Yesterday after writing the diary I said to Ramona: "Tomorrow we will go to Rishikesh." I said it to Roger, too, because he and Mady wanted to go very much and so we started this morning with our car. We also had to tell it to the driver and my family this morning. I love to live spontaneously and here in India, as I already said, I live without time. I don't even have a clock in the cave where I sleep. It is great just to take quick decisions when you live in the presence. This is how we are now sitting in the car on the way to Rishikesh.
I said yesterday that you have to have something before you can give it to others. It is really important. Many people give advice to others which they are not even following themselves. If they tell others to have more discipline they need it themselves first. You will anyway always get free advice for which you did not ask. Some people love to give advice to others on everything. On business, relationships, health and whatever they can find that others do wrong in their opinion. Certainly they do not mean it in a bad way, they want to help. But you have to see when another person wants you to help and when you are just trying to make him do what you think is right. I never give advice if I am not asked. Everybody has their own perception of what is wrong and what is right. If someone asks for advice, I will tell my opinion. He can decide himself if he wants to follow the advice or not. And he will do that according to his perception of wrong and right. With my advice I want to bring people on the right track of their feelings where they can listen to their own intuition and their inner voice. I never say to anyone that he must do something because I also do not want anyone to tell this to me. I do not like to get this pressure and I do not want to give this pressure. Perhaps I would like to do whatever he says if it is said in another way, without this pressure. In this way I am going to Rishikesh now, not because of pressure but for pleasure.