Is it possible to end “the structure of me” totally or “the ego”? Why are we asking this question? Is it a business that we are doing? How do we do business? First we want to find out whether there is any possibility of profit in the work we are doing. If we see that… Read More Is it possible to end “the structure of me” totally or “the ego”?
Did you ever try to walk the path of Brahmacharya? How successful were you at it? What caused your failure or success? Why should I walk the path of Brahmacharya? Do I want to achieve something? What is it that I want to achieve? Some state of enlightenment? How is trying to achieve enlightenment something… Read More Did you ever try to walk the path of Brahmacharya (sexual abstinence)? How successful were you at it?
What are the shortcomings that you perceived about yourself, and how did they restrict your strengths? Both, what you perceive as your shortcomings and your strengths are respective to a certain standard you have in mind. So instead of looking at shortcomings and strengths, let us look at how we come to create such standards… Read More What are the shortcomings that you perceived in yourself, and how did they restrict your strengths?
At which stages in your life did you start questioning your own self? Depends upon how you are asking this question. Are you talking about questioning yourself negatively, as someone who is failing in some aspect of life or are you asking this question more as an inquiry into yourself, as to who you actually… Read More At which stages in your life did you start questioning your own self?
What is the best way to get self-feedback? Your relationships are the best way to get self feedback. By relationships I mean, relationship to your work, to things, to people and to ideas. Your relationships will show conflict in different forms. All your feelings arise in relationship. You feel fear, desire, anger, hurt, pride, failure…..all… Read More What is the best way to get self feedback?
How do I keep my intellectual growth constant? We stop growing in our learning because our brain loses energy. The modern life is very complex and demanding. We have no time for leisure, and without leisure the brain gets exhausted. It gets no time to rejuvenate ourselves. We are constantly running on this treadmill of… Read More How do I keep my intellectual growth constant?
What makes you think that you have it all figured out? This is an interesting question. Let’s look at the question itself. Let’s try to “figure out” the question itself. The biggest thing that needs clarification in this question is the smallest word “it”. What do you mean by “it”? Is it life, some subject,… Read More What makes you think you have it all figured out?
How exactly do you avoid fooling yourself? Fooling oneself happens whenever we follow anyone. This anyone could be your parents, your teachers, your friends, a political system, a nation or a religion. Because whenever you follow someone you give that person authority to decide what is life for you. But as you can see, to… Read More How exactly do you avoid fooling yourself?
What is love? Can love be defined as “it is this”? Can there be love when there is hurt, possessiveness, anger, jealousy, competition etc? A look at some of these questions in a dialogue… Read More A Dialogue on Love