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Truth About Frustration

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   T here is one thing in life that we all try to avoid but often cannot shake off and that is frustration. We encounter numerous examples of frustration in our day-to-day lives, from minor incidents such as misplacing car keys to major irritations such as failing to attain our life ambitions. Frustration can have a very damaging impact o...
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Ignore Negativity

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How many times has this happened that when you want to try something new or set goals for yourself, someone shows up and discourages you from trying that new thing or tells you that those goals are too big and unachievable? There will always be people who will try to discourage us and shatter our self-confidence. What can we do to shield ourse...
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Secret to Happiness

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Gratitude and Patience. When someone asks, "What must I do in order to live a happy and fulfilling life?" The answer is to have Gratitude and Patience. When we go out and celebrate special occasions with our loved ones, or have a laugh with friends, we feel joyous and become very happy. A few days later, however, that feeling starts to disappear fr...
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Grow Through What You Go Through

Grow Through What You Go Through
   W hen something good happens in your life, such as receiving a promotion or getting engaged, what do you do in those situations? Maybe you get excited, dance, and tell everyone the good news. But on the contrary, what do you do when you receive some bad news? What if you didn't get the promotion you were looking for or you end up with ...
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From One, I Transform into Many

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God created Existence in a beautiful and pure form. But today, that same Existence reeks of sins, corruption, injustice, and depravity. The regulating element of Existence, God, is also known as "Brahm" in the holy books. He had made a resolve, "From one, I transform into many." It was through this determination that the Creator gave form to Existe...
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GURU'S PRINCIPLE 4: HAVE FAITH IN THE GURU

GURU'S PRINCIPLE 4: HAVE FAITH IN THE GURU
There are four principles as explained by Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji, that we must internalize and make part of our lives urgently. The first, second, and third principles were previously discussed. The fourth principle is discussed as follows. This is the main principle. On this path of devotion, there is the fourth principle as well that we need to...
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GURU'S PRINCIPLE 3: Immerse in the Holy Name of the Lord

GURU'S PRINCIPLE 3: Immerse in the Holy Name of the Lord
There are four principles as explained by Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji, that we must internalize and make part of our lives urgently. The first and second principles were previously discussed. The third principle is discussed as follows. The third principle that we need to adopt is a total mental lockdown. What is meant by this? Shri Ashutosh Maharaj h...
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LOVE SHOULD BE LIVED!

LOVE SHOULD BE LIVED
​ ​ Several exclusive abilities are hidden inside humans. There is an inner light within all. Gurus and masters come into our lives to awaken this light within us. By making His disciple his own reflection, the Satguru wants to shape him into a legend of this era. He wants to make him courageous, into one who can shatter their troubles into pieces....
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CLEANSE THE MIRROR OF YOUR SELF

CLEANSE THE MIRROR OF YOUR SELF
The Guru placed you in the practice of service (Sewa) to rid you of your arrogance as it is the only medicine to treat this disease. However, when you relate Sewa (service) with a sense of pride achievement, and a demonstration of your potential, then the result is that sewa also becomes a mere expression of gross work. Those services are supposed ...
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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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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!

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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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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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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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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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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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Gender Equality Starts With Self Realization

Gender Equality Starts With Self Realization
T oday, I have a letter to share with you. A letter of a life that would have been with us but could not make it. A letter from an unborn girl child. She says:            "I was killed for a crime that I did not commit. Rather, for a crime that wasn't a crime at all. I quietly lay in the dingy room hoping to see the be...
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