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  1. I have seen so many happy people here chasing you. I feel like I am the only one not connected to you. How do I know that I am connected to you?

    You don’t have to emulate what others do, run after my car; you don’t need to do that. You just be yourself. We are breathing the same air, we are connected with the same sun, standing on the same earth. And deep inside, we are all one, isn& ...
  2. When we fail, who is the doer? When I’m successful, I say it’s God’s grace or that Gurudev did it but when I fail, then God does not seem to be around me to take the responsibility!

    Look back and reflect on the many times you have failed. Don't you now feel that those failures were good for you. How many of you feel this way? (Many in the audience raise their hands)When you look back at your failures, you will see ...
  3. Gurudev, how can we feel that we have become connected to you?

    This is very simple, just do you doubt it? Do you know why? It is because you are already aware that the connection has been established. If you did not have any connection with me, then these questions would never arise.The fact that you asked this ...
  4. Gurudev, I feel free in certain areas, and in certain aspects I feel bound. The more efforts I put to be free, the more bound I feel. How can I be free?

    I think you have too much free time. Get busy and keep working for the betterment of the world and you will see that all your personal issues and emotional issues will get resolved by themselves.Don’t waste time in thinking, what about ...
  5. Gurudev, today, the sentiments of devotees and followers are misused in the name of Yoga and religion. In such a situation, how should people trust and whom should they trust?

    This is not a new thing. Ravana (the demon king of Lanka) abducted Devi Sita by force by cheating her in the disguise of a <i>Sadhu</i> (a wise sage or ascetic) asking for alms. Is it not so? He took advantage of her simplicity and pious nat ...
  6. : Gurudev, being a bhakt (devotee), I only love to do bhakti (devotion). Am I escaping from my responsibilities? Are there any responsibilities of a bhakt?

    Oh, yes. Bhakti doesn't means irresponsibility, bhakti means total responsibility. You cannot say, 'Oh, I love plants but I don't want to do anything about it. I love people but I don't want to do anything for people', no. When you love ...
  7. Gurudev, today, the sentiments of devotees and followers are misused in the name of Yoga and religion. In such a situation, how should people trust and whom should they trust?

    This is not a new thing. Ravana (the demon king of Lanka) abducted Devi Sita by force by cheating her in the disguise of a Sadhu (a wise sage or ascetic) asking for alms. Is it not so? He took advantage of her simplicity and pious nature. Even to ...
  8. Does the Guru choose the devotee or does the devotee choose the Guru?

    It doesn’t matter! As long as they choose each other! (Laughter) In Sanskrit, it is said that there are 2 ways for this: Whether the Divine chooses you or you choose the Divine. They say it is like the monkey and the kittens. The mother monkey just ...
  9. My colleagues always manage to take my energy away. What can I do to not lose my energy?

    Never mind, give them more! You have much more energy than what they can all take from you. The Sun or the Moon never say that you’re taking my light away! You are the source of energy. I am with you. I give you perennial replenishment of energ ...
  10. Gurudev, just being in your presence is so amazing. Why do we need all these meditation practices? Is it necessary to be regular with it?

    Yes, so that you have something to do and I have something to do. There are four levels. First is Sanidhya which means feeling the presence. Then Samipya, feeling close to the Guru or to the Divine. The feeling of clo ...
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