Real change comes not from your effort but from your Surrender

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

Questioner (Q): We have often discussed that one should not go to somebody with a reason. But if we discuss this in the context of a student-teacher relationship, a student goes to his teacher thinking that going to the teacher, he will probably get rid of his diseases. So…




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