At times I feel totally disheartened. What should I do?
Sri Sri: Sometimes we feel like giving up, frustrated. It is because of stress.That time do not take any decisions. You may regret it. Come back to yourselffirst.
How can I get close to you?
Sri Sri: Assume that you are close to me. It is you who thinks you are not close.
Is there life on other planets?
Sri Sri: There is plenty of life on this planet. Let us handle this. Then we canmove to other planets!
How do we know what to do in life?
Sri Sri: First know what not to do. It’s easier. Purpose of life is not to bemiserable and make others miserable. It is a gut feeling. Chose which gives youlong term happiness even if it gives short term misery. Choosing that whichgives you long term misery and short term joy is not wise.
last night you told me that choice is mine blessing isyours. Does that mean whatever I decide, your blessing is there?
Sri Sri: You are putting me in a toughsituation. If it is related to your profession then choice is yours, blessingis mine. If it is a relationship, then also choice is yours and blessing ismine.
What is the significance of asking if all the answerscome from within?
Sri Sri: What if I don’t answer? What is thepurpose of all answers? So that the mind says YES! The purpose of all questionsand all answers is to bring our mind to YES consciousness. That is meditation -to be in YES mind!
I feel like I am not doing enough service as compared tothe blessings I have received.
Sri Sri: Keep going!
Is homosexuality wrong and to be changed or is it life’svariety?
Sri Sri: It is a tendency. Many times it changes.So don’t label it. It is there now. It may not be there later. You are acombination of your mother & your father. We have genes of your mother aswell as father. Sometimes male tendencies dominate, and sometimes female.Preferences may be stronger for some. Don’t feel guilty or blame yourself. Riseabove it. You are not only flesh. Youare light around the wig of flesh. Shift from gender to genderless spirit, itgives you such ease.
I have seen people blessing the food. What is thesignificance of blessing food?
Sri Sri: The carrots, noodles, salad that youate yesterday are now listening to me. They are sitting here. Everything isalive in this universe in some way or the other. So today, when you have lunch,look at the food and welcome it to satsangtonight, to sing and to dance. Ancient people knew this and that is why theysaid to bless the food. Thought is nothing but a quantum of energy andconsciousness. Food absorbs thought. So, bless the food today for lunch. Don’t thinknegative while eating. That is where the negative cycle begins. It is veryscientific.