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Why do people insult and neglect the human incarnation?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

An ignorant person neglects Mahatma Gandhi seeing his cheap clothes. He cannot estimate the real value of Gandhi. He will give a lot of value to a...

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What is the difference between two incarnations of the Lord?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

Suppose there is a diamond with light [luster] in a glass case which is placed in a wooden box and which is placed in an iron box. [There are five...

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What is the difference between the Lord in human form and a demon in human form?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

The Lord in human form will not exhibit His super powers frequently. This nature is a modification of His own power called Maya. Whenever a miracle...

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Why is the human incarnation of God not easily accepted? What are the causes for failing in the tests of Datta?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

The human form of the Lord, which comes to test you is itself called Datta. People are fond of statues because there is minimum guarantee in the...

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Should we verify if the Guru practices what he preaches?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

A doctor may be smoking a cigarette. But when he advised not to smoke, you can follow his advice and get the benefit. If the doctor smokes, he will...

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Can the Lord not come in animal forms?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

[The Puranas mention the forms of a fish (Matsya), tortoise (Kurma) etc. that the Lord took and came to earth.] Matsya, etc. are the forms in which...

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Why is the worship of a human incarnation better than that of a statue?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

A statue cannot test your real essence in sacrifice. When you offer food to a statue, your sacrifice is only by words and by mind [since the statue...

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Should temple statues be replaced by human beings?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

Your question is twisted. I never said that the statue in the temple represents any general human being. I also said that the statue in the temple...

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Does the Lord require the help of human beings in His work?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

The Lord Himself did His work till His incarnation as Parashurama [Parashurama is the sixth of the ten important incarnations of God, mentioned by...

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Why is there a difference in the preaching of various Gurus?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

The first reason is that the preaching of a Sadguru differs from the preaching of a false Guru. The Sadguru shows the true path, which is full of...

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What is the difference between Guru and Swami?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

Swami is the human incarnation of the Lord. Swami can also be a Guru. A Guru is a human being who preaches the knowledge, which was already preached...

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How to distinguish between Sadguru and Guru?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

In the word Sadguru, the prefix ‘Sat’ means ‘truth’. A Sadguru always preaches the truth. The truth is always harsh and is...

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Do Hinduism and Christianity agree on the human incarnation and getting direction from God?

Posted on: 03/02/2005

The direction from God is always true. But then how to approach formless God? If you ask God for direction, He will not reply from the sky. If you...

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Rohit Gita - II

Posted on: 02/02/2005

Rohit: Swami! I thank you very much for bringing me into the true path

From the mis-guidance of others, I am very grateful to you.

I need no miracle since True believers do not require any proof.

 

Swami: Oh! Rohit! Do you think that You have deviated from the truth?

How can you deviate from the Lord, who is such a practical philosopher?

It is by the will of the Lord, that guy misguided you from the truth...

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Rohit Gita - I

Posted on: 01/02/2005

Nikhil: Oh! Swami! None knows your ways, which are always miraculous;

Rohit has a doubt now when the things are finalized for the mission.

 

Swami: You are Dharma Raja and Rohit is your brother Arjuna,

Who has let down his bow and arrows on the ground in the last minute.

Arjuna was mislead by the love on Bhishma standing before him...

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DIVINE POETRY: LAKSHMANA GITA

Posted on: 01/01/2005

Lakshman:

When I reach the state of awareness of awareness
That is the final state of salvation in which state
I experience the Brahman and that is Samadhi
Oh! Sadguru Dattaswami! Explain to me clearly

 

Swami:

I am the knowledge, love and bliss
The Vedas call Me Parabrahman
Knowledge, love and bliss concentrated
Multiplied by infinity is Myself...

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MESSAGE ON DATTA JAYANTI - Part-1

Posted on: 26/12/2004

In the beginning Brahman (God) was One and alone. Only Brahman knows about Brahman and this is the meaning of the Vedic statement, “Brahmavit Brahmaiva Bhavati”. But this statement is misinterpreted and people say that “He who knows Brahman becomes Brahman”. This is not the correct meaning because the Veda says that Brahman cannot be known by the senses, mind, intelligence or logic (Yato Vachah, Nachakshusha, Apraapya Manasaa, Namedhayaa, Naisha Tarkena etc.). The Gita says “Maamtu Veda Na kaschana”, which means that no body knows Brahman. The reason for this is that Brahman is beyond space. The imagination or intelligence of any human being cannot cross the three dimensional space. Therefore, no human being can imagine Brahman, which is beyond...

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MESSAGE ON DATTA JAYANTI - Part-2

Posted on: 26/12/2004

Final Goal: To achieve Datta by Brahma Vidya is only the first step but to please Datta is the real and final step. To please Datta, the only way is sacrifice. Now the question is: sacrifice of what? People have taken it as the sacrifice of words, mind and intelligence. The sacrifice of these three items is only the sacrifice of one paisa in a rupee [100 paise=1 rupee]. These three items are attained by human beings without any effort, just by the birth itself. It is something like the donation of a tumbler of drinking water, which is supplied by the municipality in plenty. Even here, you are donating that, which is in excess for you. When there is leisure time and there is no possibility of earning more money by sacrificing these three items, then only you donate...

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CHARACTERISTIC SIGNS

Posted on: 30/11/2004

A person took some food to give it to a cow. A cow, a donkey, a dog and a cat were present there. He asked, “Which is the cow?” The cow replied “I am the cow”. The person thought that that animal claimed to be the cow due to its ambition to get the food. Therefore, even if you speak the truth you have to see the psychology of the person who is hearing you. The cow said “Recognize the cow by its special characteristic which is the loose skin that hangs below the neck. No other animal will have it.” The person thought that the animal is very intelligent and cunning to give such an identifying sign. The cow should tell him about this identifying sign by referring to the scriptures like this, “The Shastras say that the cow alone...

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INFINITY IN THE FINITE

For Scholars Posted on: 20/10/2004

‘Adhyatma’ means the knowledge of the substance, which controls the soul. Atma means the soul, which may indicate either the individual soul of a human being or the Lord. Atma also means the human body. Jivatma is the individual soul controlling the body. The body is made of five elements. Jivatma constitutes the mind, intelligence, chittam (memory) and ego. These are called the four antahkaranas or the inner instruments. Lord controls both the soul and the human body. The soul, which controls the body, pervades all over the body. Atma means that which pervades. It is just like the electric current pervading the wire. The Lord pervades the human body of the human incarnation. The Lord also pervades the entire world...

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