Buddha taught that there is NO SOUL!

Question: Buddha taught that there is NO SOUL! Please, can you enlighten us on this? Answer: To understand Buddha first, we have to understand his basic teachings. Buddha was a prince, who saw riches/name/fame/relationships but did not find True Sukha in that. His did not know what he was really searching for. He renounced his […]

Is sex divine?

Question: I have a very personal question. What is significance of sex in our marriage? If I am not the body, and only the consciousness, then how do I define sex or lovemaking with my spouse? Is sex divine? Or is it more of us not able to control our urges? Answer: First it is […]

A few questions on KARMA

Question: Is karma about keeping your intentions positive or is it about keeping your intention and thoughts neutral? Answer: There are two steps: Moving from negativity to positivity Dropping the attachment to positivity = attaining neutrality Question: What about the situation where your intentions are positive but you still find yourself with certain expectations and […]

Why do we do Shraadh every year for the departed ones ?

Question: JGD!! I have a question pertaining to something we did in Pathanjali Yoga sutras. We discussed about death and how we do the 13 day rituals to let go of the soul. Why do we do Shraadh every year for the departed ones though? Is it not a form of clinging on to them? […]