Q: What are those driving forces that make us move or act?
Ans.:These are our feelings we are controlled by them. There is tremendous power in feelings. Our thoughts, speech, gesture, and attitude reflect our inner feelings. Instead, it is misnomer that we are driven by any external supernatural force. We all are driven by our inner feelings.
Q: How many different types of feelings are there?
Ans.: Feelings are of two different types:
1) Higher or Positive feelings
2) Lower or Negative feelings
Q: What are higher or positive feelings?
Ans.: Those feelings that have the power of generating positive thoughts, inducing positivity around us, making us utter soothing sweet words; and assist each other’s progress, develop positive attitudes are higher or positive feelings, e.g. Devotion, Respect, Gratitude, Humility, Honesty, Purity, Self-Confidence, Patience, Tolerance, Satisfaction, Simplicity, Selfless Service, Sympathy – Empathy, Forgiveness, Altruism, etc.
Q: What are lower or negative feelings?
Ans.: Those feelings that bring about negative thoughts, influence one to either speak detritus, harbor a negative attitude, or negative actions, leading one towards ruining self and others as well. Some examples are : Hypocrisy, Ego, Vanity, Excessive Pride, Bullying, Envy – Jealousy, Selfishness – Despotism, Dishonesty – Greed, Impurity, Disdain, Ungratefulness, Heartlessness, Blaming others, Unreasonable Fear, Inferiority Complex, Mistrust, Deceit, Indiscipline, Violence, etc.
Q: What is the true purpose of life?
Ans.: The true purpose of life is to develop positive and higher thoughts, feelings, emotions in our heart and to get rid of one’s lower feelings; to become an active participant in the evolution of nature. To achieve this goal, one should use all his faculties and capabilities i.e. physical, mental, monetary and spiritual. Other than our spiritual powers all will be left behind and unserviceable upon death of our physical body. Thus, it will be wise on our part, if we utilize all these faculties in achieving the true purpose of our life.