Faith, Daring, Courage and Intelligence,
Energy and Valour - wherever
These six qualities exist
Divine protection is assured.
EMBODIMENTS of Love!
Vishvasam (faith or confidence), Sahasam (daring or determination), Dhairyam (courage), Buddhi (intelligence), shakthi (energy) and Parakramam (valour) - when a man has these six qualities, the Divine will stand by him in all his endeavours. In any age or at any place or in any circumstance, these six good qualities are essential. No worry will haunt any man who has these six virtues. These six qualities cannot be acquired by education nor can they be imparted by any preceptor. Nor can they be inherited from one's parents. These qualities are secured only by Atma -vishvasam (Self-confidence).
Faith is essential for every activity in life
The first among the six qualities is Vishvasam (faith). In our daily experience faith is evident from the simple act of posting a letter. No one will send a letter by post if he did not...
Embodiments of Love!
Today, being Ladies' day, many ladies have gathered here to share their happiness with one and all. We distinguish and differentiate between ladies and gents on the basis of upadhi (vesture) or physical form. However, the principle of Brahman present in ladies and gents is one and the same.
Sarvam khalvidam Brahma (verily all this is Brahman).
Everyone aspires to attain Divinity. Many sages, seers and yogis did intense penance to have the vision of God.
Where is God?
Daivam manusha rupena (God incarnates in the form of a human being).
God assumes human form to protect humanity. This has been the mission of all Avatars .
Embodiments of Love!
God transcends names, forms and attributes. He is infinite and not limited to a particular form. Once, Sage Narada and a few other sages prayed to Lord Narayana to incarnate in human form and redeem mankind. Lord Narayana said, "Narada, Brahma Shakti (Divine power) is positive. It is not possible ...
Fill the heart with love; then, the words coming out of the heart will be full of vitality and power. There is no Shakthi (Power) more effective than Prema (Love). The grammar of Love makes the words enter the hearts of the listeners and moves them into acceptance, appreciation and action. A child's prattle has no grammar, but, it wins the love of the mother. Raamakrishna Paramahamsa did not know the word 'pension'; he said 'pence' once, instead of pension. Swaami Vivekaananda interposed with the correct word, but, the Paramahamsa said that the word did not matter, it was enough if what was meant to be communicated was understood. The bhaava (the idea intended to be communicated) is the real thing; the bhaasha (language in which it is clothed) is of superficial interest only. I want you to imbibe the bhaava; I want the poets to inculcate pure bhaava, not pretty bhaasha.
When I speak to you, I do not pause to examine whether I am following your rules of grammar; the words pour from the heart, full of Prema (divine love). The heart renders all words sweet and soft. Sweet words and sweet manners lead to sweet actions and sweet reactions.
Here is a small example. Once, Yashoda searched for Krishna, "Where is Krishna, where has He gone?" She was searching for Krishna because she identified Him with His physical form. Once you realise that Krishna is everywhere, then you don't need to search for Him.
While Yashoda was searching for Krishna, Radha came. Yashoda asked Radha, "Oh Radha! Have you seen my child? Did my Gopala come to your house? I searched in all streets and have gone to all houses, but I couldn't find Him. Did you see Him anywhere?"
Radha closed her eyes and chanted the name of Krishna with heart full of love. At that very moment, Krishna appeared there.
All names and forms are the manifestations of the Supreme Being, who is the embodiment of peace and auspiciousness. He is Existence, Knowledge, Bliss Absolute, and non-dual. He is Sathyam, Sivam, Sundaram (Truth, Goodness, Beauty). (Sanskrit Verse)
Embodiments of Love!
It makes Me immensely happy to see that you have been experiencing bliss during the last three days. Three days have passed like three minutes (loud applause). Your hearts are full of devotion, bliss and steadfast faith.
Associate yourself only with good company
Vyakti (individual) is a part of samashti (society). Samashti is an aspect of srishti (creation) which has emerged from Parameshti (God). It is therefore the duty of every individual to undertake sacred and selfless service of society. True society is constituted by such individuals. All actions of man should be devoted to the service of society. All are the members of the same society. Though the individuals are different, they are endowed with the same ...
The human body, constituted by the five elements is the combined product of the five elements.These five elements are derived from the Divine.But man to-day is not aware of the truth about these elements.Man can accomplish many things in this world: he can be a great scholar, a great warrior,A ruler of rulers, a great astronomeror an astronaut on the moon,But can he control his senses and make his mind tranquil and steady?Neither charity, nor yajna, nor thapas, nor wisdom,Nor the practice of ancient Dharma,nor adherence to truth or any disciplineWill be of any avail without self-control.
EMBODIMENTS of the Divine Atma! Water is getting scarcer every day. What is the reason? Because of the decline of morality among men water is getting scarce in the world. For human life morality is the life breath. Morality makes humanness blossom. Because morals have been lost, water is getting scarce. Today people are propagating Vedantha (philosophy) in various ways. This propaganda is exciting...
THERE are four types of persons:
those who see only right everywhere,
those who are less spiritual in their vision and so see right as right and wrong as wrong,
those who shut their eyes to right and see only wrong,
and lastly, the worst of all, those who judge even the right to be wrong.
No one brings wealth when he is born or takes it with him when he dies. Whatever riches one has accumulated have to be freely shared with others. Flowers scatter fragrance; trees offer fruits in plenty. Instead of learning the lessons they teach, man pursues his own sense-cravings, and his urge for fame and authority over others. Contentment is the most precious wealth; greed brings misery in its train. Contentment alone can lead man to the goal of life viz., the attainment of Divinity.
A tender heart is more valuable than all material possessions. When moral and spiritual excellence is gained, the divinity in man becomes patent. Vishwamithra was a powerful king, proud of his might and the vastness...
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