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Wake Up and Slow Down!When you are in a rush, you are unable to properly perceive things. Often you are in a rush in life. This takes away the charm, thrill and beauty from your life. You can never be close to the Truth when you are in a rush because your perception, observation......Read More
Celebrating the silenceOne who has given everything has also given freedom: Honor the freedom first and make good use of all things given to you.
Your sankalpas (intentions) and desires separate you from God.
Offer all the desires and your sankalpas to the Divine... then......Read More
Dreaming the ImpossibleQuestion: Guruji, how can we control daydreams?
Sri Sri: Dream in the night! (laughter)
What is daydreaming? You have a desire but you do not have the faith that you can achieve your desire - that is what you call daydreaming.
You can control......Read More
You are pure electricityDesires for sense pleasure are electric in nature and they get neutralized as they move towards the objects of senses. If, by your skill, you could move them within you towards the centre of your existence, another dimension of everlasting pleasure, thrill,......Read More
Longing Itself Is DivineLonging itself is Divine. Longing for worldly things makes you inert. Longing for Infinity fills you with life.
When longing dies, inertia sets in. But longing also brings along a sense of pain. To avoid the pain, you try to push away the longing. The......Read More
A Desire Kills Joy And All Desires Aim For JoyThis couplet needs to be pondered over and over; for a whole lifetime is not sufficient enough to digest this knowledge.
Whenever happiness has disappeared from your life, look deeper and you will see it is because of the desire. And all that we desire......Read More
Desire and joyAll desires are for happiness. That is the goal of desire, isn't it? How often does your desire lead you to the goal? But have you thought about the nature of desire? It simply means tomorrow, and not now, isn't it? Joy is never tomorrow. It is always......Read More
Desire For TruthBuddha said that desire is the cause of all misery. If your desire does not get fulfilled, it leads to frustration and causes misery. Even if it does get fulfilled, it leaves you empty.
Vasishta said that desire is the cause of pleasure. You get pleasure......Read More
How does a desire arise? A desire arises with the memory of a pleasant experience and past impressions.
A desire might arise through listening.
A desire can be triggered through the association of certain people and a place.
Someone else's need or desire may manifest......Read More
The World Belongs To YouPleasure or pain is an intense sensation in the 4 to 6 foot body. When we are not caught up in this then we are truly and sincerely able to say, "I belong to you." That is when all the cravings and aversions, desires and doubts fall off --......Read More