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  1. The strength of commitment

    Question: Why is it easier for some of us to commit to our own welfare rather than that of others? Sri Sri: Because you do not know that whatever you are committed to brings you strength. If you are committed to your family then your family supports you, ...
  2. Friendship for a cause

    Examine your friendships, they are often for a cause. There are several reasons for your friendships: You make friendships because you have common enemies. Fear and threat to survival can bring people together. You make friendships because you have a comm ...
  3. Guru's Tidbits

    What to do if your commitment is boring? Commitment has value when things are not so charming. When things are interesting you do not need commitment at all. You never say you are committed to doing something that is very interesting or charming. Learning ...
  4. Nigra, Agra, Satyagra and Duragra

    Nigra means control. Agra means insistence. Satyagra means steadfast determination. Duragra means blind adamancy, reckless stubbornness. These four will give you progress when practiced for a limited period of time. They give limited results, positive or ...
  5. Wake up and Transcend

    The foolish one uses the spiritual power to gain material comfort. An intelligent one uses the material world to rise high in the spirit. When you transcend the intellect you allow yourself to be used by the spirit. One who is awake neither uses anything ...
  6. Know your group type

    Normally in the world people with similar tendencies group together; intelligent people group together, fools get together, happy people get together, ambitious people get together and disgruntled people also group together to celebrate their problems! (L ...
  7. 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 in you ...
  8. Ram Navami

    "Ra" in Sanskrit means "That which is Radiant" and "Ma" stands for "Myself". That which shines forth within me, is Rama.That which is radiant in every particle of the Being is Rama. Rama is born to Dasharatha and Ka ...
  9. Surrender

    The main impediment of many seekers in the path is that they want to surrender. Don't say that you want to surrender; know that you already are surrendered. Wanting to surrender becomes an impediment on the path. This is like a child saying to the mo ...
  10. I Am Neither Honest Nor Humble

    A lady- I want an honest and humble man in my life. Sri Sri- I am neither honest nor humble. (Everyone shocked) Sri Sri- I cannot tell everyone I am God, as not everyone will understand. So I am not honest. I am not humble- how can God be humble! If I am ...
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