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BLISS AND SACRIFICE OF WEALTH
Posted on: 25/01/2007

[Dr. Nikhil raised a point: To enjoy both happiness and misery, one should have a choice. A king has the choice to enjoy in the palace or in a hut, but a beggar has no choice since he cannot enjoy the palace].

To think that the palace belongs to the king is only a feeling, which is relatively unreal with respect to the status of the awareness or soul. The king is living in that palace only for some time with that feeling [of ownership] and goes to stay in a hut for some time for recreation. A servant also lives in the palace for more time in service without that feeling. Both permanently leave the palace or hut after death. If you go to the absolute level of reality, the king, servant, palace, hut etc., belong to the Lord alone as His movable...

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SECRET OF BLISS
Posted on: 24/01/2007

Every one desires to have bliss. Bliss means very intense happiness, which exists continuously. Such bliss exists only with God. To get such bliss, you have to attain the state of God. But the main condition to attain the state of God is to not aspire for that state and hence to not aspire for bliss. One has to start in the spiritual path with this fundamental correction. But everyone starts with this fundamental mistake of aspiration for bliss. Some start to achieve the state of God with hidden a reference to this bliss. Anyway both are one and the same since bliss is possible only for the state of God. You have to get the clue from God alone to get such bliss. The clue means the special knowledge...

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PEACE, BLISS AND LIBERATION
Posted on: 23/01/2007

The Lord comes in human form in every human generation. All people may not recognize Him. Only a few devotees can recognize Him and get the benefit of liberation form these worldly bonds. The human form of Lord has no obligation to see that every body recognizes Him. Of course, He will try His best to give His identity and to reveal Himself slowly according to the speed of digestion of the devotees. The teacher comes to the class and teaches the class impartially to his level best in view of the capacity of digestion of the sitting students in the class. Some attend the class very carefully and get a first class. Some attend with less care and just pass. Some do not attend and fail. The student is responsible for the final result. Similarly, some recognize the human incarnation as the Lord. Some recognize the human incarnation...

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SANKRANTI (2007)
Posted on: 09/01/2007

The word Samkranti [Sankranti] means complete transformation.  The sun diverts itself from south to north [from winter solstice to summer solstice]. The south is called as Pitriyanam, which indicates the strong bond of love of parents.  This is the strongest among all worldly bonds.  The north is called as Devayanam, indicating the bond with God.  This festival represents the diversion of love from the world to God.  This festival is also called as Pongal which means a sweet prepared by boiling rice with milk and sugar.  All these three ingredients are white indicating purity.  Rice indicates service. Milk indicates spiritual knowledge.  Sugar indicates devotion.  When pongal is finally prepared...

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GOD, MIRACLES AND ATHEISM
Posted on: 06/01/2007

[Smt. Shrutakirti from Hyderabad revealed her Divine experience as follows: “On December 24th 2006, I slept with some worry and I got a divine dream in which Swami walked into my house.  He was radiating a light brighter than the light of a thousand suns.  Every footprint of Him was shining with a pure golden color.  Swami consoled me and preached Divine Knowledge.  At the end Swami told me that He was giving a proof for the reality of His entrance into the dream.  Then Swami told me that if I verified the calendar of 2007, the star (constellation, according to Indian Astrology) on 21st May 2007 was Punarvasu.  This statement was repeated three times by Swami...

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GOD IS MOST DESERVING OF YOUR LOVE
Posted on: 05/01/2007

The involvement in this world is inevitable. The consequence of such involvement is stress, which is also inevitable.  We may succeed in getting the fruit of the stress or we may not succeed in it.  The bullet is shot but hitting the bird is not certain.  The present Yoga [detachment from the world and remaining in one’s own awareness or Atman] is just a sleeping pill for a short time and it is in no way different from deep sleep.  In fact deep sleep is better than the present Yoga.  The reason is that in the present Yoga, the nervous system functions at a minimum level because awareness of oneself [awareness of the awareness alone] still exists as in the case of thoughtless self-meditation.  In deep sleep...

