes you put so muc ...

  7. Why in life you are always tested and challenged when God wants to make us happy?

    Know that every test in an opportunity for you to grow. Don't take it as a test!
    A test is not to know whether you are strong or not, but it for you to realize that 'Yes, I am strong'. God is not ignorant that he needs to ch ...

  8. Gurudev, we have a tradition of donating a person’s valuables after they die. Some people are able to do this and some cannot. How relevant is this in Hinduism?

    See, many priests nowadays exploit the sentiments of people in this way to make money. If you go to Haridwar or Kashi, the priests in the temples force you to make donations. They make you feel so guilty, or they induce a sort of culprit-c ...

  9. Gurudev, I have been very regular with my sadhana, seva and satsang for many years now. Despite this, I have been going through financial difficulties for the past three years and am very disturbed. Please advise.

    Everything will be alright in time. There may be some delay but it will surely happen. These difficulties will not last for long.
    See, the entire country is going through financial trouble. Our industrialists have been facing various financial diffic ...

  10. Gurudev, what is a Kundli (a person’s astrological chart), and are all the things written in the Kundli true? My mother-in-law says that according to her Kundli she will take Sanyas when she is 50 years old. So will she leave us when that happens?

    No, there is nothing like that. Astrologers say many things at times. Like I just explained, the Kundli simply gives you pointers or indications as to how things would happen.
    Take your mother-in-law for instance, it says that she will attain ...

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