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  1. The Nature of Mind

    The nature of mind is to waver, similar to how the nature of water is to flow. Now how do you reduce this wavering nature of the mind? It is through practice (abhyaasa) and dispassion (vairagya). What is dispassion? Sometimes, when you are disturbed, you ...
  2. Gurudev, you ask us to be dispassionate. How can I be dispassionate about you? I love you and the attachment keeps growing every day.

    If this attachment helps you to move away from other unwanted things, then it is okay. If it gives you a focus, it is fine. But if it is causing jealousy, anger, greed and all those negative emotions, you better work on yourself.
    Go deep into yourself ...
  3. Gurudev, when we sit for meditation, some thoughts pass by just like clouds, but there are others that make us go on such a long trip. Suddenly I realized I am on a trip. What is the mechanism that sends you off on that long trip, and why can they not all pass by like clouds?

    That is how they are. Some thoughts are like this, some are like that. Some bother you, some do not. That is why there are so many techniques and so many ways to bring your mind to the centre.

    See, in the recent poojas, why have they used so many musica ...

  4. How to overcome the mind which bothers me?

    That is its nature.
    Do you know you are bigger than the mind? Wake up. Let the mind be there. ...
  5. Gurudev, how do I recognize my soul mate?

    First you should recognize your soul and then your soul mate.
    You don’t know yourself, you don’t know who you are. You don’t know anything about yourself. You don’t know your mind; your own mind drives you crazy.
    One minute it wants ...
  6. Gurudev, you have said that we shouldn't give explanations to people. But if we have something on our heart that is heavy and feel the need to talk about it, then what to do?

    There is no one rule for it, sometime you want to speak and become calm and sometimes speaking doesn't help in any way.

    Wake up and see, the whole world is like a dream. All those thoughts have gone, the behavior of people will disappear. Some people ...

  7. Where do the thoughts come from?

    This thought came to you just now? Where did this thought come from? It came in you, so why don’t you sit and see, where it is coming from?

    The moment you sit and think what is the origin of thought the mind goes blank. That indicates from where thou ...

  8. Dear Gurudev, scientific convention says that time is changing and space is constant. Ancient texts say that time is constant and space is changing. Can you explain this phenomenon?

    Even in time there are two types of time.
    One is the time that changes, i.e., the past, present and future; another is the grand time that does not change; the reference point of all other times. It is called the Mahakaala, which means the gran ...
  9. Dear Gurudev, you spoke so beautifully about dispassion and being devoid of feverishness, but when you are around, all this knowledge goes out of the window and there is only feverishness.

    It is the nature of the mind to cling onto something. So until it becomes free from all other things, it is okay to cling onto one thing.
    But in time you will be free from that too, as the mind becomes quiet.

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