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  1. Three Levels Of Silence

    Wed, 09/07/2014
      There are three levels of silence: One is not saying anything. This is what we usually call silence. People understand silence as not talking, not gesturing, and not doing anything. There is another level of silence which is one step further. It is when ...
  2. Wisdom Catches Wisdom

    Sat, 12/07/2014
      (Below is a continuation of the post Sri Sri's Message On Guru Poornima) In India, there is a famous story of Eklavya (a character from the Hindu epic, the Mahābhārata). Eklavya is considered the epitome of a disciple. As the story goes, Eklavya wanted ...
  3. Sri Sri's Message On Guru Poornima

    Sat, 12/07/2014
    More Wisdom More Happiness Guru is present like space in life.You just sang this song, 'Ajo Ananthaya'. Ajo means Never Born, Ananthanya is Infinity, Nitya Shudha is Forever Pure, and Sat-chid-ananda is Pure Bliss.Guru principle is like the space, and you ...
  4. Stop Complaining And Start Living!

    Mon, 09/06/2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Your Talents Are For Others!) When we are children, we complain to our parents. When we go to school, we complain about our teachers and our friends. When we start working, we complain about our boss or our colleagues ...
  5. The Password To The Eye-Pad

    Sat, 28/06/2014
    (Someone from the audience gives Sri Sri a basket filled with questions) Does it really matter? (Sri Sri keeps silent for a little while) This is the latest technology, all questions answered in silence; non-verbal, downloading.Could you all download your ...
  6. Don't Take Anything From Anyone

    Wed, 18/06/2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post The Question Of Enlightenment) Gurudev in the Yoga Sutras, it is said that by aparigraha (the concept of non-possessiveness or non-greediness) one gets to know their past lives. Is that true? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yes. ...
  7. The Question Of Enlightenment

    Wed, 18/06/2014
    I have started listening to this spiritual leader since a year now. He is saying that enlightenment is just a pure physical and physiological function of the body, and there is no religious content in it.He is rejecting other schools of though and saying ...
  8. Real Faith Leads To Everlasting Happiness

    Sat, 31/05/2014
    Dear Gurudev, what is the main mantra or key to happiness in life? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: The key to happiness in life is to not stay stuck in 'I…Me…Mine' (meaning one’s own personal desires or material gains). Dedicate your life to some larger goal, or to ...
  9. The Truth About Honesty

    Thu, 05/06/2014
    Gurudev, somebody speaks very well, and give speeches very confidently, but when it comes to work, nothing gets done. So how should a politician be, a good orator or a good worker? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Both are needed.When I finished college, a gentleman ...
  10. Intellectual vs. Emotional

    Wed, 05/06/2013
    (Below is a continuation of the post One Pointed Devotion) There are two types of people in the world:One type are called Bhaav-pradhan: They are those who are driven purely by their feelings (meaning those who give great importance to their feelings).The ...
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