Passion is essential in life but it cannot be constant.
There are always ups and downs in passion. The intensity of passion will go up sometimes and then come down, and then again go up, and that is healthy.
Usually what happens is that when your ...
Gurudev, I am very passionate towards my goal. But while working to achieve it, I become frustrated and desperate. How to handle that?As I said, you need passion, dispassion and compassion. Only passion will not help. Along with passion, dispassion is also essential. ...
Gurudev, the Shaiva Sidhhanta (an ancient school of spirituality and scriptures that elaborate on achieving liberation through practices dedicated to Lord Shiva) says that by increasing the virility (maintaining abstinence) can lead to self-realization. We thought that being peaceful leads us to the divine. Can we attain divinity with passion too?One needs both passion and awareness, and one also needs stability and peace. Life is multi-faceted, it has both dynamism and stillness. All these are needed. ...
Gurudev, I am a professional writer. Should I write stories for the commercial market or should I stay faithful to my own art, write what I deeply feel about, which possibly may not sell?
Why do you have to choose between these two? Why don’t you do both? Write for commercial purposes, and write something that is very immortal, to go for times to come.
(Ans: But Gurudev, I have an identity. Either I hold on to my identity, ...
Profession is a passion if you excel in it. Wherever you have a passion, it becomes a profession. Suppose you have a passion for music though you are an engineer, you will see, if you follow your passion you will become a musician. If passion and profes ...