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  1. If love is unconditional then why do we keep expecting something or the other from loved ones?

    Well, expectations are also natural. When they do come up, you should simply be aware that by expecting you are only reducing the joy. When you grow in wisdom, you will see that all these impressions will drop off and give way to something much bigger a ...
  2. If one becomes dispassionate, then the family members think we are ignorant and neglectful. Please specify the fine line that differentiates the two, and how can we answer to the family in such situations?

    You cannot go on answering everyone’s questions or responding to their opinions; or trying to correct them all the time. If you are true to yourself and you know that deep down you care a lot for them, then that is good enough. You should walk you ...
  3. Gurudev, ego, misunderstandings and doubts have destroyed my relationship. What is the secret of loving relationships?

    Just be natural and accept people. Love is always about giving. Know that you have come here (on the planet) to only give love and not demand love from anybody. ...
  4. How do I know if I really love someone or is it merely attraction?

    Time will tell you. Ask them to behave tough towards you and then you will know. When someone puts too many demands on you, then you will be able to know how much you really honor them. ...
  5. I am an elderly person, and I feel like dying because I am so dependent.

    Life is such; you should not feel that I am dependent, and I want to be independent. See, no baby has been independent. As a baby, parents took care of you, and in your old age, your children or someone else will take care of you. So, life in the beginn ...
  6. How can the true nature of a person be known?

    Why do you want to know the true nature of another person? Know your own nature, that is good enough. Don’t sit and judge others, you never know! If your time is good your enemies become friends, and if your time is bad then your closest friends w ...
  7. Gurudev, why doesn’t God give us some kind of visible indication of a suitable life partner, like smoke coming out from that person, etc.? Why do we have to invest our time and emotions in a person to find out?

    Well, I think the smoke comes afterwards! (Laughter) So first there is fire, and then the smoke comes later on. Someone who wants to be your partner may also want the same thing. So they too maybe are looking for a similar indication from your si ...
  8. Gurudev, what should I do so that everyone likes me?

    See, first just drop this want to be liked by everyone. As long as you are the favourite and beloved of the Divine, that is good enough. That’s it! How long can you go on pleasing everyone? Just have a deep sense of contentment from within; from y ...
  9. How do I manage the expectations of people around me, and how to be happy without expecting much from my loved ones?

    See, you do your 100% and then that’s it! If they expect more from you, say, "I am so sorry, I can’t do this".If you are not a doctor and somebody expects you to treat them, what would you do? Will you give them an injection ...
  10. I have failed in two love relations. What do I do? How many times will my heart break? I am shattered. Why is the one whom I love married to someone else?

    Do not worry. There were only 2 failed relationships. Even to pass the IAS (Indian Administrative Services) exam you get 3 chances. Never mind. You are getting experience from this - to love and let go. ...
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