What is Self remembrance and how to do it? What are material objects, how are they created? Is the ancient knowledge valid? How can we get the lost knowledge back?
How to manage the disturbances and distractions of worldly kind? Is escape a plausible solution? Who's fault is it if my life is a mess? What is astrology? Is it real? What is the connection of mind to astrology and planets etc? Is it a dead art now? Let us explore together.
What is Anahat Naad and what does it indicate? What are the dangers of unsupervised Kundalini practices? What are the indicators of progress on the path of knowledge? How to identify fake gurus? We explore these very interesting questions today and I take you into a little journey into my own personal practices.
Why is my life still miserable after awakening? Where is the promised bliss? How come there is depression, lack of motivation, a vacuum in me? I know the meaninglessness and purposelessness of this existence, yet I cannot accept it as it is. These are the symptoms of post awakening syndrome. Lets try to find a cure in today's session of The Sunday Q&A.
What role does one's gender play in spiritual journey? Which practices are suitable for a specific gender? Does it even matter? What precautions are needed when I choose a practice? Let us approach these issues from a wholistic point of view.
Universal mind is not all cuddly and cosy place. Inter-connectivity ensures that everything affects everything else, and some of these influences can be harmful. What are the causes of these negative influences? How to shield oneself from them? Let us see the reverse side of spirituality.
Many of our actions produce a residue on the universal memory. These manifest as bonds or debts, wherein we are trapped. A seeker realises this quickly and endeavours to break these bonds, tries to pay them off. What are these bonds? How to break free from them? Let us see.
Why are kindness and compassion necessities? What can go wrong with such practices? What are the pitfalls? Who can be genuinely kind and compassionate? How to find kind and compassionate people? How to know the oneness that we are?
Is purification of mind really necessary? How should we approach it, especially on the path of knowledge? Why is spirituality so topsy turvy and not straight? Why do people worship idols and what are temples for?
What are the best ways to study experiences of all kinds? Why scientific method, which is so successful in the study of physical phenomena, fails miserably in case of spiritual phenomena? What is wrong with scientific journals? Lets discuss some practical issues on this topic.
Suppression is a time bomb. Desires control the mind. Mind is nothing but unceasing activity of desires. How to take back the control? What is the final cure for the anarchy of desires? In the concluding part of this series, we reveal it all.
Desires find a way. There can be supernatural ways. We explore them in this part. We find that it can be either a trap or a path to liberation.
There are three ways to manage desires. Satiation or fulfillment is the first and most popular way. We discuss here the consequences of desire fulfillment. We discover something very important.
Desires are the cause of actions. Quality of our life depends on how we act, which depends on what we desire. So their study is of a great significance. What are desires and how many kinds are there? Lets see them in the first part of this series on desire management.
After realizing that there is no doer, a question is often asked - what should I do now? How to live this life? What is an ideal action? etc. It is paradoxical, how can you act when you are not the actor? The answer is surprisingly simple. That is what we discuss here.
What is the proper way to get something done in our day today life? How to sail smoothly in the sea of society, which is largely based on ignorance? Do extraordinary phenomena or paranormal events, like telekinesis, really occur? How to explain them? We try to answer all these questions from a nondual perspective.
Human life is about balance. Imbalance is seen as suffering and dissatisfaction. But balance of what? Of the activity of various layers of the mind. These intricate, interdependent and dynamic parts of the whole human being, when functioning optimally in perfect balance, produce a perfect experience of this life. This is manifested as total happiness and freedom. Now, what causes imbalance and how to fix it?
Letting go of the concept of a separate individual, who is the doer of all actions, can be very challenging. And it seems difficult, because there is often misunderstanding, or probably one is easily lost in the jungle of techniques, traditions etc. When it happens, it is actually very natural, spontaneous, and is extremely blissful. One can conduct one's whole life in pure bliss of egolessness.