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  1. Gurudev, if love resides at the level of chetna (consciousness) alone; then what is the need of relationships?

    Consciousness expresses itself through the person. And relationships happen among different persons. If you do not feel the need for any relationship, then you cannot establish any relationship by force. The fact that you are asking a question about the ne ...
  2. Dear Guruji, please explain the significance of the Damru (the drum), the Trishul (the trident) and the crescent moon on Lord Shiva ’s head.

    Shiva tatva is where there is no mind, and the Moon signifies the mind. When there is no mind then how can this ‘no mindedness’ be expressed and how can anybody understand? You need a little bit of mind to understand, experience and to expres ...
  3. Gurudev, is there consciousness within me?

    You are asking and you are hearing also whatever I said. If there was no consciousness within you how would you have asked the question? How would you have seen, heard or understood? That which is listening from within you, comprehending, witnessing, exper ...
  4. What happens to consciousness when one goes into a coma?

    The consciousness remains but does not have any means of communication with the outer world. Just like when you have a telephone but the connection line is cut. ...
  5. A Friend is an enemy and an enemy is a friend

    In the company of your friends, you lose your centeredness. Your enemy puts you back in yourself. Your friend sympathizes with you and makes you believe in matter. Your enemy makes you feel helpless and takes you to the spirit. So your enemy is your frien ...
  6. You and ownership

    Man has a tendency to own things. When he owns something small his mind stays small, his life gets stifled and his whole consciousness is immersed in his house, car, spouse, children and such. A recluse leaves his home and goes far away. There also he sta ...
  7. Expansion of consciousness is peace

    Consciousness moving on the surface of the body is stimuli, which cause pleasure. When consciousness shrinks, then the sensation of pain and suffering arises. Suffering is the shrinking or contraction of consciousness. When consciousness moves through the ...
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    If it happens that innocence and pure energy, consciousness occur in you simultaneously, then that is luck.   ...
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    Consciousness is the power, energy, beauty and wealth that permeate all of creation. Without it a blade of grass cannot move. Without it there is no progress. Without it there is no beauty.   ...
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    You are not just your body. You are the life inside you, you are consciousness. You can embrase the sky. You can become the ocean. ...
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