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  1. Qualities Of A Jnani (Gyani)

    Wed, 06/05/2013
    (Below is a continuation of the post Intellectual vs. Emotional) A Jnani (wise or knowledgeable one) is one whose intellect is sharp and profound. Such a person understands everything in depth (and not superficially).A Jnani is always close to Nature and ...
  2. Intellectual vs. Emotional

    Wed, 06/05/2013
    (Below is a continuation of the post One Pointed Devotion) There are two types of people in the world:One type are called Bhaav-pradhan: They are those who are driven purely by their feelings (meaning those who give great importance to their feelings).The ...
  3. Good Times or Bad Times- All Of Life Is An Opportunity

    Thu, 12/26/2013
    Boone, North Caroline   Why do I attract people who hurt me? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: It is not people who hurt you. It is your own foolishness, your own mind, your own vulnerability and your own emotions that entangle you, and make you feel hurt. Do you thin ...
  4. One Pointed Devotion

    Tue, 06/04/2013
    Banglalore, India (Below is a continuation of the post Who Is A Mahatma?) Lord Krishna says, 'Mahatmanas tu mam partha daivim prakrtim asritah. Bhajanti ananya-manaso jnatva bhutadim avyayam'. (9.13) A Mahatma knows well what is steady, what is unsteady; ...
  5. It Is All In The Present Moment

    Tue, 11/19/2013
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, there are two aspects to the present moment. One is that it is vast and infinite, as well as deep. There are so many things happening at the same instant. What is its other dimension or dimensions? Can you please explain? Sri Sri ...
  6. Your Good Is In Being Good

    Wed, 11/06/2013
    Bangalore, India Gurudev, people criticize others behind their backs all the time. What happens to such people? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: If the criticism is superficial, then let it be.We just talked about the Navarasas (the nine emotions, which are, love, l ...
  7. The Real Thief Is Ignorance

    Mon, 06/03/2013
    Bangalore, India (Below is a continuation of the post The Shine In The Sunshine) Lord Krishna says to Arjuna, 'Moghasa mogha-karmano mogha-jnana vichetasah. Rakshasim asurim chaiva prakrtim mohinim-sritah. (9.12) Man has three powers with him: the power ...
  8. Who Is A Mahatma?

    Tue, 06/04/2013
    (Below is a continuation of the post The Real Thief Is Ignorance) In the next verse, the Lord says, 'Mahatmanas tu mam partha daivim prakrtim asritah. Bhajanti ananya-manaso jnatva bhutadim avyayam'. (9.13) Lord Krishna says, ‘The noble souls (Mahatmas) a ...
  9. Developing Intuitive Abilities

    Wed, 12/04/2013
    Bangalore, India   Gurudev, is there really some power such as intuition? And if yes, how can we gain that power? What is the secret? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yes, of course you can. You can develop your intuition through regular meditation. When the mind is ...
  10. Can You Stop Complaining?

    Fri, 12/27/2013
    Boone, North Carolina When there is celebration, singing, dancing and meditation, questions do not arise. ‘What is the purpose of life? What is the meaning of all this?’ These questions arises only when ‘this’ is not there, or when ‘this’ is hiding. God h ...
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