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  1. Gurudev, when something good happens, we say it is Guru kripa (grace). Then what do we say when something bad happens? You say that having a Guru means one is protected, then why do bad things happen?

    Well, the divine loves everybody, however they are. If the happening of bad things takes your faith away, then it is no longer faith. But if faith stays in spite of all the bad things that are happening, then the end result will always be great and w ...
  2. When we read about the bad deeds of people in the newspaper, can it also affect our karma?

    No, you should read it lightly. If you take it into yourself, yes it affects your mind. Otherwise, it won’t affect anything else. Read lightly and forget about it. It is all part of the universe. ...
  3. How much sadhana is required to convert bad karmas into good karmas? How can I know that the account has been balanced?

    Unfortunately no one has here has done the auditing of these (karmic) accounts (laughter). Perhaps Chitragupta (a Hindu god assigned with the task of keeping complete records of actions of human beings on the earth) would be able to tell y ...
  4. Gurudev, when time is good, everyone is good to you. So are people actually good or is the goodness of time that makes people good around you? I am confused.

    I think you already know the answer.There are people you have helped day and night and yet they have become your enemies. Haven’t they? How many of you have had this experience? You have not done anything wrong to somebody and yet they have ...
  5. How to be in action in this world and not attract karma?

    See, we do many actions but their impressions do not stay on our minds. For example, if I ask you a week later, 'What did you have for breakfast on Saturday', you will not remember, unless it was an occasion or you had a fight!If someone a ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
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