Talks and Discourses – 2015

Sessions in Educational Institutions:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Real confidence – Knowledge or Faith? AKGEC Jan 15
2 Creation without knowledge is creativity AKGEC Feb 15
3 A relationship born out of loneliness will cause suffering to you and the other AKGEC Feb 15
4 To relate in love is to relate free of experience AKGEC Feb 15
5 A confidence independent of knowledge AKGEC Feb 15
6 Laziness is to be conditioned against a particular activity AKGEC Feb 15
7 The pull of the world versus the call of the Centre AKGEC Feb 15
8 How we live by instruction manuals AKGEC Feb 15
9 Definitions beyond dictionary AKGEC Feb 15
10 The real meaning of Mauna (Silence) Sariska Jan 15
11 Do you know the Heart’s deepest desire? ITM Apr 15
12 The honest man has just One priority AKGEC Feb 15
13 The hurt mind demands caution and restriction ITM Mar 15
14 If a leader needs followers, he will never let them be free ITM Mar 15
15 The misguided craving for inner fulfillment becomes attachment ITM Apr 15
16 What is ‘Self and Value-clarity”? ITM Mar 15
17 Do not let the world occupy your mind ITM Jul 15
18 How to become a child again? ITM Mar 15
19 How to get rid of dependencies in life? ITM Apr 15
20 How does one stay calm? ITM Apr 15
21 How to get rid of fear and panic? ITM Apr 15
22 A situation is a challenge only when you feel something about you is at stake ITM Apr 15
23 Loneliness, Hurt, Conflict… ITM Apr 15
24 Pay the price of living by the Heart ITM Apr 15
25 For real action, let the Real act on your behalf ITM Apr 15
26 Attention must be like heartbeat, continuous and quiet BBDIT Apr 15
27 Is it necessary to have aims in life? BBDIT Apr 15
28 Do not try to control the mind, just leave it alone and it will extinguish BBDIT Apr 15
29 Externally you may be comparable but Essentially you are beyond comparison BBDIT Apr 15
30 Babaji can’t even talk sense, how will he talk spirituality? ITM Nov 15
31 Love, Compromise, Magic, God…. ITM Nov 15
32 Acharya Prashant: To change your relationships, let yourself change Apeejay University Jun 15
33 Acharya Prashant: Body, senses and beauty ITM University Mar 15
34 Acharya Prashant: Real hard work is a result of a really happy mind ITM University Mar 15

Sessions at Advait Bodh Sthal:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: Faith does not answer questions, it laughs at them Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
2 Acharya Prashant on Nanak: What is Prayer? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
3 Acharya Prashant: Attention wipes your sins away Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
4 Acharya Prashant: Whatever you choose for yourself will be poison Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
5 Acharya Prashant:The external social order neither tolerates nor matches the innate order Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
6 Acharya Prashant: Any concept of God is not God at all. Drop the concept and surrender Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
7 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: Whatever you choose will bring sorrow to you Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
8 Acharya Prashant on Lalleshwari: The saint is not obliged to conform to your expectations Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
9 Acharya Prashant: Only the ego wants to correct mistakes. The fundamental mistake is ego itself. Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
10 Acharya Prashant: What is conditioning? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
11 Acharya Prashant: What is the right time to turn spiritual? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
12 Acharya Prashant: Reclaim your mind from the society Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
13 Acharya Prashant: How to surrender? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
14 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra : The real meaning of Meditation Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
15 Acharya Prashant on Quran: You cannot guess the ways of God Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
16 Acharya Prashant : Solve your mind, all your problems will be solved Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
17 Acharya Prashant: A vulnerable mind will have a vulnerable relationship Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
18 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: Have much? Get more. Have little? Lose all ! Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
19 Acharya Prashant: What is your ultimate desire? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
20 Acharya Prashant: Why do I keep repeating mistakes? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
21 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu: Only light can illuminate others Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
22 Acharya Prashant: What is the meaning of intellect? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
23 Acharya Prashant: What are hobbies and interests? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
24 Acharya Prashant: Why can’t I change my behavior? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
25 Acharya Prashant on Krishna: What really is evil? Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
26 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: Either go completely through the pain, or simply disown the pain Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
27 Acharya Prashant: What is guilt? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
28 Acharya Prashant: Why can’t I do what is right? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
29 Acharya Prashant: What is inspiration? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
30 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu: From chaos to zeroness – the ascending levels of conciousness Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
31 Acharya Prashant: How to deal with social pressure? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
32 Acharya Prashant: Why can’t I stop cheating myself? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
33 Acharya Prashant: Why can’t I leave my comfort zone? Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
34 Acharya Prashant: What is depression? Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
35 Acharya Prashant: Die and come alive Advait Bodh Sthal Mar 15
36 Acharya Prashant: What is meant by inner voice? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
37 Acharya Prashant: How to deal with anger? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
38 Acharya Prashant: Why do I get jealous? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
39 Acharya Prashant: You are at war with me. Thought is your weapon. Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
