Talks and Discourses – 2016

Sessions at Advait Bodh Sthal:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 The experiencer is a product of experience & hence cannot freely judge experience Advait Bodh Sthal Dec 16
2 Acharya Prashant: It is possible to think without being lost in thought Advait Bodh Sthal Jun 16
3 Acharya Prashant: Why do we suppress sexuality? Advait Bodh Sthal Sep 16
4 Acharya Prashant: How to lose stillness? By trying to keep pace with it Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 16
5 Acharya Prashant: Do we have the choice to Surrender? Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 16
6 Acharya Prashant: The infinity that the mind thinks of is bound to be finite Advait Bodh Sthal Jul 16


Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: Me and Time Aurobindo Ashram
Jan 16
2 Acharya Prashant: I have been living in ignorance. How do I start living in knowing? Aurobindo Ashram
Jan 16
3 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: The secret of the Rishi Aurobindo Ashram
Jan 16
4 Acharya Prashant on Upanishad: The Self that is not a product of time Aurobindo Ashram
Jan 16
5 Acharya Prashant on Krishnamurti and Osho: You cannot reject the world while holding on to yourself Pondicherry Feb 16
6 Acharya Prashant on Krishnamurti, Osho and Meditation:The meaning of ‘The observer is the observed’ Pondicherry Feb 16
7 Spirituality is the intimacy of the immediate, not the blaze of the beyond Pondicherry Feb 16
8 Acharya Prashant: When you can see your entire universe in the parted lips of the beloved, it is Aatman Hrishikesh Mar 16
9 Acharya Prashant on Hafiz: True Love always invoves three Hrishikesh Mar 16
10 Acharya Prashant on Hafiz: In asking for a kiss, you break away from the kiss Hrishikesh Mar 16
11 Acharya Prashant on Hafiz: Let God be the baby in your arms Hrishikesh Mar 16
12 Acharya Prashant on Hafiz: In true Love, you forget the lover Hrishikesh Mar 16
13 How to get the courage to live by the Heart? Hrishikesh Mar 16
14 The Real teacher dissapears from the outside and you see him in your Heart Hrishikesh Mar 16
15 You already know. There is nobody who does not know Hrishikesh Mar 16
16 There is something more important than IIT-IIM-Civil Services background Dharamshala May 16
17 How does ‘Myth Demolition Tour’ relate to Shri Krishna’s Law of Karma? Dharamshala May 16
18 With all your imperfections, you are Perfect Rishikesh May 16
19 I will not help you decorate your prison Rishikesh May 16
20 Acharya Prashant: You are not missing the secret; you are missing the obvious Shivpuri Feb 16
21 Acharya Prashant on Osho: To have no method of meditation is to have an infinite variety of methods Rishikesh Mar 16
22 Acharya Prashant: Enlightenment is to feel free of the obligation to be enlightened Rishikesh Mar 16
23 Acharya Prashant: Only the fake saint conforms to the idea of a saint Rishikesh Mar 16
24 Acharya Prashant: Who is the real disciple? Rishikesh Mar 16
25 Acharya Prashant: To just know is to know without thought Raman Kendra Mar 16
26 Acharya Prashant: The false is truer than the Truth Raman Kendra Mar 16
27 Acharya Prashant: Let there be intimacy in whatever you do Raman Kendra Mar 16
28 Acharya Prashant: Who am I? A naked child walking towards the mother, and getting closer and closer Rishikesh Mar 16
29 Acharya Prashant: Truth is terrible, morality is sweet Rishikesh Mar 16
30 Acharya Prashant: Don’t turn observation into an activity; observation happens on its own Rishikesh Mar 16
31 Acharya Prashant: Neither Yoga, nor Japa, nor Mantra Rishikesh Mar 16
32 Acharya Prashant: The Langoor is more secure than us, go get a tail Rishikesh Mar 16
33 Acharya Prashant: Wonderful deeds get done in non-doing Rishikesh Mar 16
34 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: Go mad, but go really mad. Don’t just pretend Rishikesh Mar 16
35 Acharya Prashant on Rumi: If you are too afraid to bleed then God’s bar is not for you Rishikesh Mar 16
36 Acharya Prashant: Be your Biggest fan Rishikesh Mar 16
37 Acharya Prashant: What is attachment? Rishikesh Mar 16
38 Acharya Prashant: Seated in Reality, you feel no need to explain the Real Rishikesh Mar 16
39 Acharya Prashant: Holi tells that your own cleverness will bring you to the flames Rishikesh Mar 16
40 Acharya Prashant: If you have images about life, you will not be able to live Rishikesh Mar 16
41 Acharya Prashant: Equality is quite a foolish idea. Oneness is diversity, not equality Rishikesh Mar 16
42 Acharya Prashant: When the false has become a habit, then the Truth would never be a choice Rishikesh Mar 16
43 Acharya Prashant: Fearless action is your nature Rishikesh Mar 16
44 Acharya Prashant: Let’s look at desires Rishikesh Mar 16
45 Acharya Prashant: Does singing Bhajans help? Rishikesh Mar 16
46 Acharya Prashant: What is meant by genuinely speaking and hearing? Advait BodhSthal Apr 16
47 Acharya Prashant: The only way to solve the problem is to surpass the problem Rishikesh Mar 16
48 Acharya Prashant: If you are not syncing with the Teacher, you are sinking Advait BodhSthal Apr 16
49 Acharya Prashant: Don’t ask for a real Guru; be a real disciple Rishikesh Mar 16
50 Acharya Prashant: Without purpose, how will one act? Rishikesh Mar 16
51 Acharya Prashant: Man is purposeful, God is purposeless Rishikesh Mar 16
52 Acharya Prashant: Your wishes are not granted so that you may be granted your destiny Rishikesh Mar 16
53 Acharya Prashant: The image of the so-called enlightened one makes one scared of enlightenment Rishikesh Mar 16
54 Acharya Prashant: It is desires that are born as a child Rishikesh Mar 16
55 Acharya Prashant: Fun lies in not being afraid even while being afraid Rishikesh Mar 16
56 Acharya Prashant: How to cope with the loss of a loved one? Rishikesh Mar 16
57 Acharya Prashant: Honest anger is wonderful Rishikesh Mar 16
58 Acharya Prashant on Amritabindu Upanishad: The sweet conspiracies of the Heart Rishikesh Mar 16
59 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: What is celibacy? Rishikesh Mar 16
60 Acharya Prashant: What is the ‘Who am I’ method? Rishikesh Mar 16
61 Acharya Prashant on Zen: Zen is the final flowering of all religious ascension Rishikesh Mar 16
62 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: Anger is often just an impotent and deceptive escape Rishikesh Mar 16
63 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: What is meant by false Teacher? What is meant by will of God? Rishikesh Mar 16
64 Acharya Prashant on Jesus: The real teacher cannot belong to a tradition, he belongs only to God Rishikesh Mar 16
65 Acharya Prashant: The language of emotions Rishikesh Mar 16
66 Acharya Prashant: How to be spiritual and still manage one’s job and bills? Rishikesh Mar 16
67 Acharya Prashant: To really be a human being is to go beyond what is normally implied by being human Rishikesh Mar 16
68 Acharya Prashant: Is there a difference between Shiva and Krishna? Rishikesh Mar 16
69 Acharya Prashant on Hafiz: The fire of Love is stoked only by the oblations of mind and body Dharamshala Apr 16
70 Acharya Prashant: Why is nothing permanent? Dharamshala May 16
71 Existence as Duality Dharamshala May 16
72 What is Intelligent Spirituality Dharamshala May 16
73 Acharya Prashant: The body follows the actual intention of the mind Netherlands Jul 16
74 Acharya Prashant: What does it mean to act energetically? Netherlands Jul 16
75 Acharya Prashant: Love and images of Love Netherlands Jun 16

