Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Description Of The Super Soul..(The Supreme Personality Of Godhead)

The Super soul is the original source of all senses, yet He is without senses. He is unattached, although He is the maintainer of all living beings. He transcends the modes of nature, and at the same time He is the master of all the modes of material nature.

The Supreme truth exist outside and insideof all living beings, the moving and the unmoving. Because He is subtle, He is beyond the power of the material senses to see or to know. Although far far away, he is also near to all.

Although the Super soul appears to be divided among all beings. He is never divided. He is situated as one. Although He is the maintainer of every living entity, it is to be understood that he devours and develops all.

The Super soul is the source of light in all luminous objects. He is beyond the darkness of matter and is unmanifested. He is knowledge, he is the object of knowledge and the goal of knowledge. He is situated in every ones heart.

Everywhere are his hands and legs, his eyes and faces, and he has ears everywhere. In this way the Super soul exists, pervaiding everything.

Some percieve the Super soul within themselves through meditation, others through cultivation of knowledge, and still there are others who percieve the Super soul through working without fruitive desires.

Again there are others who, although not conversant in spiritual knowledge begin to worship the supreme person (super soul) upon hearing about him from others. Because of their tendency to hear from authorities, they also transcend the path of birth and death.

Those who cease to see different identities due to different material bodies because the individual soul and the super soul are present in very living being and he sees how beings are expanded everywhere, he attains to the level of Brahman conception.

Those with the vision of eternity can see that the imperishable soul is transcendental, eternal and beyond the modes of nature, despite contact with the material body, the soul neither does anything nor is entangled.

The individual soul present in different material bodies seems to be actually only  "one" and is only being expanded further and further in various forms of material bodies.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

64 Super Excellent Qualities Of Krishna..

  1. Beautiful Bodily Features
  2. Auspicious Characteristics
  3. Pleasing
  4. Effulgent
  5. Strong
  6. Ever Youthful
  7. Wonderful Linguist
  8. Truthful
  9. Pleasing Talker
  10. Fluent
  11. Highly Learned
  12. Highly Intelligent
  13. Genuis
  14. Artistic
  15. Clever
  16. Expert
  17. Grateful
  18. Determined
  19. Seer By The Authority Of Scriptures
  20. Expert Judge Of Time And Circumstance
  21. Pure
  22. Self Controlled
  23. Steadfast
  24. Forbearing
  25. Forgiving
  26. Grave
  27. Self Satisfied
  28. Possessing Equilibrium
  29. Magnanimous
  30. Religious
  31. Heroic
  32. Compassionate
  33. Respectful
  34. Gentle
  35. Liberal
  36. Shy
  37. Protector
  38. Happy
  39. Well Wisher Of His Devotees
  40. Controlled By Love
  41. All Auspicious
  42. Most Powerful
  43. All Famous
  44. Popular
  45. Partiality To Devotees
  46. Very Attractive To All Women
  47. All Worshipable
  48. All Opulent
  49. All Honorable
  50. The Supreme Controller
  51. Changeless
  52. All Cognizant
  53. Ever Fresh
  54. Sac cid ananda vigraha
  55. His Inconcievable potencies
  56. His Body Generates Innumerable Universe
  57. The Original Source Of All Incarnations
  58. He Gives Salvation      
  59. Possessing All Mystic Perfections
  60. The Attractor Of Liberated Souls
  61. Performer Of Wonderful Activities
  62.  Krishna Surrounded by Loving Devotees
  63. His Attractive flute
  64. Krishnas Exquisite Beauty

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Art of cutting down our past Evil Karma's...

The results of our actions are not in our hands, but in the hands of God. Thats because we may perform our actions to achieve desired results but then what about our past wrong deeds? Don't they need to be checked , may be checked by the laws, laws? The laws of God or the laws of nature. As such even though we may give our best but still end up failing to reach our goals. Because the laws of nature catch up with us and did not permit us to have what we wanted. Like for example if I was the cause of somebody's financial loss, I have to repay back the same during some time of my life in some or the other way, hence it would be like I made some major financial investments and suffered losses because I was the cause of similar losses to some one may be in my previous life cycle. Now if the laws of nature are so hard and when we don't know what wrong we might have done to others, whats the way out to escape from the negative results, distress, failure, disease etc. These are different forms of negativity that we face because of our wrong, evil actions in past. So what could be the way out? May be only one, to realize within our own selves of feeling "sorry" for whatever crimes we might have committed in different forms. To say "sorry" to those unknown faces to whom we did wrong, because we do not know now who they are, where they are, what wrong we did to them. May be this practice of "Being Sorry" will cut down our past evil karma's gradually.

Meditation: Self Healing..

There are various forms of meditations as per the traditions of the great masters or Gurus. These traditions though, differ from each other, yet they have the common goal of making the practitioners’ mind and body calm, healthy and help in opening up the paths to spirituality. If done correctly and regularly, meditation can be a real blessing for the learners. Now, consider the following reasons before you actually decide to start your meditation mission.

