Wanting to look good….. Raaga or not?

Question: I have a desire to have clear pretty skin. I was wondering if it is Raaga or it is part of nature? Is it a bad karma or a bad desire to want to look pretty not with make-up but with normal skin? Answer: You are the best judge, dear! Only you would know whether […]

Desires put you in a catch 22 situation!

Question: How does one deal with desires? Whereas some desires may be frivolous like clothes, jewelry, material things and others seem to be existential like taking an extra leadership role at work or leading a volunteering project. But eventually, I have now realized that every desire seems to bring misery with it. At the same […]

Buddha taught that there is NO SOUL!

Question: Buddha taught that there is NO SOUL! Please, can you enlighten us on this? Answer: To understand Buddha first, we have to understand his basic teachings. Buddha was a prince, who saw riches/name/fame/relationships but did not find True Sukha in that. His did not know what he was really searching for. He renounced his […]