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Why can’t I leave my comfort zone?

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: When I look at what I am doing, and why I am doing, honestly, it gives me fear. I don’t want to take action, because of the fear of the new. Speaker: There is no fear of the new. There is only the fear of leaving the old. The…

How to surrender?

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question : Due to my conditioning and fear, mind tries to perceive some ‘thing’ to surrender to. This stops me from actually surrendering. With this conflict, how to understand if there is any movement towards the center, or is it all at the periphery? Speaker : The inner and the…

Is there anything which is really mine?

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question : When everything of ours, even our mind is influenced by external factors, then what is really our own? When everything is influenced by external factors, then what is really our own? Speaker : It’s simple to see that. You have this television set here. This television speaks so…

Freedom is here

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: I have been reading about the brain and I realized that we are trapped by this wonderful organ, as much as we are liberated by it. The mind is a part of this ‘gross body’. Perhaps this billions of years of old dust(read body and brain) has finally arrived at a point…

To know what you already know

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: I read somewhere that when a person dies, the stream, of which it was a manifestation, still goes on. What is the process of this stream and how does it manifest itself? Sir, is there life after death? What sort of knowledge passes on at the time of enlightenment? Does one…

Love comes along with Courage

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: Why can’t I keep my learning at the back-end, and act as a normal human being in the front-end? When I try to make people aware of these learning, I receive severe resistance. Is it important at all to disseminate this ‘wisdom’? Speaker: What has the questioner just said?…

Ego will not understand this world, but will demand a Reality beyond

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: Taittriya Upanishad says, “Mind creates everything as ‘happening’.” If all happening is mind, then what is ‘real happening’? Is there any difference between ‘real happening’ and ‘mental happening’? Is the ‘real happening’ just a concept of mind? Speaker: Few basics have to be understood. And they can be understood very…

What is unconditional freedom?

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: Is there any difference between freedom and unconditional freedom? Speaker: We live in bondage. What we call as our normal, usual, daily life, is a series of bonded movement in time. Our thinking, acting, even breathing is bondage. It is happening as per forces we have no understanding of, and…

Why do I get jealous?

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: Sir, when two people are at a same level, and if one of the two moves ahead, the other is mostly not comfortable of this fact. Whereas had the same person, been stranger to him, the second fellow would still have been comfortable. Why is it so that knowing…

The mark of a good word is that it takes you to silence

Originally posted on Acharya Prashant:
Question: When I talk about it, it is easy and understandable. But when the real moment comes, every part of the body feels fear. Is talking anymore important for me now? Do I need to be just there and not deviate when the moment comes? Speaker: What is this thing…