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Why do people break up, don’t live happily ?

Mohandas Pai: Swamiji, why is there conflict in families between 2 people. Between spouses, why do people break up, don’t live happily, how to handle conflict and what causes this conflict?

Swamiji: Basically, you keep somebody as part of your cognition, but you are not ready to take the responsibility for how they expect you. See when….for example when you visualize….when somebody visualizes their joy, if they do not keep their spouse and children in that joy frame, then they don’t have to be responsible. If  they visualize fear, in that fear frame if something happening to their child, their spouse, is not there in that frame, then he doesn’t need to bother about what they think about him or how they hold him. When your joy frame, greed frame, life frames, has all of them as part of it, then we are responsible for how they hold us, what we stand for them, what is our commitments and relationships, what is our understandings and said-unsaid agreements. Not leaving any grey area, with the people who are in your life frame, is relationship.

Mohandas Pai: But Swamiji, this is very fascinating. Then, how do we relate to the rest of society? Continue reading “Why do people break up, don’t live happily ?”

How do we overcome this need for power within our souls, within our body, within our lives?

Mohandas Pai: Swamiji, you know all of us want power in our lives, we want control, we want wealth, we want people to listen to us and this need for power in all human beings, is the root cause of much conflict, because this power is exhilarating, how do we overcome this need for power within our souls, within our body, within our lives? Sri Nithyananda Swamiji: See first, when we are not able to handle our self, control our self, when we are not able to come to relationship with our self, we are trying to do this to … Continue reading How do we overcome this need for power within our souls, within our body, within our lives?

Do we have the ability and the right to decide, what is good for us ?

Mohandas Pai: Swamiji, in our lives, we are subject to so many external rules. We are told to behave in a particular manner, to live in a particular manner, to eat in a particular manner. Now do we have command over our own lives? Do we have the ability and the right to decide, what is good for us, as we seek happiness and peace in our lives? Swamiji:  Whoever does not understand the context is bound by the rule. Whoever understands the context is empowered by the rule. Mohandas Pai: Oh… Swamiji: Any rule. Whether it’s a traffic rule … Continue reading Do we have the ability and the right to decide, what is good for us ?

How do all of us find peace and happiness in our lives?

Mohandas Pai – Swamiji, thank you so much for talking to me. Is very fascinating to be here.  Swamiji – Thank you for being here. Mohandas Pai – It’s very fascinating to be here, to see so many people who have come to meet you and talk to you. I want to start off this dialogue by asking you a very simple question – how do all of us find peace and happiness in our lives? What is the magic that we need to do, to be happy and to be peaceful within? Swamiji – Happiness is actually a alchemy … Continue reading How do all of us find peace and happiness in our lives?