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  1. We have around thirty more years of life and it is just going to go by in a flash. Till the time we are here, life has to have some purpose to it. I have to do something that makes me feel fulfilled. I haven’t found that yet and I am still searching.

    Absolutely! You will find that.
    Now when you meditated, did you find that inner peace? This is what is essential.
    We need to be established in that inner stillness and peace and do whatever good to people around us. Some Read more
  2. Gurudev, what should be the supreme goal of life – goodness, prosperity, fame or something else?

    You said ‘Supreme’ goal. The ‘Supreme’ should be the goal! All others are small goals. They are okay. ...
  3. My question is, how do I know what am I on the planet for? What kind of job should I do? I feel so confused sometimes. I have a lot of talents but then I feel so insecure of my capabilities. Now I am thinking, ‘Who is asking this question?’ Again, I don’t know. I am fed up with this not knowing.

    Now, if I answer something, you will also wonder, ‘Who is listening?’
    Don’t go on examining yourself too much. This can become an obsession. All the time thinking, ‘Who is asking? Who is witnessing? If I am witnessing then who is this I? Who is spe ...

  4. I am afraid that Earth is a testing and training ground. If this is so how do I know what lessons I need to learn or what skills I need to develop? I am tired. How many more lessons to go?

    Just forget about everything.
    Who says you have to go through some exams? You don’t need to learn anything I tell you, become hollow and empty. Just drop everything before you drop dead. That’s the secret, and be happy!
    There is no perfection in ...
  5. Psychologists and mostly western thinkers say one should strive to find one’s own purpose and live it. Does each soul have a unique purpose in this life, outside of attaining enlightenment that is?

    Each soul is doing some work here on this planet.
    You can choose whatever work you want to do, whatever career you want to take. But there is a common thing that psychologists forget. What is that common thing?
    Shared values, human values, happin ...
  6. I am not sure about what I want to do in life. I want to ask you but I don’t even know what to ask and what exactly I want. I get bored doing anything in very little time. I find myself being very moody. I am not satisfied or happy doing anything. How can I live my life with this kind of mental state?

    You want comfort too much. Get out of your comfort zone. You are only thinking of your comfort and pleasure; that is when you get into this sort of stage or state.
    You are here to be useful to somebody else. You are here to do something useful to some ...
  7. How do we find our life’s mission?

    To realize one’s mission, your mind has to become clear. And doing Hollow and Empty meditation makes the mind very clear. When the mind is clear then intuition comes up.
    Think how best I can be of use to people, and when you become useful to people ar ...
  8. What do we live for?

    First, make a list of what you don’t live for. The purpose of life is not to be miserable and make others life miserable. Isn’t it so? Then what is the purpose? How can we bring more happiness to the lives of others? How can we get c ...
  9. After being born as a human being, do we have to achieve something? What is the final outcome of those who achieve and those who don’t? Does every person need to have a goal?

    A life without a goal will not be a happy one. Without a goal, the mind and intellect will not go in the right direction. So, a goal is needed in life. And the goal is that we should progress and others should benefit because of us. ...
  10. Dear Guruji, how do I know what is my purpose in life, what is my Dharma?

    Seva, seva, seva. Our Dharma is to do whatever we can for all those around us. If you sit and think, ‘What about me, what about me’, all the time then this is the technique to get depressed.
    If you come from the space of, ‘What can I do? How ca ...
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