October 4, 2011


[5 min] Prem Rawat talks about the difference between a true passion and a hobby. “Whatever it is I am passionate about,” he says, “I need for that to be real, not a figment of my imagination. And it has to be amazing. Passion isn’t one of those things that you generate. You unleash it. It’s already there in you. You open the gates, and it comes pouring out.”


March 26, 2011

One by One

[8 min]Prem Rawat talks about how each person has been given something—the gift of life, of breath, of serenity—but we do not understand its value. Each one of us needs to feel peace, he says. And to light the world, we need to be lit up one by one.


March 16, 2011

Dancing with Gratitude

[8 min]Prem Rawat talks about the possibility of feeling peace and joy and the gratitude it brings. “Gratitude comes when there is a beautiful experience of life,” he says, “when it is not full of words, doctrines, and dogmas, but it is filled with a simple reality.”


February 21, 2011

The Beauty of Existence

Prem Rwat talks about the things we do on the outside to be fulfilled, comparing this pursuit to trying to fill a pot that has holes in it. There is a place within, he says, that is always full, a place where we can feel the beauty of existence.


January 27, 2011

A Singular Gift

Prem Rawat speaks about knowing how to receive, how to appreciate the gift of life we have. Breath does not judge; it simply comes.


December 1, 2010

It’s About You and Me

[4 min] Prem Rawat talks about the journey of life. “It’s about this life, this existence—not an idea, not a theory, not rules, not some printed pages, but about you and me. The most incredible thing is taking place: you are alive … your existence, your being on the face of this earth.”


Do Something Different

[2 min] “Do something different: instead of looking on the outside, look on the inside, because on the inside you will find your answer. I'm talking about heaven, here, now.”


Life is Afoot

[2 min] “You can be confused in this world, or you can be in peace. Pick one,” Prem Rawat says. “Is there something inside of you that is favoring peace? Because if there is, then congratulations: you are a human being. You have just reached, and felt, your most fundamental want.”


You are Alive

[3 min] “To understand things through calamity is obvious. But to understand things without calamity is wisdom,” Prem Rawat says. “Understand what this breath, what this moment, what this existence means to you whilst you're alive. Understanding it just before you die is going to happen, but that's not wisdom.”


You Are the Angel

[2 min] “Who are we waiting for? We look up to the sky, waiting for the angel to come down and fix all of our problems,” Prem Rawat says. “You are the angel that can fix your problems.”


June 18, 2010

Feeling the Need for Peace

[4 min] Prem Rawat talks about a peace that has nothing to do with religion, geographical boundaries, ideas, or wishes. Rather, he says, there is an aspiration for peace that is universal. “And the resources of the joy, the peace that you are looking for,” he says, “exists with you.”


November 3, 2009

The Ability to Be Happy

[4 min] “Every day you have to ability to feel happy, to feel content,” says Prem Rawat. “Think about this: Does your ability to feel contentment ever vary? And the answer to it is no. The ability does not vary, but the joy that I feel does vary.”



[5 min] “When we are centered,” Prem Rawat says, “when we are placed in that equilibrium where our hearts are full, then our true nature shines—and the true nature that we have is beautiful. It’s real, and that is the place of true peace.”


October 16, 2009

Promise of Life

[6 min] “This existence that you have, this life that you have, despite all the problems, is beautiful, wonderful,” says Prem Rawat. “Look at the desert. When it rains, mysteriously, even the desert holds in it the promise of beautiful life, of delicate flowers.”


August 25, 2009

What are you busy with?

[4 min] Prem Rawat says, “We allow ourselves to be busy, but we never ask ourselves, ‘What are you busy with?’ You’re busy with your career. You’re busy with your life. You’re busy trying to make some dream come true. But where is this headed? How does this all end?”


July 27, 2009

What is Peace?

[3 min] Prem Rawat says that wherever he goes, people want peace. But when he asks what is peace, “everybody has their own version of peace, because everybody is looking at it from a totally different angle. Peace,” he says, “begins with every single human being.”


July 14, 2009

Rain of Peace

[10 min] Prem Rawat talks about how we are the only ones who can make ourselves happy. “Let it be that I know myself, that of all the people I have tried to understand,” he says, “that I understand myself, because I want the rain of peace, of understanding to come.”


June 22, 2009

With the Heart of a Child

[8 min] “To understand the ultimate truth, … you have to be utterly simple because truth is simple,” says Prem Rawat. “How simple?” he asks. “With the heart of a child. What does a child have that you don’t have? Simplicity.”


