How Vedic Wisdom can be used in our day to day life?

How Vedic wisdom can be used in our day to day life? For this question by a devotee, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living giving explanation in his own words… See Vedic Wisdom has been here since time immemorial. There is no fixed time as to when the knowledge began or started. It was not […]

The Concept of Karma in Hinduism

The Concept of Karma in Hinduism, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art of Living explaining about the concept of Karma in his own words. Now Karma means what? You have heard so much about Karma. The real meaning of is Karma is Action. Action can be classified into three: The past, present and future. The past […]

Why we should avoid rebirth?

If you wake up and see, in life there is so much misery, and misery is what you don’t like. You don’t want misery. What we don’t want to have is called misery, and it is there in life. Between husband and wife, father and mother, mother and daughter, daughter and son; with friends and […]

What Upanishads say about getting closer to Guru?

In the Upanishads you speak about getting close to the master. Does this also mean in a physical way? For this query raised by one of his devotees, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living, explaining in a descriptive manner in his own words.. We are already here. We are physically sitting close here […]

Importance of Sandhya Vandanam

Sandhya Vandanam

I had my Upanayanam many years ago but I never quite understood the significance of the ceremony, the thread and Sandhyavandanam. Can you please explain? Isn’t Kriya enough, why Sandhyavandanam? To this doubt raised by a devotee in Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living, explaining the importance of Sandhya Vandanam… Yes, you […]

Lord Dakshinamurthy is Samaveda-Priya?

Lord Dakshinamurthy

It is said that Dakshinamurthy is Samaveda-Priya, does he like Samaveda that much? Why the Lord is referred to as so..? To this question posed by a devotee in his Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art of Living, giving explanation in his own words…. It must have been written by people who are associated with […]

Truth is multi-dimensional, what it means?

what is the meaning of truth is multi-dimensional? Many people say, truth is multi-dimensional, but I didn’t know what it means and the people who said me this were also not able to explain it.. Guruji can you explain it? For this multi-dimensional question, Guruji (Sri Sri Ravishankar, Art of Living) is giving clarification in […]

How could Bhishma Pitamaha live so long and die at his own will?

You say the body is present only for a limited time. Then how could Bhishma Pitamaha (the great Grandsire of the Kauravas and Pandavas in the Mahabharata epic) in the Mahabharata live so long and die at his own will? To this question raised by a devotee in his satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art […]

What is the purpose of this creation?

What is the purpose of this creation? For this doubt raised by a devotee in Art of Living Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji clarifying in his own words…. What is the purpose of any sports? (Answer: To win or entertain) Yes, just entertainment, or fun, isn’t it! Same way! It is just that the Brahman […]

Is it necessary to visit temples if one has direct connection with the Guru?

Is it necessary to visit temples if one has direct connection with the Guru? Art of Living’s Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji, explaining the deeper meaning in visiting temples in his own words…. Visiting temples is more of a cultural and sociological phenomenon. Of course there is a spiritual flavour to it also. But that is […]

Significance of Gayatri Mantram

What is significance of Gayatri Mantram? What we get by chanting Gayatri Mantra and the importance of Gayatri Mantra is mentioned in any Puranas? To clear all these doubts, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living explained the significance of Gayatri Mantra during his Satsang… Adi Shankaracharyaji, after having given all the knowledge he […]

How to deal with arrogant people in professional life?

How to deal with arrogant people in professional life? For this perplexing question, here is a simple remedy from Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living…. Boost their arrogance. If they are arrogant, there are two ways to deal with them. One is to just neglect them and ignore them. They will react very […]

Ego, Arrogance and Self-respect… Is there any difference between these three?

Ego, Arrogance and Self-respect… Is there any difference between these three? This is a question raised by a devotee in the Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living. For this, let us read the explanation from Guruji in his own words… There is no difference between ego and arrogance. ‘I am’ is […]

Relevance of Tapasya in Kaliyuga, How to understand Penance & Austerities in Kaliyuga?

Tapas in Kaliyuga

What is the relevance of tapasya (penance or austerities) in Kali Yuga and how should we understand it? Tapa helps to purify all the organs of the body and rid them of impurities. The entire body gets cleansed and all the sense organs become stronger with tapa. Tapasya is not done to please God, or to attain self realization, but it […]

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam in Today’s World

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam in Today’s World.. will the concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam stand out in Today’s India? You own the world’s biggest army. You have the best commandos and the most dedicated soldiers across the world. Your personnel never retire. In fact, new are continuously joining, just because you pay the best salary – happiness. Yet your vision […]

Symbolism of Five-Headed Cobra

What is the symbolism of Five-headed cobra in Hinduism? In Hindu scriptures and in religious pictures, we see the reference of Five-headed cobra, what it signifies? Do Five-headed cobra really exists? For this doubt in his Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living, explaining it his own words…. If you look at the […]