Dear Gurudev, the most important person in my life after you, is not talking to me. What should I do? Also, he was not very happy with my coming here. What should I do when he behaves badly when I have done nothing wrong?Have patience! You be nice to him and he will turn around.
You know, sometimes people are scared because they think your love for them has reduced when you do other things. So give them the confidence that you love them most. It is all about just want ...
In a practical and immediate way, what can we do to combat terrorism? Can people say special mantras or prayers to help erase the horrible violence?
We need to bring unity in diversity. Terrorism is just lack a of education in spirituality. the root cause is that and it has to be nipped at the bud. Schools and colleges should have a broad spectrum of knowledge. Every child should know a little bit a ...
Gurudev, if the same person keeps annoying me again and again, how do I deal with him without getting angry?
Did you ask him if he is also annoyed by you? Go and ask him how annoyed he feels because of you.
See, these things are always two sided. And if someone is annoying, what can you do? Some people are like that! No matter how many times you try to ...
Only through wisdom.
You need to make people see life from a bigger perspective. When they see life with a wide angle lens, then their whole idea, or opinion will change. Otherwise the world seems so small, and we go around in little circles of fiftee ...
This is a very big task my dear.
You do one thing, ask them to do The Happiness Program. Individually convince them and I tell you, don’t take it too seriously.
Sometimes they are happy fighting. If there is noth ...
Gurudev, what to choose between these two things: life in this beautiful world with a Guru like you, or liberation and ultimate union with the Divine?
You can have both; this does not have to be a choice. You can lead a happy life in this beautiful world, and you can get liberation also.
Main thing is, don’t be a football of other people’s opinions.
Many times, you do t ...
As a baby is born, it looks into its mother’s eyes, and starts loving the mother. The baby does not know anything about the mother. It does not know the name of the mother, or the school she went to, what subjects she studied, or how old she is. T ...
You said something about engaging with the security guard relaand gave an example. But as the organization grows, the number of people increases so much that it becomes difficult to engage with everybody. So what is the solution of this?
First of all, don’t think that something cannot be done. Anytime, anywhere, if you feel like meeting people you can definitely do that.
I understand on a regular basis you may not be able to be in touch with everybody, but at least sometime, so ...
Attachment happens when we do not do seva; when we lose our commitment to service. When we do seva then attachments simply disappear.
Keep the desire and commitment to do seva.
If you are a mother and you have children, jus ...
Gurudev, I am quite organized but my wife and daughter are totally opposite. This is one of the reasons I get annoyed at times. How do I correct them?
That is okay, you should keep doing it so that they learn to be more organized. Otherwise there is no fun in life! Someone should lose temper, someone should cajole and pacify. Otherwise it will be so boring; eventless, juiceless, tasteless life. But do ...