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  1. Gurudev, my mind wants one thing and my heart wants something else. How can I make them marry each other and want one thing?

    Oh, you are in confusion, pulled between the mind and the heart. There is a proverb in China; if you are confused, take a pillow and go to bed. It means everything will fall into place on its own.

    Our mind wants something new, it gallops on ...

  2. Gurudev, life has come to a standstill before a major decision. I often wonder whether my decision will be right or wrong. How can I take the decision?

    Just look back at your life in the past. This is not the first time that your mind is confused in a dilemma. You have faced these types of questions and situations many times earlier as well; and every time you have received help to overcome it. And whenev ...
  3. How do I get out of confusion? There are choices everywhere; for career, relationships, health. How do we know the best choice for us?

    Something will tell you, something will strike you deep inside that this is the best. Just go for it. ...
  4. Gurudev, earlier ignorance was leading me to fear, but now, sometimes, knowledge is bringing me more confusion. What should I do?

    That is good! The purpose of knowledge is to confuse you again, and again, and again. It is not to bring clarity. At every level of confusion, you jump one more step higher. So, never mind.
    When there is no confusion, it is like a ramp walk, where the ...
  5. I heard from one teacher that in order to live life 100%, you have to have clarity in your mind. How to eliminate confusion?

    Are you still confused? Every confusion is a step towards growth.
    What is confusion? Some old concept just broke apart. Old ideas simply vanished and new ideas started coming up. You couldn't grasp the new and the old is gone, that is confusion, and i ...
  6. How do I know if I am making the correct decision?

    When you make a decision, somewhere you get the gut feeling that says, ‘Yes, this is correct.'
    One thing you should know is that even if you take a wrong decision, it always leads you to growth. You become stronger, you learn a lesson somewhere deep i ...
  7. How do I get clarity when things are very ambiguous?

    There is a proverb in Chinese which says - When you feel so confused, take a pillow and go to bed. When you wake up next morning, you will be much better.
    You know it is our ambition; our over ambitiousness does not let us c ...
  8. If you are not sure of a decision, for example, getting married, should you just go with the flow and get married or wait until you are certain?

    You should ask your partner with whom you want to get married.
    There are some who are fickle minded, who need a push to do anything, including marriage. And there are others who face such situations once in a while. So I leave the choice to you.
  9. There is a lot of confusion in life.

    Give it some time. Confusion will go away automatically. When our mind is confused, we will feel that all our decisions are wrong. We feel that we should have done some this else. ...
  10. In this social life everyday with lots of boundaries, limitations and problems, I am unable to concentrate. Can you please advise me on how to concentrate and be focused towards the goal of my life?

    So, you have the desire to concentrate. This itself is good, you are already focused. You are aware that you want to be focused and you are aware you are getting distracted, that means you are focused. Don’t doubt that, okay?!
    And to increase that focu ...
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