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  1. Gurudev, you have said abhaya (fearlessness) is a divine quality. How to attain total fearlessness? I still have impressions of fear.

    In Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Patanjali says even for the most wise and educated, that which lingers on, is fear or abhinivesh. Nature has kept that somewhere. A deep sense of belongingness, love, dedication and a sense of sacrifice will help one to o ...
  2. How should I handle the fears in my kid’s mind?

    See, there isn’t much fear in the mind of a child. And even if there is, you should calmly explain to them and ask them to do some chanting, such as 'Om Namaha Shivaya', or just say 'Jai Gurudev', and all the fear drops off. ...
  3. How can a person who is plagued by fear in his life, eliminate that fear or at least learn to manage it?

    Okay, I will give you three ideas.1. Look back in your life. This is not the first time that you are afraid. You have been in that state a few months ago, or a few years ago. What happened during those times? You are alive.< ...
  4. How do we get rid of the fear of the unknown?

    Turn back and see, is this fear a new thing? Is it coming to you only now or has it been there in the past also? And how is it that you are still alive. The best way to overcome fear is to look at your own past experience. Turn back and looking at you ...
  5. Gurudev, how to overcome the fear of losing my loved ones? fear

    See, if you don’t have much to do, and you have a lot of free time then fear will come to you in some or the other form. The fear of losing a loved one, or the fear of catching a disease, of the fear of dying; many different fears can take over yo ...
  6. You say when we are scared of something, we should face our fears. My question is where do I get the courage to face these fears?

    Know that you are not alone, and there is a universal power that loves you, and is with you. When you remember that you are being loved very dearly, fear vanishes. All your troubles begin because you don’t believe you are being loved very dearly< ...
  7. Gurudev, how can I gain control over fear?

    This is what we were discussing just now. It is like asking how can you control or get rid of your own shadow. How will you trap your shadow? Catch hold of your own neck, not your shadow. Who tries to catch a shadow? When you turn away from the Light ...
  8. Gurudev, how can we control fear?

    Fear is what you feel when you think you have no support. When you feel separate, you feel fear. There is a beautiful saying in Sanskrit, 'Dvitiyadvayi bhayam bhavati'. Fear happens when there are two (meaning when there is no feeling of belong ...
  9. Dearest Gurudev, I want to spread this knowledge to many, but I’m extremely nervous when I have to talk to my friends about it. How do I overcome this?

    What is your fear? They may make fun of you? Okay, enjoy that, let them make fun of you, so what? If you are prepared to be made fun of, and want to be, then that will make you snap out of this hesitation that you are feeling. Just do it once and see ...
  10. I have so much fear of my own death and of my loved ones. Please suggest something to overcome this fear.

    Nothing at all! Just be with the fear, and see how it evaporates. It is like a bubble. You try to get rid of fear, and it increases even more. Just breathe. Kriya and meditation are good enough. And all this wisdom is good enough to take you out of it. ...
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