Themed Q&A: How to Lose the Ego
Thus Spake Babaji - online Q&A No. 66
A themed Q&A recorded on 6 November 2021, with worldwide participants.
In this session Shri Babaji gives guidance on the following:
0:25 Why is ego the basic problem?
2:40 Where does this ego come from?
4:40 Why does losing the ego have to be so painful?
9:18 Surrendering the ego
10:40 How important is acceptance?
17:25 When the ego trips us up, how can we get over this?
21:00 Is there a difference between being egotistical and having self confidence?
21:57 If we lose the ego do we lose the identity of friends and family?
24:04 Doing everything as a duty
25:07 When criticised unfairly by someone is it wrong to be annoyed by that person?
28:57 How did Swamiji train Babaji to lose the ego?
30:42 After Realization is there still some form of ego left?
32:25 When trying to see a larger cause is there a danger in becoming egotistical in doing so?
35:40 To remove your ego does the master work directly or through other people?
38:34 Taking difficulties as training
40:55 Is it necessary for a Guru to humiliate the seeker?
43:39 Is it a state of mind when authorizing the Guru to remove the ego?
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