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From: “Dinesh Deva”

To: am-global@earthlink.net

Subject: Two Types of Wts

Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 21:01:28 +0000

Baba

== TWO TYPES OF WTS ==

Namaskar,

We all know how important it is to have a strong cadre of Wts. This everyone in Ananda Marga values highly. And Baba has embedded the secret to this in His special guidelines and conduct rules.

In particular, Baba has graciously given this rule:

Baba says, “While observing the above rules (i.e. Avadhuta Conduct Rule #1 – #31), if any contravention of a rule occurs within a year from the start of the training, then the trainee shall have to undergo training for one more year from the day of the contravention of the rules.” (Rule #32 of 32 Avadhuta Rules).

After reviewing this, a few Wts began wondering about the meaning of this. Because they see on a day-to-day level that some of our senior workers are not careful in following the given Wt codes of conduct. In that case a few workers think that although such rules exist, nobody follows them.

At the same time we all know that Baba’s each and every guideline provides us the perfect manner to advance on the path and embody His teachings. Those who wish to become true Wts should view the aforementioned rule in the following manner.

SELF-DISCIPLINE IS THE KEY

First off we have to be clear that Baba’s conduct rules for Wts are a form of self-discipline. No one can possibly force anyone else to follow these rules. The desire must come from within. One must feel that, “Guru has given these rules for my welfare and by following this rule I will become a true avadhuta”. This type of inner feeling is the key point.

For example here are a few of those rules:

“No relationship should exist with worldly family.” (Rule no. 9)

“Avadhuta (WT) shall not touch food by a mean-minded person. He will also not take food in a hotel or a restaurant. Even sattvika food taken in a restaurant will be treated as tamasik.” (Rule no. 20)

“Under no circumstances should the purity of the body and mind be polluted.” (Rule no. 30)

And there are many more rules – all of which one should inculcate from within.

If one is thinking that I only need follow such rules when others are around then they will never be able to enjoy the sweetness and richness of Wt life. In that case such rules will only be seen as a headache and a burden – and ultimately such Wts will degrade and fall into problem or they will leave their Wt-ship entirely.

So again the key point is that the inspiration must come from within. If one feels that Baba has beautifully given all the do’s and don’ts to live the life of a true sadhu / Wt, then one will readily embrace all the conduct rules. And indeed one will become a true wholetimer of Ananda Marga.

And it all starts from within – with inner inspiration and self-discipline. Without that one will not be able to follow.

WHO IS BABA TALKING TO

Now that it is clear that these rules are codes of self-discipline, the next question is who is Baba addressing in this particular rule.

Baba says, “…The trainee shall have to undergo training for one year more from the day of the contravention of the rules.”

Specifically here, Baba is addressing all those who yearn to be ideal workers. That includes those in WT training centers, brahamacaris / brahmacarinis, and any and all acaryas who are not yet avadhutas, as well as all avadhutas & avadhutikas etc. Why? Because truly speaking all are trainees until they get moksa.

All who have a sincere desire to live the life of a true WT, that is whom Baba is addressing. By incorporating those conduct rules into their mode of living and daily practice, such aspirants will easily manage the duties and responsibilities of avadhuta diiksa. They will easily adjust to avadhuta life and have their mind ready for kapalika sadhana and all related spiritual practices. And those who know and practice kapalika sadhana, then their meditation will be proper, otherwise they will not be able to concentrate.

Indeed, such persons will truly enjoy and savor every living moment as a WT and they will discharge their duties effortlessly while their mind remains ensconced in Him. That is the great benefit of strictly adhering to Baba’s stated conduct rules. One’s entire personality becomes one with their WT life. There is no question of any distraction nor any frustration.

That is why it is so critical for all those in training and all those in uniform to strictly adhere to Baba’s above stated rule.

If one is unable to incorporate the WT conduct rules before becoming WT then they will certainly not be able to incorporate them upon becoming avadhuta. Or at the very least it will be extremely difficult.

But with the right effort one will get success. The entire application of those rules comes from an inner urge, not any imposed law etc. And what is that desire? To please Guru and manifest all Baba’s given codes of conduct in all spheres of life. That is the only way to become mature as a worker. That inner desire is key.

So it is a self-contained program for success.

THE OTHER OUTCOME

The other outcome is rather unfortunate. In this instance, various persons become Wts without ever incorporating those rules into their manner of living. In that case they will be living dangerously and inviting their downfall at any moment. Each and every day will be a sheer struggle.

