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Date: 04 Mar 2010 07:28:10 -0000
From: “G Bhaskaran Reddy”
To: am-global@earthlink.net
Subject: Present Crisis Will Lead To…

Baba

“Tumi prabhu ele ye rauna d’ha’lile ta’ha’r a’di-anta na’hi pa’i…” (PS
4857)

Purport:

Baba You came and You coloured everything in the divine color of
effulgence and ideology. There is no beginning and end of that; You
coloured everything. You Yourself ignited the fire of ideology in the
sleeping and frustrated hearts of the people. And You filled those sunken &
hopeless hearts with divine love. In this entire universe there is no
comparison of what You did and of what You have done– How You poured Your
grace unto one and all.

Baba, You brought a basket full of heavenly blessings along with You to
distribute. And You showered and saturated the animate and inanimate worlds
with that divine grace. You gave the direction to all: Live and let live.
And You gave the teaching how one can grow physically, psychically, and
spiritually. You fulfilled all the requirements to the highest capacity,
done in such a way that even in the future nobody will say that they need
anything more.

Baba, since eternity You have been residing in the core of everyone’s
heart and mind. And You are living and You will go on living with everyone
up to infinite time through Your ota and prota yoga. The serpentine noose
of maya will be ripped to shreds with Your divine liila, “dharma moves
secretly and does everything”. And it will lead me to the divine Goal, You.
Baba You came and saturated everything with Your infinite grace. You have
filled everyone’s heart…

== PRESENT CRISIS WILL LEAD TO A BRILLANT FUTURE ==

Namaskar,
Nowadays in our AMPS organisation, various types of group clashes are going
on. So the question comes that what is the way to view this present scene
and how will we be able to move ahead in future.

LINEAR VS SYSTALTIC PROGRESSION

As you may know, in collective life there is a definitive system regarding
movement and motion. Specifically there are two theories: One is linear
movement and the other is systaltic or pulsative. If the movement is linear
then the future is dark; whereas when the movement is pulsative then that
is the path of proper development and true progress.

PAUSE AND SPEED

Furthermore within the path of pulsative movement there are two distinct
phases: speed and pause. Where the phase of pause itself means preparation
for the next phase of speed.

For instance, if a strong and able-bodied person is taking rest and
sleeping, then at that time his strength is not completely gone or lost
entirely. Rather during those precious resting hours of the night, his body
is getting rejuvenated and gaining more energy. That is the state of pause.
And then the period of speed will again take effect because the next day
with double the strength and vigour he will be able to execute his task in
a better way.

Likewise each and every period of pause brings about a new period of speed.

It is just like when you bring your car to the shop to get it fixed. After
getting it tuned-up and adding new oil and filling it with more fuel, then
the car drives more smoothly and faster than before.

Or take the case when we are breathing. Then the exhalation, or period of
pause, enables the body to prepare for the next in-take of air or
inhalation, period of speed. So in this way the whole body gets oxygenated
and energized in cyclic fashion: speed-pause, speed then pause.

Similarly when anyone goes running then they cannot run constantly without
ever stopping. Rather every so often they need to take rest. So rest does
not mean rest but rather gaining more energy.

Hence in all these cases the period of pause is not a waste of time. Rather
it is a needed and necessary step for bringing new vitality and great speed
into the life. And this process goes on and on.

And in each and every corner of the globe it is working like this: speed &
pause, speed & pause.

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Throughout the entire history of thousands of years, in various societies
and civilisations this was going on. And during the period of pause
invariably people wonder what is wrong and they get confused thinking
everything is negative. But ultimately that period of pause laid the
groundwork for a more sustained period of speed.

This is the way all societies develop and grow.

So although it is not visible, these days also our AM society is moving
ahead. When in any society there is speed then people appreciate this
because they can easily see its positivity. And also they enjoy. But when
society is going through the stage of pause, then common lay people think
that this is negative and that everything is dark and there is no future.
But this type of notion or feeling is improper.

Because today our AM society is in a state of pause. And according to
Baba in the very near future it is going to manifest with a thousand-fold
more energy. The reason is that in any society the base of ideology is
needed. Earlier before 1990 Baba had to give a lot of plans and programs
and ideological points. But people were so concentrated on the work they
were not thinking that what is neo-humanism, what is groupism, what is
right, what is wrong, what is Baba’s teaching, what does He guide.
People had no time to think– just they were very strongly involved in
various types of work.

ERA OF IDEOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING

But now when we are aware that Baba has given all those philosophies, then
certainly those things need study. And now people are very much alert that
what is groupism. Means since 1990 there have been a lot of lessons and a
lot of teaching and learning is going on. That is the positive point. And
now people are more aware now than in the past about evaluating the real
standard of other margiis and WTs. Who is proper and who is improper. All
the picture has come and by that way people have a stronger understanding
of all the ideological issues.