(1) Though the mainstream meditation traditions come from the sages and saints of Hinduism and Buddhism, in itself, meditation is free from religions and rituals, as it has been perfected for the benefit of the mankind, in general; just like Ayurveda (plants and natural elements based healing/treatment system), Pranayama (breathing techniques) or Yogasana (Yogic postures). With this universal appeal, meditation can safely be practiced by all; as a well proven, scientific, natural, and neutral system to promote well-being and healing. Above all,the system of meditation is resilient enough and can be adapted to certain specific requirements of the students and practitioners of all backgrounds, by keeping the core principles, intact.

Also, consider whether you are able to continue with your religious beliefs and ethical orientations, even after you commit yourself to the practice of meditation. Fully try to resolve your conflicts, if any, so that you can seek it and not just try or experiment with.
I am certain, most probably; you will feel convinced and be more than willing to start your meditation practice very soon. Your complete willingness and convictions are the important factors, as the first important steps towards going and aiming for the goals in meditation.

(2) It is always preferable to learn the basics of meditation from a learned master, who has proved his/her mettle by complete dedication and by initiations of disciples selflessly; over a long period of time. A master of meditation ought to be a selfless giver and largely free from commercial considerations; except for the actual expenditures required for sustenance and operation.

Before you actually learn and start to meditate by learning from your chosen Guru, it is quite practical to orient yourself by reading the available books and scientific studies; written and conducted by credible authorities in their respective fields of expertise. Browse through the manuals on meditation and also talk to the actual practitioners to gain insights and then only make your mind up for its actual suitability for you. Have a firsthand experience of the meditation process being imparted, if possible, in an Ashrama or formal place for meditation. Thereafter, think and take enough time needed, before you come to a firm conclusion about its suitability for you and the benefits that you are going to have, by meditating. When you are fully convinced and ready to explore the life as a mediator, you are on to the right path. Remember, there are no meditation shops around, as they simply can not be and if you happen to come across one such outlet, please take a conscious diversion; for, the meaning and purpose of meditation is almost lost, if it is pushed as a product or process of utility for the consumers.

(3) Meditation is both easy and difficult. It is not a thing of instant Nirvana or a panacea or quick fix, to any or all of the problems in your life. It is a lifelong commitment to a disciplined life, and much of hard work to be done in utmost humility, in order to attain the meditative stages; over a long period of time. Like any other things in life; the more you try sincerely to attain perfection in meditation, the better it becomes. It is also easy to accomplice in the sense that starting from the first day at the meditation session, you stand to only gain and never ever loose. One you start your meditation, you are bound to experience abundance and inclusive security. The only thing is to consolidate the incremental gains by avoiding the pitfalls that you may encounter, as a beginner. One you are through it, after the initial difficulties, start enjoying its unfathomable depths, every moment in your life. A common type of difficulty encountered by many beginners generally pertains to a lack of concentration, which can be gradually overcome, with regular practice and guidance from the teacher. Mediation is only difficult only if, you don’t have the right conviction, motivation, clarity of purpose, enough time or lack patience. The other difficulties are just titular and with the passage of time, they too would just fade away like the troubling thoughts in mind.

(4) As a practitioner of meditation, your gains are limitless, simply because they are not quantifiable. Mainly, it is related to the qualities of life that are gained. Moreover, regular practice of meditation can effectively reduce the stress level by calming down your mind and body and prepare you to fend off the negativeness around you. It can induce a feeling of completeness and set you free from bondages and burdens of life in several ways. It can additionally aid in the healing of a number of lifestyle health imbalances, by making your immune system robust and healthy; being complementary to all the established systems of medicine and treatment regimen.

Practitioners of meditation report increased skin sensitivity, sensory enhancement, lower blood pressure, quality sleep, improved hunger, increased emotional stability, and heightened sense of integration with people and environment around them, considerable reduction in destructive emotions like anger, jealousy, etc. and a marked feeling of peace, composure and containment. Regular practice of meditation can make you a healthy and happy person, full of compassion with better understanding of life and its divine purpose, in the long run.

(5) To meditate, one is not required to renounce life or its pleasures but to adjust and utilize it better and more effectively. It is one of the most inexpensive forms of practice that requires minimum amount of time and physical effort. The practice of meditation, if combined with Yogasana and Pranayama, can truly multiply the benefits for a practitioner; though not essential. However, these three forms of ancient ways of healing and wellness practices are to be perfected separately under the able guidance of an enlightened and qualified Guru only. Self learning and self practice is not the right thing, as it may be at times harmful or not beneficial, optimally. One can safely practice meditation (or Yogasana and Pranayama) after fully learning all the aspects from the learned teacher only.

At least in the beginning and of course mostly; it is good to meditate in a group situation, since it increases the learning process, its effectiveness and facilitates the required support. The Guru can also potentialize meditation by infusing divine and spiritual knowledge (another form of Yoga), or by providing deeper insights and practical solutions to the queries of the practitioners.

