The first principle for life beyond limits is knowing the software with which you’re operating has faults and limitations, and Master is a message from Cosmos saying software update available.

The body in which you are residing…   which is the center for your existence or your perception of existence, evolved step by step, like cell, amoeba growing to the level of fish. Amoeba to fish is a pure physical growth, nothing more. From fish to monkey, is physical and mental – both breakthroughs together.

Understand, when fish started feeling just body alone is not enough to celebrate its existence, life is too much, body is too little, it developed a tool called mind. And next, next, next level bodies, the mind developed more and more apps and tools; if I have to talk in the software language… more and more tools and apps started developing. And at the level of monkey, beings have felt just body and mind is not enough, universe is too much to enjoy and celebrate; just body and mind is too little. Then beings have started developing a new component – ability to reflect Consciousness.

Understand, when monkeys started standing with two legs, the speed of the blood flow, not the quantity… the speed of the blood flow to the brain become less. So the brain started developing very subtle grooves through which it can perceive without thinking. Read More

Bringing yourself completely out of the waking, dreaming and deep sleep states, is what I call being in meditation!

Many people think meditation involves blindly believing in something. People fear this. They come and tell me, ‘I am afraid that I might get too attached to meditation.’ Understand, meditation itself is nothing but removing your attachment! So you can’t get too attached to it.

Meditation is all about changing the inner software.

People are also afraid that their desires, fears and whatever else they think of as their life will be taken away from them if they start meditating. In a way this is true! Once you start meditating, whatever you thought of as your life until then, will no longer be important to you! The real truths will start revealing themselves to you. All the illusions you were holding until then will start leaving you. All the time you are trying to protect yourself from the basic truths only because you are afraid of losing your illusions about life. Read More

As long as you trust your senses, you will be a human being. When you trust the Master you will experience that you are a spiritual being.

In medical terms, we have a term called ‘placebo effect’. A patient takes a dummy medicine but he is told it is actually the real medicine, and he is cured of the ailment! But recent research indicates that the placebo effect is actually far more revealing.

I read about an interesting research at the University of Turin in Italy. Read More

Cognitive shift happens when you stand up with responsibility

When you take up responsibility, a cognitive shift happens in you. Your mental setup changes.

Many of us live life like slaves. For example, if you work eight hours in your office just following orders you will feel dull and tired. Instead, if you take up responsibility and initiative, that same eight hours will become much easier and more enjoyable. For example, take the case of a person who is running his own business and another person who is working for a company. The owner of the business has the full responsibility of his business, but the person who is working for some other company does not really feel the full responsibility. If he does not feel the responsibility, the whole job becomes like a burden on him. There is little or no self-motivation. He keeps looking at his watch to see if it is time to leave! For him, only the first of every month is sweet, since it is payday! In a month, he sacrifices twenty nine days of his life for one day of joy.

A sense of personal responsibility can help turn around any situation. A sense of personal responsibility can achieve great things. When you stand up with responsibility, you become a solid force. Until then, you remain a burden for yourself and for others. Read More

Nidhidhyasana

I translate the word Nidhidhyasana with my own authority as “RADIATING”. Even though the word literally means “Expressing” or “Living”, I am translating this word as Radiating. It is a little more powerful!

What I mean exactly by the word Nidhidhyasana“Radiating”?

Please understand, let your every decision every moment, every action every moment, every word every moment be aligned to what you authentically listened (shravana) and to what you authentically internalized (manana). Removing the gap between your internalized, intranalyzed great truths and your living.

If you authentically listened, if you have done Shravana, listening authentically, Manana, intranalyzing authentically, you will be radiating authentically. Nothing can be done about it! When the Shravana, listening, and Manana, intranalyzing, happens authentically, Nidhidhyasana, radiating will happen authentically.

Intranalyzing and Radiating! Please listen, your life needs to be constantly powerful. You should be living to do what you want. You should be talking to get the result of what you want. You should be talking to move the other person the way you want. You should be talking into the listening of the listener! You should not be talking fighting with the patterns of the listener. You should be talking into the listening of the listener!

When will that happen?

If you are established into your listening, you will talk into the other person’s listening.

If I have to simply translate the word radiating in a very colloquial way, “Nidhidhyasana”, “radiating” means:

Minding your business! Not wasting your life! Laziness, boredom, diversion do not have a place in your life when you are radiating. It is straightforward! “Radiating” means RADIATING! Live your life intensely. Live your life authentically. Live your life with strength. Live your life without confusion.

