Talks and Discourses 2014

Sessions in Educational Institutions:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 How can you get rid of incompleteness? You are already complete AKGEC Feb 14
2 An attached mind cannot love AKGEC Feb 14
3 Why does man make countries? What is patriotism? AKGEC Jan 14
4 Why must I study the HIDP? ITM Oct 14
5 Ego is the centre of all positives and negatives ITM Feb 14
6 The beautiful voice of the Heart MIT Feb 14
7 Individuality and choices MIT Feb 14
8 It is so simple to know yourself AKGEC Feb 14
9 Destiny and Intelligence – the accidental and the essential ITM Apr 14
10 To manage time, see what your mind values MIT Mar 14
11 To live fearlessly, remove your dependencies MIT Mar 14
12 Role of fate in life MIT Mar 14
13 Do not look at a man through eyes of morality AKGEC Apr 14
14 Joy is the taste of Ultimate madness AKGEC Apr 14
15 Awareness is a point untouched by problems ITM Apr 14
16 Enquiry is not suspicion; enquiry requires love ITM Apr 14
17 What is oneness? ITM Apr 14
18 What is duality? ITM Apr 14
19 Love gives, and demands no returns ITM Apr 14
20 What does not change? ITM Apr 14
21 Idealess action, Zeroness, Fullness ITM Apr 14
22 There is no problem outside of yourself ITM Apr 14
23 Happiness cannot be the purpose of life BBDIT Apr 14
24 What is emotion? BBDIT Apr 14
25 Hurt arises from dependence BBDIT Apr 14
26 Motivation and ambition, symptoms of suffering BBDIT Apr 14
27 Let the other never cloud your mind BBDIT Feb 14
28 The importance of education of the self BBDIT Feb 14
29 Difference between satisfaction and Contentment ITM May 14
30 Responsibility towards parents ITM Mar 14
31 Planning is a product of fear ITM Mar 14
32 What is Neti Neti? ITM Mar 14
33 Why must you put in so much effort? ITM Mar 14
34 What is ugly? ITM Mar 14
35 Will the ego let go of the ego? ITM Mar 14
36 What does freedom mean to you? ITM Mar 14
37 Implementation is the fruit of realisation ITM Mar 14
38 This futile search for happiness ITM Mar 14
39 Why cant I speak in front of others? ITM Mar 14
40 Is hard work the key to success? ITM Mar 14
41 Imagination is not creativity ITM Mar 14
42 Travelling, not destination ITM Mar 14
43 Why are others able to dominate me? ITM Mar 14
44 You, I and the mind ITM Feb 14
45 To know the past, stand separate from the past ITM Feb 14
46 How will I retain the learning I had from you? ITM Feb 14
47 Others taught you to hesitate ITM Jul 14
48 Only a healthy mind can have healthy relationships ITM Feb 14
49 Do you know why you desire? ITM Jul 14
50 Individuality is the ability to understand and respond ITM Mar 14
51 What is a good personality? ITM Mar 14
52 The root cause of all problems ITM Apr 14
53 Play hard, not work hard ITM Apr 14
54 Goals and Planning ITM Apr 14
55 HIDP states the laws of existence ITM Apr 14
56 I am pulling your ears so that no one can pull your ears ITM Apr 14
57 Why does the mind need role models? ITM Apr 14
58 Money and growth will not fill your internal hollow ITM Apr 14
59 Love, Opinions, Creativity ITM Apr 14
60 Friends, jobs and the need for entertainment ITM Apr 14
61 Why is my mind caught in petty issues? ITM Apr 14
62 When you believe in your identity, you will never know the reality ITM Feb 14
63 Is it bad to carry identities? ITM Feb 14
64 Confidence- an illusion in duality ITM Feb 14
65 The Power of the Leader arises from his Core JIMS Sep 14
66 Do influences come to influence you? ITM Sep 14
67 You have forgotten the key to yourself BIT Sep 14
68 In the exam of life, no question is ever repeated BIT Sep 14
69 To questions of your life, who else would know the answers? BIT Sep 14
70 In victory and in defeat, you are always a winner JIMS Sep 14
71 On having motives in life BIT Sep 14
72 Responsibility is the fruit of maturity AKGEC Nov 14
73 How to help others see the truth? JIMS Sep 14
74 Man-made values versus Existential values JIMS Sep 14
75 Success is to realise that failure is the inevitable finality of our ways JIMS Sep 14
76 The Real can neither emerge from commandments, nor be confined to patterns JIMS Sep 14
77 How to forget the past? JIMS Sep 14
78 What is procrastination? JIMS Sep 14
79 How to know whether a person is fake or real? AKGEC Sep 14
80 Your ‘individuality’ is just a deceptive name given by ego to itself AKGEC Sep 14
81 To go for goals is gloom, to fantasise a future is frustration AKGEC Aug 14
82 How important is education of the self? AKGEC Feb 14
83 Why do thoughts keep changing? AIT Nov 14
84 God and scriptures are not matters of personal belief AIT Nov 14
85 The difference between Love and attraction AIT Nov 14
86 What is the difference between thinking and realisation? AIT Nov 14
87 Should I listen to the mind or the Heart? AIT Nov 14
88 What is destiny? AKGEC Nov 14
89 What is religion? Why do we pray? AKGEC Nov 14
90 Immersed in life, you will not ask how to spend your life AKGEC Oct 14
91 Agree with freedom for freedom is your nature AKGEC Nov 14
92 A life free of incompleteness and inferiority ITM Sep 14
93 Acharya Prashant: Don’t suppress.Just understand ITM University Feb 14
94 Acharya Prashant: How to know whether you are good at something? ITM University Sep 14
95 Acharya Prashant: Why does mind fear change? ITM University Sep 14
96 Acharya Prashant: Purpose of life ITM University Sep 14
97 Acharya Prashant: What is moodiness? AKGEC Aug 14
98 Acharya Prashant: Will donating my body parts help me in the afterlife? AKGEC Aug 14
99 Acharya Prashant:The one who entered IIT-IIM wasn’t the one who left ITM University Sep 14
