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  1. What is the difference between the self and the soul?

    Soul is like the air in a balloon, and self is like the air in the atmosphere. ...
  2. If our very building blocks, the molecules and atoms are moving all the time, is there really anything that is still?

    'Space' - The background in which everything is moving - the self, the space - that is still. ...
  3. If our very building blocks, the molecules and atoms are moving all the time, is there really anything that is still?

    'Space' - The background in which everything is moving - the self, the space - that is still. ...
  4. At one level I feel there is nothing more to know, at another level I feel I don’t know anything. How to understand this?

    It’s fantastic! That’s how it is. At one level, the self knows everything and at another level, there is this realization, ‘I don’t know anything, I know very little’. This keeps your consciousness light and innocent. And < ...
  5. Would you please share with us your appreciation of soul consciousness?

    There is something in you that is not changing.Now, if you cannot find what is not changing in you, at least can you recognize everything in you that is changing? If you just stand in front of the mirror and look at your picture that was taken fiv ...
  6. If everybody’s soul is Krishna then why is there so much negativity and violence in this world?

    The soul is God, but in many people the God inside is sleeping, and so you are not able to see the light that is deep inside. The Divine is also in those who do wrong things. It is not that people who do bad things are devoid of God, no, it is just that ...
  7. Gurudev, what is the Atma (soul)?

    It is the cause behind your very existence. Without it, you would not exist. The Atma is that which listens through the ears, perceives through the eyes, smells through the nose, tastes through the tongue, and which is the reason for everything ...
  8. Gurudev, when we do Puja, who is praying? Are the one who is praying and the one who to whom the Puja is being offered to, the same? Then what is the difference and what is the need to pray?

    A river is also water and a lake is also water. Both are water. But one receives the water (the lake) and another is water flowing into it (the river). Similarly the small mind in you prays and the big mind in you accepts it. So both are there together - t ...
  9. Gurudev what is Swadharma, and how do I know what is my Swadharma?

    Swadharma is that action which is in accordance with your nature. It is acting in accordance with your skills and talents, your own nature (svabhava), and that which you are responsible for (karma) . Any action that does not mak ...
  10. Gurudev, in the Ashtavakra Gita it is said, ‘Do not engage in doership as you are not the doer. And the Gita says that when you are established in your Self, you have a choice. How do we have a choice when we are not the doer?

    Knowledge has many levels. When you are not the doer, you are also not the one who will experience the fruits of karma. And when you are not the one who experiences the fruits of karma, where is the question of any choice then? Do you understand? It i ...
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