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 […]

Are you spiritually wealthy?

Question: Jgd Didi, I am working on not creating any more Agami Karma through my thoughts, speech, and action by meditating regularly and being in knowledge. But what if I die and in the next birth because of being lost in MAAYA, I again get attached to people, situation, and things and create Agami Karma?  Then what?  How will I come out of this world […]

Sensation Vs Thought

Question: If a craving (or aversion) arises in my mind, would it be more strategic to observe that thought itself objectively, or to just direct my attention to my body for an observation round? My guess is the former…..but I’ve been finding more recently the latter is easier to observe objectively, which creates just enough […]