100 Acharya Prashant:Should one strive for fame and popularity? AKGEC Aug 14
101 Acharya Prashant: Your best is expressed only in Joy JIMS
University
Jul 14
102 Acharya Prashant: Love is letting yourself be absolutely free AKGEC Aug 14
103 Acharya Prashant: Money or Love? BBDIT Sep 14
104 Acharya Prashant: What is a relationship of love? AKGEC Nov 14
105 Acharya Prashant: Why do we often require somebody’s company? AKGEC Nov 14

Sessions at Advait Bodh Sthal:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Gratification would be; contentment is Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
2 Attention and time Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
3 The core problem is that problems keep the mind occupied and purposeful Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
4 Effortless action is the immersion of the actor in the Source Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
5 Your own essence is the Guru, the essence of everything Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
6 What is individuality? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
7 The demons of the subconscious can be faced only in faith Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
8 When the mind is a faithful servant, it needs no proofs and feels no fear Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
9 In your rotten ‘normal’ love, you just destroy your loved one Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
10 What is it to be human? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
11 Acharya Prashant on Nanak: You will never understand the mystic Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
12 Acharya Prashant on Ribhu Gita: I am either absolutely everything, or nothing at all Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
13 What is the use of knowledge in self-awareness? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 14
14 Mercy and sympathy – agents of suffering Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
15 Discipline – that which breaks the patterns Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
16 Interests never arise from individuality Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
17 What is unconditional Love? Advait Bodh Sthal May 14
18 Place of ego- either at the Master’s feet or in the Master’s embrace Advait Bodh Sthal May 14
19 Acharya Prashant: One doesn’t wake up by switching dreams Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 14
20 Acharya Prashant: Being close to yourself is closeness to others Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
21 Acharya Prashant: The mark of a good word is that it takes one to silence Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
22 Acharya Prashant: Honesty- a direct uncorrupted movement from Self to action Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
23 Acharya Prashant : Quantifying yourself leads to jealousy Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
24 Acharya Prashant : Gratitude – The only legitimate function of mind Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
25 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Only a Godless mind will be petty Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
26 Acharya Prashant on Lalleshwari: What is sweet at first, is poison in the end Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
27 Acharya Prashant : Worldly man – Slave of Destiny Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
28 Acharya Prashant: Don’t chase the Truth, just stop running away from it Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
29 Acharya Prashant: Detachment is the fruit of maturity Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
30 Acharya Prashant : When you listen to me, you listen to your Self Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
31 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu :Beauty is to see beauty in beauty and ugly Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 14
32 Acharya Prashant : How to know what is good for me? Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
33 Acharya Prashant : No ritual is spiritual. Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
34 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Looking attentively at the world, one enters the Truth beyond world Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
35 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Remember by Heart, and let the memory forget Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
36 Acharya Prashant : Real enquiry happens in Silence Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
37 Acharya Prashant on Lalleshwari : Before you chase goals, become goal-less Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
38 Acharya Prashant : To not to be spiritual is to be a social slave Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
39 Acharya Prashant : Creativity arises from nothingness Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
40 Acharya Prashant on Jesus : Why does man go wrong? Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
41 Acharya Prashant: Love comes along with Courage Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
42 Acharya Prashant : Just remember that you forget Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
43 Acharya Prashant: Any and every image you make of yourself is an ugly image Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
