• Significance of Tilaka - Duration: 7 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 4 days ago
    The question is what is the significance of tilaka, the mark on the forehead and why do different organizations have different kinds of tilaka? At a very root level, tilaka is a symbol. All religio...
  • Potential for Self-Realization - Duration: 9 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    The question is (a), what if somebody does not have the potential to do intense meditation and how do you progress spiritually then? (B), somewhere you all understand that everything is one and tha...
  • Shudh Dhyan ka Aadhaar|| Basis of Pure Meditation - [Hindi] - Duration: 5 minutes.

    • 2 weeks ago
    Many of you have read my book on meditation, “A Million Thoughts”. I have written a very important point in that book which is the basis of pure meditation. And that is mental exertion versus menta...
  • Lakshya ki Prapti || Goals and Resolution - [Hindi] - Duration: 6 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 3 weeks ago
    The question is that sometimes people ask you as to what you are going to do, what are you career plans or where are you heading to? Should we tell them the truth because very frequently it happens...
  • Satsanga || Nuggets of Wisdom - [Hindi] - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    Listen to these insightful pearls of wisdom from Om Swami.
  • Nuggets of Wisdom - Duration: 9 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Listen to these insightful nuggets of wisdom from Om Swami on overcoming negativity, self-acceptance, inner voice and intuition.
  • Amulya Jeevan || Path of Conscious Living - [Hindi] - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    The question is that a person always has desires that he should have a big house, big car, everything should be good and there should always be more. A person cannot get rid of their desires. Keepi...
  • Water, Moon and Mind - Duration: 7 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    The question is what is the connection between water, moon and mind? Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the moon. The human body is also seventy percent water. When moon is full, it has ...
  • Khush Kaise Rahein || Attitude of Happiness - [Hindi] - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    This morning we were talking about the Ram Katha that happened here at the ashram for five days. For four and a half days or maybe even longer, we only got to when Bhagwan Ram got exiled. Lord Rama...
  • Purpose of Relationship - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 2 months ago
    The question is that I said that the less expectations you have, the happier you would be, what is then the point of being in a relationship? I am not saying you should have less expectation. All I...
  • Shani ki sade sati || Saturn's Influence in Astrology - [Hindi] - Duration: 8 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    The question is what to do when you are affected by Shani’s (Saturn) sade sati? Shani stays in a raashi (star sign) for about two and a half years. The distance that moon covers in just two and a...
  • Why does God Punish? (Or does He?) - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 2 months ago
    The question is if somebody is convicted in the eyes of law or if somebody is given some prize or some laurel of some kind, does that absolve the person of his or her bad karma? In my book Mind Ful...
  • Satsang || Spiritual Company - [Hindi] - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    The question is that gurbani gives a lot of importance to satsang (good company). What is the meaning of that? I heard it somewhere that you will always be a reflection of the top five people in yo...
  • Aadat Aur Sankalp|| Addiction and Resolution - [Hindi] - Duration: 8 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    The question is how to get rid of addiction or to be precise alcohol addiction? Addiction does not have one single absolute solution. Logically speaking if we say that it is bad for your health, ev...
  • The Trinity of Creation - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    The question is can I expound on the holy trinity or the principle of trinity or the concept of trinity that they are three devas in sanatan dharma. There is a holy trinity in Christianity as well....
  • Blessing or Wishing - Duration: 8 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    The question is should something as divine as blessing be asked for? Or, should one wait to be blessed till when the guru thinks is the best? There is no harm in asking for blessings. I used to kno...
  • Bachchon ke liye adhyatam || Parenting on Spiritual Path - [Hindi] - 2 - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    The question is that why parents don’t want their son or daughter to walk on the spiritual path? They don’t want their children to be in the company of sadhu (saints). They want their children to w...
  • Bachchon ke liye adhyatam || Parenting on Spiritual Path - [Hindi] - 1 - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    The question is that why parents don’t want their son or daughter to walk on the spiritual path? They don’t want their children to be in the company of sadhu (saints). They want their children to w...
  • Guru Mantra || Adopting a Guru Mantra - [Hindi] - Duration: 7 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    The question is that there is a guru mantra or there could be another mantra such as the mantra of a Devi on which the mind keeps going back to. It is said that guru mantra has big significance the...
  • Presence of Guru in Life - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    The question is that some people end up meeting their guru very early on their life and some meet much later. The truth is finding a guru early on in your lives especially if you are not looking fo...
  • Who Am I? - Duration: 5 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    What is the difference between source, consciousness, soul and mind? One thing is source, then you have soul, then you have consciousness and then you have mind. Without source, there is no soul, t...
  • Bhakti Ka Saar || Essence of Devotion - [Hindi] - Duration: 30 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    What is the path of devotion? Just like there are different stages on the path of meditation, similarly there must be a path of devotion. And if there is a path of devotion then what are the stages...
  • Seva || Service is Prayer - [Hindi] - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    The question is that if in the society, a person or any other living being is going through suffering then what can we do to reduce their suffering? Would our prayer have effect on those beings? Y...
  • Nuggets of Wisdom - Part - 2 - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    Listen to these insightful nuggets of wisdom by Om Swami while answering the questions at the youth retreat.
  • Bhakti Mein Samarpan ||Surrender in Devotion - [Hindi] - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    The question is that it is said that Lord Sri Krishna walked behind his devotees. But, the person further says that in my experience, I think he does not walk behind but ahead of his devotees. What...
