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  1. Gurudev, The only thing I find interesting is doing seva for The Art of Living. I want to be a full time Art of Living teacher but my family wants my financial support, so what to do?

    First become a part time teacher. Teach one course a month or two courses a month for two hours in the evening. So you can do both, become a teacher and do a job. We have our own HR here; if you want a job we can help you get a job. ...
  2. Gurudev, you tell us to shut the past. If we have to shut the past then why does our teacher teach us history?

    To shut the past you should have a past. How can you shut the past if you do not have it? If you have to remove the wrapper of a chocolate, there should be wrapper on the chocolate. Only if there is a wrapper on the chocolate, can you remove it. So yo ...
  3. Gurudev, I want to know the purpose of life. Why am I here?

    You are very lucky that you have got this intense desire to know who you are and what you want to do. Keep this desire burning and continue to do your practices and listen to more knowledge. Do the advanced course; you will understand a lot more about your ...
  4. Dear Guruji, what is difference between laziness and relaxation?

    When there is something important to do and you don’t do it that is laziness. Relaxation is when you have done your work and you are at ease. ...
  5. Dear Guruji, I just did the basic course which was wonderful. But as I am growing older my happiness is eroding and some unknown fear is coming. What do I do?

    That is the purpose of sadhana and satsang. It will take away the fear from you and give you inner peace, confidence, joy and happiness back again. See the joy and happiness in everybody here. ...
  6. Dear Guruji, I am not able to surrender. I am not happy and I am not peaceful. Due to some bad events that occurred in my life, I have become restless and I am not able to find a solution for this.

    So you think I can give you a solution? Answer: Yes! That’s good enough then relax. That is what surrender is. Surrender means a confidence. You go to a doctor and you are confident the doctor is going to give me the right medicine. You h ...
  7. Dear Guruji, where do thoughts originate from? What is the source of thought?

    You first look within you and see from where they are coming, and sit and ponder. The moment you look, I don’t want to say what is going to happen. There are some things which you need to experience yourself. I can give you an answer but that will bec ...
  8. Gurudev, it is said that behind every suffering there is something good. How far is this true?

    Don’t sit and keep analyzing. Whatever happened in the past is all dead and gone, move on to the future. See the whole past like a dream. Till now whatever has happened is more or less like a dream. Look into the future, in the next 30 to 40 years what do ...
  9. Gurudev, people say chanting ‘Om’ is not good for women. Is that true?

    No. Men are afraid if women chant ‘Om’ they will become very powerful. Again only ‘Om’ is not advisable. You should chant ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ or ‘Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya’; something along with Om. There is a school of thought which says if yo ...
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