Anger burns you NOT the other person

Question: Didi one silly question Is doing unwholesome behavior with unwholesome people justified? I got angry with a person at work who was gossiping and was very harmful towards me, so I gave her a taste of her own medicine, but since that incident I am feeling so bad that why I got angry why […]

Identifying yourself with your thoughts and emotions, thinking that you created them, is utter ignorance !

Question: Guruji dropped this tweet a few weeks ago (which I’ve since added to my “Daily Reminders”): “Identifying yourself with your thoughts and emotions, thinking that you created them, is utter ignorance. When you stop identifying with them/owning them, you become a witness. That is freedom.” But – in order to focus on your breathing, […]

Dealing with people of a different type than you

Question: Hello Ektaji, how do we deal, on a day to day basis, with people who are relatively unconscious or ignorant?  For e.g. at work, my colleagues are ignorant about proper diet and healthy lifestyles, such as eating less refined sugar, meditating, contemplation, or taking care of your environment. They indulge in cheap talk and gossip […]

Churning in the fire of insults/criticism? Burn!

Question: JGD Ekta Didi, Lately I have been inundated with thoughts of intimidating people in my family. My mind rewinds and plays the incident and cajoles me to react. While I was in this war in my mind, I realized that these are just sensations bothering me. I got swayed by thoughts and rehearsed my spiteful […]

Samagra in a state of anger

Question: What is meant by ‘being Samagra’ in the flow when one gets angry and reacts? Answer: Samagra means ‘being immersed totally in the present moment as it is, devoid of thought or logic’. The moment you use the word ‘I am reacting’ in your head, you know that you were not ‘samagra’. The moment […]