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  1. My boss ridicules me in a sarcastic and a condescending manner in front of my colleagues. I can understand because of the tone and the words he uses, hence I feel stupid. How can I handle this situation?

    Handle it with humor. If he ridicules you, you stand up and smile. Thank him and laugh with him. If you are made an object of fun, be happy about it. Tell him, ‘You’re having a lot of fun at my expense!’The friendly tone of your ...
  2. Accept & Move On!

    Mar 30 2015
    (Below is a continuation of the post Who Are You?) Every event that you experience in your life here and now has some meaning and is a result or an effect of something that has happened in the past. So, when you see the link between the cause a ...
  3. Who Are You?

    Mar 30 2015
    When you go to a new place what do you do? You give an introduction about yourself. You talk about who you are, where you are from, isn't it?Now let us look at this from a wider perspective. Do we know who we are and where have we come from and ...
  4. Love Is Most Powerful

    Mar 13 2015
    Gurudev, if love is our very nature, then why do we make one person as the object of our love? Why do we think that we love that one person the most? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: From birth we have known love to be directed from a person. Love gets pe ...
  5. Dear Gurudev, theoretically I can understand advaita (non-duality) philosophy. But how to bring that as an experience?

    No, no, this is pure science. For pure science, you do not need to bring it to experience.Advaita is seeing everything is one. This will help you to be stable. But when you are dealing in the world, you have to deal with duality only. Got it? ...
  6. Gurudev, you said not to hurt the ego of a man. But is that valid even when he hurts the feelings of his wife? How do I change his egoistic nature?

    Why do you want to change their nature? You change. When you change they may also change, or they may not change! We need to learn to see life from a broader perspective. Then things make much more sense to us.Why do we try to change people? ...
  7. Gurudev, the theory of creation in the scriptures seems to contradict the theory of evolution according to Charles Darwin. Could you talk about which one to believe?

    Which theory of creation that you are thinking is contradictory? Actually the whole world is just appearance. It appears to be so. You should read Yoga Vashishtha. You will get more idea about it. When you keep a spoon inside the water, half of t ...
  8. Gurudev, if love is our very nature, then why do we make one person as the object of our love? Why do we think that we love that one person the most?

    From birth we have known love to be directed from a person. Love gets personalized from birth. A child opens the eyes and looks at the mother and starts feeling that love. Association kindles the feeling of love inside of you. But when it matures you ...
  9. The World Of Gods

    Feb 3 2015
    Time and again we should lift our eyes away from the mundane. The nature of the mundane is that it just occupies you and swallows you completely. Small things can occupy your mind and your time. Simple things such as cooking, shopping, washing ...
  10. How can we control the mind?

    Through the breath. If you can control your breath then know that you can control your mind. Do pranayama and once you keep doing pranayama you will start gaining control on your mind. You cannot control the mind directly, it is not possible. When you l ...
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