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  1. Very Strange Are The Ways Of Karma

    Mon, 04/06/2012
    Bangalore, India How many of you have had this experience that without doing any harm to anybody, or anything wrong still people became your enemies. (Many raise their hands) So many! And now tell me, you have not done any big favors and still some people ...
  2. Om- The Sound of the Universe

    Q: What does ‘Om’ mean when we chant it 3 times, what does it invoke in us? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You know, somewhere in Boston during Guru Purnima in 2010, a lady from the Boston-Connecticut area had done a research where they recorded the sound Om, put ...
  3. Buddha – Manifestation of Silence

    When Buddha got enlightened on the full moon day in the month of May, he kept silent. For a whole week he did not say a word. Mythology says that all the angels in the heaven got frightened and said, "Once in a millennium someone blossoms so fully li ...
  4. Buddha – Manifestation of Silence

    When Buddha got enlightened on the full moon day in the month of May, he kept silent. For a whole week he did not say a word. Mythology says that all the angels in the heaven got frightened and said, "Once in a millennium someone blossoms so fully li ...
  5. Three Kinds Of Devotees

    Fri, 01/06/2012
    Bangalore, India There are three kinds of devotees. The first kind is a devotee who keeps asking, ‘God give me this’, ‘God give me that.’ The second kind is a devotee who is always grateful, ‘Thank you God, you gave me this and you gave me that’, one who ...
  6. Consider Your Life Itself As Your Sadhana

    Fri, 25/05/2012
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna says, ‘My birth (janam) and actions (karm) are both Divine.’ Please elaborate on this. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yes, when you acquire self-knowledge, then you feel that your birth and your actions ...
  7. Enlightenment Is Present In You As A Seed

    Wed, 23/05/2012
    Bangalore, India What we need to understand is that we should know that we already have what we want in life. You start with this intention, ‘I already have what I want’, then what you want will fructify easily. Thinking, ‘I have it’, is like sowing a see ...
  8. Knowledge Turns Every Nightmare Into A Sweet Dream

    Thu, 17/05/2012
    Sofia, Bulgaria Do we create our reality or is everything predetermined? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Do you have a dog at home? (Answer: Yes) See, when you go to the park, you go with a leash on the dog. That is legal. Now, the dog has freedom only for the len ...
  9. Every Individual Can Instill Faith Or Destroy Faith

    Sun, 13/05/2012
    Montreal, Canada Today’s message is that everyone one of you is a leader. You lead somebody somewhere. Either lead them on the right path or lead them astray. This is for sure that everyone is a leader. And if you have to lead everyone in the right path ...
  10. Devotion Is Like A Diamond

    Fri, 11/05/2012
    Montreal, Canada Devotion is a gift. You can’t take credit for your own devotion. You can’t say, ‘I’m so devoted’. You can’t take any credit. If you are so devoted it is a gift; such a blessing. What does devotion do? Devotion gives you immense happines ...
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