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  1. 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 ...
  2. Do you get negative thoughts? And if you do, how do you handle it?

    You are not the thoughts at all, my dear. You are not the thoughts at all. Thoughts come and go, they hover. I want to ask you a question. Do you ever get a thought to kill somebody? You will say, 'No, it is not natural to me'. Then why i ...
  3. Happy- At All Times

    12.05.2015
    behappy.jpg Each one of you should feel that you are very special. Don't think 'Oh, Gurudev is for the crowd and not for me'. This you have to fix. I will tell you an incident. In Paris there was a big program that had been organized, in which ...
  4. How can I convert thoughts into actions without inhibitions?

    You are thinking too much, just be spontaneous and actions will just flow. You are anyways doing it all the time. You don’t have to ask this question. If you want to go for a movie, you just follow the thought. If you want to have some snacks, the ...
  5. Gurudev, my head is filled with too many thoughts. I don't know what to do. Please suggest something.

    If your head is filled with too many thoughts, lie down on the floor and keep rolling and you will see the circulation in the body improves. When circulation improves then the mind feels better. That is the reason they do shayana pradakshinam (a ...
  6. How can we stop thinking the same recurring thought?

    There is no way, because you recognize the thoughts only after they have already come. Isn’t it? They come and then you recognize it.So when you recognize it, get busy. If you simply sit, you will keep thinking a lot. If you keep ...
  7. Gurudev, in the Yogasara Upanishad, you have said that thoughts arises when the mind stirs the memory. Does that mean that all thoughts are from the memory and no new thoughts arise?

    No, as I said earlier, perception (mind) and memory, both are responsible for the intellect to function. So, new thoughts are linked to old thoughts.Sometimes, the intuitive thought which come need not be linked to anything, it can just come as a ne ...
  8. Please tell me how and where do thoughts come from.

    You have thoughts. They come in a string. Why don’t you sit and look where they are coming from. As soon as they come, catch them! And then wait for the other to come! See what happens! Tomorrow sit to catch the thoughts, and you will find where t ...
  9. Please tell me how and where do thoughts come from.

    You have thoughts. They come in a string. Why don’t you sit and look where they are coming from. As soon as they come, catch them! And then wait for the other to come! See what happens! Tomorrow sit to catch the thoughts, and you will find where the source ...
  10. Gurudev, when we say become a witness, what exactly do we mean? How do we balance being a witness and participation, to ensure correct action?

    If you stand near the highway and watch all the cars pass by, or if you sit in the dining hall and watch everyone eating, that is being a witness. It means not participating, but just observing what is happening. Similarly, you are already witnessing ...
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