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
We make very little progress when we strive to conquer these baser instincts in a good mood. However, vast strides are possible when we are miserable and work with ourselves to replace our misery with joy and understanding.
—Gurudeva