On the one side they have all kinds of baser propensities and hidden desires that keep them from following Baba’s stated guidelines. And on the other side, they are walking around in that uniform and will have to adhere to at least some of the rules on certain occasions, such as during reporting or when surrounded by margiis and other workers. One cannot cheat on the rules in those times. In that case those rules will be nothing more than a burden. If one does them in a half-baked manner or just for show or due to pressure of circumstance, then those rules just become a headache, not blissful.

Ultimately such type of fake Wts will suffer from mental anguish and leave their wtship, or they will continue to remain in their saffron dress yet indulge in all kinds of petty and nonsense behaviours. They will increase the numbers of fallen Wts.

Being a Wt is a way of life; and it is based on strictly adhering to Baba’s stated conduct rules. That is why Baba has ordered that if one is not following the rules properly then they should extend their training one more year. So again this rule is for those preparing to become an avadhuta and as well as those already in WT dress who wish to be mature and ideal workers.

If one is already a Wt and not following the conduct rules, then they are bound to do something wrong. In which case they will harm themselves and those around them. It is essentially assumed that by the time one receives avadhuta diiksa, they are already well-grounded in these rules. That is the intention. At that point the rules are merely a reminder.

Whereas when one is aiming to become a mature Wt, that is the critical period to implement those points and develop right living practices.

Failing to follow those conduct rules will only make WT life a waste of time. It will be torture and torment for that so-called worker, and it will create scandals in the society.

APPLIES TO ALL PERSONS AND ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE

Once again, the operating factor here is that one have the requisite desire and discipline from within to follow Baba’s divine rules. This is how one inculcates all those Wt rules.

This inner inspiration relates to each and every endeavour in life. Imposition from without will never drive a person to success. If one wants to an artist, a parent, a lawyer, a chef, a mechanic or anything in this world, the inspiration must come from within. Then one will easily be able to assess the situation and do the needful in order to get success.

Whenever anyone does anything due to external pressure alone then failure is certain. Because when that external pressure is in absentia one will proceed in a different direction.

So whether one’s desire to become a Wt, or a student-athlete, or a businessman, the feeling and drive must be from within.

RECAP:

SECRET TO PROPER WT LIFE

In conclusion, we should all be aware that Baba’s Wts rules are indeed meant to be followed. Those rules are the baseline for having a joyous and productive existence as an avadhuta. So everyone wishing to become a true Wt must cultivate the yearning and develop that inner urge, by His grace. Then one will be a grand asset to society.

Tragically, those walking around in saffron and skimping on those rules are nothing but fakes. They should stand naked in front of the mirror seriously consider their existence. Such introspection is needed. A life of hypocrisy is no life at all.

Best is to bring all those points within the domain of one’s mind and lead an ideal life.

FINAL SUMMARY

Amongst our Wt cadres there are two groups: Some who are real and some who are fake.

The fake people only follow the conduct rules in the presence of others – otherwise not. They think these conduct rules are a headache.

Real Wts follow these rules always – everywhere. They think, “It is my bounden duty to please Baba and that since Baba is everywhere then I should always follow His stated rules.”

Fake Wts do not follow the conduct rules on a regular basis so when they are forced to follow, they do not enjoy as those rules are not their way of life; rather such rules are a burden. That is why they hate those rules.

In contrast, those who are ideal workers, their life becomes one with those rules. It becomes their nature. Their life is smooth and natural and they never veer from those rules – neither when alone nor with the collective. For them such codes of conduct are the golden rules. If someone says not to follow they will not appreciate that – rather they enjoy following.

Those who are fake Wts should start thinking that these rules are for their benefit and growth. They should give up their hypocrisy and try to follow the conduct rules strictly – whether alone or in the collective. They should ask for Baba’s grace, and aim to be a real Wt. When Baba is gracious then and they will realise that these rules are not a burden but rather a meaningful tool for transforming themselves from animal life to human life to divine life.

I close with those follow teaching from Baba

Baba says, “Acárańát páthayati yah sah ácáryah – “One who teaches through one’s conduct is an ácárya.” If one’s conduct is not exemplary, he or she is not an ácárya/á.” (Ananda Vacanamrtam – 23)

Namaskar,

Dinesh

PRABHAT SAMGIITA

“Lukiye tumi ka’j kare ja’o pratya’sha’ kichu rekhe…” (P.S. 2618)

Purport:

Baba, You are the Doer of all the work being done in this vast universe.