44 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: How to differentiate right thinking from wrong thinking Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
45 Acharya Prashant: The difference between belief, fact and Faith Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
46 Acharya Prashant: All displacement from the Present is suffering Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
47 Acharya Prashant: Choose religiousness rather than religion Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
48 Acharya Prashant: How do I know whether I am aware? Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
49 Acharya Prashant: Spirituality is not the renunciation of life; it is the art of living fully Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
50 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Who is really a wise man? Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 14
51 Acharya Prashant : The real meaning of ‘God helps those who help themselves’ Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
52 Acharya Prashant: Is there anything which is really mine? Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
53 Acharya Prashant: What is unconditional freedom? Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 14
54 Acharya Prashant: What is escaping? Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
55 Acharya Prashant: You are not diseased, you are the disease Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 14
56 Acharya Prashant: What is ego? Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 14
57 Acharya Prashant: Fear can be answered only with Faith Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
58 Acharya Prashant: What really is a loving relationship? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
59 Acharya Prashant: Love is an opportunity to know yourself Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
60 Acharya Prashant: The real meaning of spiritual inquiry Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
61 Acharya Prashant: Why can’t I make others understand? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 14
62 Acharya Prashant on J. Krishnamurti: Time, thought, sorrow, and the ending of sorrow Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
63 Acharya Prashant: Forget the imaginary, just attend to what is Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 14
64 Acharya Prashant: Healthy relationship is possible only to a healthy mind Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 14
65 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Do not discard particular opinions, discard the opinionated mind Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 14
66 Acharya Prashant: Why does one get angry? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 14
67 Acharya Prashant: With your thousand other priorities, the Truth will continue to elude you Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 14
68 Acharya Prashant: Unconditional love is a fierce commitment to reject all but the One Advait Bodh Sthal May 14
69 Acharya Prashant:No action can correct another action;only in understanding do all actions dissolve Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
70 Acharya Prashant: Truth is in the quality of your mind Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
71 Acharya Prashant on Ribhu Gita: What is the relationship between unconsciousness and awareness? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
72 Acharya Prashant: How to drop the personality? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
73 Acharya Prashant: The Whole gives rise to parts, yet is beyond them Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
74 Acharya Prashant: You appear by the will of existence, so just abide by the will of existence Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
75 Shri Prashant: Self-Realization is not the ending of the struggles,it is the ending of the struggler Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
76 Acharya Prashant: Not the object of the thought, the thought itself is the issue Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 14
77 Acharya Prashant: No need to work hard Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
78 Acharya Prashant: Guru is neither a person nor a qualification,Guru is the mind surrendered to learn Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
79 Acharya Prashant: कौनसी किताबें पढनी चाहिए? (Which books to read?) Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 14
80 Acharya Prashant: Individuality and Personality Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
81 Acharya Prashant: The difference between ordinary and common Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 14
82 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: The real man stands innocently naked, free of all virtues Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 14
83 Acharya Prashant on J. Krishnamurti: What is it to observe without the observer? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 14

Miscellaneous:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Acharya Prashant: How do I ensure that my life is not going waste? Bharatpur Nov 14

Learning Camps:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Joy – absolute happiness- is possible Kainchi Dham Jun 14
2 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: Standing still, I move so fast Kainchi Dham Jun 14
3 Acharya Prashant on Lal Ded: From nothing to nothing and why? Kainchi Dham Nov 14
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