Is it possible to drop duality?

Questions: In Cosmos, it is said that there is no concept of time. My question though is, can you experience this while you are in a physical form. From Lila’s story(yoga vasishtha), she had to remove the duality completely? Please explain. Answer: Yes, it is completely possible to drop the duality in this physical body […]

Does a Guru or the Enlightened one feel sadness? Do they actually fall sick?

Question: I have a question, although it may sound silly. I was wondering, do enlightened beings feel sadness? Do they actually feel sick? As I look at Guruji, I see consciousness and whatever is emanating from him is just natural. Since he’s in a human form, he’s not restricted to physical or mental limitations right? Or he doesn’t choose […]

Vashistha talks about Fate and Self-effort

Question: I am reading the Yoga Vasistha these days, could you please explain to me pages 22-24 of the Supreme Yoga – by Swami Venkatesananda, where he talks about Fate and self effort? Answer: Vasistha says that ‘Self effort’ is of 2 types: 1 – Self effort of this birth – This is called Purushartha. What ever […]

There is only one possibility of the ball rolling ! Your life had no other way to go but that ONE way!

Question: You say – “There is only one possibility of the ball rolling. Your life had no other way to go but this way!” This makes me realize that if there is no other way my life could’ve gone, then there is no reason for thinking of “what if this had happened or what if […]