Seeing Yourself in Others

If we see someone doing something that we really dislike, which really disturbs us, is that something that we might ourselves do under the same conditions? This is the question put to Gurudeva today. Gurudeva answers basically, "Yes," and he explains briefly.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Giving a gift begrudgingly in return for another gift is, of course, mere barter. Many families barter their way through life in this way, thinking they are giving. But such gifts are cold, the fulfillment is empty, and the law of karma pays discounted returns.
—Gurudeva