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 […]

What is Hatha Yoga, Is it different from Normal Yoga

What is Hatha Yoga? Is it different from Normal Yoga? To this question from a disciple, Sri Sri Ravishankar (Founder of Art of Living) answers like… No, Hatha yoga is one in which force or effort is used, like asanas, different kinds of difficult postures – these are all part of Hatha yoga. A little […]

The role of Spirituality in the growth of the nation

“Can the growth of the nation happen with spirituality?” Answering to this question by a disciple, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living, explained it saying the growth stands out with the spirituality in the nation. “Only with spirituality can the growth of the nation happen.” “Mahatma Gandhi was a deeply spiritual […]

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 […]

Significance of Deep Pooja on Full Moon, Pournami Deepa Puja

What is the significance of Deep Pooja on Full Moon day (Pournami Deepa Puja)? The importance of deepa pooja in the words of Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder of Art of Living… The ancient tradition is either full moon or new moon is a celebration, and in a celebration we light a lot of lamps. This […]

Big Bang Theory in Hinduism, What caused the Big Bang

What caused the Big Bang and just explain us the Big Bang Theory as per Hinduism? This was the question asked by a member of audience during the Satsang of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living. He explained it in detail here.. “There was matter. Without matter big bang cannot happen. […]

When will we attain the fruits of Karma of this Lifetime?

If we are experiencing the fruits of our karma of previous lifetimes in this life, then when will we attain the fruits of karma of this lifetime? To this question by a disciple, Sri Sri Ravishankar (Founder of Art of Living) replied like…. That is not how it is! The outcome of some of our […]

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 […]

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. […]

What is Maharasa, Does Lord Krishna perform Maharasa even Today

Vrindavan Lila Krishna Radharani

What is Maharasa, Does Lord Krishna (Sri Hari) perform Maharasa even today? Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder of Art of Living, replied to this question as… Maharasa is this only, satsang! Where there is juice, where one gets so intoxicated and experiences so much love and joy, that everywhere only God is visible – that is […]

Why was Spiritually Wealthy India invaded under the British Rule for centuries

Why was Spiritually Wealthy India invaded under the British Rule for centuries? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living, explained it with details during a Satsang with his disciples. Yes, the wheel of change takes over. When autumn comes, the leaves change colour and in winter the leaves drop from the trees, […]

Do Relationships make us Stronger or Weaken us

Do Relationships make us Stronger or Weaken us? For this question from a disciple, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living, has answered saying that it depends on the mind. “It depends on the mind.” “The relationship can take form either as strength or as a weakness depending on the mind. If […]