Silence

Swami ji not only in his blog but also when he has personal meetings often emphasizes how important silence is to him. With silence you save a lot of energy by not talking unnecessarily. If you realize the importance of silence you learn to focus on other parts...

Better remain silent
I yesterday started explaining possible ways to answer when you know exactly that the questioner would not be happy about what you honestly think. 2nd Possibility: Don’t answer at all While I completely rejected even considering lying for an answer, I... Read More

Tags: Happiness , Silence , Truth , Honesty

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Swami Ji
I am really enjoying being here in Germany, where I can hear the silence. In the last two or three days I noticed how big a difference it makes. We came from New York and now, in Germany, I could hear the silence. Here is wonderful temperature and we don’t ha... Read More

Tags: Love , Nature , Silence , America , Cave

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I see often that some people are even afraid of silence. Maybe they feel that they have to take out their energy by talking. They need to spend their energy. Of course silence is for calming the mind but to be in silence you need some practice of a calm mind. I... Read More

Tags: Energy , Fear , Mind , Silence

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In the last days we were talking about silence. Especially in western countries I have seen that people get afraid of silence. They need to talk. Talking is necessary and silence can sometimes even be impolite, not good manners. The main thing is that people gr... Read More

Tags: Energy , Fear , Silence , Western culture , Manners

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Swami Ji and Suraj
Even though I know that people many times expect from me to talk much and that they want to hear me, they sometimes can get disappointed. It doesn’t matter if I am abroad and meet people there or if I meet people in the Ashram. I always invite many lovely peo... Read More

Tags: Ashram , Expectations , Family , Love , Silence , Disappointment , Peace , Role

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