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MESSAGE ON CHRISTMAS (2006)
Posted on: 25/12/2006

Jesus asked Peter about the opinion of public on Him. Peter told that some are looking Jesus as the Messenger and some are looking Jesus as Son of God. He told that he is looking Jesus as the God Himself. Three views about the human incarnation are always available and these are Dvaita, Vishishtaadvaita and Advaita. According to these three views, Jesus gave the three statements that He is the Messenger, that He is the Son of God and that He is not different from God. This does not mean that He is changing His state from one to the other in these three positions. His three statements about Himself...

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UNIMAGINABILITY OF GOD
Posted on: 21/12/2006

[Replies of Swami to Questions of Anil] 1) In one of Your discourse, You preached that human body is one and the same for God as well as the human being. But human beings vary due to the type and magnitude of a particular quality, this means their corresponding energy equivalent may be different and thus when the qualities goes back into original form may result in higher energy content with respect to other human bodies, if so how they can be same?

Swami Replied: The human body means the outermost gross body made of five elements, which is common to all the human beings including the human incarnation. The internal soul is made of pure awareness, which is also same because it is a special work form of energy. Only the qualities, which are the various forms (feelings) of the soul, differ in the human beings. This bundle of strong qualities is called as the subtle body...

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SOME ASPECTS OF HUMAN INCARNATION
Posted on: 18/12/2006

Datta is called as Unmatta Datta, which means that Datta is mad. The reason for this is that He gives the absolute divine knowledge from His absolute state, which is the absolute reality. In that state, everything except Him is only relatively real including the souls. In this state, He is called as Nirguna Datta, which means that He is in the state of the absolute reality; free from any relative reality. The entire creation including the souls is only a relative reality. It is just His imagination or quality or feeling (guna). The guna is a property, which is not independent. It always depends on its substratum (Guni). That substratum is God or Parabrahman, who is far beyond our imagination. The knowledge radiating from that state is the absolute truth, which cannot be digested by human beings...

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THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH
Posted on: 17/12/2006

Several devotees ask Me about the truth of truths regarding Me.  They are always bothered only about others and not about themselves. I do not know how many of you can digest the truth of truths regarding Me at this moment. O.K. Let Me tell you the absolute truth regarding Myself. Have you heard about God Dattatreya? He is the energetic form into which the God (Parabrahman) entered. What is the difference between Him and Vishnu or Shiva or Brahma, who are also energetic forms of God? The external energetic form of God Dattatreya reveals the full information about God, which is that, God is the Creator, Ruler and Destroyer...

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RITUALS AND DEVOTEES
Posted on: 16/12/2006

All the rituals must be done according to the scriptures, but they should be done with proper understanding of their real spirit. No ritual is condemned by Me but it should be analyzed in depth and then only should be done with proper spirit and direction so that the real fruit can be achieved. When you are unable to understand even the translation of the Vedic hymns recited in rituals, how can you understand the deep sense of the scholarly language of God? When you study an epic written by a poet, you are expected to know all Shastras like grammar, figures of speech and logic to bring out the sense of the word used by the poet etc. In such case, what about the single non-polluted scripture like the Veda...

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THE REPLY OF THE GENIUS
Posted on: 15/12/2006

[Divine Message of Swamiji in Reply to Dr. Nikhil’s article on Shri Datta Swami: Nostradamus’ Great Genius]

Just now I received the article written by Dr. Nikhil from U.S.A. about the great Genius predicted by Nostradamus in his prophecy. I congratulate Nikhil for his exceptional talent of presentation of all the points clearly, precisely and directly. I am surprised and literally shocked to see that every point is matching with the present context. The present divine work of Universal Spirituality is exactly coinciding with the prophecy in every point. The prophecy is not based on the astrology, but it is based on the intuition given by the grace of God...

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ENJOYING FRUITS OF DEEDS
Posted on: 14/12/2006

The Gita says that a realized soul, who uses the analysis by intelligence, leaves the concepts of both happiness obtained by doing good deeds and misery obtained by doing bad deeds (Buddhi Yukto Jahatiha Ubhe Sukruta Dushkrute). This means that you are trying for the temporary happiness of heaven and trying to avoid the temporary misery of hell here as well as in the upper world. This means that if you are analyzing the scriptures with sharp logic to realize the ultimate goal of the human life, you will not be interested neither in happiness nor in misery during the life as well as after death. The ultimate goal of life is not anything related to yourself, because it is aimed at pleasing the creator...

