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  1. Gurudev, please throw some light on inter-caste marriages. One of my friends is in love with a Muslim girl. Do we really need to follow the caste system in marriages?

    See, there are good and bad people everywhere. Many times there are fears that someone should not deceive the other person after the marriage is done. That is why you should also listen to your parents and consult them in such delicate matters. W ...
  2. Gurudev, can marriage happen between two people belonging to the same Gotra (a term in Hindu culture referring to the unbroken ancestral line of descents from a common male ancestor)?

    When I was touring Haryana this time, many scientists and people met me. They discussed very interesting and unique facts about this. They spoke about how they differentiate different breeds of cows and determine the genes a particular breed carries, on ...
  3. Gurudev, is it possible for me to merge with you while being in this body; or will I have to leave this body for that?

    No, do not leave the body. Do not do such things and do not even think about it. Who told you such things? We are all anyways one. Do not be under this impression that you can merge only by dying and casting off the body. This is foolishness.The p ...
  4. If I am the source of thoughts, then is there any difference between the source and the soul? If it is the same, do bad thoughts affect the soul?

    See, when do you realize that a thought is good or bad? You can realize this only when the thought has already come. You cannot stop a thought or know a thought before it comes. And when it comes, it also goes away immediately. If you are a witness to t ...
  5. Drop The Past

    Sa, 06/13/2015
    Gurudev, you always say that joy is in the present moment. But there are some events of the past that hold me back from being totally in the present moment. Despite wanting to, many times I am not able to be totally in the present. What should I do? ...
  6. If love is unconditional then why do we keep expecting something or the other from loved ones?

    Well, expectations are also natural. When they do come up, you should simply be aware that by expecting you are only reducing the joy. When you grow in wisdom, you will see that all these impressions will drop off and give way to something much bigger a ...
  7. Gurudev, how can one get out of the past sex impressions?

    Your trying to get out of it makes it more difficult (deepens the tendency or the impression). What you need to do is practice more pranayama and relax. Then you will see that gradually on your own, you will overcome it and these thoughts will no ...
  8. Should we exercise first and then meditate or vice-versa? Please guide.

    It is good to meditate after finishing your exercises. Even if you meditate immediately after getting up in the morning and then do your exercises, that is also fine. Both are alright. You do both and see which approach suits you more. It is good to med ...
  9. I am not able to do my sadhana properly because of my job, but I really want to do it more regularly. What can I do?

    Alright, I want to ask you a question. When you have to go for work, do you ever leave without brushing your teeth? Even if you have a lot of work to do, do you leave without brushing your teeth? I also had a lot of work to attend to today. I was meetin ...
  10. Gurudev, till what extent should one compromise; especially when it has to be with my wife? What if my wife does not listen or understanding?

    See, I have no experience in these matters (laughter). How do I tell you this? I would say, you should listen to her and agree, for she is the boss at home! She is literally like the Prime Minister at home. What can you do? You need to find out s ...
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