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  1. The Building Blocks Of A Strong Marriage

    Jul 23 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Ignorance, Meet Self-pity) Dearest Gurudev, please can you talk about domestic violence and give some knowledge on this. What is the role of acceptance and responsibility when a spouse feels that their actions are in p ...
  2. Ignorance, Meet Self-pity

    Jul 23 2014
    What is it that is bothering you? Wake up and see, everything is going to finish. Everything is going to come to an end one day. This very awareness, that everything is going to finish one day, can take you out of the worrying tendency of the mind. This i ...
  3. You Are The Light

    Jul 17 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Where Love Is, God Is!) Gurudev, why does someone sometimes have attractions towards people of the same sex? Why is being homosexual or bisexual such a taboo? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: I think it is no longer a taboo in ma ...
  4. Where Love Is, God Is!

    Jul 17 2014
    Gurudev, who are you? Are you God? Do you know everything? What is a Guru and why are you a Guru? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Why am I Guru? It just happened by accident. I kept sharing what I knew and people started calling me Guru. That’s how I became a Guru. ...
  5. Transformed By Praise

    Jul 16 2014
    From what I understand, the spiritual path is about dropping one's ego. Yet what I've observed is, as a Guru you seem to do a lot of pumping up of people's ego; especially certain people. Please talk about this apparent irony. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: There ...
  6. Change Your Attitude Change Your Life

    Jul 9 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post An Unwritten Law) In a practical and immediate way, what can we do to combat terrorism? Can people say special mantras or prayers to help erase the horrible violence? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: We need to bring unity in div ...
  7. An Unwritten Law

    Jul 9 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Three Levels Of Silence) In the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna beautifully describes the types of doers. He says, 'Mukta-sango 'naham-vadi , dhrty-utsaha-samanvitah siddhy-asiddhyor nirvikarah, karta sattvika ucyate'. (18 ...
  8. Stop Being Judgmental, Start Being Compassionate

    Jul 15 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Today's Pain Is Tomorrow's Strength) Gurudev, I have observed that all your devotees are very sweet when they are at a course, or in a satsang, but when they go out in the world, things change. It seems like nobody wan ...
  9. Today's Pain Is Tomorrow's Strength

    Jul 15 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Marriage Means Sacrifice) I have misbehaved and now I feel very sad about it. My family is also suffering. I keep thinking of the past and I can’t get rid of it. Please tell me what to do. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: What is ...
  10. Marriage Means Sacrifice

    Jul 15 2014
    You say the consonants without vowels. Without 'Aa', 'Ka' cannot be said. Without 'Aa', 'Cha' cannot be said. None of the consonants can be uttered without vowels. And when you try to utter consonants without vowels, the mind stops. Try it!When you try to ...
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