By seeking God, you prevent God from finding you

Acharya Prashant
9 min readMay 15, 2020

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner: Acharya Ji, what does Rumi mean when he says, “What you seek is seeking you?”

Acharya Prashant: What you are looking for is also looking for you and you are preventing him from looking for you by looking for him. That is what Rumi did not say, let us complete…