Tamasic food attacks your spiritual health!

Question: Is it OK to eat Tamasic or left-over food because it’s easy for me to cook once and then consume it for 2 to 3 days? Isn’t running around to cook food everyday Rajasic? How to prepare and keep food Sattvic? Answer: First let’s understand what determines the Rajasic, Tamasic or Sattvic nature of food. Every food […]

Dealing with disrespectful people using Buddha’s principles of observing sensations!

Question: At work, few people are disrespectful in team meetings. I understand emotions arise due to 1] my dvesha [I do not have a powerful physical voice or authoritative position, etc]. 2] my fear of “trump effect” that the authoritative figure is disrespecting, everyone will think, it’s ok to disrespect. My ‘identity’ is questioned. I am struggling with self-management. […]

“OM” is not just a sound, it is a vibration!

Question: “Om” is the antidote to both sound AND sight? I didn’t get this, how it could be the antidote to the latter? Answer: Because “OM” is not just a sound, it is a vibration. According to the scientists, the entire universe is a wave function. Just a single wave…. not particles. Every person, thing, […]

Karma and Mercury Retrograde!

Question: Please explain what happens during Mercury Retrograde from the spiritual aspect. Answer: All cosmic bodies whether planets, stars, comets, etc affect us. E.g. The moon affects the water element on our Planet. It is a scientific fact that high tides and low tides occur in the oceans because of the gravitational effects of the waxing and waning […]

Being Aware!

Question: Dear Ekta Didi, I observe a habit of talking to myself. I try hard not to speak, but I can’t stop it and then I join the conversation again! I have experienced a state of not talking to myself and just being, but I find it a very new thing and cannot remain long in it. Please help […]

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, […]

KARMA!

Question: Please explain the sentences Excerpt 1 -The space is not afflicted by any action. Similarly, you are free from karma.  Answer: Look around you right now. You are surrounded by space from all angles. Can you touch the space around you? Can you wet the space around you? Can anyone stain space? No! Space is not […]