Category: Devotion

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CHANGE OF ATTITUDE

  ALL IS WORTHY An injunction from the scriptures says, “Lord, I am not worthy to gather the crumbs from under Thy table.” No man, woman or child is unworthy, and Divinity regards no one to be unworthy. Divinity itself, the neutral force, knows of no unworthiness. He...

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AVATARAS – INCARNATIONS

  From time to time when imbalances occur, then a great force descends to Earth to bring about a balance. That is what the Bhagavad-Gita says. What are the mechanics of this? How does it happen? The Avatara is forever the eternal wanderer. He might live his life...

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CHRISTIANITY

  Christianity is primarily based on bhakti-yoga. Bhakti yoga means devotion. When any theology is based on devotion, then there always has to be the “I” and “Thou” aspect. This “I and Thou” aspect is very necessary for the wayfarer. For the person on the path has to...

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THE GLORY OF GOD

  The glory and majesty of God start with a mental concept. Because not having known God, you idealize Him to be something super, beyond man. You are then worshipping an ideal. This is good. At least you have something onto which to clutch. You are climbing the...

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DEVOTION

  Devotion starts with a kind of affection that two people develop with each other. From the affection, then there is a greater conjugation of mind, then that affection increases. From the mind, it goes to the body level, where certain compatibilities are found pleasing to two people....

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MAN KNOW THYSELF

  What can I give you for all your love, devotion and kindness? I could only impart to you the part of the Universe that flows forever and impart it to you through a touch. That is all. To make you realise that you and the Universe are...

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THE TRUE GURU

  THE NATURE OF THOUGHTS No one could ever create a thought. Like the old saying, there is nothing new under the sun. For example, when a poet composes a poem, he is just attuning his mind to a higher level where others have thought these thoughts. Then...

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KARMA

  Thought is an activity and also sets into motion certain energy particles in a very subtle form of matter. Combining it with previous karmas, it forms a specific reaction. Wherever there is action, be it physical or mental, there would be a reaction. That means that wherever...

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WHO TO JUDGE?

  With our spiritual practices, we automatically and spontaneously unfold within ourselves a spiritual force that will permeate every action of ours. On the surface, an action might not seem right, but who knows the man’s mind? Who is capable of really knowing the workings of the mind...

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PURPOSE IN LIFE – EFFORT

  What necessity is there for great personages like Jesus and Krishna to take birth on this earth and teach of higher principles? What purpose is there? Why should all this be happening? Why should you be suffering? Why are you not totally integrated? Is there something missing...