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  1. Sri Sri's Message On Mahashivratri

    Feb 27 2014
    Bangalore, India ultimate-being-shiva_03.jpg Today, on this auspicious day of Mahashivaratri, there are just two things you should take away with you, which will instantly bring peace and happiness to your mind.1. Know that ‘God is with me at al ...
  2. One Pointed Devotion

    Jun 4 2013
    Banglalore, India content_04.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post Who Is A Mahatma?) Lord Krishna says, 'Mahatmanas tu mam partha daivim prakrtim asritah. Bhajanti ananya-manaso jnatva bhutadim avyayam'. (9.13) A Mahatma knows well what is ...
  3. Life Is Really... Short!

    Feb 9 2014
    Bangalore, India (Part 2 of 3) wisdom-24.jpg (Petra Friganovic: Supermodel from Croatia) Q: Gurudev, I have one question for you. I am very much aware that there is this enormous spiritual and practical power in women. But I am also aware that ...
  4. Life Is Not Only Sorrow

    Feb 11 2014
    Bangalore, India unnamed_9.jpg Gurudev, when the six layers of our existence become transparent, then we are able to perceive the seventh layer, the self. Could you please talk about how to make the intellect transparent? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: ...
  5. Do You Feel At Ease?

    Jan 11 2014
    Bangalore, India safe.jpg Gurudev, I am not a devoted person, I have never been one. Although I feel that I am missing a huge part of the experiences because of this. How should I handle it? Will it happen sometime? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: What d ...
  6. What should we do for the mentally retarded people? Can healing be given to them?

    Some remand home should be made for them. There are mentally retarded homes owned by the government. They should be kept there.Don’t encourage the practice of giving them food on the roads. We should not make them beggars on the roads. Don&rsq ...
  7. Living With Equanimity

    Feb 12 2014
    Bangalore, India nature_02-02.jpg   Gurudev, in the Gita, Arjun asks Krishna about sthitapragnya. Does it mean being established in knowledge? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Correct, it means being stable. He described what sthitapragnya is;, the signs of ...
  8. Gurudev, the Vishalakshi Mandap is so wonderful to look at. Can you please explain the significance of the word Vishalakshi.

    Vishala means broad, akshi means vision, so it means broad-eyed vision. I thought people can come here, sit, meditate, and broaden their vision.Of course, it is my mother’s name also. It has a deep spiritual meaning. If you ha ...
  9. Gurudev, I think I am addicted to meditation. Is it bad to be addicted to something awesome like meditation?

    You can’t say that you are addicted to compassion, it is a wrong word to use since it is an integral part of your life. Similarly, you can’t say that I am so addicted to being clean; I am addicted to brushing my teeth. Just like brushing is ...
  10. Gurudev, the enthusiasm of one person can become an irritation for another. Should we express our enthusiasm and allow it to irritate others?

    Enthusiasm coupled with wisdom cannot irritate others. You need to be sensitive to others feelings and demands, and you need to respect them.Simultaneously, you cannot be oversensitive, because then you have to suppress yourself. Be somewhere on the ...
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