Balance

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  1. How do we balance our material and spiritual lives?

    Do you know how to ride a bicycle? How do you balance it? Balance your life in the same way. Take both of them together in life. When the focus is too much on spirituality, I will say that you need to take care of the responsibilities at home. If ...
  2. Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita Lord Krishna says that whatever comes naturally keep doing that, even if it is not the perfect thing to do. Please advice.

    Yes, be in your nature, don't be unnatural. What is not in your nature, do not project that. But that does not mean you be foolish, okay! Let us say you are attending a funeral and you feel like dancing. You think, ‘Gurudev said be natural’, and so yo ...
  3. (A member of the audience spontaneously asked a question and it was inaudible in the recording)

    Yes, see human life is mixture of pleasant and unpleasant days. You take the life of anyone including Sri Ram, Krishna, Jesus, Buddha, Mahavir or Guru Nanak. Take anyone in the history they all had some bad days while some days were good. What is impo ...
  4. Gurudev, I understand the importance of seva, but at the moment, nothing but knowing myself is important. And seva feels like a distraction to me. What to do?

    Does a baby want to know the mother? Does a baby want to make the mother an object of knowing? Does any baby ever ask the mother, ‘Mommy, where did you study? First tell me. Give me your introduction; show me your bio-data. Then I will love you.’ A ba ...
  5. How can one be enthusiastic but dispassionate at the same time?

    That is the real skill. When self-interest is not there then it is much easier. Like when you do seva, you are passionate as well as dispassionate, isn't it? So many of you are doing seva in kitchen, are you not doing it passionately? (Respons ...
  6. Gurudev, it is said on the path one should drop everything and be free of purpose or goals. I am a busy executive, without a purpose how can I take responsibility?

    See there are two things Pravittri and Nivritti. Do not mix the two. There are two attitudes that we have to pay attention to. One is, when you go inward (Nivritti) you think that everyt ...
  7. Why is my head always singing?

    Don’t say always. I don’t think it is always singing. You must have used that part of your brain more, i.e., the right side of your brain, and so music comes to you naturally. Another alternative is to spend some time solving puzzles. Like crosswords, ...
  8. How to balance life while working for a cause?

    Yes, that is a challenge. When you intend it, when you think it, and when you say it that you can do both, though they appear to be conflicting, you will succeed in your job and succeed in your cause. ‘I have a cause that is greater than my job’, ...
  9. How do we distinguish between duties and expectations?

    Duty is what your heart tells you, when you feel ‘This is what I have to do.’ Expectation is what others want you to do. Have a balance between the two. Sometimes you can fulfill the expectations of others, but your duties are what you need to be more conc ...
  10. Gurudev, what should we do to maintain balance and be happy during the ups and downs of life?

    ‘Gaan, Gyan aur Dhyan’; that is, music, knowledge and meditation. ...
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