Gurudev, in the Subhashita (a scripture in Sanskrit containing short wise aphorisms for practical life) it is said, 'Sukharthi tyajate vidhyaam vidhyarthi tyajate sukham. Sukharthinah kuto vidhyaa kuto vidhyarthinah sukham'. (Verse 213)(Meaning: a sincere student gives up all material comforts in the quest for knowledge).Can the quest for knowledge and that of material comforts not go hand in hand?
The meaning behind this verse is: What need does a sincere student of knowledge have for material comforts? And what use is knowledge to one who is only seeking material comforts?
You know, when you run feverishly after material gains, your a ...
Gurudev, in my life nowadays I feel that I have forgotten everything that happened to me in the past. Even if I try to remember certain events, I cannot remember them. My mind is at peace, and I feel as if all my past has been erased. Is it alright?
It is very good actually. You should forget things after sometime (and not hold on to anything). Yes, do not forget your way back home; or your keys to the car, etc....
Don’t worry what people think about you. Have a goal and march ahead. If you have to walk alone then walk alone and achieve what you want to achieve in life. Then everyone will come along.
I also thought that I was very boring because I could never ta ...