2016 is an unusual year. Unusual in many senses. There will be unusual incidents this year. Why unusual? Because if you add all the numbers together of 2016, it becomes 9. 9 is the highest number. It will be unusual in many senses. It will also create a lot of problems in human lives. And
Acharya Shree, how does one distinguish the true enlightened master out of the many so called masters if their teachings appear very similar? It is very difficult to answer this question. But it is a marvelous question. On the surface, All the enlightened masters are very rare and all the other masters that look like
Acharya Shree, what are the 3 easy steps to enlightenment? That is the best question you have ever asked. Easy step to enlightenment. You know enlightenment. Enlightenment once you achieve it, you can see through everything. Enlightenment is incredible. To go towards enlightenment, it is not easy. But there are easy 3 steps. On the
Acharya Shree, you've mentioned in your talks that it takes only 48 minutes to reach enlightenment. Can you explain this further? It's beautiful. The Samanic tradition, especially these days we call it Jain, the Jain tradition, the easiest way to get enlightenment, follow that tradition. Very simple. They say, let me repeat in Punjabi language:
Fasting is well known in India. And also it is well known in Russia too. But wherever these Russian people go, Indian people go, from the other country, whoever believe in the fasting, they carry those ideas with them. What is fast, first of all? For fasting, Sanskrit words are two. It is vrata or
Acharya Shree, what is Jainism and are you Jain? What a beautiful question. Jainism is very ancient system. And it is not what people think that started from Mahavira. Mahavira happened like 2600 years ago. Even the historians, whoever mentioned that Jainism started from the…that he was the founder of Jainism. Those historians are very
Laziness is the main obstacle in the path of enlightenment. Or laziness is the main obstacle…who you really are…you're never going to know. So, laziness prevents you to do the spiritual sadhana. And spiritual sadhana is very important in order to know who you really are. And it is normal that people get lazy physically.