Spiritual Discourses

Q (A devotee from France:) Swamiji, earlier you said that we should not think about previous lives. Yet we all have previous lives. Do you not think it is good for us to know about our previous lives, as it …

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Swamiji, I would like to know whether God can get angry with us in our daily life, and if so, how? God doesn’t get angry in daily life. Why do you feel that God gets angry? I agree and accept …

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Q: Swamiji, someone once said never to trust an avatar… (Swamiji laughs:) Very good! Sometimes it seems everything Swami says is true; sometimes it seems otherwise. What is the correct attitude of the devotee to Swamiji’s way? A: This is …

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Q: Swamiji, what is the connection between our personality and our soul before we reach enlightenment? A: What do you mean by personality? The body and mind. Ah, so you want to know the link between the atma, the soul, …

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The Absolute Reality, which is called by many names, is truth and knowledge. The understanding gained by achieving the ultimate state of knowledge is called jnanam, which means wisdom. The spiritual path that searches for jnanam is another route to …

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(Extract from a Guru Poornima satsang from the 1980s) Let us make the best of this opportunity to realize God. Repeating the names of God with the tongue while having other thoughts in the mind will not help you in …

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You ask so many questions. Questions lead to more questions. There will never be an end to your questions. I don’t like to talk too much. I don’t like to give your minds too much work because I want your …

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A memory power exists in the body and mind. Memories, thoughts, ideas, impressions and emotions are all connected with the brain and, therefore, with the mind.  Normally, you are not fully aware of your feelings and they will constantly swing …

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Swamiji, is it we who keep ourselves away from God or is it God who is keeping us at a distance? What is the obstacle or hindrance that prevents us from getting closer to God? You are always with God …

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Swamiji, you have been given a great task in this life. Is there also a task for me? I also want a task. You have asked a nice question. You want work so I will ask the Divine to please …

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