(6) In order to know what exactly meditation is, now, let us imagine a pond filled with water in a torrential rainy day with gushing winds. At this particular time, if you look at the pond, you will notice that the ever pounding rain drops and the force of the winds are creating ripples after ripples, generating uncontrollable turbulence on the surface of the water of the once calm scenic pond. The same forces are also generating a lot of churning inside, though not visible. Here, everything in the pond is in a state of constant agitation and the resultant consequences are far from the normal. It is a state of disturbance and chaos. We can safely compare this situation at the pond in a stormy rainy day to that of our own mind. Even during sleep, our mind continues to experience the turmoil, without any pause. Our thoughts, memories, experiences at the deeper level, middle space and surface are constantly emerging and vanishing; creating unwanted ripples, in the process. They are very curiously not within our control and have a life of their own. We have no effective power to control, contain or discipline those gushing actions being enacted inside our mind. This leads us to tension, frustration, anger, reaction and over-reaction and many other actions that may not actually benefit us in any way. Yet we continue to live with these unnecessary realities of sufferings or with partial solutions not capable of providing any actual relief to us.

Mediation can rescue you from such a disturbed and chaotic situation of instability through its gentle, pleasant, non-strenuous and non-invasive techniques; by neutralizing the conflicts in your mind (conscious, sub-conscious and unconscious), in a most effective and proven manner. When you perfect the practice of meditation, the thoughts of your mind will be no longer be controlling you or cause any unnecessary pain or suffering without your express permission. With a calm and peaceful mind, the you as the practitioner of mediation therefore, can comfortably start to walks on to the paths of healing, peace and prosperity as a stable being;  benefiting others as well with empathy in the ensuing process. In general, meditation can induce in you the natural healing process and allow you to be in charge. The mind of the practitioner of meditation, as a rule, is incapable to play any destructive tricks on him or her.

(7) Meditation is neither a religious practice or ritual, magic nor a form of mind control technique. There is absolutely nothing mystical about it as it can be explained scientifically like any other type of exercise or practice. It promotes purity of thoughts and action in us. It makes us happy and healthy. It variously awakens us, inwardly as well as outwardly and helps to be humane. It further makes us humble and kind.

Meditation can not make us to become a super human being or let us learn the secret rope trick, but it can certainly make us better human beings. It is a purely benevolent form of practice, developed by the ancient sages and masters to prepare us to cultivate calm and reach the higher precepts of life. Meditation means winning over the turbulent mind and self by reining it gently, while at the same time being able to cultivate, the bounties of spiritualism.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The Art of real living...

From attachment to senses lust develops and from lust anger arises, from anger comes delusion and from delusion bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered intelligence is lost and thus one falls down into the material pool.

In true spiritual position neither happiness nor distress agitates one.

Love can remain eternal with the feeling of how precious the supreme and the living entity is and how wonderful their company is or could be.

Wealth is important to fullfil the actual basic requirements of life, clothing and shelter, other then than these three things all other things are not requirements but desires and desires have no end.

During catastrophe deluge, untruth was not there, truth too was not there, neither earth nor sky was there, neither night nor day was there, there was neither mortality nor immortality. The matter was non-existent form. The Lords of the creation who live in divyadhaam (divine regions) may know about all this creation, its possible that they too may not know all this at all.

The never ending cycle of birth, youth, old age and death cannot be the ultimate reality. There has to be something more meaningful beyond it.

I am happy most of the time but sometimes I am distressed too, as I try to stay away from distress, happiness tells me that she also wants to stay away from me.

As I desire to put my thoughts in words, I am unable to find the right words. As and when I feel I am without nature, neither there is a desire to drop things nor there is a desire to hold on to them. Something deep within is always silent, the nature of which I do not know. It only prompts me one thing to remember the "Almighty".

Actions will be performed, results will take place but the one who from within knows the art of being unattached to these actions and its results actually has overcome sufferings.

I have forgotten the feeling of distress, is this the other face of being selfish?. Something withing prompts me that there is one more face to this in eyes of others "being stone hearted"

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Few words......

My this temporary body is the cause of my all temperory distresses and happiness. As I wish to get rid of these two, I intend to transcend both of them. I know I am unable to do so but still somehow I know I have almost reached.

There is something supreme and I and he we both are one but because I preferred to be conditioned by the material manifestation, he appointed certain demigods to implement the laws of material nature on me.

"Nothing promised" does not hide anything but "promised" may easily become a deception.

In association with my friend the material nature who engages me with anger, greed and lust, I meet with good and evil on my way home. Its better I become conscious of the "unborn".

Distress and Happiness are two sides of the same coin. I have this coin with me and I cannot have only one side of it. Its better I drop the coin itself.

Celebration may end in sometime, then again some distress will arise. I cannot have only one of them. It better I drop both and prefer to be "Easily contended"

If things are to happen as per destiny, where is their any scope to entertain suffering?