Saturday, 30 July 2016

The world is a difficult place. You may be having enemies, people who envy you, feel jealous of you and giving you lots of stress. But remember, As long as you know that Shiva is with you, it doesn't matter who is against you!

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The world is a difficult place. You may be having enemies, people who envy you, feel jealous of you and giving you lots of stress. But remember, As long as you know that Shiva is with you, it doesn't matter who is against you! "Those who worship Me by surrendering all their activities unto Me, are always devoted to Me, always meditate upon Me, Having always fixing their minds upon Me, to them, I swiftly rescue from the ocean of birth and death.'' πŸŒŸ☀️ Namaste Lovely People. It's time for the Weekend Vibes. πŸŒŸ Yes, Don't expect life to always be happy. Think about the Yin and Yang in Chinese philosophy, which states that opposite forces are often interconnected. In suffering, you can find great strength, in heartbreak you can find resilience, and in loss you can find a renewed appreciation for life. And there will always be people who dislike you, yet keeping tab of all your activities. But As long as you’re not hurting anyone else, keep living your life your way. March ahead with your head held up high and heart strong, with complete faith in Mahadev. Sometimes we get lost in trying to live for someone else, trying to meet their expectations, and doing things just to impress them. Remember it's your life. Do what makes you happy. Live, do and love so that you are happy, because when it comes down to it, relationships can end in an instant, but you will live with yourself for the rest of your life. And You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life, be it a relative, colleague or a childhood friend. You don’t have to make room for people who cause you pain or make you feel small. If a person disregards your feelings, continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go. The person who loves you will always make an effort to stay, no matter what! Love, light & Peace ~ Hari Om Tat Sat ~ Jai Bholenath! πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

A Yes Mind

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A Yes Mind
Having a ‘yes mind’ does not mean blindly saying yes to everything. It means thinking positively with wisdom.
A ‘yes mind’ always goes with wisdom, not foolishness. If someone says that the lake is very warm, you can jump into it, you can’t say, ‘Yes’. You should say, ‘I think your perception is different, you must thinking about summer. Right now it’s very cold’. So a ‘yes mind’ is not simply nodding for everything someone says, but always seeing through wisdom.
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If you have the confidence that there is a higher power that is helping you, looking over you, that is good enough. Whenever you cannot handle something, you say, ‘I give up’, and when you give up, you've surrendered. You can do that with frustration or with total relaxation.
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Don’t think that God will be happy with you or be fond of you only if you are very knowledgeable. The purpose of knowledge is for your own joy.
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Q: What should be the goal of human life?
Guruji: Why not list what should not be the goal of human life! Like getting miserable, making others unhappy, getting depressed. Negate what is not the goal then you will arrive at the goal!
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Q: How do I find a life partner? I feel I’ve tried everything with no luck. What do I do differently?
Guruji: Well, I’m not an expert in this. You have to ask this question to somebody who has been in many relationships and finally got someone who they are happy with. They will give you their expert advice.
One thing I would say is, if you’re looking for a partner; know that you are there to contribute to their life. If you are looking for a partner to get something out of them and they also want to get something from you, then this ‘want to get’ will pull the two of you apart. But if your whole intention is to support, guide, and contribute to the other, then you will find that such a partnership will go on forever.
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I tell you, if all the countries make even 0.1% of the expenditure that they make in the field of defense towards spreading peace and harmony, the entire world can change. No one prefers hatred. But many times unknowingly it happens, or it happens due to fear and insecurity of others.
Om Namah Shivay

