Swami Mukundanada is a Spiritual teacher, author, Vedic scholar, and authority on mind management. He was born on December 19th, 1960, and is the founder of JKYog (Jagadguru Kripaluji Yog) a nonprofit organization based in India. He is the author of the successful books “7 Mindsets for Happiness, Success, and Fulfillment” and “7 Divine Laws to Awaken Your Best Self”.

“It is our attachment to an object, not its intrinsic properties, which create desire for it.”

If we go into depth into the question of the Purpose of life, the answer is – The Purpose of life is to serve the god – the divine service, which is a part of having divine love. According to him, Divine love is the gift by the Grace of God, and Grace will be upon you when you are eligible for it. By doing intense Sadhana(Bhakti) is the way to be eligible to receive Grace from God.

“Progress is not gauged by improvement in the comfort of our situation. Progress happens when the situation is adverse and we remain normal.”

The highest purpose of life is to manifest the fullest potential. According to him, Those who have faith in God, and have understood from the scriptures that we have an eternal relationship with Him, should not go for chakra meditation. Instead, they should try to meditate upon God, and His Names, Forms, Virtues, Pastimes, Abodes, and Saints.

“The sentiment of gratitude has a very powerful positive impact upon the mind. In fact, it is the second most positive sentiment after selfless love.”

Human Life is the rare opportunity presented to the soul. For example, a lion is carnivorous by nature. It cannot willfully decide to go on a vegetarian diet for spiritual progress. On the other hand, humans possess both the power of knowledge and the ability to control their minds and intellect. The other species do not possess the ability to go against their basic instincts. They cannot ask philosophic questions related to God, the soul, and the goal of life.

Everyone has the right to say what they want, as long as it does not break the rules. We also have the right not to feel bad about it. They have the right to their opinion, and we have the right to disregard it. What people say and think about us does not define who we are. Their views are not what decides our self-worth. It is best to let them deflect off us like water rolls off a lotus leaf.

When we repeatedly bring certain types of feelings to our mind, they develop into an attitude. And that attitude, when it hardens and becomes natural to our personality, develops into a mindset.

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