How to manage job, family, Seva without getting overwhelmed?

Question: Can you please give direction on how do you manage a job, family, personal endeavor, and Seva while not getting overwhelmed? I have a tendency to say yes to many things, but in the end, I’m just playing catch up on my to-do list. How to manage the tasks and yet not be overwhelmed? […]

Journey from external to internal

Question: Dear Ektaji, I have been with Guruji for 15 yrs now, have done courses, seva, satsang( less of seva though :-), could be better) … However, one question that has never been understood is going within. Journey from external to internal. I am referring to your post – https://ektabathija.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/why-do-i-feel-stagnant-in-my-spiritual-growth/ Can you help understand what is […]

Abiding in the Self!

Question: There is a sort of ‘bond’ between the awareness and the mind. The awareness goes out every time (away from the self to the world). And this connection or bond must be broken. How can I break this connection? I know that I have to take a step back every time I notice I am […]

The Mind does not exist!

Question: JGD Ekta Ji, I am of the mindset that there will always be thoughts in the mind but by staying in knowledge and other techniques you can control your mind so that you are not attached to these thoughts. This way you are still performing actions but these actions are not filling your karma […]

Mind v/s Self !

Question: Sometimes these guided meditations (including today’s) talk about how our mind is bigger than our body and our body is surrounded by our mind, and says it like this is a good thing. But if that’s the case, it’s really undermining my ability to let the self take the driver’s seat when this fat […]

Difference between the ethereal body and the physical body

Question: What is the difference between the ethereal body and the physical body? Answer: Ethereal body is what you are, the Purusha/Soul/Self. This Purusha just forgets its own identity and thinks I am solid, I have a body. Thus a gross physical body is developed out of its own imagination. Just like water vapor cools […]