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  1. Gurudev, a Guru should not stay away from a King or a King should not stay away from the Guru, which option is the right one?

    If you see form the eyes of a Guru everybody is part of him; it is all just roles that one plays. First, everyone should know that we are all part of one divine light, one human race. We cannot afford to be stuck in a role.Each role is like a coat, ...
  2. Gurudev, what can one do about the attachment to the Guru? That too brings a lot of hurt and pain.

    See, if you try to possess the Guru then that is not possible and will only bring you pain. A Guru belongs to everyone and not just to a handful few people. And where there is intense love, there is bound to be intense longing also, and it ...
  3. Gurudev, a few months ago my personal Guru left his physical body. I am not able to bear the grief of his absence and the void because of his departure. How can I console myself and understand that the Guru is not a physical presence, but a Tattva (fundamental all-pervading element or principle in Nature). How do I live without him now and keep my mind at peace?

    Just relax and meditate. When you meditate more, you will realize that the Guru is a Tattva, the Guru is a light that is ever glowing and eternal. The Guru is not the (physical) body. The Guru is the Divine light that resides within the body; the ...
  4. Gurudev, is the relationship with the Guru eternal, that of many births? Are we with the same Guru over many lifetimes?

    Why don’t you want to finish your journey in one life? Why are you postponing? You are asking a very tricky question to trap me. This lifetime you do your job properly, don’t postpone it thinking that 'Next lifetime also I will get a chance'. Who ...
  5. Gurudev, I feel that I have found the perfect Guru. But do you feel that you have found the perfect disciples or not?

    Where does a Guru have time to think like this? A Guru is always in a state of bliss with himself! (Laughter) A Guru always says, 'Take whatever you want from me'.See, there is a deep river flowing before you. Someone may just want to ...
  6. Dear Gurudev, is being greedy for the Guru good?

    Well, you can be greedy to do seva, and to get higher knowledge. No need to be jealous of others near the Guru.Guru keeps all kinds of people around him or her. He keeps some people closest so that they don’t cause problems to others. Some are ...
  7. who comes first according to you: the Guru or one’s parents?

    It depends on the situation. If it a question of your marriage, then your parents come first and you should take their consent and blessings before proceeding further. But when it comes to spirituality and meditation, then listen to the Guru first. Medi ...
  8. Gurudev, yesterday we were told that Shiva’s seat is Nirvana (liberation), and His presence is bliss and he spreads joy all around him. Can you please elaborate on this?

    Why are you troubling me? I don’t trouble you to understand so why do you trouble me to make you understand it? All these are aphorisms given to you and you are given the intellect to ponder upon and understand the meaning of these. Gurus n ...
  9. Gurudev, does a person receive the Guru’s love as per his paatrata (capacity to receive Grace or blessings)? Or is it that the more deserving or capable ones reach you faster?

    There is nothing like it. You have already come to me. Those who have not reached are waiting for you to bring them here. ...
  10. Gurudev, Lord Krishna played the role of a Guru to Arjuna. In Lord Krishna’s life, what role did Arjuna play? What role can a disciple play in Guru’s life?

    There can be only two types of disciples: the easy disciple, and the tough disciple. The tough ones are hard nuts to crack. It will take a long time for the tough ones to get the point.The easy ones are those who know, who become sensitive, and who ...
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