Karma affects both Material life and spiritual goals?

Question: We do not choose where we are born or what profession we choose, but we choose whom we get married to or have kids. Also, the kind of people who come into our life is a result of our past karmas – good or bad. If I did not have a choice in my […]

Daivam, Niyati & Purushartha

Question: What is Daivam, Niyati & Purushartha? The further we go the more confused I get…specially with this  “Now it depends on the intensity of your commitment whether your Purushartha wins over your Daivam or not” –  Is Daivam, Nyati? Is everything that is happening, everything that I am doing (or not doing) Nyati?….and is it all preset […]

Why this? Why that? Why? Why?…. It’s all Maaya!

Question: JGD Didi, I had a nasty marriage and even nastier divorce in past. I have two adorable children though. I have promised them they will never have any stepfather in their  life, that is the reason why I have turned down many instances. I have found myself often thinking marriages are pointless. I wonder […]

Is Ambition also a seeking?

Question: One of yesterday’s Yoga Vasishtha knowledge points and homework, that you gave was ‘not to seek and just be and live effortlessly through whatever transpires because of Sanchita karma.’  How do we differentiate seeking from ambition?  Or are they the same? One usually has an ambition to grow in one’s career, ambition to become someone, ambition to […]