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  1. Be contented with whatever comes to you

    Sat, 03/03/2012
    Gurudev, please talk about gratitude. You have said that the more gratitude we have the more grace flows into our lives. How do I become more grateful every day? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: First of all drop this more. More devotion, more gratitude, more joy, m ...
  2. You should not ask proof of Divine’s love for you

    Sat, 02/18/2012
    Gurudev, sometimes you tell us, ‘Karmanye Vadhikaraste’ (action) and sometimes you tell us ‘Vishraam mein Ram hai’ (rest). Should I be resting or should I be performing action? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Opposite values are complimentary. If you work, you will ...
  3. A Guru As A Mirror

    Wed, 02/15/2012
    Welcome back home everybody! You all have come from long distances, so rest well. After many years we are having Shivarathri in the ashram. Usually Shivarathri program needs a bigger venue, but we thought somehow we will fit in and we will accommodate. We ...
  4. Anything that uplifts your spirit is spirituality

    Fri, 02/03/2012
    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Inaugural Address at the International Women’s Conference 2012: Wow! Surrounded by powerful women on the stage and in the audience! It is very difficult to speak. It is said that it is wise to keep quiet when women are in power. Tr ...
  5. Meditation is moving from sound to silence

    Sat, 02/04/2012
    Satsang commenced with a beautiful Piano performance by artist Ingrid, on the occasion of the International Women's Conference 2012 Meditation is moving from sound to silence. What can we do when the piano is being played? We can just close our eyes, relax ...
  6. When we violate the laws of nature then we suffer

    Wed, 02/01/2012
    What is the significance of Arghya (offering water to the sun)? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Water is symbol of love. In fact, in Sanskrit, it is synonymous to love. ‘Apa’ means water and it also means love. That is why, someone very close to you, what do you ca ...
  7. Knowledge removes the darkness of ignorance in life

    Sun, 01/15/2012
    True education I believe is that by which the individual is strengthened and can be away from sorrow. If someone criticizes, one can listen to the criticism boldly, and when one has to offer criticism or comment, one can give them with patience and confide ...
  8. God exists; He loves you a lot and He is in you.

    Fri, 01/20/2012
    Mahasatsang at Bhodgaya, Bihar Life is priceless. It is a gift from God. If we don’t care for it, we remain unhappy. When we care for it, we start receiving what we desire. I have come here to remind you one thing, do you know what? No, that is why I have ...
  9. There is only one God everywhere

    Thu, 01/05/2012
    Gurudev, do you believe that prisons are right? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: I consider prisons to be like hospitals. Like when someone’s body is sick, you take them to the hospital; like that, when someone’s actions are sick, they go to prison, only to get bett ...
  10. Let go and take refuge in the quiet corner of your heart

    Tue, 01/03/2012
    How to overcome insecurity? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Insecurity is because you feel there is nobody for you. Wake up and see there is so much humanness, there is so much love in the world, and you don’t need to feel insecure. You are walking in the street an ...
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