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  1. Gurudev, King Janaka and Buddha both got enlightened. While King Janaka continued to be surrounded by all the wealth and comforts, Buddha lived the life of a monk, so is there a difference? Are there different levels of self-realization?

    by all the wealth and comforts, Buddha lived the life of a monk, so is there a difference? Are there ... different levels of self-realization? Not at all. If there is a difference then it is not enlightenment at ... all. The mind does not depend on what clothes you wear. Whatever you wear on the outside, you will ...
  2. Dear Sri Sri, what is the purpose of ego? It seems like all the negative qualities that make us miserable can be ascribed to that layer of existence. Does it have positive aspects as well?

    Dear Sri Sri, what is the purpose of ego? It seems like all the negative qualities that make us ... positive aspects. Who says it is all negative? The positive aspect is that it can come with a challenge, ... a determination, and a will to act. All actions that are challenging, that need determination and passion are done ...
  3. Gurudev, does the ego increases with self sufficiency?

    Being or the all-pervading Divinity). ...
  4. Ego And Self From A Different Angle

    It is that something, which doesn’t change in one’s whole life. After discovering about all these ... that something which is the basis of all change, that something through which you notice the change is ... skill of nurturing, purifying and blossoming one’s all levels of existence. ...
  5. Singing, Communication and Ego

    comes through the heart. And when you are with the guru, you go blank and forget all the questions. Then ... when all the others are singing. All this singing comes from ego. Bhajan means sharing, sharing from ... ego-heart level breaks the ego- soul level dissolves the ego. All communication gaps happen because of ego. ...
  6. The ego is not dissolving into love or humility. It exhibits its idiosyncratic character. How do I handle this situation?

    I handle this situation? These are all words. Don’t try to dissolve your ego. If you find you have one, ...
  7. Is there a relationship between ego and possessiveness, and how do we get out of both?

    possessiveness, jealousy, anger, greed are all linked. They are linked to the ego. Now, how to get rid of the ego? ... you feel at home with everybody and have a sense of belongingness with everyone. All these qualities ...
  8. Dear Gurudev, you have spoken about letting go. But if a person goes on making the same mistake day after day, what to do? I can let go the first time, the second time, but not the third time. So should I tell them, or teach them, or do something about it? Please help.

    out of that ditch’, is not going to help at all. You have to give them your hand, and they should ... be good for all of you, because some of you are Art of Living teachers, and some of you are ... organizers in different places. I want to share an incident with you all. Once, there was a program conducted ...
  9. Gurudev, why is your photo everywhere? What about the ego?

    published anywhere; in magazines, newspapers, nowhere. For 10 years, we didn’t do any printing, it was all ... to give information we started letters. Then printing, and the magazines, all these things started ...
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