So during pause people receive something and people get educated and
trained during the period of pause and that is the beauty of the pause state.
So now AM is in pause and tomorrow it will be speed.

WHAT TO DO NOW

The questions is that in this period of pause what should individuals do.

The pause period is about gaining energy. Just as in the night we all gain
energy for better work tomorrow. And we all know that we have three spheres
in our life: physical, psychic, and spiritual. So during this period of
pause in AM society, then our duty is to build up our inner personality in
the three fields by strictly following 16 points. So from points 1 to 16,
each and every point should be looked upon carefully and practiced.

STORY: BABA’S REPLY TO MARGIIS

This same thing Baba told at the time of emergency / martial law also,
when margiis came to visit Him in jail.

We should not forget that that was also a period of pause. And it was just
after Emergency when our AM society leaped ahead with tremendous progress
and it spread throughout this whole globe. Likewise, a similar type of
propulsion is going to happen after this current period of pause. And those
who follow 16 Points sincerely will get all sorts of guidelines from Baba
directly for leading the AM society ahead.

MUST PROGRESS IN ALL THE SPHERES

So in preparation of this, today the study of more ideological points is
the need of the hour such as: Neo-Humanism, what is right and what is
wrong, margii rights, BP rights, and so many more things like Prout etc. So
a study period is needed to know these things and by learning AM philosophy
then we will be able to teach the whole society. And that is our duty– To
practice and teach. Both the ways are needed: To develop inner strength
with sadhana and study etc and then practice those points in the practical
life.

With this view if anybody will move on the path then there will not be any
question of staticity or frustration. Rather the whole existence will be
meaningful and charming. And above all else, Baba’s grace is everything.
Thus in the current scenario only there is the need to strengthen one’s
existence in all the three spheres: physical, psychic, and spiritual. Plus
we should understand AM ideology more deeply and practice those things in
our personal life.

That means, for example, to become more sincere on the physical sphere such
as in asanas, sentient food, etc. And in psychic sphere we are to study
more about AM philosophy such that we can understand who is who, recognise
exploitation, and see things in a balanced way. And in spiritual sphere
dong more kiirtan and sadhana is the need of the day.

By this way the present situation will change very quickly because those
who are involved in this very point will become equipped with all the
needed knowledge and abilities. And top of all, Baba will shower His grace
and in that way those sadhakas will have more capacity to solve all those
problems. Not just those things within the organisation, but also the
entire society– all human beings living on this earth– are facing various
problems and Baba has given all the solutions. So by that way we will not
only solve our own organisational problems but we will be able to give the
light to the entire human society. So our future is glorious.

BABA’S BLESSING

Here following is Baba’s explanation, guideline, and blessing on this
entire point:

Baba says, “This speed and pause will continue. Pause means the gathering
of momentum for speed in the subsequent phase. If one closely watches the
effect of speed on a particular community or the entire humanity, one sees
that generally people eulogize the period of speed. However we cannot
afford to ignore the state of pause, because by judging what the previous
state of pause was like, we can discern the speed of the next phase.”
(PNS-7, p.67)

Baba’s guideline continues:

Baba says, “There are some people who are pessimistic. They say that the
society around us is very bleak, that it has no expression of vitality and
that is seems that everyone is in deep slumber. Pessimists say this because
they have never made any detailed study of human history, nor do they care
to. Had they done so, they would certainly be optimistic, because if they
had looked carefully at the symptoms of pause, they would have realise that
significant preparations were being made for the subsequent phase of speed.
So under no circumstances should human beings be pessimistic. That is why I
am always an incorrigible optimist, because I know that optimism is life.”
(PNS-7, p.67)

Namaskar,
Bhaskaran

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Health Guideline

Baba says, “A’pashcavishvabhes’ajii– that is ‘water is medicine for all
diseases’. Truly, all types of disease can be relieved if one knows how to
use water properly. To maintain the internal functions of the body without
hindrance and to maintain the internal liquid balance, everyone should
drink a sufficient quantity of water every day. A healthy person can
consume three or four seers of water a day, a sick person four or five
seers, and a person suffering from skin disease, five or six seers. These
amounts of water help cure disease to a great extent.”
“Drinking water is good, but water with a little lemon and a little
salt is still better.”
“Drinking a lot of water at a time is harmful, especially for heart
patients.” (YT, ’96, p. 93)

Note: During meals if people drink water or juice etc then the saliva gets
diluted thus adversely affecting digestion and inviting many diseases.
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