40 Acharya Prashant: How to get success at whatever you do? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
41 Acharya Prashant on J.Krishnamurti: Man and woman are two ends of duality-inseparable and opposites Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
42 Acharya Prashant: How to take the right decisions? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
43 Acharya Prashant: Just pray! Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
44 Acharya Prashant: Self-awareness is not self-stalking Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
45 Acharya Prashant: How do I get rid of my restlessness? Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
46 Acharya Prashant: You cannot change without allowing your environment to change Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
47 Acharya Prashant: The falseness of the so called ‘Power of Now’ Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
48 Acharya Prashant: Why does one suffer from inferiority complex? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
49 Acharya Prashant on Nisargadatta: Constant rememberance of ‘I am’ takes me beyond what I think I am Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
50 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: Ignorance is to believe that you are someone separate from the One Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
51 Acharya Prashant: The only way to help the world is to leave the world alone Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
52 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: If others can predict you, others will enslave you Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
53 Acharya Prashant: Why do we blame others for our mistakes? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
54 Acharya Prashant on Bhakti Sutra: The real meaning of renunciation in devotion Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
55 Acharya Prashant on Khalil GIbran: To be a human is to have Sky in the Heart and Earth in the body Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
56 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: The Teacher is the voice of Truth, not the man behind the voice Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
57 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: Free from lovers, You become free to love Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
58 Acharya Prashant: When there is innocence in the Heart only then there is intelligence in the mind Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
59 Acharya Prashant: The real meaning of day dreaming Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
60 Acharya Prashant: The Real Guru Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
61 Acharya Prashant: Why does one run away from the Reality? Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
62 Acharya Prashant: A spiritual man is a really ambitious man Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
63 Acharya Prashant: Spirituality is science turned inwards – it looks at both the subject and object Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
64 Acharya Prashant: What is one’s ultimate goal in life? Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
65 Acharya Prashant: How to know the real purpose of life? Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
66 Acharya Prashant: How to cope with stress? Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
67 Acharya Prashant: Why do we choose to suffer silently? Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
68 Acharya Prashant : To understand something, observe without concluding Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
69 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: What is pleasure and what is its place in life? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
70 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu: To go beyond yourself, come close to yourself Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
71 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: What is sin and what is repentance? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
72 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: Respond to His call and He will take care of the rest Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
73 Acharya Prashant: Do not be wary of a particular type of thought; be wary of thinking itself Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
74 Acharya Prashant; To be at rest is to be at the destination even in the middle of the journey Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
75 Acharya Prashant: Observation leads to the right change Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
76 Acharya Prashant: What takes you to your beautiful Heart is beautiful Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
77 Acharya Prashant on Sri Raman: The simple words of the Teacher are not understood by a complex mind Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
78 Acharya Prashant on Khalil GIbran: At the Center, the Guru, Maya, and you, are all One and Nothing Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
79 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: God neither judges nor can be judged Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
80 Acharya Prashant: To know yourself, firstly stop believing that you know anything about yourself Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
81 Acharya Prashant: Respect that precludes closeness is not Love, and not even Respect Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
82 Acharya Prashant: The best way to meditate Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
83 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: The simple, continuous, ubiquitous call of Truth is easy to miss Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
84 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: Once you have reached the destination, you can begin the journey Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
85 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: Even when you are lost, you are already Home Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
86 Acharya Prashant: What is silence? Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
87 Acharya Prashant: A young man must have a healthy contempt towards the world Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
88 Acharya Prashant on Khalil GIbran: Free from the clutches of the world, You remember God Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
89 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: When you chase something, you will get its opposite as well Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
90 Acharya Prashant on Upanishads: What stays is the Truth, what recedes is the false Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
