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  1. Dear Gurudev, what makes you so special?

    I don’t think I am special, not at all. I may be a little crazy but not special. If you are not crazy, you would not keep going round and round the world for nothing (laughter).

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  2. Could you talk to me about your own problems? What are your problems?

    You know, my biggest problem is that I am a dreamer. Knowing very well that there is violence, there are problems in the world, I still dream of a violence-free society; a violence free world. And I know it will take its own time, but I can’t give ...

  3. Your Holiness, what is the secret to happiness?

    By being yourself and finding that inner reservoir of peace that we have all been gifted with. Just be yourself!

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  4. When was the last time you got angry at someone?

    I don’t even remember! Suppose you are angry at somebody, don’t start regretting it. Regret makes you become angry once again.
    For me, I can count on my fingers the number of times I have gotten angry. It is not in my nature ...

  5. There are people who have done great thing– such as Isaac Newton, for him an apple falling was enough to achieve what he achieved. Or Gandhiji, who did so many things through non-violence. So for them, somewhere there was a trigger, a motivation that they wanted to change the world. What you have done today is no less. So what motivated you, can you share that with us.

    Yes, often people come to the spiritual path when they have undergone a relationship failure, or they have undergone a huge loss in business. Then they leave everything and come here. No such thing has happened with me! Right from childhood I had this d ...

  6. Gurudev, are you God or are you a great human being?

    Listen, whoever I am, first you should find out who you are. I am far but you are very near to yourself. So first know that which is near to you, then try to know that which is far!
    First contemplate upon, 'Who am I?' and then think about me. ...
  7. Gurudev, in your occupation, is it a big occupational hazard that people get attached to you? How do you handle it?

    Don’t even ask me that! (laughter) There are many occupational hazards. Many times I keep walking and someone holds my legs from behind. I have to balance myself to not trip and fall many times. People should listen. See now you are all sitting. Wh ...
  8. Gurudev, in your occupation, is it a big occupational hazard that people get attached to you? How do you handle it?

    Don’t even ask me that! (laughter) There are many occupational hazards. Many times I keep walking and someone holds my legs from behind. I have to balance myself to not trip and fall many times. People should listen. See now you are all sitting. Wh ...
  9. Gurudev, in your occupation, is it a big occupational hazard that people get attached to you? How do you handle it?

    Don’t even ask me that! (laughter) There are many occupational hazards. Many times I keep walking and someone holds my legs from behind. I have to balance myself to not trip and fall many times. People should listen. See now you are all sitting. Wh ...
  10. Gurudev, Why do you have 2 Sris in your name? That’s a tricky one.

    Oh, I thought three is too much.
    Actually, my name was getting confused with the sitar player. Even big media channels, when Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away, had put my photograph. And all were thinking and saying that I am no more on this planet. I ...

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