Thus Spake Babaji

Themed Q&A: How to live a spiritual life | Thus Spake Babaji - online Q and A, No.39

July 09, 2021 Shiva Rudra Balayogi Season 1 Episode 39
Thus Spake Babaji
Themed Q&A: How to live a spiritual life | Thus Spake Babaji - online Q and A, No.39
Show Notes

In the first of a series of themed Q&A sessions with Babaji, the topic 'How to live a spiritual life' is explored.

To register for the live online meditation and Q&A sessions with Babaji please visit https://www.shivarudrabalayogi.org/en/online-satsang 

0:00 Introduction
0:06 What are the characteristics of a spiritual person?
1:43 What does Babaji mean when defining people's behaviour as being either mature or immature?
5:20 Can a spiritual person get involved in helping people or is there a danger in getting too involved?
6:39 How do we get the balance between being compassionate and detached?
10:18 The fear that not being emotional will make us lose the sense of love in our life.
13:33 How does a spiritual person handle people who behave wrongly?
18:27 Should we always accept the results of anything that happens to us?
19:43 Karma or destiny, which is it?
22:51 What is it from within that comes up with excuses not to do meditation or spiritual practices?
26:00 Does it take a super-human effort to achieve Self-Realization?
29:03 What inspired Babaji as a young child to adopt the spiritual life before meeting Swamiji?
31:10 What did Babaji do as a young child while spending time alone in the temple?
33:57 How can people with worldly responsibilities be spiritual outside of meditation practice?
37:08 Should we give up the world?
40:37 How do we maintain mental peace whilst in the world?
45:41 Not being critical of others, but critical of ourselves

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