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  1. Expanding Your Awareness

    Nov 12 2014
      (Below is a continuation of the post Truth Stands The Test Of Time) Gurudev, sometimes it becomes a burden to even remember knowledge. How can we take the knowledge we receive from manana (to ponder over again and again) to nidhidhyaasa (compl ...
  2. Truth Stands The Test Of Time

    Nov 12 2014
    Gurudev, this gross material world appears to be real, but it is actually unreal and temporary. It also appears to be full of misery and suffering. How can an object be both true and untrue at the same time? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You have right ...
  3. Is That Really You, Who You Think You Are?

    Nov 7 2014
    Gurudev, you mentioned that the trick is to cut the connection between thought and me. What makes us feel that the thought is mine? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: In Sanskrit this is called tadatma (identification).When you are watching a movie you are ...
  4. The Circle Of Desires

    Oct 14 2014
    (Below is a continuation of the post Finding Strength Through Faith) How to overcome desire? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: This is another desire! What we need to know is that a desire fulfilled takes you back to the same place you were before the desi ...
  5. All Religions Are One

    Aug 30 2014
    No-religion.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post Peace Begins With Me) The Ganesh festival just concluded yesterday. People often ask, 'Why do they first worship the idol of Lord Ganesha and then immerse it in water?'You know, there was a b ...
  6. Peace Begins With Me

    Aug 30 2014
    peace-.jpg (Below is a continuation of the post Practice What You Preach) There are three kinds of doubt: 1. When we doubt ourselves2. When we doubt the people around us, and3. When we doubt GodWe have never seen God, so there is always a doubt ...
  7. Practice What You Preach

    Aug 30 2014
    (The Outreach Program, Jamia Millia Islamia, organized a dialogue with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Sri Sri spoke on World Peace & Global Harmony, which was followed by a guided meditation. Afterwards, the audience of over 400, which included faculty members, ...
  8. Finding Strength Through Faith

    Oct 14 2014
    clarifying-doubts.jpg How can a person build up faith? Or is it a talent with which one is born with? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: You cannot build up faith, you should simply become aware of your doubts and drop them. When you drop your doubts, faith ...
  9. Bring An End To Cow Slaughter

    Nov 3 2014
    cow-slaughter.jpg Mr Gopal here really lives up to his name – ‘Gopal’ (another name for Lord Krishna; also meaning one who takes care of the cows). He is so dedicated towards the cause of safeguarding the cows.I have been wanting to come here s ...
  10. Gurudev, you teach us to have a yes mind. Sometimes I say yes to too many things and then I am unable to complete them. I am experiencing a conflict between a ‘yes mind’ and good time management.

    They are not in conflict. Having a ‘yes mind’ does not mean blindly saying yes to everything. It means thinking positively with wisdom.
    A ‘yes mind’ always goes with wisdom, not foolishness.
    If someone says that the lake is ve ...

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