The ego is not dissolving into love or humility. It exhibits its idiosyncratic character. How do I handle this situation?
These are all words. Don’t try to dissolve your ego. If you find you have one, just keep it in your pocket. It’s okay to have an ego. Let it be there. You try to dissolve the ego and that is what the problem is. Don’t try to dissolve i ...
When you watch television, what is important, seeing or hearing?
Be natural. Don’t sit with too many concepts. Free the freedom. Don’t burden yourself with too much understanding. Too much analysis is as bad as no analysis at all
Is being successful related to spirituality in any way? I have friends who are atheist yet very successful. Is being spiritual just a support for the mind?
Being spiritual enhances your intelligence, intuition and innovative ability. It also gives you inner strength. Someone may say, ‘I am an atheist’, but he is surviving on the past luck, not earning anything new. They may appear to rise high ...
Gurudev, how can I be sensitive but yet strong? When some unpleasant situation comes I tend to escape.You’ve noticed that you tend to escape, next time say, ‘No, I am going to face it'. Just that one dharana (thought), ‘I will face it', will take you along.
Just like you got one dharana that you want to go to Bangalore, you reached here r ...You cannot generalize this. Many factors are there in success. And what you mean by success is only one-sided success. Someone having a Rolls Royce or BMW is not necessarily success. Do they have confidence, peace of mind and happiness in their life? You s ...16.08.2014Gurudev, why did Lord Krishna cheat in the Mahabharata? Was that his dharma? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Well, you can’t say he cheated. He had everything, why would he cheat? A student in the classroom cheats because he doesn’t know the answer. He is not capab ...Well, you can’t say he cheated. He had everything, why would he cheat? A student in the classroom cheats because he doesn’t know the answer. He is not capable. If he has not studied, then he cheats. A student who is thorough in his knowledge, why would he ...
How to keep a check on my arrogance when I feel successful and happy? What are the other ways to calm the mind and make it happy, other than meditation?
Arrogant people are somewhere insecure. They don’t have enough knowledge. But when the context of your life expands, when it changes, then where is the place for arrogance? Once you see life from a holistic perspective, there is no arrogance.
Profession is a passion if you excel in it. Wherever you have a passion, it becomes a profession. Suppose you have a passion for music though you are an engineer, you will see, if you follow your passion you will become a musician. If passion and profes ...Displaying 1 - 10 of 1297