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  1. Gurudev, if God in the end is the doer, then how come a living being is responsible for karma, or results of action?

    See, doership goes with enjoyership. If you are not the doer, you are not also experiencing the consequence. You can’t say, ‘I am not the doer; God made me eat more food but I am having a tummy ache.’
    I would say, 'God is having the tummy ache. Where ...
  2. Gurudev, I think freedom is very relative. Sometimes my freedom is contradictory to someone else's freedom. Is there something as 'Absolute Freedom'? Or would that be chaos?

    Bondage and freedom, both happens in the mind, and when your vision is restricted you find multiple bondages. As your vision expands, you start realizing that there is only freedom. ...
  3. Gurudev, you said that the knowledge of sleep brings freedom. What does this mean?

    Knowledge of sleep and dreams can take you into a different state of samadhi. It is one of the techniques mentioned in the Yoga Sutras by Rishi Patanjali. Maharishi Patanjali has said the sutra, 'Swapnanidrajnanalambanam va'
    This is one of the samadh ...
  4. Gurudev, how can I free myself from thoughts, emotions and feelings and how can I get detached from all relationships?

    Why do you want to detach yourself from relationship? Because it gives you pain, isn’t it. Why does it give pain? Because you do not have a broad vision of life.
    All relationships are for a few days, few months, few years, but life is much bigger, so ...
  5. Freedom And Discipline

    Freedom and discipline are opposites and complementary. The purpose of defense is to protect freedom. But is there freedom in defense? Do soldiers have freedom? No, they are totally bound, not even allowed to put the right foot down when told the left foo ...
  6. Give away your rights

    Those Who Fight For Their Rights Are Weak For They Do Not Know Their Inner Strength, Their Magnanimity. The weaker you are, the more you demand your rights. Asserting your rights makes you isolated and poor. People who fight for their rights, take pride i ...
  7. Prestige and Honor, Your Golden Cage

    Honor reduces the freedom. Your fame, honor and virtue can limit your freedom. Nobody expects a good person to make a mistake. So the better person you are, the higher the expectations people have of you. It is then that you lose your freedom. Your virtue ...
  8. Education

    Education has five aspects Information-- Often we think information is education, but it is only one aspect of education. Concepts-- Concepts are the basis for all research. You need to conceive in order to create. Attitude-- An integral aspect of educati ...
  9. Beyond the rational mind: breaking the barrier

    We Usually Do Only That Which Is Purposeful, Useful, And Rational. Everything You See, You See Through The rational mind. But an intuition, a discovery, new knowledge goes beyond the rational mind. Truth is beyond the rational mind. The rational mind is l ...
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