Why Students commit Suicides ?

Students are committing more suicides. Why? While Sri Sri Ravishankar (Founder of Art of Living) was in Satsang, one of his disciples asked this question. In reply to this, Guruji said.. This is because no one taught them spirituality. No one taught them how to do pranayama and meditation. We are ready to teach that. […]

Which is more important, Karma (Action) or Bhagya (Destiny) ?

“Which is more important, Karma (Action) or Bhagya (Destiny)”? The question asked at the Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder of Art of Living. Guruji answered it like this.. Do you want to watch the television first or hear it first? Both of these go hand in hand. If there are two shops adjacent to […]

Creation of Universe by Union of Prakriti and Paramatma

“As per the Hindus, universe was created by the union of Prakriti (nature) and Paramatma (Supreme Being / God). So going back to the Paramatma, who is Poorna Anand (supreme and absolute bliss) how did this Sankalpa (thought / intention) arise in him?” This is a question raised by a disciple in Satsang of Sri […]

How to choose the better Candidate to serve us as MLA or MP ?

How to choose the better candidate to serve us as MLA or MP or any other people’s representative? “How should we find out that who is better candidate, as we find all of them the same?” This is a doubt raised by a disciple in Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar. Let’s read the reply of […]

‘Evil Eye’ – What is Evil Eye?

Is there anything really called as ‘evil-eye’? Many times mothers protect their children from the evil-eye by tying a black thread on their hand or around their neck. Does the evil-eye cast by people really exist? You know, if you believe something then it will manifest and be like that. That is the first thing […]

Student should have 3 qualities – Aashishta, Balishta & Driddhishta

Student should have 3 qualities – Aashishta, Balishta & Driddhishta…Gurudev, when you were addressing the students at Sri Sri University, you mentioned that a student should have three qualities: aashishta, balishta and driddhishta. Can we nurture these three qualities while in school? Yes. Aashishta means having complete faith. Driddhishta means to have stability, and to […]

Significance of Arghya, offering water to the Sun

What is the significance of ‘Arghya’, offering water to the Sun? Read the article which explains the Arghya Mahatmya in Sri Sri Ravishankar’s words.. Water is symbol of love. In fact, in Sanskrit, it is synonymous to love. ‘Apa’ means water and it also means love. That is why, someone very close to you, what […]

Think Positive, but what to do when Mind turns Negative ?

Everyone says ‘Think Positive’, but what to do when our mind turns negative? This is a doubt raised by a devotee in Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder of Art of Living. Here is the reply from Guruji. Make your body pure. Take some ‘Triphala churna’ around two to three times a week. If your […]

Should Spiritual People stay away from Politics

“Today, everywhere we see people playing the game of politics (Rajneeti). Should spiritual people stay away from politics?” This is a question raised by a disciple in the Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar (founder of Art of Living). Let’s read what was Guruji’s reply to it.. What does ‘Rajneeti’ mean? It means that which is […]

Is Manusmriti relevant today?

See, Manusmriti was written by a king called Manu. He was a very wise king. A few lines in the Manusmritiwhich talk about how women should always be protected or a little bit about caste system (referring to the prescribed nature and professions belonging to the four social classes of Hindu society); these have been misinterpreted. I would […]