Annadata Sukhi Bhava

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Annadata Sukhi Bhava
Q: What is the meaning of ‘Annadata Sukhi Bhava’?
Guruji: ‘Annadata sukhi bhava’ means ‘those who are providing me with this food, let them be happy’. Will you all say this one mantra every day before your meals?
When you say this, you are wishing prosperity for three people. One is to the farmer; the second is to the trader who buys from the farmers and sells the produce, and the third is to the woman who cooks the food and serves it to you.
First, we wish well for the farmers. When the farmers are happy, then the ones who eat the food will also be happy. But, if the farmers are unhappy, and they are shedding tears and giving us food, then when we eat that food, we become sick. So, you must wish the farmers good health and happiness.
In this country we are ignoring the farmers. Farmers are committing suicide because they are sad and unhappy. When they are sad, then the food they produce brings us only misery. So, all of you should wish them happiness.
Second, we should wish well for the traders. If the merchants do their business properly, by not being greedy and not hoarding things, then there will be no dearth of food in the country. If there is a problem in our country, it is because of wrong government policies and the hoarding attitude of businessmen. As a result of this, it is the farmers who suffer the most. Can you imagine, three years ago, food companies were making 300 per cent profit, while the farmers were going bankrupt? This shows that there is a serious flaw in our system; we need to look into it. Hoarding is the biggest crime.
Third, we should wish well for the women at home who cook the food and serves it to us. There should be no tears in the eyes of the lady of the house who is cooking the food. It is not going to do you any good. So, when you say Annadata Sukhi Bhava every day, you are praying for the lady of the house to be happy; you are praying for the merchant to conduct his business in a fair and just manner (not out of greed), and you are wishing the farmer a happy life. If these three people are happy, then the society is happy.
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If negative thoughts, insecurities, doubts come into the mind, chant Om Namah Shivaya. This itself will put you on the right track.
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Both sleep and meditation refresh us but meditation can free us from past impressions. With regular practice of meditation, we are able to shake off our emotional garbage stored in our mind for years and feel rejuvenated.
Om Namah Shivay

Are you Respectful ?-1

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Are you Respectful ?-1
“I’ve lost all respect for them”, is not an uncommon phrase found in many conversations. It usually follows a moment when we believe we have been wronged, cheated or insulted. Sometimes, if we believe someone else has been wronged, we withdraw our respect from the perpetrator on their behalf! Even though we may never have met them! And yet, as we disrespect the disrespectful we often don't realize we are simply adding to the sum of disrespectfulness in the world!
Endangered Species!
It seems, in many areas of society, we are witnessing the rapid disappearance of respect. Each week brings more stories of animosity and conflict between couples, family members, neighbors, work colleagues, politicians and in just about every other area of society. Disrespectful behavior has almost become the norm in some communities, in some schools and in some institutions. In sport and education ‘respect campaigns’ have sprung up in an attempt to heal fractured relationships and a deteriorating culture. As with so many ‘values’ we only start to value what we realize we are losing or have lost. The more respect disappears the more we start to see it’s crucial role in maintaining the coherence of both family and community.
But why do we stop respecting someone. Why is it that we seem to lose our ability to give respect to another so quickly? Why do we create ‘the other’ in such a negative light within our consciousness? Before we can answer such questions we probably need to clarify the idea, the concept, the meaning of respect itself.
So what is respect exactly?
Respect is a verb mistaken for a noun. It is something that we do more than something static that we give and receive. It’s not a thing! But it’s hard not to talk of it as a ‘thing’, as a noun. It’s in the nature of language to try to capture it! To respect another is to acknowledge and affirm the goodness and worth of the other. It is ‘to value’ the other within the dynamic exchanges of the relationship.
Prior to any visible or audible demonstration, respect is how we hold someone within the ‘light of our consciousness’. It is how we create ‘the other’, which means ‘perceive’ the other. Our respect will be defined by the quality of the energy with which we surround the other in our mind, long before our words and behaviors express it visibly. It is only possible within a non-judgmental attitude.
Om Namah Shivay

Friday, 29 July 2016

Lord Ganesha is associated with success and victory in all endeavours.


Lord Ganesha is associated with success and victory in all endeavours. He is the lord of good fortune who provides prosperity and success. He is the lord of beginnings and the remover of obstacles. Because of his role as his mother Parvatis doorkeeper, he is often placed facing doorways to keep out the unworthy. As the elephant is an animal associated with a strong memory and keen intelligence, Hence, the big elephant head of Ganesha symbolises unmatched wisdom and the gaining of knowledge through reflection and listening. It means minding the mind and using it judiciously. Victory can be yours too if you pay close attention to looking within yourself and be thoughtful and sensible at all times. Ganesha is so wise that he very intelligently won the celestial mango that Sage Narada brought to Lord Shiva. This, by itself, shows that if you use your intellect well, then success is easily yours.
The story of the mango goes like this. Both Ganesha and Kartikey wanted the celestial mango. Narada suggested that the mango would belong to the person who goes around the world first. While Muruga mounted his peacock to physically go around the world, Ganesha went around his parents. When asked why he did so, Ganesha replied that the universe is contained within Shiva and Parvati as they represent the universal Mother and Father. Shiva was happy with the explanation and gave Ganesha the fruit. This was how Ganesha using His mind and being thoughtful was successful.! πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ€πŸ˜πŸŒ€πŸ˜πŸ™πŸ»
Jai Shri Ganesha ~ Jai Shiva Shankar!

