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  1. TBD

    Jul 25 2014
    Dear Gurudev, I find that very often people take advantage of me. For a while it seems okay, but then it makes me angry that they are just walking all over me. Where do I draw the line? If I resist I often feel guilty that I’m being selfish. How can I dif ...
  2. TBD

    Jul 25 2014
    Dear Gurudev, I find that very often people take advantage of me. For a while it seems okay, but then it makes me angry that they are just walking all over me. Where do I draw the line? If I resist I often feel guilty that I’m being selfish. How can I dif ...
  3. What You Need You Will Get

    Jul 25 2014
    Dear Gurudev, what is the key to keep a good friendship? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Not demanding anything from the friends, and telling them I’m here to support you.Just believe in one thing: what you need you will get. The giver is somebody else, so don’t de ...
  4. Have The Courage To Walk Alone

    Jul 19 2014
    Can you please talk about peer pressure and how to deal with it? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Sometimes, young people should learn to walk alone. Then you will be more centered and you will know how to be by yourself and not be bogged down by peer pressure. Take ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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. ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
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