You should listen to your own conscience, your inner gut feeling. Don’t do anything which you don’t want others to do to you. That is the criteria.
We should do that which brings long term benefit, even if it is at the cost ...
Can you please talk about karma and how it works? I always question young kids that die painfully, or babies who die in the mother’s womb.
You know, karma is unfathomable. It is very deep, like measuring the depth of an ocean. Which karma, where, what? It is all simply too big to explain, but it is the cause for any action.
No event or action can happen without a cause, this is si ...
Gurudev, I am very troubled thinking about all the karmas of my past life. Please advise and guide me.
Just know that the seeds of all such karmas of the past lives get burnt once you come here. So just relax and be happy.
Suppose you have a house that has been locked away for a 100 years. Now you will ask, 'O Gurudev, how can one remove the darkn ...
Purushaartha means to do the right action at the right time. And by doing Purushaartha, one can gain victory over Karma and time. All Karmas dissolve and Time becomes in your favour.
One can never get the fruits of one’s act ...
See, there are so many types of people in this world. How many people do you know who have for no reason become your enemies? Your good friends have become your enemies? Isn't it?
Similarly, so many people who were unknown to us have helped us at ...
Lord Krishna says, 'I ensure the victory of dharma. We can take the help of adharma (injustice)'. Can a lay man adopt this method?
You have some idea in your mind, and you are asking an indirect question and expecting a direct answer from me. When I give you a direct answer, you will apply it indirectly. I am not going to get caught.
Why you should not do something wrong? Le ...
I want to ask you a question. When the lights were not on in this room, there was darkness here, right? When the lights came on, where did the darkness go? Did it go to that room? Did the darkness escape through the window? Got it?
In the same way, i ...
Gurudev, if all the pain I am going through in this life is because of the karmas of my previous life, then that makes me feel more sad. How do I face it?
Don’t keep your head turned backwards. Look ahead and move on. You are trying to walk forward with your head turned backward. This is why you feel miserable. Just let go!
What good will you get by analyzing the past? It is all not ...
Gurudev, in the Puranas, it is said that Lord Vishnu’s secretaries, Jaya and Vijaya, were banished because they stopped the Rishis from meeting Lord Vishnu. Do people have to bear the karma even though they are doing the right thing?
Mythology has many dimensions. The anger of a good person is also beneficial, that is what was depicted here. When the heart is in the right place, even anger is good. For example, if a mother is angry at her child because he is pulling a wire repeatedl ...
Gurudev, we have to bear the consequences for bad karma from previous lives. How do I know if the problem I am having right now is a result of karma from my previous lives or this life?
Why do you want to sit and dissect it?
They say ‘Gahano Karmano Gati’, the ways of karma are unfathomable.
If something good is happening, then you must have done something good. If something bad is happening, then you must have ...