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  1. Why are people into conversion? Do they have an identity crisis?

    You know, people leave one religion and go to another religion because they have not studied their own religion properly. This is a problem. They have not understood their faith, or the essence of it fully. This happens especially in the Hindu faith bec ...

  2. Gurudev, how do we Muslims, who come upon your knowledge help Islam?

    I would like you to ponder on it. You will get many answers, apply them all. It is the wrong interpretation of Islam, intolerance, stress, anger and impatience that has compounded and cause the present scenario in the world today. So you can play a very ...

  3. Gurudev, in the last few years many people have spoken about the planet’s entry into the fourth dimension. What can you say about this?

    Until you know any dimension right here, don’t be swayed away by all this talk. It is just a way to create a thrill.
    It is like when people asked me several hundred thousand times about the Earth coming to an end in Dec 2012. Oh god! Wherever I went, ...
  4. Religion has become an obstacle in my life. I cannot move forward. What should I do?

    Never mind. Move from religion to spirituality. You are a spiritual being, and that is good enough. Every religion has some nice things to offer. Take a little bit from all the religions in the world and move on. You don’t have to be stuck with it. Don’t w ...
  5. Gurudev, When was the last time you felt sorrow or sadness and what was your experience with letting it go?

    Every time I see someone miserable, I feel it. I feel for them. They could have been much happier. For no reason they are miserable.

    The recent tsunami in the Himalayas was a very tragic one. Our Art of Living volunteers are there and are working day a ...

  6. Gurudev, one bad incident rocks the whole nation, but why do many good things happening around go unnoticed without even creating a ripple?

    Agitation needs some such bad event. People are ready to agitate easily. This is because stress is already there and that stress wants an outlet. So agitation becomes a very easy thing to do.
    If we call for an agitation, you will see everybody will joi ...
  7. Gurudev, How is the India that you visualize in your dreams, especially in the field of education, defense, economy and finance?

    I have the dream of a clean and beautiful society, where there is no crime.
    Small countries like Bhutan, Switzerland and Ireland have so much peace. At one point of time, India had all these.
    Lord Macaulay had said, ‘I have traveled across ...
  8. Dear Guruji, can you please comment on religious extremism? Why are people drawn to these narrow and dogmatic positions? How should we discuss with them, if at all?

    Lack of spirituality, lack of experience. That is why we need to encourage broad thinking and reasoning.
    In the Bhagavad Gita, after giving all the verses, in the end Lord Krishna says, ‘Now you reason out all what I have said. Take it only if it appe ...
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