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  1. Dearest Gurudev, people are enjoying less personal freedom. The Government and the cooperation are taking over our lives more and more. What can the regular average people do?

    Rules and regulations are essential in any society, but it should not be too stifling. Individual and private life should also not be too stifling.
    When you feel life is getting boring and coming to a standstill, that is when you should engage in act ...

  2. Even though I know what is good for me, I still am still attracted to self destructive habits such as laziness and selfishness. I feel like it has something to do with my childhood. What is the best way to remember what is forgotten from the early years?

    When you label yourself saying, 'I am lazy', you justify being lazy. If you label yourself saying, 'I am bad', it gives one the license to remain bad. Do you see what I am saying? The first step is to remove these labels, peel them ...

  3. The Spiritual Principle Of Honesty

    Fri, 18/07/2014
    Dearest Gurudev, it is possible to restore trust in a relationship after a partner cheats? How to get past a cheating partner? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: I can tell you one thing, suppose you were in your partner’s place and you made a mistake; not willingly b ...
  4. Dear Gurudev, what would be the best way to stay connected with you while overcoming organizational politics?

    Listen, where there are people there is politics. What does politics mean? It means people. The world has (people) politics everywhere. If you think there is politics, it appears even bigger. If you think people are different ...

  5. I have a constant feeling that I am not doing enough for you. I also feel some envy when you praise someone else. How do I deal with this feeling?

    This is the nature of love, you always feel that you want to do more and more. A mother always feels that she wants to do more for the daughter. She feels like she has not done enough for her daughter. It is the nature of love to want to do more.
    Whe ...

  6. Dearest Gurudev, it is possible to restore trust in a relationship after a partner cheats? How to get past a cheating partner?

    I can tell you one thing, suppose you were in your partner’s place and you made a mistake; not willingly but unknowingly, or due to some compulsion. If your partner does not forgive you and holds it against you, how would you feel?
    Get into you ...

  7. India is growing richer day by day. We are getting technologically strong and we have a global representation but at the same time our culture and spirituality is becoming weak. When we talk to people about spirituality they say it has to be done after 60 years of age. Is there a way to create awareness among the people?

    We have designed a program for the youth, it is called ‘Youth Empowerment Seminar’. Just tell people to do this ‘Happiness Workshop’ Or the ‘Youth Empowerment Seminar’ and you will see how they enjoy it. It is not for ...

  8. For any issue in this country people are not taking a hard stance. People are not listening to others views. We see a society which is fragmented. Please guide on how we can move forward united.

    There is only one way, and that is to improve communication between people. We teach people all other things but we don’t teach them how to communicate. We don't teach communication even in schools or colleges. Nowhere do we learn communicatio ...

  9. India is known for the age old science of Ayurveda, what is the way forward to make it global?

    First we start using it here. The world has already started recognizing Ayurveda.

    I want to share with you one incident that happened in 1980. I had organized a meeting of Ayurvedic doctors and doctors of modern medicine in New Delhi. It was in < ...

  10. Prayer Is A Happening

    Fri, 15/08/2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post India: Way Forward) I am 21 year old girl in the second year in the college. I find Starbucks more interesting than visiting temples. How can I cultivate an interest in Gods? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You cannot cultivate ...
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