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  1. You spoke about controlling emotions. Is it not better just to live with them?

    No, if emotions control you, you are a mess. You can express your emotions, I am not saying that you should suppress them. There are two different things; one is suppressing the emotions and another is being a victim of your own emotions. ...
  2. How does I control my emotions?

    Through the breath; the breath is the link between the environment, the body and emotions. If you learn some of the breathing techniques, i.e., pranayama, kriya, they will help you control your emotions. ...
  3. When we have all the capabilities as children, why we do lose it and how do we lose it?

    Instead of thinking, how do we lose it and why do we lose it, think about how we can find it! There could be many theories, many theorems on why we lose it, but it is of no use. What I am saying is, you should find it, and here is a way to find it! ...
  4. What can we do in a world where there is war?

    Yes, I understand your predicament, it is mine too. I keep on asking, what is it that we can do when the world is at war? Do you know, when about 3 million people walked into Paris to help the victims of terrorism, on the same day, at the same time, we ...
  5. You spoke about not stepping on the husband’s ego. Don’t you think the ego is the source of all sufferings and it is against the spiritual path?

    No, one has to work on one’s own ego; someone else need not work on your ego. If you find that your ego is your botheration, you have to work on it; your wife need not work on it. If someone else is trying to destroy your ego, it becomes worse.
  6. How does one maintain harmony in relationships?

    I am not qualified to talk about it, but having observed many couples around the world I can give you some ideas. I will give you three ideas; one suggestion for males, one suggestion for females, and one for both. First, ladies, my suggestion to ...
  7. Gurudev, how should we realize that joy is not in the object? I understand this intellectually, but how can I bring this into my experience?

    Well, first you heard the knowledge and understood it intellectually. With time and maturity, you will realize, 'Oh, there is nothing much in this (object) or that'. What you thought was giving you lot of pleasure or joy, later on you feel, ' ...
  8. Gurudev, do hell and heaven really exist? Do we really go to heaven or hell after death?

    We create heaven and hell in our own mind. We should see how we can create a harmonious atmosphere here. What is heaven? It is a place where there is peace, happiness and harmony. That is heaven. Hell is a place that lacks all of this. ...
  9. Gurudev, is the entertainment industry today corrupting the minds of the people? What is your opinion about this?

    Well, I do not watch TV so I do not know. You might know better about this. My job is to heal and uplift the mind and spirit of people, and I continue to do that. I would urge you also to join me in this mission of uplifting people, bringing more joy an ...
  10. What role can the media play in creating a better world today?

    The Media has a great role to play in creating a better world. The media connects people together everywhere. Through the media, one comes to know what all is happening in different places across the world. So the media is also responsible to show the g ...
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