The teachings of Ramesh S. Balsekar are based on the Indian philosophy of Advaita (non-duality). The concepts offered by Ramesh S. Balsekar are not to be understood as a substitute for the accurate and appropriate medical or psychological assessment, diagnosis or treatment prescribed in a one-on-one relationship with a physician or mental health professional. Ramesh S. Balsekar did not dispense medical or psychological treatment or prescribe the use of any technique as a form of treatment for physical, emotional or medical problems as an alternative to the advice of a physician or mental health professional. If you have, or feel you have, a mental, emotional or physical illness, or if your situation could be serious or life-threatening, you should contact a physician or mental health provider immediately.