91 Acharya Prashant: The unrealistic expectations of the ego from its self-created world Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
92 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: Hidden tendencies have great power;but power of Truth is greater Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
93 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu:The Truth is what you are inspite of your identification with the false Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
94 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: To take the body seriously is to allow the world to control you Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
95 Acharya Prashant on Lao Tzu: Complete your action, and carry no expectation Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 15
96 Acharya Prashant: Ego is easily exhausted while compassion provides continuous energy Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
97 Acharya Prashant: Fear is the primary motivator of the normal human being Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
98 Acharya Prashant: Those who really want to change their life, are prepared to pay with their death Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
99 Acharya Prashant: Real change begins now and does not wait for grand occasions Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
100 Acharya Prashant: To hope is to postpone the good, and embrace the waiting Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
101 Acharya Prashant: Fear has its domain, but there is a vast world outside it Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
102 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: The false desires the Truth in desiring the dissapearence of Truth Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
103 Acharya Prashant: In remembering anything remember what you are forgetting Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
104 Acharya Prashant: In giving something more importance than the One, you are destroying that thing Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
105 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran:To follow the dictates of one’s conditioning is comfort& deadness Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
106 Acharya Prashant: Knowing is to the Self what knowledge is to the ego Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
107 Acharya Prashant: Irrespective of what we want, we all want That same one thing Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
108 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: Aloneness is the desire, destination, and death, of loneliness Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
109 Acharya Prashant: Eagerness to conclude is a barrier to learning Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
110 Acharya Prashant: To help others you must be free of others Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
111 Acharya Prashant:The smaller the domain of your self-concept,the larger the damage you cause to all Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
112 Acharya Prashant: What to do with fear and anxiety? Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
113 Acharya Prashant:Our education fills us up with external knowledge,leaving us ignorant of ourselves Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
114 Acharya Prashant:When one knows only the external, then one lives only for the sake of the external Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
115 Acharya Prashant: Consciousness is just dead duality.One really alive is crazy beyond consciousness Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
116 Acharya Prashant: Real changes comes not from your effort but from your Surrender Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
117 Acharya Prashant: Krishnamurti and Osho are as different as Truth and Truth Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
118 Acharya Prashant: The world can redeem itself only by placing the highest value on the Guru Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
119 Acharya Prashant: Basic definitions of Awareness, Attention, Understanding, and Intelligence Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
120 Acharya Prashant: Witnessing is freedom from the unnecessary Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
121 Acharya Prashant: Hope promises change, but is an agent of continuity Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
122 Acharya Prashant on Kabir: You, as a form, can respect the Formless only by respecting His forms Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
123 Acharya Prashant: You are the personification of the only Real; why then must you chase an ideal? Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
124 Acharya Prashant on Avadhuta Gita: Seated already on the mountaintop,why suffer dreams of climbing Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
125 Acharya Prashant: Let the bull run amok and just keep riding it Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
126 Acharya Prashant on Buddha:Only by seeing the falseness of otherness,you are able to help the other Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
127 Acharya Prashant: When life lacks the Essential then it tries to compensate with exotic Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
128 Acharya Prashant: Rejection of the false and living in the True are inseparable and concurrent Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
129 Acharya Prashant: Sickness can be cured only by the touch of Health Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
130 Acharya Prashant: Running the same circle again and again will not take you beyond the circle Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
131 Acharya Prashant: Realisation sublimates the doer; the doing changes by itself Advait Bodh Sthal Aug 15
132 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: There are two of you. You must know which one is being addressed. Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
133 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: Can you see something more important than your tiredness? Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
134 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: The false desires the Truth in desiring the disappearance of Truth Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
135 Acharya Prashant: With the Beloved in your Heart, it is Leela to engage with all and sundry Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
136 Acharya Prashant: They will not listen to your words unless your words come from Silence Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
137 Acharya Prashant:Love is not just an external action.When Truth shines within,Love is its radiation Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
