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  1. Gurudev, you have said that one pointed focus is needed for liberation. Terrorists also have one-pointed focus, can they get enlightened too?

    You cannot generalize with terrorists. In that too there are many varieties and attitudes. Some do it for money, some do it with wrong understanding that this is what God wants them to do. So don’t generalize terrorists into one category.And ...
  2. Gurudev, according to you what is easier, becoming a Guru or or becoming a disciple?

    Easy or difficult is just a concept. Anything is difficult when you don’t have energy, anything is easy when you are full of enthusiasm and energy. You ask someone who is sick and tired, ‘Do you want to walk a mile?’ They ...
  3. Gurudev, I am getting married soon but I have this one botheration. For the past 6 months I have had many fights with my fiancé and I am not sure if I should continue this relationship.

    Now, you stop demanding love from the person. If you demand love or ask proof of their love, you are destroying it. How can someone prove their love to you? You should not burden the person.Suppose, someone asks you every day, ‘Are you hones ...
  4. Emotional Intelligence Matters

    Tue, 05/26/2015
    emotions.jpg Gurudev, I am living in a phase in which I am allowing my emotions to take over me, and I am aware of this. Otherwise, I feel they get suppressed. Am I on the right path? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Emotions are such that sometimes you s ...
  5. Gurudev, how does grey matter increase as a result of meditation?

    This was done by a scientist and I have no reason to doubt them. I have seen changes in people in just 1-2 weeks of meditation. When people learn meditation, the experiences they share and the transformation I have seen in millions of people around the ...
  6. Gurudev, how to be humble yet authoritative at work?

    That is a skill that you have to manage. You have to be humble and yet firm. It is easy to be strict and arrogant, and it is easy to be humble and weak. But humility with weakness is no good. Strength with humility is the most appreciable quality.
  7. Does attraction to the enlightened bring joy and peace, or is it like any other desire? Also, why are the enlightened ones so attractive?

    No idea! When you are so centered you are equidistant from everybody. That is the beauty of the center. The center is equidistant from every point on the circumference, and every point on the circumference feels so close to it, so totally connected to i ...
  8. When we read about the bad deeds of people in the newspaper, can it also affect our karma?

    No, you should read it lightly. If you take it into yourself, yes it affects your mind. Otherwise, it won’t affect anything else. Read lightly and forget about it. It is all part of the universe. ...
  9. Gurudev, I am living in a phase in which I am allowing my emotions to take over me, and I am aware of this. Otherwise, I feel they get suppressed. Am I on the right path?

    Emotions are such that sometimes you should abstain from them, and sometimes you should express them. You can’t take extreme views here. You cannot always suppress your emotion and you cannot always keep expressing your emotion. Both will bring ...
  10. Keeping Your Focus On You!

    Sat, 05/30/2015
    don't judge.jpg Gurudev, how will you guide the modern youth who want to join politics for the betterment of our country? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: First, you do your sadhana and broaden you vision. Second, you need to have enormous patience. You g ...
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