First thing you need to learn to radiate, for Nidhidhyasana is: Learn to think and speak with the same cognition you arrive at by intranalyzing.

Please understand, I am explaining step-by-step:

First, you authentically listen to the great truths. Whenever you authentically listen, whatever you listen will be converted as great truths by your inner-space. Your inner-space has the capability, it has the power to separate right and wrong.

In Vedic Tradition, we have a beautiful example called Paramahamsa! The bird Hamsa (Swan), if you mix rice and some other items, it will separate the rice and only eat that. If you mix milk and water and keep that, it will suck only the milk and leave the water! The Hamsa, the bird Hamsa has that power. Same way, a man who takes the right things inside and leaves the unnecessary things outside is “Paramahamsa” (Supreme Swan). If you bring authentic listening into you, you will become Paramahamsa! Anything you listen, you know what to internalize and what to reject, what to internalize and what to reject.

Authentic listening brings tremendous clarity. See, it is clarity which is really lacking in the seekers’ life. Especially when somebody is interested to get enlightened, live the life of a Jeevan Muktha, clarity is a very predominantly important quality, a very predominantly important quality! Please listen! Clarity! Shankara has written a separate book on this subject – Viveka Choodamani. The whole book is on “Clarity”. Authentic listening leads to clarity.

And intranalyzing, Manana, leads to cognitive shift. If you don’t live that cognitive shift powerfully, you will lose it! Please understand!

Powerfully living the cognitive shift is what I call “Radiating”.

I tell you, how to find out whether you are radiating or not? Simply life around you will constantly be getting enriched, that is the signal! If the constant enriching is happening, then you are radiating! Around me, whether you are six or sixty, eight or eighty, you cannot go without getting enriched! “Radiating” means, such powerful body language, such powerful words, such powerful thinking, you go on enriching, constantly winning the game of life!

I tell you, Nidhidhyasana means “having the power to live from the space of Completion and establishing everyone in the space of Completion”.

“Radiating” means, every word you utter will be from the strength of that cognitive shift, the excitement of that cognitive shift.

I had a cognitive shift when my Guru blessed me, ‘You will always be taken care of by the Cosmos!’ I had that cognitive shift. Immediately I decided to live it. I threw everything, whatever I had as security in my life – the house, family, relatives – and started my yatra. I said I will learn to teach; I will learn, teach, and learn to teach. I can say that was my purpose of spiritual pilgrimage: Learning and teaching, and learning to teach. I started my yatra, I started my journey.

Understand, “radiating” means, powerfully living the cognitive shift you experience, powerfully risking to taste the power of the cognitive shift in your reality, and proving the cognitive shift in your reality.

When I left the house, I did not want to disprove that blessing given to me that the Cosmos takes care of me; I wanted to prove that blessing that the Cosmos takes care of me. Many times, when you take the risk, you take the risk to disprove. ‘Come on, let me see, will the Cosmos take care of me? I will leave everything and go. Let me see whether it is going to give me food or not!’ No! Living, deciding to prove it, to make it into reality. When I left the house, I know it is the truth and I have decided I will prove this into reality, to teach the power of spiritual pilgrimage to the world. I tell you, the spiritual yatra, pilgrimage itself is a powerful spiritual practice. Pilgrimage itself is a powerful spiritual practice! Because I did it, I proved the power of the Cosmos protecting!

I can define Nidhidhyasana: “Living with such intensity and risking everything for the understanding you have by your intranalyzing”.

When you are radiating, enriching will happen as a side-effect. You don’t even need to bother about it! Enriching is the first side-effect of Nidhidhyasana. Whether you are living or not can be understood by the way the enriching is happening. Enriching!

I am giving you the essence of Nidhidhyasana:

First, intense thinking and authentic speaking, speaking into the listening of the listener, speaking to move the listener as you want. Sometimes we speak just to catharsise – ‘Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah…’ – and we are happy with it! No, really! That is not Nidhidhyasana. Nidhidhyasana means speaking into the listening of the listener, so that he’s moved, by your words, and living the cognitive shift you have. Only when you live, you respect the cognitive shift. Only when you respect the cognitive shift, it becomes part of your life.

The three words of Vedanta for enlightened life – ‘shravana,’ authentic listening, ‘manana,’ intranalyzing, ‘nidhidhyasana,’ authentic living, radiating!

When you radiate, you go on win the game of live, every time, everywhere.