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  1. Love Is About Giving

    Jun 3 2015
    Gurudev, ego, misunderstandings and doubts have destroyed my relationship. What is the secret of loving relationships? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Just be natural and accept people. Love is always about giving. Know that you have come here (on the pl ...
  2. The Guru Is Greater Than God

    Jun 8 2015
    (Below is a continuation of post A Piece Of The Master) Gurudev, in Maharashtra we have a saying which means that how can one say who is greater – God or the Guru. Please explain this, else I would believe as I always have that the Sadguru is a ...
  3. A Piece Of The Master

    Jun 8 2015
    (Below is a continuation of post Meditation Brings Revelation) Gurudev, why do we fear loneliness? Why do we always long for someone’s company? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You feel this way because you have never gone deep into your inner Self. You h ...
  4. Meditation Brings Revelation

    Jun 8 2015
    Gurudev, can one’s basic personality or nature change by practicing sadhana and meditation? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: The answer to this depends on what is your understanding of one’s basic nature or personality. If you tell me that anger is your v ...
  5. Take Refuge Of The Enlightened

    May 28 2015
    (Below is a continuation of post Why Bad Things Happen To Good People) Gurudev, it is said that the worship of the formless divine takes the sadhak (seeker) to a different state than the worship of the Divine with form. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yo ...
  6. Why Bad Things Happen To Good People

    May 28 2015
    All spiritual practices help bring prana to the central channel (naadi) of energy, going through our body. There is a central channel of energy, which runs through the centre of our body like a pillar. It gets activated whilst doing yoga; not j ...
  7. You Are Cared For

    Jul 1 2015
    (Below is a continuation of post Strive To Be Ordinary) I am an elderly person, and I feel like dying because I am so dependent. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Life is such; you should not feel that I am dependent, and I want to be independent. See, no ...
  8. Strive To Be Ordinary

    Jun 1 2015
    Liberation.jpg (Photo credit: kitchener.lord / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND) Gurudev, is it alright for ordinary people like me to expect to be liberated? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Only ordinary people have a chance to be liberated. One who thinks they are ...
  9. The Law Of Attraction

    Jan 1 1970
    lawofattraction.jpg (Below is a continuation of post Keeping Your Focus On You!) Gurudev, I am getting married soon but I have this one botheration. For the past 6 months I have had many fights with my fiancé and I am not sure if I should conti ...
  10. Emotional Intelligence Matters

    May 26 2015
    emotions.jpg Gurudev, I am living in a phase in which I am allowing my emotions to take over me, and I am aware of this. Otherwise, I feel they get suppressed. Am I on the right path? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Emotions are such that sometimes you s ...
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