Is being a witness and being 100% aware the same?

Question 1: I was practicing 100% awareness for most of the day. But it seemed to me that as I was 100% aware, I was also totally aware of what I was experiencing through the senses – I was totally aware of what my body and mind were doing. It seemed to be an excellent […]

Does planning happen in present or future?

Question: Some more explanation on ‘planning happens in the present moment’ will be helpful to me.  Often, when I am walking [morning walk] or meditating, a thought or an idea arises on what needs to be done to resolve a current issue, without any intentional planning/thinking. Answer: Did you notice that you said that a […]

True meaning of dispassion!

Question: Jai guru dev Ekta didi, I am a student..How do I study dispassionately? Somehow i have had to create an impression that if i study well then i will get leisured lifestyle..And that causes little anxiety in me…What is the key to balance both Passion (where I have to give my 100% which is really […]

Happy NEW perspective!

Seeker: Can you help me make a firm new years resolution and stick to it? At this junction in life [new years], most people run after resolutions or they sit and sulk about the past years resolutions that they did not keep up to. Haven’t you learnt a lesson from repeating the same cycle year […]

Mindfulness in daily routine

Question: Should I apply 100% focus (be consciously aware / be in sakshi bhav / practice mindfulness) in whatever I am doing  moment to moment, even  to routine daily chores like washing, brushing, restroom, cleaning? MIND is going away with planning. I am having trouble focusing on same routine / mundane things or even multi-tasking. […]

What is the difference between intention and craving?

Question: Dear Ektaji, what is the difference between an intention and raaga/dvesha? Answer: Beautiful Question! Intention is a plan to do an action. Raaga/Dvesha is the emotion behind the action. Intention is a surface level desire essential for doing an action. It is devoid of feverishness. it is just focusing 100% on the action. There […]