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  1. The Magic Of Grace

    2014.08.05
    Gurudev, our horoscope is based on our birth time. If the birth time is unknown, does that mean our horoscope is wrong? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: If the timing is correct, interpretation is right. You can never say that it is 100% right. There is a probabilit ...
  2. Gurudev it is said that energy cannot be created or destroyed, then how can one get moksha? What does jeevan mukti mean?

    Moksha is a drop merging in the ocean. It cannot make the ocean disappear, nor the drop stop its existence totally. The drop merges in the ocean and become the ocean. Like the space in a pot cannot be destroyed, it can only merge with the greater ...

  3. Dear Gurudev, how to act passionately after being trained to be dispassionate?

    You cannot create passion, when you love something it simply comes to you. You cannot ask me how do I love something, there is no way, no method.
    Sometimes repetition might create an attachment but I wouldn’t say it is love. I have seen people ...

  4. Gurudev, our horoscope is based on our birth time. If the birth time is unknown, does that mean our horoscope is wrong?

    If the timing is correct, interpretation is right. You can never say that it is 100% right. There is a probability of it being 80%-90% correct. And there is always an adrushya (invisible), i.e., an unknown influence. It can happen anytime ...

  5. Time Perception

    2014.08.06
      There is a very intricate connection between Time, the Mind, and an Event. An event has an impact on the mind, and time has an impact on an event. Time also has an impact on the mind; it is a triangle. An event is influenced by time, the mind is also in ...
  6. Gurudev, you spoke about listening to the Anaahat Naad in silence. But if I try to do that, I feel very awkward as if I have some disorder. Once when I told my doctor about this he said that I must be hearing things and that I have some mental illness.

    Relax in the sound that you hear from within. We try to fight with that inner sound, we try and get rid of it. Don’t do that, instead relax with a calm mind in the sound.

    For example, the people in Mumbai and Delhi who have homes near the m ...

  7. Gurudev, why was this world made?

    It was made for Me! (laughter) And if you ask why are there so many problems made in this world, then I would say they were made for you! (laughter again)
    These problems were made so that you don’t get stuck and attached to this w ...

  8. Why is Lord Shiva called Bholenath?

    Lord Shiva is bhola (innocent) so He is called Bholenath (meaning the innocent One). He is easily pleased, and gives a boon to anyone who asks Him with love, and then He Himself gets caught into trouble (when the seeker of the boon misuses ...

  9. True Joy Is The Fruit Of The Spirit

    2014.08.04
    (Below is a continuation of the post Sri Sri On The Auspicious Month Of Shraavan) Gurudev, when death is the ultimate truth of life, then why does one take the guidance of astrology? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Are you asking this for yourself or for somebody e ...
  10. Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita Lord Krishna says that among the months of the year I am the Margashirsha month (corresponding to the period from the third week of November to the third week of December). Please explain.

    See, in our country, every month of the calendar has been associated with some event and so each month has its own importance. There is also a special month called the Purushottama Maasa (literally meaning the month of Lord Vishnu) that is consid ...

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