June 1, 2009

Coming and Going of Breath

[6 min] Prem Rawat talks about the miracle of life. “You want to know how to recognize a miracle? Then understand that today was a miracle,” he says. “And, if tomorrow comes, that is going to be a miracle. And the coming and going of this breath is a miracle.”


March 23, 2009

The Core is You

[5 min] “Your life is associated with your jobs, with the things that happen around you. That is not your life,” says Prem Rawat. “The core is you. You exist. And because you exist, there are certain things that also exist. And at the hub is your existence, your life.”


February 3, 2009

Life is a Road

[4 min] “What kind of road is life?” asks Prem Rawat. “Some parts are hilly; some are flat; some have a nice, gentle slope; and some way too much slope, slippery,” he says. “Walk. The key is not to measure how many miles you have come, but to enjoy every single step you take.”


January 19, 2009

The Pivotal Question

[1 min] “Is peace a manifestation of something that happens inside a human being, or is peace something on the outside only?” Prem Rawat asks. “Where does the desire for peace come from? Is peace innate to every human being? This, in my opinion, is the pivotal question.”


December 24, 2008

Because You Are Alive

[6 min] “Each one of you, because you are alive, will make a voyage. What will this voyage be like? Who are you? What is the purpose of this voyage ? Why does it have to be made?” These are some of the questions asked by Prem Rawat in this excerpt.


December 17, 2008

Play It With Passion

[8 min] “The human being is an incredibly sensitive, experiencing instrument,” says Prem Rawat. “Place in it the truth that resides in you, and it will sing out with ecstasy. Play it with the passion it deserves, and you will hear sounds you have been yearning to hear all your life.”


December 3, 2008

Its About You And Me

[4 min] Prem Rawat talks about the journey of life. “It’s about this life, this existence—not an idea, not a theory, not rules, not some printed pages, but about you and me. The most incredible thing is taking place: you are alive … your existence, your being on the face of this earth.”


November 10, 2008

Tribute to Existence

[3 min] Prem Rawat says, “I need to do everything possible to pay the most magnificent tribute to this existence every single day of my life,” says Prem Rawat. “And, in turn, when you pay this tribute, it fills you with the gift of joy … the gift of peace … the gift of true contentment.”


October 27, 2008

Made to Enjoy

[8 min] Prem Rawat talks about the human being’s need to be comfortable and avoid pain. “What do you like to hear?” he asks. “That which brings you enjoyment. What do you like to see? That what brings you enjoyment. This is how you are. This is who you are.”


September 16, 2008

The Seed of Kindness

[4 min] Prem Rawat says, “When we come in this world, we’re given seeds. There is the seed of anger, but there is also a seed of kindness. There is a seed of love…a seed of understanding. Whatever seed you have sown in your garden of life is what you’re going to sit under to rest. You have the intelligence to choose what will benefit you the most.


August 18, 2008

The Voyage

[5 min] “Happy feels good. Joyful feels very good,” says Prem Rawat. “So perhaps the purpose of this voyage is not suffering, but to be able to experience the ultimate experience. Why should we experience this? When you do, you experience the truest, truest, happiness.”


May 13, 2008


[8 min] “Do you know that, wherever you go, whatever you do, there is love in you and there is hate in you?” asks Prem Rawat. “Do not be under the misunderstanding that the love is in someone else. No, no, no. Love is in you.”


Truest Nature

[6 min] Prem Rawat distinguishes between appearances that change and the actual nature of a human being. “When we begin to look for our truest nature,” he says, “we will find that there is peace. In our nature, there’s understanding, there is the truest love.”


April 25, 2008

Personal Quest

[7 min] Prem Rawat talks about a personal quest for peace, “a peace not of consequences but an individual peace for every human being on the face of this earth. People want to stop wars, conflicts, but nobody addresses the individual—from where peace has to begin.”


February 28, 2008

This Is Your Life

[7 min] Prem Rawat asks, “Is there something more to you than the sum of all that you see? Is there something more to you than the sum of everything you project?


January 23, 2008

The Miracle Is Existence

[7 min] Prem Rawat talks about the miracle of life. “The most beautiful miracle is: from nowhere comes this breath and brings the gift of life to you. This is your story. One breath at a time. That’s your beat. That’s your rhythm. Do you understand what a miracle this is?"


