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  1. Gurudev, I have been having a lot of anger rise in me since the past few days? I have been regular with my Sadhana (practices). What do I do?

    You are at the right place. Somewhere, there is some deep stress, there are certain things which you have put under the carpet that are causing the anger to come.
    You know, the main cause of anger is that you want perfection. We get angry over ...

  2. Nowadays there is an increase of anger and rage in the children towards their parents. What can be done towards this?

    What to do! Just keep them busy in music, knowledge and service. If they start doing this early on in their childhood and growing years, then the anger and such tendencies will be reduced. ...
  3. Should I suppress or should I express anger?

    Sometimes express, sometimes suppress. There is no single answer. You can’t express it all the time, you will cause so much damage to yourself and others around you. And you can’t suppress it all the time, sometimes you need to express it. Otherwise you w ...
  4. Gurudev, what if someone gets angry with you? What do you do?

    Oh, you know, when I was a little older than you, I was teaching meditation. And there was an older man, who was a meditation teacher, and he was also teaching meditation, but people wouldn’t go to him, in spite of many advertisements. I would just sit an ...
  5. How to control the anger?

    Do you know why you get angry? It is because you want perfection, or you want certain things to be in a certain way.
    When you know that not everything can be that way; let’s face it this is life, then suddenly the brain starts relaxing.
    By your g ...
  6. Gurudev, Goddess Parvati in her anger had given a curse to Mother Earth, Agni Deva and other gods when they tried to save her and Lord Shiva’s son Kartikeya from Tarakasura (a demon). How is it possible for a Goddess to not be in control of her anger?

    You know, this is a wrong depiction of the stories from the Puranas. The TV serials always want to make it a little more dramatic. 
    Even when I watch Goddess Parvati (an incarnation or form of the Mother Divine), I see that there is so much disp ...
  7. Dear Gurudev, when strong emotions like anger arise, it’s difficult to control them, and I do things I regret afterwards. How to deal with that?

    Come on now, isn’t it better than before?
    Before also you used to get angry, but now it is better. Keep doing yoga, keep doing all the practices. That should bring your anger down. If it doesn’t bring your anger down, then only God can help you; good ...
  8. Gurudev, how should one keep awareness and alertness and not become angry when things go wrong?

    Listen, sometimes if you do become angry, never mind. Just be angry. But it should not stay in your head for long. It should just come and go.
    Anger is necessary and essential also at times. So let it be.
    If it is for a good cause, and your anger ...
  9. Dear Gurudev, yesterday you had said, ‘Fight with equanimity’. How do we do that?

    You just have to have that intention and it will start happening. When you are fighting for a cause and not because of hatred towards somebody then your brain and your mind will be alert.
    When people are angry and hateful, their brain doesn't work; o ...
  10. Gurudev, if we change our food habits, can we control our anger? They say that if you eat more spicy food, you tend to get more anger.

    You try and see. For one week you eat food without salt and chilli powder, and see. It is possible. But there are some people who do not get angry even after having spicy food, with chilli powder. That is also possible. ...
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