"Trust and freedom are intimately related to vulnerability. Human beings fear being vulnerable, which is why trust and freedom are rare phenomena. A leaf doesn’t know where the wind is blowing, but that doesn't stop it from going with the wind. If you are a leaf full of expectations, always trying to control the wind's direction, your life will become full of challenges. This controlling self is fear itself trying to make things go the way it imagines they should be. But this approach always ends up creating separation, destruction and suffering."
Navaratri was celebrated from 15 to 24 October. This festival is in honor of the Divine Mother in the forms of Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. Celebrations and rituals are held throughout India during the nine days of the festival. A retreat called Intensive Spirituality Course was held at the
Gurupurnima or the Day of the Guru is a traditional Hindu festival. This year it was celebrated with much joy, emotion and devotion by Sri Prem Baba’s disciples and friends around the world on