Staying Clear of Maya

Today's question comes from a devotee who is concerned about getting too caught up in maya. "What can I do, Gurudeva?" Gurudeva advises the basics, "Practice the religion; follow the advice of your elders, the respectable elders" and more.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Living in the future overactivates the intellect, the emotion and the desires. The future is little more than another form of mental fantasy. Past and future are equally unreal and a hindrance to spiritual unfoldment.
—Gurudeva