Seva or Serving the Ego!

Question: What is seva really? And from what space should an individual come from when he or she wants to do pure seva? I have noticed that I get into the same power struggle that I would, in a corporate office. I need some clarity there, please help. Answer: There is a big difference between […]

Have a ‘Pure’ Guru Poornima!

Question: What are the important things that a sincere seeker should understand about Guru Poornima? I was wondering how should a sincere seeker and disciple’s acharan [behaviour] be on the spiritual path especially in the presence of a Guru. Please guide. Answer: Guru Poornima can be called the ‘Spiritual New Year’ or the ‘Disciples new year’. Guru Poornima is […]

Is there something like “too much spiritual knowledge”?

Question: All who worship what is not real knowledge, enter into blind darkness: those who delight in real knowledge, enter, as it were, into greater darkness. This is excerpt from Ishavasya Upanishad, what struck me was that people who worship worldly knowledge are far better than Spiritual people who worship the real knowledge. These spiritual […]

Your well is full of negativity, it’s not the bucket’s fault!

Question: I never look at other person as he/she is. I am always looking for negativity in others. Is it my mental conditioning that is causing me to be judgmental of others? How do I come out of this? I have this problem I have recognized it but when it grips me it is hard to […]