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  1. 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, what is stronger, mind, body or soul? How can I use these three in a good way?

    The soul has its own strength, the mind has its own strength and the body has its own position. Everything has its own strength. Keep the three balanced in their own respect. <br>
    Just today, there was a youth who hadn't eaten since morni ...

  3. Gurudev, these days a lot of people are suffering from cancer. How can one curb this disease? What should the patient and his family members do to reduce the suffering?

    A change of life style will be helpful. When you go to bed, make sure you put off all your electronic devices, your iPhone, iPads, WiFi, put everything off when you go to sleep. It is not good to have so much of electronic vibrations all around.

    Often, ...

  4. Gurudev, it is said that the actual matter in our body can be contained in a match box, and the rest is just empty space. Can you please explain the phenomena of levitation in this context?

    When you want to stand up, what do you do? Your whole body is on the ground. It is when your mind says to the body, ‘Okay, now get up’, this whole mass of 65 to 70 kilos gets up and starts walking. You take the support of your toes and you walk by taking s ...
  5. Gurudev, is it necessary to eat a healthy, low fat diet?

    You know, there are so many theories nowadays. At first people used to say that you should eat only low-fat, or no fat diet. Now they say that our body converts anything we eat into fat if we do not eat fat at all. So they say you must eat a high-fat and l ...
  6. Gurudev, how can I drop my attachment to the body? It seems difficult for me to realize that I am in the body, yet, not the body.

    You don’t have to make any effort, just wait for some time; the body will detach from you, you don’t need to detach yourself from the body.
    Just relax. I think you have too much free time to keep thinking about yourself. Just get out and keep doing so ...
  7. Gurudev, what are the benefits of Shakti kriya? Is it only at the body level or does it affect the mind too?

    Both. Anything that benefits your spirit, definitely benefits the body. If the body is healthy and strong, it also reflects on the consciousness, and the mind. ...
  8. Gurudev, Beloved Gurudev, what do you think about the donation of organs after death?

    It’s good. We can donate our organs. If our organs can come to someone else’s help, we should be happy.
    Donate your eyes, or whichever organs are useful to others. Even if you are not here, your eyes continue to help someone to see.
    Like wh ...
  9. Gurudev, in one of the knowledge sheets you have mentioned, the Guru is not a person but a presence. How do I see my Guru as a presence and not as a person?

    Every human being, what are they, the body or the mind? If they are the body, then when the spirit is gone, why it is that no one cares for the body. It is the spirit that we value. Try to see the spirit as separate from the body. ...
  10. Gurudev, Can you speak about how different parts of the body are connected to the subtle Devas?

    Each part of the body is connected to a particular Deva.
    They say, ‘Prajanane Brahma tishtatu’, meaning Lord Brahma resides in the genitals (the seat of procreation in the body).

    Then, it is said, ‘Padayo Vishnu tishtatu’, mea ...

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