138 Acharya Prashant: Feeling threatened by the world, you seek a false security from the same world Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
139 Acharya Prashant: I see that I think, therefore I am Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
140 Acharya Prashant:Real objectivity is disappearance of the subject,and hence freedom from the object Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
141 Acharya Prashant on Khalil Gibran: What you dislike is what you are turning towards Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
142 Acharya Prashant: The only way to clean yourself is to immerse in the ocean of the Self Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
143 Acharya Prashant: After dropping all, you’re left with nothing. Now drop the nothing as well. Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
144 Acharya Prashant on Sri Ramana: To become free of problems, take on the biggest Problem. Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
145 Acharya Prashant on Avadhuta Gita: The material mind is condemned to suffer the pains of duality Advait Bodh Sthal May 15
146 Acharya Prashant on Guru Nanak: From Him comes all illusion, and from Him comes redemption Advait Bodh Sthal Jan 15
147 Acharya Prashant: The power of desire is the power you are using to suppress it Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
148 Acharya Prashant: Morality makes the mischief of the world your personal suffering Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
149 Acharya Prashant: Intelligence is fully yours, and yet you cannot own it. Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 15
150 Acharya Prashant:All internal voices are from fragments of the mind,the Total calls only in Silence Advait Bodh Sthal Apr 15
151 Acharya Prashant: Love yourself enough to say that you deserve the ultimate Truth Advait Bodh Sthal Feb 15
152 Acharya Prashant: Another ‘New’ Year Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
153 Acharya Prashant: Dropping desire is just another desire; knowing desire is fulfillment of desire Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
154 Acharya Prashant: The Total is neither masculine nor feminine, hence the search and summit of both Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
155 Acharya Prashant: What you are is what you get Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
156 Acharya Prashant: When you refuse to know it is because you believe that you already know Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
157 Acharya Prashant: No action in continuation of restlessness will take you to rest Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
158 Acharya Prashant: What is clarity? Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
159 Acharya Prashant on Ashtavakra: The self uses the words of the Guru to defend itself from the Guru Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
160 Acharya Prashant on Kabir: Free to befriend and free to offend Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 15
161 Acharya Prashant: Find something overwhelmingly beautiful, and you won’t need to concentrate Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
162 Shri Prashant: The more you trust your seeing, the more you see that you’re seeing Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
163 Shri Prashant: If you find yourself in big problems, just realize that the way out is small action Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 15
164 Shri Prashant: If you live as the body, you will value only that which is related to the body Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 15
165 Shri Prashant: The sixth sense is the conditioned mind trying to take a more acceptable name Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 15
166 Shri Prashant: Guilt is a great method to not to change Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
167 Shri Prashant: God has blood on His hands Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 15
168 Acharya Prashant: The myth of social service Advait Bodh Sthal Nov 15
169 Acharya Prashant: Man likes to be governed by morality rather than spirituality Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
170 Acharya Prashant: Learning from detached observation Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
171 Acharya Prashant: Why am I unable to be involved in my work? Advait Bodh Sthal Oct 15
172 Acharya Prashant: Facts and Imaginations Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15
173 Acharya Prashant: Whom to call a real saint? Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 15

Miscellaneous:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Destiny is not what you will be, Destiny is what you really are Raman Kendra Oct 15
2 You are wonderful, beautiful, awesome, simply as you are (same as Raman Kendra Nov 15
3 Acharya Prashant at Maharishi Raman Kendra, Delhi: What is Religion? Raman Kendra Nov 15
4 Acharya Prashant at Maharishi Raman Kendra, Delhi: Why do we suffer needlessly? Raman Kendra Nov 15
5 You are wonderful, beautiful, awesome, simply as you are Raman Kendra Nov 15
6 What is mind and what is soul? Apeejay Satya University Nov 15
7 The secret of joyful relationships Raman Kendra Nov 15
8 The Language of the Heart Raman Kendra Dec 15
9 Fearless Living Raman Kendra Nov 15
10 The Grace that melts and enslaves Raman Kendra Dec 15
11 Ambition – the burning need to achieve Raman Kendra Dec 15
12 Acharya Prashant on Buddha: ‘Appa Deepo Bhav’ is an invitation to merge into the Guru, the Self Raman Kendra Jan 15
13 Bliss and Grace are never going to come Raman Kendra Dec 15
14 Krishna’s help to Arjuna Raman Kendra Dec 15
15 India and Tolerance Raman Kendra Dec 15
16 Acharya Prashant: When personal life interferes with professional life RKGEC Nov 15
17 Acharya Prashant on on Sri Ramakrishna: Drop knowledge and know; win by losing Kainchidham Jun 15
18 Acharya Prashant: Why is it easier to believe in the world rather than the Truth? Kainchidham Jun 15
19 Acharya Prashant on Sri Ramakrishna: Is enlightenment more difficult for women? Kainchidham Jun 15
20 Acharya Prashant: How does one’s Self-realization help others? Kainchidham Jun 15
21 Acharya Prashant: While talking of the Buddha, keep eating your sandwich Nov 15

Learning Camps:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Acharya Prashant on Niralamba Upanishad: What is heaven and what is hell? Chopta Mar 15
2 Acharya Prashant on Raman Maharishi: Only Silence communicates fully; let words come from Silence Mukteshwar Nov 15
3 Acharya Prashant on Raman Maharishi: The liberated one is liberated from maintaining liberation Mukteshwar Nov 15
4 Acharya Prashant on Raman Maharishi: Remaining untouched by all states of consciousness Mukteshwar Nov 15
5 Acharya Prashant on Raman Maharishi: That Blissful Solitude is your nature Mukteshwar Nov 15
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