The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): Sir, sometimes, outside incidents become so pinching that I feel like running away. But then, again, everything goes alright. These ‘lows’ tremble me. How can the lows be stopped?

Acharya Prashant (AP): Stop the highs.

As…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): Acharya Ji, we use anger as a weapon and it’s a weakness too. How to stop anger from becoming a weakness and why do we get angry?

Acharya Prashant (AP): When the desire is not fulfilled…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

गोबिंद मिलण की इह तेरी बरीआ ॥

Gobinḏ milaṇ kī ih ṯerī barīā.

This is your chance to meet the Lord of the Universe.

अवरि काज तेरै कितै न काम ॥

Avar kāj ṯerai kiṯai na kām.

Other…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Acharya Prashant (AP): The need of mind to get Peace, to settle into Understanding, to be clear of noise and be seated in Silence, to not to feel lonely but Total — that is Love.

And because we…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Question (Q): I feel that I should give all the things to my parents, and everything. I internally feel that. That is nothing coming from the society. …

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

समदुःखसुखः पूर्ण आशानैराश्ययोः समः ।समजीवितमृत्युः सन्नेवमेव लयं व्रज ॥ ५-४॥

samaduḥkhasukhaḥ pūrṇa āśānairāśyayoḥ samaḥ ।samajīvitamṛtyuḥ sannevameva layaṃ vraja ॥ 5–4॥

Know yourself equal in pain and in pleasure, equal in hope and in disappointment, equal in life and…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

सदृशं चेष्टते स्वस्याः प्रकृतेर्ज्ञानवानपि।

प्रकृतिं यान्ति भूतानि निग्रहः किं करिष्यति।। 3.33 ।।

sadṛiśhaṁ cheṣhṭate svasyāḥ prakṛiter jñānavān api

prakṛitiṁ yānti bhūtāni nigrahaḥ kiṁ kariṣhyati

Even a man of wisdom behaves according to his own nature. Being follows by…

The following excerpt is from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

क्रियानाशाद्भवेच्चिन्तानाशोऽस्माद्वासनाक्षयः ।वासनाप्रक्षयो मोक्षः सा जीवन्मुक्तिरिष्यते ॥ १२॥

kriyānāśādbhaveccintānāśo’smādvāsanākṣayaḥ ।vāsanāprakṣayo mokṣaḥ sā jīvanmuktiriṣyate ॥ 12॥

The destruction of actions leads to that of thought; thence results the dwindling of innate impulses (to act). The obliteration of innate impulses is…

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