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Have You Given Guru the Prime Place in Your Life?

Have You Given Guru the Prime Place in Your Life
We all want to tread the path that the Guru has laid out for us. Our Gurudev also wants the same thing. But then, where do we fall short? Why does it so happen that we set out to become such a divine manifestation but are unable to make it to the end of the road? Once, Kuldananda, a disciple of Guru Krishna Goswami, approached him and pleaded as to...
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SURRENDER TO THE DIVINE SCULPTOR

SURRENDER TO THE DIVINE SCULPTOR
The Guru is not the architect that collects raw stones to carve an idol out of it. He is that architect who uses these stones to create a replica of Himself. The Guru makes the disciple an expression of his own self, his "abhivyakti". In the Hindi dictionary, the word "abhivyakti" means to emerge and to enlighten. Every disciple yearns to become th...
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Act now or...

Act now or...
Brothers and sisters, the sharp turn that time has taken now bears the footprint of a phase about which Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji has warned us repeatedly. Since 2010, He made us listen to so many of his compositions and discourses wherein He talked of a time when there will be both destruction and creation. On the one hand, His Holiness addressed t...
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GURU'S LOVE IS BOUNDLESS

Guru's Love Is Boundless
If anyone's love in this Universe is selfless and complete, it is that of the Guru alone. In order to refine and beautify the disciple's life, the Guru extends His infinite grace. There is no holy book or orator in this universe that can encapsulate the glory of the Guru. Indeed, the whole universe constantly sings the glory and majesty of the Guru...
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Sumiran – The Primary Rule of This Journey

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It is indeed our glorious fortune that Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji has embraced us in his grace. It is also our duty and mission that we prove ourselves as true, dedicated, and sincere disciples. When Shri Maharaj Ji blessed us with the divine wisdom of Brahm Gyan, He also directed us to follow four practices religiously. These are: Performing Sadhna ...
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Sumiran Will Make You Unparalleled Warriors!

Sumiran
One time, someone asked Shri Maharaj Ji, "Maharaj Ji, why is it that some people start on this path but are unable to sustain themselves on it?" His Holiness replied, "Those people do not bind themselves with rules and principles. They do not live disciplined lives. They do not walk this path while keeping their mind stable and peaceful. That ...
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Why To Meditate?

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Once a disciple asked Maharaj Ji, "Maharaj Ji, what is the greatest service one can offer to you?" In the disciple's mind, there arose so many thoughts about the significance of different services. He imagined some services to be more important than the other ones. Maharaj Ji does not give answers, rather, he provides solutions. Maharaj Ji said, "T...
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The Guru Makes Impossible Work Become Possible

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There are many examples where you find a disciple who changed the course of history with his ability. Made the impossible into a possibility. The biggest example of this is the revered Hanuman Ji. Once someone asked Hanuman Ji, that when he was standing at the shore of the ocean, he was quiet and peaceful, and later he roared like a lion, again and...
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The Master’s Strength is Always with His Disciple

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When a meditator walks on the path of enlightenment, sometimes it happens that such situations arise where the meditator feels drained of his strength, when he feels he can't move further. In this situation, how can a meditator get motivated? Giving a solution to this dilemma, Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji says, "A meditator, a disciple should always pr...
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Failure is Not Having a Goal to Accomplish

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Today, it is our great fortune that a great mystic, a sculptor, has taken us in his expert hands. When a disciple starts to walk on the path of enlightenment, sometimes he becomes upset, tired, and puzzled. Do you know why? It is because we continuously think of our vices. By behaving this way, alas, what can we do for Maharaj Ji? We are unable to ...
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How Does the Law of Karma Work?

Law of Karma
Newton's Law of Motion ​ says: ​" For every action there is an equal but opposite reaction " . When you push against a wall, the wall is exerting the same amount of force against you. This is a universal law; it can be applied in all situations. Therefore, it can also be applied in our lives. We can call it the Law of Karma. If you put your hand on...
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The Guru Builds the Disciple with His Faith

The Guru Builds the Disciple with His Faith
Once a boy came back from his school and gave a letter to his mother, which his teacher had given to him. The mother opened the letter and started reading. The boy innocently asked, "Mother, what is written in the letter?" Smiling, the mother replied, "My son, in the letter it is mentioned that your child is very intelligent. In our school, we don'...
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How To Find Everlasting Happiness?

How To Find Everlasting Happiness
Can happiness be derived from the world, such as relationships, achievements etc., be compared to the same happiness from God? Saints and scriptures say that the worship of God is the most pleasing and gratifying experience. Without devotional worship, one cannot extract the nectar of life nor can he experience ultimate bliss. The importance of lif...
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Only the Master Thinks the Best for His Disciple

Only the Master Thinks the Best for His Disciple
The Master is the one who enables one to know the true meaning of discipleship. His Holiness, Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji says, " In this entire universe, the Master is the one capable to think the best for his disciple ". The Master does what is in the best interests of the disciple. Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji often gives an example of the giraffe. It ...
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Meditation – The lifeline for the Dark Era (Kalyug)

Meditation- The lifeline for the Dark Era Kalyug
The dark era of Kalyug is characterized by a decline or an increasing overshadowing of the purity and divinity in humans. Spirituality degenerates and materialism escalates; humility is lost, and egoism has no restrictions; kindness and compassion are scorned, and selfishness is unbounded; generosity and goodwill are tainted with escalating greed a...
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The Enigmatic Presence of the Satguru

The Enigmatic Presence of the Satguru
Do you know what happened when Kung Fu met his master Van Pho for the first time? Kung Fu's words disappeared. Friend Cee-Lo asked Kung Fu, "You wanted to meet master Van Pho for so long, you wanted to talk with him, then why did you not ask him anything?" Kung Fu replied, "We use speech to address the entire world. For the omniscient one, we don't...
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Build The Unbreakable Bond of True Love

Build The Unbreakable Bond of True Love
In this context (of building one strong and unbreakable bond of true love to the Guru), Shri Maharaj Ji cites the beautiful example of the cuckoo. The cuckoo lays its eggs in the nest of the crow. Once the eggs hatch, the cuckoo sings in a sweet voice. The moment the chicks of the cuckoo hears those melodious notes, they fly to the cuckoo, who is t...
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Drown In The Ocean of Love

Drown In The Ocean of Love
When it comes to offering our love, then, why is it so that our love for the Guru is not as pure or as clear? Let us close our eyes and glance into our hearts and honestly discern whether our True Guru "alone" is the Lord of that space. Are we really doing that prem-sadhna which is marked by purity? The truth is that we have established so many rel...
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Gyan (knowledge) and Prem (love): Two sides of the same coin

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It is true that most of us are sincerely trying to meditate in this time of trial. However, why are we still not able to completely connect with our Guru and establish a concrete bond with Him? The answer to this is that along with dhyan-sadhna (focused meditation), we must also do prem-sadhna (devotional meditation and love for the Guru). Doing on...
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Disable the Wings of Mind

Disable the Wings of Mind
Like the parrot who was picking off its wing feathers was because it wanted to make sure that it doesn't fly away from his Guru, we too need to disable our wings of buddhi (vacillating mindset). Unless we do that, take it in writing, these wings will certainly take us away from the path shown by our Guru. But how do we do that? How do we look past ...
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