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  1. Love So Divine

    Sun, 13/04/2014
    Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Gurudev, how do we judge whether somebody loves us truly. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: From whomever you receive love, just know that it from the Divine. You are getting love from the one supreme energy.Your affection is also is toward tha ...
  2. Our Foremost Duty

    Sun, 16/03/2014
    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Today let us do a small exercise. Look at the person sitting next to you and tell them, 'I do not trust you at all'.(Everyone in the audience does the exercise) What did you all feel? Did you see that it is so difficult to even say ...
  3. Sri Sri's Message On Ram Navami

    Tue, 08/04/2014
    Kolkata, West Bengal Gurudev, what does Ram mean? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Ram means the radiance within us; the light of the Self.The word ‘Ravi’ also means the same. ‘Ra’ means light, ‘vi’ means special. It means this special light within us that is eterna ...
  4. The Road To Freedom Is Through Wisdom

    Fri, 14/03/2014
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (Below is a continuation of the post Move Mountains With Faith) In India, there is a ritual called the Tarpana which is done in the memory of the deceased. It is an offering of sesame seeds with water done in the name of the deceas ...
  5. Move Mountains With Faith

    Fri, 14/03/2014
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh What a single glance can convey, a thousand conversations cannot. And what a moment of deep silence can convey, even a thousand glances cannot.Meditation is deep rest, and only your faith (in the Divine) can bring that deep rest. A ...
  6. A Strong Self-reliant India

    Thu, 13/03/2014
    Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (Below is a continuation of the post Our Rich Heritage of India) Loving your country and loving the Divine are two sides of the same coin.If someone says, 'I love God whole heartedly but I do not love this Creation, this Earth, th ...
  7. This Is Why We Feel Low

    Tue, 01/04/2014
    Bangalore, India Knowledge cleanses our mind and bring peace. Be happy, and don't keep finding fault in others. For those people who got engaged today, I have some advice for you. Never question the love of your beloved. Don't ask them, 'How much do you l ...
  8. Our Rich Heritage of India

    Thu, 13/03/2014
    Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh The city of Sangam (a name for the city of Allahabad in India, being the meeting point of the three holy rivers– Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) is witnessing a sangam (meaning a confluence or coming together) of devotion, knowledge ...
  9. Is Life Predestined Or Do We Have Free Will?

    Mon, 06/01/2014
    Bangalore, India What is the part played by destiny in our coming here and meeting you, and what is the role played by pure chance? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Life is a combination of both (destiny and chance). There is a little role played by our destiny, and ...
  10. When The Going Gets Tough

    Thu, 02/01/2014
    Bad Antogast, Germany Gurudev, it is said that wisdom is to have a smile on your face even in bad times. Should I put on a fake smile? I don't feel very good when I do this. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: There is a proverb in America which says, ‘Fake it till you ...
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