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  1. Dear Gurudev, why do I go on and off in my sadhana (spiritual practice)? I hear that other people do this as well

    Well, it's natural. When there are fruits in the tree you enjoy the fruits and you forget to water the roots. And then when the tree starts drying out then you water it again. This is how we do. Once, twice or three times you go through this cycle a ...

  2. Gurudev, if my soul is thirsty for love, peace and contentment, then why do I find excuses not to do my sadhana?

    Yes, I would suggest that you reflect upon this question yourself. Then you will realize that you are making excuses to take your medicine (here indicating sadhana) which are for your own good.
    This is like going to the doctor to get medicines ...

  3. Gurudev, if I do not do sadhana, seva and satsang, are you still with me?

    Yes! However you are, I am always with you.
    But the real question is, will you always be with me?

    See, if you do sadhana then I am already with you, and you with me (referring to the union through the medium of sadhana ...

  4. Gurudev, it is said that sattva (purity) is needed for the attainment of karma (action). But is rajas not required for karma? In my case if I do a lot of sadhana then I don't feel like doing anything.

    There is another meaning of sattva – purity of intellect. Intellect is also called Sattva. But, to do any action rajoguna is required.
    The body cannot be stable without the three gunas (Rajoguna, Tamoguna and ...
  5. Gurudev, taking out time for Sadhana in everyday life becomes little difficult, whereas I enjoy doing Sadhana. How to make it an easy habit?

    Look, is it difficult to take out time to brush your teeth? You need to take time out to go to the washroom, isn't it? You bathe everyday or not? Do you run to the office after getting up from the bed? Without having breakfast, do you go?
    There ...

  6. Gurudev, when I do meditation in the ashram it is effortless but when I go home it is not the same. Is there any way I can cultivate the same aura at home?

    Yes you can, in a particular place at home, or in a particular room. That is why people used to have a pooja (prayer) room in their home. In a corner, the north-east corner they would devote for the pooja room. Like that you can place any one ...
  7. Gurudev, will doing Sudarshan Kriya and regular Sadhana (spiritual practices) solve all my problems?

    You first do it and see. If they get solved, then that is good.
    At least you will not be at any loss by doing sadhana. It will give you the strength to face those problems and overcome them. You are only going to benefit by doing sadhana. There is no ...
  8. Gurudev, is getting a certain experience the goal of Sadhana? I haven’t got any experience in my Sadhana till now. This keeps bothering me.

    No, never mind! It is the experience of going from the scenery to the seer that is important. If experiences come, they come. If not, never mind! Still it is okay. Experiences change all the time. ...
  9. Gurudev, it is said that sadhana gives desired results. If a demonic person does sadhana, will he also get a boon?

    Yes, it has happened in the past. Ravana did so much penance. And there were so many demons that became powerful by doing penance. But because of their ego, they made some or the other mistake. That is why they were not completely successful. ...
  10. Gurudev, what is the purpose of my life? Why am I here on this planet and in the same era as you are? There has to be a purpose for this life. How will I know that?

    There is a very good purpose. There is so much work to do; so much Seva needs to be done. Join the Volunteer for Better India initiative (VBI). There is so much Seva being done and the nation needs you. Do your Seva, Sadhana, and Satsang. Spread the joy an ...
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