31 August 2012 - QA 6

Dear Gurudev, I sometimes feel I am very arrogant. How do I get rid of this arrogance. I have done The Art of Living Course and I am doing my practices.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar:

One thing you must notice, before also you used to be arrogant, but you were not aware of it. But now at least you have become aware that you are being arrogant. That awareness is there, 'Oh, this is happening.'

It is good to have this awareness. This is the first step to get out of it.

Second step is to have a broader vision of your own life.

The more and more you steep into knowledge, you will see that all these little games that the mind plays is like a child playing. Once you see this, you will not mind it, and so you accept it and move beyond it.

When you see that the mind is like a small child playing, you will see it from a bigger background, a bigger perspective.