Secretly You go on doing and executing everything. Nobody can see You– but

You are doing everything. And You do not harbour any desire to receive

anything in return. Just You are deeply involved in managing all the work

secretly, O’ my Parama Purusa. And when You notice that somebody is

searching You, then that time You move ahead in Your grand liila of hide

and seek. Baba, You decorate the effulgence in darkness; and simultaneously You

flood the cimmerian darkness with the showering of Your divine effulgence.

Baba, You are the bridge between life and death; You are the crossing

point. Yet all the while You Yourself remain hidden behind the scenes.

Baba, You are the great hope of the hopeless hearts. In the end of the

night You are the colourful dawn. Baba, You show the direction to those who

have lost the path. And You spread Your divine love in all the ten

directions. Baba, You go on doing all the work of this entire universe secretly–

never desiring anything in return. Just You continue playing hide & seek.

Baba, Your liila is unfathomable…

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Special Formula of Tandava

Baba says, “Tandava: As long as a dancer remains above the ground, he

derives much benefit; when he touches the ground, then those benefits are

assimilated by the body. That is why in the tandava dance there is much

jumping, because jumping requires the practitioner to remain off the ground

for a fairly long period of time.” (NSS, p. 23)

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To: AM-GLOBAL

Subject: Alarm

Date: Fri Apr 29 12:38:09 +0500 (IST)

From: Ram Sahay Deva

Baba

== ALARM ==

Namaskar,

A health report (noted below) clearly indicates that Ac Kinshukji is suffering from a heart condition.

The thing is – no matter how much you try and hide it – it is very clear that Kinshukji is under huge stress. It is very unfortunate.

Why stress? Because he is forced to do adharmic things which he does not wish to do. That is why he is in such an uncomfortable situation. And now we see the outcome: Serious heart complications.

Kinshukji was OK before being PP – he was managing fine. But now that B group wants that Kinshuk should give his stamp of approval to every notorious activity B group does. So Kinshuk is under terrible strain. The problem is that Kinshuk has no option but to give his approval because B group keeps him under threat. In that sense, Kinshuk’s situation is pitiful.

Tragically, we may hear one day that Kinshuk has suffered a major heart attack. I even hate to say or think that, but the current conditions are leading in that direction.

SIMILAR TO LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI

Indeed that exact thing happend to the then prime minister of India – Lal Bahadur Shastri. Shastriji died after signing the treaty of Tashkent (former USSR city, now the capital of Uzbekistan). At that point Shastri was already under huge mental stress and experiencing heart problems – just like Kinshuk is today. And then at the treaty of Tashkent, Shastri signed an agreement wherein India would have to forgo all its military gains against Pakistan in the Kashmir region. After signing the treaty, Shastri suffered terrible strain thinking that he had done injustice and undermined his entire country. As history shows, Shastriji never even returned from Tashkent. That night he died of a massive heart attack.

Similarly, surrounded by Bengali Dadas and Kinfusk feels threatened to do things which undermine our Marga. Let us all pray Kinshuk does not meet a similar fate.

FURTHER REFLECTION

This is not a new phenomena. Those involved in uncomfortable & distressing situations, where they are forced to do the things they do not want to do, suffer from grave heart problems.

It is very very obvious that Kinshuk is pressured by B group to do things against his will. So his health is severely compromised.

As human beings and as Ananda Margiis, it is our personal and collective duty to relieve Kinshuk of such circumstantial pressure.

The fact that his heart conditions have gotten worse reveals the fact that B group is unnecessarily giving Kinshuk serious psychic tension, i.e. forcing him to do the things he does not want to do under the force of threat.

It is very obvious; this is not rocket science. Talk to any heart specialist about this.

I remember when my neighbor’s wife threatened him to kill if him; in that case the guy was hospitalised the next day for a heart condition. Because it was a very real threat. If you want to know more I will tell the whole story.

Similar is the case of Kinshuk. Some serious pressure has been created and it is unfortunate. Under such conditions, Kinshuk may not survive for a long time. That will be most ghastly – may God (Baba) forbid such a situation.

Namaskar,

Ram Sahay

———- Forwarded message ———-

From: amps central news <prs@anandamargacentral.org>

Date: Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 9:29 AM

Subject: The United Ananda Marga

To: amps central news prs@anandamargacentral.org

About Purodha Pramukh Dada’s health.

On 26th April 2011, afternoon time, PP dada was feeling uneasiness and was taken to doctor. It was found that his BP is high and as such he was advised for thorough check up with some tests and complete rest. The next day the tests are done. ECG appears to have some complexities….

Ac. Kalyaneshvarananda Avadhuta

Public Relations Secretary,

AMPS Central

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