What can I do to increase Awareness?

Question: You mentioned law of attraction in our discussion. Is there anything we can do for the numerous times we have had knowingly/unknowingly grumbled upon others behavior and had bad thoughts about them? I am sorry for my ill thoughts and wondering if I can do anything about it. In one discussion, you said there needs […]

Dealing with Sexual desires on the spiritual path!

Question: What should be the effort from our side to get over sexual desire on the spiritual path, if we should not suppress it? If we express it aren’t we making those impressions stronger? What should be our attitude towards it? Answer: Have you played with a bow and arrow? You pick up the bow […]

Overwhelmed by to-do’s? Naah!

Question: You have so many people asking you so many questions from all around the world……I’m sure you could fill every free minute you have (waiting for an appointment, waiting in the grocery check-out lane, sitting in the bathroom) just writing out responses.  And as soon as you can check one off the list and […]

Non-application of the Mind is Equanimity!

Question: When there is a wave of strong Maaya that makes me become unaware and lose myself, what is the best approach to sail though this? Is it the application of equanimity & awareness with the determination to let Maaya pass without affecting my true Self? Answer: Correct! Only Equanimity will help you sail through […]

Bhavanga – The flow!

Question: I started recognizing doing things naturally without application of the mind (application of the mind feels like there is a raaga/dwesha). There is a flow outside the involvement of the mind. I come to work, because I have to work and it is my current karma. There is no good or bad day, but […]

Statue Bhatakti Atma!

Question: I have come to realize lately that my mind has learned my trick of taking a step back to go into witness consciousness during meditation. These days when I want to practice it anytime throughout the day, my mind cunningly jumps in and starts a conversation asking “Who is watching, who is listening?” As […]

This meditation? Or that technique?

Question: Sometimes I want to do this type of meditation, sometimes I want to do another type of technique? Is it okay to change or should I do both? Answer: Recognize the flow and move with that. What does the flow mean?  Just like your body gives signals as to when the stomach is empty, […]

HAPPY BUDDHA POORNIMA!

Transcript: Jai Guru Dev! Happy Vesak. What is Vesak? It is a Pali word for Vesākha or Buddha Poornima. Buddha was born, he got enlightened and he died, all on the same day. It is called Vesak in Pali. That was the language of those times. Buddha spoke in that language. If you noticed your day must […]