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  1. Gurudev, Could you advise on what is the best way of going into meditation. And is there any kind of special music which can enable you to access that space better? (Ritu Kumar: Fashion designer from India (Recipient of the Padmashree in 2013))

    Meditation is very simple, and it just takes a couple of days to learn. Once you learn it then you can do it on your own. Then you can do it anytime and anywhere you want. But only before meals, okay! What happens during meditation is our metabolism slows ...
  2. Gurudev, is there really some power such as intuition? And if yes, how can we gain that power? What is the secret?

    Yes, of course you can. You can develop your intuition through regular meditation. When the mind is free of cravings, aversions and distortions, then it settles and becomes sharper. That is when intuition develops. But if your mind is cons ...

  3. Gurudev, the participants aspiring to do the Vedic Wisdom course want to know more about the Gayatri mantra and Sandhyavandanam. Can you please talk about this.

    You know life is three states of consciousness – waking, dreaming and sleeping. When waking state ends and dreaming state begins; when dreaming state ends and sleeping state begins, and when sleeping state ends and waking state begins, at these junction po ...
  4. Gurudev, How do I get out of confusion? There are choices everywhere; for career, relationships, health. How do we know the best choice for us?

    Something will tell you, something will strike you deep inside that this is the best. Just go for it. ...
  5. Gurudev, Sometimes years of effort results in failure. What to do in such circumstances?

    Just keep moving ahead. Every failure is a lesson to be learned.

    Meditate. A few minutes of deep meditation will connect you with the ocean of intuition deep within you.
    For every decision, it is essential that you are in touch with that in ...

  6. Gurudev, when we have some problems or decisions to make and we get the answer from the voice inside us, how do we know who is speaking? Is it our mind, intuition or the Divine itself?

    It is all the same, don’t worry about it. There is no need to analyse it too much, just be at ease. When we are at ease, the right answer comes up.
    Intuition cannot come by forcing ourselves. It is a natural phenomenon. ...
  7. Gurudev, many times the mind suppresses the voice of intuition. What do we do to enhance our intuition?

    There are three types of knowledge that we acquire.
    The first type of knowledge is called Indriya Janya Gyan. This is the knowledge that comes from the five senses, which is seeing from the eyes, hearing from the ears, smelling by the no ...
  8. Gurudev, I have lost my intuition. What do I do?

    You are in the right place, no problem.
    See, yesterday we were having a meeting upstairs in Krishna hall and suddenly I said that I want to go and see the basement. I have not been to the basement for probably more than a year now.
    So I said that ...
  9. Gurudev, Jai Gurudev, I don’t understand the knowledge point which says, ‘the best work comes out when you work without any motive’.

    Yes, this is intuitive work or a sudden sprout of thought. In intuition, you do not sit and calculate. Intuition means that which simply comes up beyond reason.
    Did you get it? You have seen when Archimedes was thinking and thinking, it didn’t work. Bu ...
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