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  1. Gurudev, yesterday you said that good people suffer because of foolishness. How to understand the difference between innocence and foolishness? Good people are innocent. Please explain.

    The word itself is self explanatory. Innocence is of the heart and it is not judgmental. Did you get it?Don’t think that it is not possible to be innocent and intelligent. The foolishness of innocent people has no value. Similarly, the ...
  2. Gurudev, many times my intention is not wrong but my action is wrong. Will I accumulate any bad karma for that?

    If intention is right then don’t worry about it. Though action does have its repercussions, but it is not much when the intention is right. ...
  3. Gurudev, how do I know that what I am doing is right?

    At least now what you’re doing is right by asking this question. We must ask questions. When you stop asking questions, either you are fully satisfied or you are very stupid. If you are not fully satisfied, you can keep asking questions, it is goo ...
  4. How do I know if I am doing the right thing or not? Sometimes I get very confused.

    When you are not doing the right thing, something pinches you, something irritates you; something inside tells you that you are not doing the right thing. This is how you know you are not doing the right thing.When you are doing the right thing, som ...
  5. Gurudev, everything in the world is natural- the good and the bad. Then why are we always trying to convert the bad into good?

    Because that is also part of our nature. People are being born, and people die, then why do you need to save anybody from dying? Close down all the hospitals, shut down all the services. Anyways people die, what is the point? How does it matter if the ...
  6. Gurudev, are love and devotion the same? What should I do if the person whom I love betrays my trust?

    Even then be grateful to God.What good is the faith that shakes? Faith is that which remains firm even during tough times. Suppose you place your trust in someone and got betrayed. Then just remind yourself that it is all a play of the Divine< ...
  7. How do I identify that what I am doing is wrong (adharma)?

    There is something that pricks you, 'Oh no, I should not be doing this'. That is adharma. ...
  8. Gurudev, it has become difficult to be a good person and raise your voice nowadays. Where do wrong people get so much strength from?

    Where is there strength, it is only noise. Wrong people can only create noise. The right people may speak only a little here and there, at some point of time, but behind that there is strength. And it their tasks that are accomplished. ...
  9. Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita Lord Krishna says that whatever comes naturally keep doing that, even if it is not the perfect thing to do. Please advice.

    Yes, be in your nature, don't be unnatural. What is not in your nature, do not project that. But that does not mean you be foolish, okay! Let us say you are attending a funeral and you feel like dancing. You think, ‘Gurudev said be natural’, and so yo ...
  10. A person believes in God but cheats and robs. Another does not believe in God but never cheats. Who is right?

    You have already given the answer! It is like asking me, ‘I have kept coal in one plate and butter in another. What would you like?’ It is so clear. If someone believes in God, how can he cheat others? I don’t understand this. It could also ...
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