Learning Camps:

Sl No. Name of Article Venue of talk Date
1 Acharya Prashant on Kabir: Love, take me to the Heart! Shivpuri Jan 16
2 Is the river really flowing? Shivpuri Feb 16
3 How to surrender? Shivpuri Feb 16
4 Pure may appear the intention, but ignorant behaviour is still deception Shivpuri Jan 16
5 Who is Kabir? Shivpuri Jan 16
6 You have to give away everything to get That which is free Shivpuri Feb 16
7 Self-improvement is a decoration of the disease Shivpuri Jan 16
8 A relationship based on emotions is a relationship based on ego Shivpuri Feb 16
9 Authority, Religion, Guru and the Timeless Shivpuri Jan 16
10 Would you know without naming? Shivpuri Feb 16
11 Love is not an isolated explosion, it is a continuous resonance Shivpuri Feb 16
12 Give your best time to the Best One Shivpuri Jan 16
13 Your Wish shall be granted against your wish Shivpuri Feb 16
14 On casteism and the violence of godlessness Shivpuri Jan 16
15 Treat all inessentials as one, and forget. Treat all Essential as One, and forget Shivpuri Feb 16
16 To fight the smallness around, I will now have to fight the big names Shivpuri Jan 16
17 The Mystic has no religion, his religion is Truth Shivpuri Feb 16
18 It is not experience that helps, but your openness to total experienc Shivpuri Feb 16
19 Self-improvement lies in coming in contact with facts of the self Shivpuri Feb 16
20 Satsang, Companionship, Interpretation and Understanding Shivpuri Feb 16
21 When you are alright, then the sound of your footsteps is compassion Shivpuri Feb 16
22 You are a Lao Tzu when you don’t have a Lao Tzu as your ideal. Shivpuri Feb 16
23 Acharya Prashant: The Best will not come to you as a result of your want Shivpuri Feb 16
24 Acharya Prashant: The solution is so simple that you feel embarrased accepting it Shivpuri Feb 16
25 Acharya Prashant:To maintain silence is to maintain yourself; your silence is the noise that you are Shivpuri Feb 16
26 Acharya Prashant: Suffering is the disease in which the sickness becomes the doctor Shivpuri Feb 16
27 Acharya Prashant: If you can’t dance with a stranger, then you can’t dance Shivpuri Feb 16
28 Acharya Prashant: Forget God; attend to the cat Shivpuri Feb 16
29 Acharya Prashant: Whatever the mind seeks can never be beyond the mind Shivpuri Feb 16
30 Acharya Prashant on Zen: The sound of one hand clapping Shivpuri Feb 16
31 Acharya Prashant on Zen: Thank God for what He has not given you Shivpuri Feb 16