  • Nuggets of Wisdom - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    Listen to these insightful nuggets of wisdom by Om Swami while answering the questions at the youth retreat.
  • Jagrukta Ka Jeevan || Living with Awareness - [Hindi] - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 6 months ago
    The question is that when we try to do something good then why do we face the hurdles. Why is it difficult to do good things or become a good person or walk on a right path? I think that we assume ...
  • Mann ke Pehloo || Four Aspects of Mind - [Hindi] - Duration: 9 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    The question is how to distinguish between mind and consciousness? Consciousness is a function of mind, not brain but mind. Brain is a partial physical representation of mind. Without mind, there i...
  • Safalta Ka Maarg || Path to Success - [Hindi] - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 6 months ago
    The question is that to be successful one has to walk on a right path and choose right things. How do we know what we are doing is right or not especially in the beginning? Anything right or wrong ...
  • Kaun Si Sadhana Karein || Choosing a Spiritual Practice - [Hindi] - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 6 months ago
    The question is what kind of spiritual practice or sadhana one should do? Also, sometimes we feel that something is missing in our life and to fulfill that void, we think that maybe sadhana is the ...
  • Jeevan ka lakshya || Finding Your Calling - [Hindi] - Duration: 8 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    The question when do we know our calling? When do we know what is the purpose of life? It is possible that it is right under nose our right in front of our eyes and we don’t even know. There are s...
  • Tapasya Ki Shakti || The Power of Worship - [Hindi] - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    The question is that we have many stories in our scriptures that say that there are many demons who worship God and God has to give them boon. Why is that? Goswami Tulsidas says that nothing is imp...
  • Kiski Puja Karein || Devotion to a Form - [Hindi] - Duration: 9 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    The question is can we put two idols of baby Krishna in a temple? If I say that there is only one god then people don’t understand and if I say there are more than one then it is an insult to the g...
  • Mantra Sadhana || The Ancient Science of Mantras - [Hindi] - Duration: 6 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Om Swami giving an introduction of his book “The Ancient Science of Mantras” on request from the audience. I have spent many years on the path of the science of mantras. This book explains how the ...
  • Mind and Self-Realization - Duration: 9 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    The question is does self-realization mean that you would use your brain one hundred percent because an average human being does not use more than two or three percent? I think science has this mis...
  • Guru Ka Mahatva || Importance of Guru - [Hindi] - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    The question is that in almost all the scriptures, the importance of Guru is mentioned. It is said that without Guru’s grace attainment is not possible for a person. And, also there are many proces...
  • Aastha || Whom to believe - [Hindi] - Duration: 9 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    Correction and message from Om Swami:

    In this video, I've erroneously stated that shastras are released and astras are worn. It's the other way around. Well knowing the meaning of the two words, n...
  • Vairagya || How to Cultivate Detachment - [Hindi] - Duration: 9 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    The question is sometimes it is difficult to practice detachment. It becomes difficult to stay detached and we keep doing things that keep us attached so how to stay detached? It is not easy to do...
  • Rising Above Conditioning - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    How to rise above our conditioning? To find out, listen to this discourse by Om Swami.
  • Samarpan || Essence of Surrender - [Hindi] - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    The question is what is complete surrender? How does it look or what are the characteristics of complete surrender? One who got the intellect and the education, for him complete surrender is probab...
  • Understanding Time - Duration: 7 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    What is the perception of Time? To find out more, listen to this discourse by Om Swami.
  • Belief in Divinity - Duration: 6 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    What if somebody doesn't believe in divinity? Listen to this insightful discourse by Om Swami to find out more.
  • The Meaning of Aham Brahmasmi - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    Listen to this insightful discourse on the meaning of Aham Brahmasmi.
  • Studying Effectively - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    Listen to this insightful talk given by Om Swami at a teens/Youth retreat on how to effectively study and achieve your goals.
  • Saarthak Jeevan || A Meaningful Life - [Hindi] - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    The question is when we our leading a normal life, how do we bring a meaning to me. How do we make it purposeful? Sometimes, it feels that this life does have a meaning. It is a pure and divine lif...
  • Jyotish || Belief in Astrology - [Hindi] - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    The question is should we believe in astrology or no? There are nine planets and in those nine planets, earth is not even counted in astrology. There is no planet called the Earth. Date, year, sta...
  • Rising Above Duality - Auspicious or Inauspicious - Duration: 5 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    The final demons in Durga Saptashati are Shumbh and Nishumbh. In the video of esoteric meaning of Durga Saptashati, I have talked about the various stages of progression on the spiritual path. So ...
  • Bali Pratha || Animal Sacrifice - [Hindi] - Duration: 9 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    The question is that bali pratha (animal offering) is done in the name of god. It is such a cruel act so does God want such a thing? Do the god or goddess like this offering? Shankracharya was a gr...
  • Duty of Care of a Child - Duration: 9 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    Is this thing in my benefit and if it is then should I just reject it because it is in my benefit? This is what a psychology of a teenager is mostly. When something is of child’s benefit, you have ...
  • Tantrik prayog ka sach || Controlling Your Life - [Hindi] - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    The question is what if someone (a relative or somebody from outside) deceitfully feeds you something bad that it results in sickness and illness in the family then how to protect oneself from that...
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