Mind creates the illusion of Time! Time does not really exist!

Question: Time in addition to raaga/ dvesha or thoughts creates a barrier in meditation. Mind and Time seem undetachable unless consciousness goes in the silent core. Do you have tips to get over this Mind-Time obstacle when sitting down for meditation? Answer: Time does not exist dear. Mind creates Time. Until the mind exists, time […]

Bhakti leads to the flowering of Gnyana

Question: Hello Ektaji, I read on one of the Facebook post where Guruji says “Devotion destroys all the karma”.  Could you please explain this with reference to what we have learnt so far in Ashtavakra Gita? Answer: Ashtavakra is the path of Gnyana [knowledge]. Devotion is the path of Bhakti. Gnyana takes one to Bhakti & […]

Karma and Karmaphalam

Question: Is karma about keeping your intentions positive or is it about keeping your intention and thoughts neutral? Answer: Karma is not created just by action, it is created by speech, it is created by thoughts too. But not by every thought/action/speech. If there is an emotion of raaga(likes)/dvesha(dislikes) attached to either, speech or action, […]

How to let go of Karmaphalam / fruit of action?

Question: What is the difference between tolerance and surrender? Answer: Tolerance is like a potential volcano. There is a dislike hidden within which just churns and burns inside and can erupt at any time. Tolerance is just a temporary cover-up. When you are tolerating something, you do not recognize that the harm that you cause […]

How to get over the guilt of Infidelity?

Question: How to work on maintaining internal purity when I know that I have become impure by stepping out of my marriage? How to get over the guilt of Infidelity? Answer: Everything that happens to us is because of our own Karma from the past. The first thing a sincere spiritual seeker must do is his […]