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TOPMOST DIVINE SECRET
Posted on: 13/12/2006

Can a devotee become the full human incarnation? This is a million dollar question in the heart of every devotee, which is hidden in the subconscious state and is unknown to the devotee. But the omniscient Lord knows everything and therefore, answers this question. The straight answer for this is yes. Yes, any devotee has the open chance to become the full human incarnation, which means the human body and the soul (Jeevatman) in to which God enters as in the case of Krishna, Jesus etc. Suppose I come to Vijayawada. I will come to the house of Ajay and stay in his house for a few days to finish My divine work...

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REJUVINATION OF HINDUISM
Posted on: 08/12/2006

The atheist directly attacks the very foundation by asking ‘where is God or hell or heaven in this space? I am going even to the moon by a rocket.’ My counter question to him is ‘I agree that I am incapable of showing God or hell or heaven in this space, but can you also show Me the non-existence of God or hell or heaven in this entire space by taking Me in your rocket up to the boundary limits of the infinite space?’ In this situation there are 50-50 probabilities of existence as well as non-existence of God or hell or heaven. In such case, which side will be towards the safety...

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NOSTRADAMUS'S GENIUS
Posted on: 07/12/2006

[This article was written by Dr. Nikhil, Clean Energy Research Center, University of South Florida, U.S.A.]

Michel Nostradamus was a brilliant French prophet and physician of the 16th century. He made deeply insightful prophecies in the form of encrypted verses called as quatrains. Large portions of his prophecies have come true. In his letters to his son César Nostradamus and King Henry II of France, he clearly revealed that his prophecies were divinely inspired. He was a great devotee and made these prophecies on the command of God. He had a sound knowledge of astrology and planetary movements. Although the visions were natural or instinctive...

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DIRECTIVES FOR THE SPIRITUAL ASPIRANT
Posted on: 04/12/2006

Dr. Nikhil asked: If [1] the sins of undeserving devotee are postponed along with interest to the subsequent birth, [2] the soul is said to be returning from the hell after exhausting the punishments before coming to the next birth. In such case, how to correlate these two points?

Swami Replied: The earth, hell and heaven come under the plane of materialism (Pravrutti) only. The punishment on the earth and the punishment in the hell differ just by the areas present in the same realm of Pravrutti. It is just the difference between a jail in India and a jail in Andaman Islands in the olden days. Therefore, the postponed sin along with the interest can be met with punishment in the hell...

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GOD NEVER BECOMES FULLY IGNORANT
Posted on: 03/12/2006

[Shri G. Lakshman asked about the state of the human incarnation while granting the boons to His deserving devotees. He wanted to know whether God is in the state of self-realization or in the state of ignorance.]

Swami replied: God will never become fully ignorant in spite of any effort. For the sake of entertainment and enjoyment God also needs the reality of the creation. When the reality of creation is felt the ignorance exists. Reality of the world is proportional to the extent of self-imposed ignorance on God. However, this self imposed ignorance cannot be complete because the sun can never become jet black. At the maximum, the Sun may look dim...

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MEERA'S IDOL WORSHIP
Posted on: 03/12/2006

Shri M.V.V.S. Prasad, a sincere devotee of Swami asked: Devotees like Meera sang songs and worshipped the statue of Krishna. Is it wrong to worship a statue by songs?

Swami replied: Except atheism, nothing is wrong, but everything has its own place of importance and time in the spiritual path. Taking a slate and pencil in L.K.G. class is not wrong but that is not the final step. What I say is that you should not sit in the L.K.G class through out your lifetime and waste the entire human life which is very very rare and we can say that the human rebirth is almost impossible except in the case of a few deserving devotees. Shankara condemned the rituals (karma marga) and established the divine knowledge (Jnana Yoga). But again He reinstated...

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DATTA JAYANTI MESSAGE - I
Posted on: 01/12/2006

Datta Jayanti consists of two words. The first word Datta means given or adopted son, who is not born to the parents who adopt him. Such son is born to some other parents and therefore, he will have the date of birth. The second word Jayanti means the date of birth. In the case of such son or any human being also, the birth refers to the body only and not to the soul. If this is the case of the human being, there is no need to say separately that in the case of incarnation also the God (Parabrahman) takes a body and the birth date belongs to the external body...

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