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  1. Gurudev, you always say that joy is in the present moment. But there are some events of the past that hold me back from being totally in the present moment. Despite wanting to, many times I am not able to be totally in the present. What should I do?

    See, if you try to walk ahead keeping you head turned back, how will that be possible? Just wake up and see, whatever has happened has happened, it’s finished. Life is new every moment.Just focus on life right now, this very moment. Drop thi ...
  2. The Science of Vastushastra

    Wed, 06/03/2015
    (Below is a continuation of post Love Is About Giving) How much importance should we give to Vastushastra? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: See, Vastushastra is definitely a science in itself. This science was conceived and developed in the ancient ages, and i ...
  3. My dear Gurudev, we often commit mistakes and when we do so, you punish us. But when we do not realize that it was a mistake, what do we do?

    Listen, I do not punish anyone. I do no such thing at all. You simply bear the effect of what you did. That’s all. There is cause and effect. If you overeat too much food, then I will not punish you. It is you who will get a tummy ache, or you get ...
  4. If one becomes dispassionate, then the family members think we are ignorant and neglectful. Please specify the fine line that differentiates the two, and how can we answer to the family in such situations?

    You cannot go on answering everyone’s questions or responding to their opinions; or trying to correct them all the time. If you are true to yourself and you know that deep down you care a lot for them, then that is good enough. You should walk you ...
  5. Gurudev, I feel like a puppet in the hands of the Divine, due to Karma, sickness, pain, old age and death. Where is my freedom?

    When you have this deep realization that none of this is you – be it sickness, pain, old age or death, then that is freedom. This afternoon when we all meditated, so many people felt relieved of body aches and pains, isn’t it? ...
  6. Gurudev, with more and more people coming into the Art of Living family, you are becoming more and more busy. Earlier you used to spend quality time with individual devotees, but now it is so rare. Please spend some personal time with us.

    Listen, the quality of time I spend with you has not reduced one bit (laughter). But yes, the quantity of time spent has come down for sure. Even when I meet someone for just a minute, I meet them 100% and am totally with them. If I even see you ...
  7. What can we possibly give you as a gift on your birthday? Gurudev, you have everything already.

    I need many pillars of knowledge. I want you to really live the knowledge and also work to see that more and more people come onto the path of knowledge. There are a number of things you can do, such as being a part of the recent Sri Sri University. We ...
  8. How much importance should we give to Vastushastra?

    See, Vastushastra is definitely a science in itself. This science was conceived and developed in the ancient ages, and it is a part of the Vedas. But as of today, it is not available or accessible to us completely. It was written down on palm lea ...
  9. The Cause Of All Causes Is The Guru Principle

    Sat, 08/01/2015
    It so happened once, a lady went to a Guru and said, "I have two questions". The Guru said, "Okay, ask me". The lady asked, "Why did God make this world? Why couldn't he just be happy with the way it was? And having created it, why did he make it so ...
  10. Sri Sri's Message On Guru Purnima 2015

    Fri, 07/31/2015
    There are two worlds that we live in: One is the world of memory and the other is the real world. In memory, there are three types of memory.1. You remember but you can't do anything about it. You remember your childhood, but you can't get it back. ...
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