1st November, 2008, Saturday
Kaartik Shukla Tritiya, Vikram Samvat 2065, Shanivar
Objects and Actions and Prayer
Nature has two basic elements. Objects and Actions/Activity
(Padaarth aur Kriya). The objects seem to exist and seem prominent,
but in fact all objects are merely a collection of actions. Objects
are self destructive. They are getting destroyed every second. You
should not give any importance to objects and actions. The world is
made (manifestation of) from God, but it is not a part of Him. Each
human has tied a knot – the knot is the desire to attain worldly
goods and the want to know God. This knot has been put by us
individuals and can be opened only by ourselves with the Grace of
God. This knot actually does not exist, it is a make belief knot
that we have tied.
Because of the importance that we have given to worldly objects, we
continuously want more and more and when we are not able to utilize,
we start hoarding. People generally are always wanting to increase
their wealth and purchase things (objects). They usually do not want
any spiritual progress. In today’s world Satsang, naam jap (name
recitation), bhajan (worship and devotion), dhyan (meditation),
yoga, etc are increasing many fold, but the importance is of money
and not of the spiritual practice. Spiritual practice should never
be a means to earn more money, instead money should be used as a
medium to spread God’s word. The money should be used/utilized for
Satsang, naam jap, bhajan, dhyan, yoga, etc. It is a fact that if
you want only spiritual growth, worldly goods shall automatically
come after you.
The importance and attraction that we have towards worldly goods do
not go away fast. They stay a long way with us. The solution for it
to go fast is mainly by doing Satsang, naam jap, bhajan, dhyan,
yoga, etc – Satsang and naam jap being the pioneers. By reading good
books over and over again, you gain new insight to the books and go
deeper and deeper in the meaning of the books. The attraction
that you have for material things, shall go away on it’s own,
automatically when you start enjoying Satsang, etc.
Pray to God – O Lord! Let me NEVER forget you.
Keep saying this whenever you get the time. He is too kind. He will
forgive all your sins of all your past lives the moment you truly
give your Self to Him.
BE HAPPY. BE GLAD, BE FREE OF WORRIES.
Summary of the morning pravachan of Swami Ramsukhdasji
on Baisakh Krishna 14, 2061, (18th April, 2004) at 5.20 a.m.
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