Dialog with Loved Ones – December 2016
Dialog with Loved Ones …
Dear Loved One,
The Guru-Disciple meeting event is scheduled on the the New Year eve at Delhi Arogyadhaam. I am inviting you personally to attend this. This union of ours is the Knowledge-Yagya, the Yagya full of emotional dedication powered by the strength of divine knowledge.I am inviting you to the greatest celebration of this knowledge-Yagya, the Samraatabhishek.
The knowledge is power supreme. You should continue unabated on this path of attaining knowledge and wisdom. Gurudev’s continuous guidance-direction develops your ability to see within the self as you continue with full faith and untiring efforts, so you should always maintain a balance between restraint and temptations. Control your mind, your speech and your desires, to ensure restraint over the temptations. This control initiates growth of noble qualities, keep practising it to inculcate this control within your basic mental nature. The hunger, thirst, anger and fear are your innate genetic tendencies, and do not require any mental thinking. However both knowledge and intelligence are required to develop the above-mentioned noble qualities.
First, you should understand that SadGurudev does not preach, rather SadGurudev beckons you. He encourages you to practice, which is possible only by your own knowledge and intelligence.
Initiate this learning from your own home, start doing your work yourself. Perform as much physical labour and mental exertion, as you can. Try to exceed your limits. You can certainly perform everything, the only requirement is that – you should practice using wisdom and intelligence.
You should setup a good educational environment for children at your home, keep encouraging the basic curiosity to learn in children. Their knowledge will be their biggest asset, which will always stay with them. The initial Gurus of the children are their parents. The education of parents is important, and therefore, the education of children is more important. Do not ignore the education of girls, because her proper upbringing and education will transform her entire family.
Never differentiate between your son and daughter. God has gifted you a child. Accept this divine gift by providing an environment of knowledge and learning to the child. Encourage them to practice. Let them develop the ability to take decisions, to make proper judgements and choices.
Hygiene is essential in life, keep your home neat and clean along with your own body and mind. Whenever any bad idea, malafide intention or a bad habit starts entering your mind, evict it with full force quickly. This is possible through your own wisdom and intelligence.
Do not force your will on others, and do not let anyone dictate his or her desires to you. Only the wish developing in your mind with your own free will, is most suitable for you. Therefore keep refining and purifying your own self, instead of improving anyone else. Always keep thinking about what more can your do?
Udhyamam Saahasam Dheiryam Vidhyaam BuddhiH ParaakramaH |
Kshadete Yatra Vartante Tatra Deva Sahaayakrita ||
You can accelerate your life through the six qualities of Toil, Courage, Fortitude, Knowledge, Wisdom and Power. The Gods also support the person having these six attributes.
Think, what is lacking in your work. Where do you generally face problems? You do not run away from hard work, you are always full of courage, you lose patience sometimes. You wish to achieve everything quickly and dream of a settled life ahead. This is not so. Those full of drive and courage, having a wise and sound mind, will certainly always achieve success.
You should understand that one has to put in extraordinary exertions to accomplish any work, in any field, instead of plain ordinary efforts. Every human being has an innate tendency to put in ordinary effort, when you add any extra effort into it, then that trial becomes an enterprise. You need special strength to achieve this, and you should utilize this special strength with full intellect-wisdom. Then why are you worried, your tasks will certainly get accomplished. You cannot let any work remain incomplete. The path to attain Lakshmi (wealth) in your life, can be achieved only though attaining knowledge and wisdom.
The relationship between Guru and disciple is based on knowledge.
Always remember to protect your mind from influence of others. Your mind shall always remain perfect when it remains within your sole influence, and is full of your own will and wishes. Mind is the treasure trove of noble qualities, keep extracting these noble qualities from the mind. You have thousands of good qualities and only one defect that others can easily influence you. Control this defective nature and let pure thoughts and emotions enter your mind.
The relationship between Guru and disciple is full of love. When your mind overflows with love towards your Guru, it blooms up everything within your own self. It triggers the onset of spring in your life. This stimulates changes within the speech, conduct, humour and talent. The pure dedicated love creates restraint within the body, mind and speech, and this initiates the divine blessings.
Let you be ever full of a loving spirit within your life, God has gifted you this life to enable you to love. Keep feeding it with the nectar of love… The love is full of joy through the merger and dedication of the soul.
Nand Kishore Shrimali
PS: I have a little advice – Start controlling the expenses for unnecessary ostentatious appearances. Focus on developing whatever is permanent in your life.