When you let go, you create space for better things to enter your Life.

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When you let go, you create space for better things to enter your Life. Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness. πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸŒΏ Namaste Beautiful Souls. It's time for Friday motivation.πŸŒŸπŸ˜‡☀️ Yes , life is unpredictable. Nothing is permanent, everything changes; and of course, a lot of things can happen that will transform who you are and have an impact on your life. The problem is that we need to cultivate the ability to truly accept whatever comes in our life. Don't get attached to people or things, attachment lead to suffering. Shiva was attached to Sati, and even he suffered immense pain. He got extremely furious when he leΓ rnt of her death. It was at this instance He in fury performed Rudra Tandava, the dance of destruction. His life changed , he became hermit. He Isolated himself in dark caves n started meditating. He practised Vairagya. Similarly We need to learn that there are circumstances in our lives that require almost super-human strength to get through. To follow in the footsteps of Shiva, we must learn this art of detachment. During times of great difficulty, detachment is like a trusted friend, helping you remove yourself from the intensity of charged emotions such as fear or sorrow or rage. Learn to embrace detachment, embrace the change, the only constant. Learn to keep yourself centred through unbearable feelings. Practice mindfulness. Start cultivating acceptance in your life right now to cope with future crises in a different way and a different perspective. Don't resist it. It may bring you more happiness and more peace than you had expected. It's ok to feel sad, happy people experience all these emotions too. It’s a sign of intelligence. Only fools are totally sure about their path and every choice they make. Find a way to be happy regardless of what life hands you. you can learn and grow from it and grow from the change, it's normally for the better. Yes trust God, surrender to his will, experience freedom from all worries. He never takes away something from you without replacing it with something better!! Love, Happiness & Peace ~ Hari Om Tat Sat ~ Boom Shankar!!! πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ™πŸπŸŒ™πŸ™πŸ»

The source of Vishnu,

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"O revered Sages! The source of Vishnu, Rudra all the deities and all the other creations is none other Mahadev. Union with Shiva should be the objective of a man to attain that objective. Listening to the qualities of Lord Shiva, singing devotional songs in his praise and contemplating on him are the greatest means, which help to unite with Shiva." ~ Shiv Maha Purana. Yes, Listening, Kirtan, Contemplation ~ SHRAVAN, KIRTAN, MANAN, the three main activities mentioned in the Shiva Maha Purana are the supreme means to attain liberation.
Purification of the mind by the help of doing worship and chanting the name of God is called Manan. Uttering Shiva mantras or prayers, contemplating or meditating upon the grandeur and significance of Shiva or the sacred texts of Shaivism and performing similar mental activities is manan.
Singing devotional songs in the form of stotra, or hymns of the vedas or even in one's own language is called Kirtan. Singing the glory of Lord Shiva either alone or in the company of other devotees, When it is done in groups it is called bhajan or kirtan. Devotional singing helps the mind become stabilized in God.
Listening from others, or in a gathering of devotees, about Lord Shiva, the concepts of Shaivism, the books on Shaivism, the life and activities of Nayanars or other devotees of Shiva is Shravan.
The Greatness of ShivaLingam is described in Shiva Maha Purana. If a person is incapable of following Shravan, Kirtan and Manan then he should worship the ShivaLingam. Even by doing this he can attain liberation from all the bondages of the world. It's mentioned in Shiva Maha Puran that in Kaliyuga when all the castes have forgotten about their respective duties, to prevent the deterioration in the human values, listening of Shiva Maha Purana and worship of ShivaLingam is the only means by the help of which a man can achieve benediction. Shiva Maha Purana contains the essence of Vedantic philosophy, which gives worldly pleasures as well as Salvation. Mere remembrance of it and Shiva, destroys all the sins of a man.
Love, Light & Peace ~ Hari Om Tat Sat ~ Om Namah Shivaya!