Indian guru becomes Instagram star, the Philippines wants to bolster US ties

“Forcefully you cannot force out a single thought from your mind. Whatever you try to do, there is only plus one. … It is just that if your aspiration is something else, all these things may evaporate. … You want to go to the top of the mountain, you are very focused on that. What is at the foothills is not your concern. … [If] you’re focused on [the] top of the mountain, you will cross the foothill and not even notice it,” Sadhguru says about unwanted thoughts. Credit: YouTube.

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