Wisdom

Search results

  1. The Master And The Spiritual Path

    Tue, 09/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, in the Upanishads, we usually find references of Samit Pani (ritual of offering dry sticks to the Master). Gurudev, could you please tell us, what is the significance of this? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Samit is the stick which is rea ...
  2. Symbolism Of The Five-Headed Cobra

    Thu, 11/10/2012
    Bangalore, Ashram If you look at the mythological pictures, you will find Mahavir sitting with a five headed cobra behind him. Or Lord Vishnu is sitting in meditation and there is a cobra behind him. Even in the pictures of Rishis, you will find a cobra ...
  3. The Upside Down Tree

    Wed, 10/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, in the fifteenth chapter of the Gita, there is a description of a tree which is upside down. The branches are in the ground and the roots are in the sky. Can you please explain the significance of this? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: This ...
  4. Colors Of Devotion

    Fri, 05/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Honesty is a quality in a person’s nature. If a person is honest, they are honest at home, and honest at work as well. Whether as a husband or a wife, they are honest towards their spouse. Wherever they go, honesty just shines through t ...
  5. Overcoming Lust And Desires

    Mon, 08/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, what is the easiest way to overcome thoughts of obsession, lust and desire? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Keep yourself busy. Put your passion to a bigger cause. Be passionate about creating something or making something. Be busy in sp ...
  6. Life And Its Challenges

    Sun, 07/10/2012
    Bangalore, India How do we balance our material and spiritual lives? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Do you know how to ride a bicycle? How do you balance it? Balance your life in the same way. Take both of them together in life. When the focus is too much on spir ...
  7. Significance Of Pilgrimage

    Thu, 04/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Dear Gurudev, how and when did the twelve Jyotirlingas (literally meaning ‘pillar of light’, a sacred divine shrine of Lord Shiva) come into existence? Please shed some light on this. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: See, every Jyotirlingam has a di ...
  8. The Best Antidote For Ego

    Wed, 03/10/2012
    Bangalore, India Is there a relationship between ego and possessiveness, and how do we get out of both? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yes. Ego, possessiveness, jealousy, anger, greed are all linked. They are linked to the ego. Now, how to get rid of the ego? Thi ...
  9. Intense Inner Transformation

    Sat, 22/09/2012
    Aachen, Germany So today the topic is IT - New Dimensions. Do you know, for me, IT means Inner Transformation. And if you say IIT, it would mean Intense Inner Transformation. We forget about our body, our mind, our breath, which is a whole technology in ...
  10. Stop And See, Where Is Life Going?

    Fri, 14/09/2012
    Lima, South America So what should we discuss tonight? I am playing the role of the speaker and you are all listeners. How nice it would be for me to know what is it that you want to know tonight. You can think of topics. You know, to discuss something w ...
Displaying 231 - 240 of 318