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  1. Gurudev, where is the source of joy?

    If you ask me, I would say it is everywhere. If you ask me further, I would say, it is right within you.

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  2. Gurudev, you say, 'Don’t expect anything', but aiming for something is also like expecting. What is the difference?

    No, I am not saying that you should not expect anything at all. We only say that expectation reduces joy, that is all. It is a very clear statement. You can have less joy sometimes, no problem. Sometimes even that is essential.

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  3. Gurudev, currently the Kumbh Mela (a mass Hindu pilgrimage fair) is going on. Is it necessary to attend the Kumbh Mela once every 12 years? What is the significance of the Kumbh Mela?

    Well, many people do attend the Kumbh Mela.
    Recently, you may have seen, there are many of these cultural fairs or expos; in the same way the Kumbh Mela was the spiritual expo of those days.
    In those days, organizing this every yea ...
  4. Dear Gurudev, if doing nothing brings us so much joy and happiness, then why should we do anything at all?

    Your nature is such that you cannot stay for too long without doing anything.
    You know, bliss is always found or realized in the contrast of events.
    When you are doing something and when you put in your 100% efforts, only then do you realize the ...
  5. Dear Gurudev, if doing nothing brings us so much joy and happiness, then why should we do anything at all?

    Your nature is such that you cannot stay for too long without doing anything.
    You know, bliss is always found or realized in the contrast of events.
    When you are doing something and when you put in your 100% efforts, only then do you realize the ...
  6. Gurudev, why did God give us the five sense objects when all the wise people ask us to control them?

    So that you can express something even better than that.
    You know, cotton candies are given to babies, but when they grow a little older, nobody goes for those toffees or candies. They go in for some higher joy, some higher experiences.
    See, our ...
  7. Gurudev, is life easy or difficult? In Buddhism, they say, ‘The first truth is that life is difficult’, and you say that life is joy. Which one is true? Don’t tell me that both are right.

    Why? I will say that only! Both statements are true. When a sad person feels that life is sorrow, if you tell him that life is joy, he will not be able to understand. He will only be able to understand that there is sorrow i ...
  8. What do we do when we don’t enjoy our work anymore?

    You should work for making a living. But for joy, you should do some service. Engage yourself in any social service. You will find that it brings you contentment and happiness. I knew this question was coming, so I said that there is joy in giving. Find th ...
  9. Gurudev, will this joy that I am experiencing now in the Ashram continue when I go back home?

    It’s for you to keep the lamp lit. It is your challenge to keep this joy.
    How will you keep it? By listening to this knowledge and refreshing yourself with this knowledge. Everyday listen to a talk about knowledge or read a book on knowledge for a few ...
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