January 16, 2008

The Promises You Made

Prem Rawat talks about the wants we have had since we were children and the promises we made to ourselves to fulfill them. “Have you kept them?” he asks. “Look within you for the thirst,” he says, “because it is the thirst that will lead you to water. Understand what you have been given because it is magnificent.”

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What Reality?

Prem Rawat talks about the reality that comes with being alive: “This is the only reality, the only kind of reality that allows you to be rich and to be poor. Allows you to shed a few tears and to crack a smile. Allows you to dance and to sit still. Allows you to call others your own. Allows you to be an uncle, a mother, a dad, an aunt. Because without that reality, none of this is possible.”

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October 25, 2007

Feeling the Need for Peace

Prem Rawat talks about the universal need for peace. “Not as a society,” he says, “but as an individual. I strongly believe that it is the individual that has to understand what peace is. And feel that need in their lives. Then and only then can we begin to see the movement towards peace, because the foundation is solid.”

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September 27, 2007

What Makes You Happy?

Prem Rawat talks about how a cow is happiest being a cow and asks, “What makes you happy?” He talks about the priceless wealth every person has been given—the yearning to be happy and having the source of happiness within.

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September 3, 2007

Something from Inside

Prem Rawat talks about the quest for peace prevalent throughout civilizations as a fundamental need of each human being. “Something from inside stirs every single day,” he says, and calls from within. “Something inside us,” he says, "tells us, 'Let me feel, let me experience that state in which I am not burdened with conflict.'”


August 8, 2007

Resources of Peace

Prem Rawat talks about a peace that has nothing to do with religion, geographical boundaries, ideas, or wishes. Rather, he says, there is an aspiration for peace that is universal. “And the resources of the joy, the peace that you are looking for,” he says, “exists with you.”

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July 12, 2007

The Ocean Inside

Prem Rawat quotes a couplet from a 14th century Indian poet, "That there is a drop in the ocean, everyone knows. But that there is an ocean in the drop, only a few understand." "You are the drop," he says, "and there is an ocean inside of you that you can know."

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July 3, 2007

Desperate for Peace

“Have you ever felt desperate for peace?” Prem Rawat asks. He talks about how people often hide their need for peace planning for tomorrow, for their favorite day to come. But that one day, he says, can only come as today.

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May 29, 2007

A Witness to Beauty

Maharaji, as Prem Rawat is widely known, talks about a way to look within where people can be introduced to themselves. “If you ever want to see a wonder,” he says, “I suggest you take a look at yourself. Not the concepts, not the ideas, not the goods, not the bads. But a timeless purity of existence. A witness to the beauty that is.”

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May 15, 2007

What You Practice

“What do you practice in your life?” Maharaji asks. “Whatever you practice, you’re going to get good at. If you practice peace, you’re going to get very good at it. If you practice knowing yourself, you’re going to get very good at it. And you will know who you are.”

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April 19, 2007

Living Is a Celebration

Maharaji, as Prem Rawat is widely known, talks about understanding the difference between juggling daily activities and the need of the heart to feel fulfilled. “Living is a celebration,” he says. “And you need to thrive every single day that has been provided to you.”

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April 6, 2007

Maximum Benefit

Prem Rawat talks about recognizing the ultimate blessing in life: “Breath has been bestowed upon us. And not just once, but again and again and again.” He says that finding peace and joy is each person’s potential, “where you can take maximum benefit of this existence.”

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March 16, 2007

A World unto Yourself

Maharaji talks about the miracle of existence. “Look around you as the sun rises, and…as the sun sets,” he says. “Look at you as the time envelops you and you pass into that time. Look at you. You are a world unto yourself.”

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March 7, 2007

The Heart Speaks

Prem Rawat talks about the similarity in every human being: the want from the heart to be fulfilled. "Why not get in touch with that perfection that is within you?" he asks. "Why not understand what your heart is trying to say to you?”

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January 30, 2007

A Peace, Yet Undefined

Maharaji talks about the difference between philosophies and a reality that each human being wants to know and is searching for: “A nature of a human being is to try to find. Always, always. Trying to find a comfort…a joy…a peace. A peace, yet undefined.”

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January 17, 2007

Every Minute Counts

Maharaji, as Prem Rawat is widely known, talks about a fundamental need for peace that is innate to everyone. In a busy world where every minute counts, he says, of all the possibilities that exist, there is also the possibility for each person to be content.

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