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Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:54:33 -0000
To: am-global@earthlink.net
From: “Nataraj Deva” N_deva.deva@Millenia.net…>”
Subject: Possible Scam by GS

Baba

== POSSIBLE SCAM BY GS ==

Namaskar,

I have heard this news which I am writing below. If any reader has more information, please write.

Current GS Dada (Ranchi), Ac. Citsvarupananda Avt, recently collected a huge sum of money (25 – 30 lakhs of rupees) from various Wts and margiis as a loan.

GS Dada promised to return back the money many-fold to lenders. But now he is not willing to return any of the money back to margiis and WTs.

Rather, GS Dada is abusing and scolding those workers and margiis who ask for their money back.

Dada Citsvarupananda is trying to convince everyone that he lost that huge sum of money, i.e. 25 – 30 lakhs. Dadaji’s claim is that he already lost all the money which he borrowed; all that loan money is gone.

So Citsvarupanandji is telling everyone that he cannot return the money to them; all those margiis and workers who lent him money have now lost their money. Dadaji says: Margiis & workers should console thus themselves that they donated to the organization. That is what Dadaji is telling everyone. He is also requesting everyone not to remind him of this matter because he cannot return the money since he lost it all.

Hearing this reply from Dada Citsvarupanandaji, WTs and margiis are frustrated and furious.

If any margii has come to know more about this incident please write.

Namaskar,
Nataraj

Note: HOW MUCH IS A LAKH

Most probably know that one lakh is equal to 100,000. So 25 – 30 lakhs is the equivalent of 2.5 – 3 million rupees. Thus GS Dada borrowed nearly 3 million rupees from margiis and workers; and now he is claiming that he lost all that money and people cannot get their money back.

PRABHAT SAMGIITA

“Tumi eso pra’n’e o pradiipe…” (PS no. 2535)

Purport:

Baba, please come in my heart, in the deep core of my mind. You are my everything– You are my dhya’na, You are my jinana, You are my Ista. You are most sacred, holy, and sweetness Personified. Baba, You are the controller of my entire existence. Keeping Your love and divine guidance in my heart I am moving on path which You have graciously shown me. By Your grace I go on remembering Your name constantly. That is my strength of forward movement. Baba, please grace me by coming in my heart…

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From: “Omprakash Deva’
To: am-global@earthlink.net
Subject: 16 Points: The How’s & Why’s of Point #1
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:08:36

Baba

== 16 POINTS: THE HOW’S AND WHY’S OF POINT #1 ==

Namaskar,
In this cycle of creation known as brahmacakra or srsti cakra, we are fortunate that we have been given the upper-most place: Human life. As we know, human life is completely unique. Only those whom Parama Purusa blesses are granted human existence. Even the devatas are always trying and longing to get human life, because without getting a human framework – without achieving a human body – one cannot do sadhana.

MIND-BODY CONNECTION

Of course, it is the mind which does sadhana; yet the mind is situated within the body. Hence there is a deep link between the two. If the body is uncomfortable, sick, or plagued by some type of disease, then the mind cannot function properly. Because the mind needs the support of a healthy body in order to think or concentrate in a pointed manner. Thus for proper sadhana a healthy body is an absolute necessity.

That is why in yoga, the first step is to keep the body pure and fit. And as we know, in our Ananda Marga there are numerous teachings & guidelines that are directly related with the upkeep, maintenance, and purification of the physical body – as this is integral to our movement on the path.

Baba says, “Keep the body neat and clean like a temple.” (Caryacarya-2, ’87 Edn, p.7)

Baba says, “The physical body should be sanctified…by various physical practices that affect the nerve fibres of the body; because through the nerve fibres, through the afferent and efferent nerves, the first phase of realization comes.” (Yoga Psychology, ’98 Edn, p.170)

EVERYTHING DONE TO REACH THE GOAL

And, in Ananda Marga, everything is done to reach the Goal: To come closer to Parama Purusa. All the practices of AM aim to reduce the radius between the jiiva and the Cosmic Nucleus: Baba. That is why from dawn to dusk & from birth to death, all our activities and works – whether small or big, mundane or spiritual, individual or collective – everything is done to come closer to God: Parama Purusa. And this entire process, or collection of efforts, is a type of sadhana.

And to improve that sadhana, or movement of life, it demands that we become intimately familiar about every aspect of Baba’s teachings. And while we are all aware about Sixteen Points, even then there may be some inner aspects to ponder further.

POINT #1 OF SIXTEEN POINTS

Here following then are a few thoughts regarding this first point of 16 Points. I hope other sadhakas will also send in their experiences and insights about this.

“After urination wash the urinary organ with water.”

Generally speaking, all margiis are certainly aware about this point. Even then there may be a few aspects of this practice which are new for some people. Because there are some lesser known health & hygiene facts associated
with the practice of this first point of 16 Points. So some sincere practitioners may not be fully aware.

The whole purpose behind this initial guideline of Sixteen Points is to clear all the excess urine from the urinary tract. And to achieve this fully, one must pour plenty of cold water on the entire genital area. Then the bladder and the entire urinary tract will contract thus releasing all the urine from the system.

To produce this desired effect, one can pour as much as 1 full liter or more of cold water on the urinary organ and pubic region at the time of urination. The entire genital area should be properly covered with water & hence cooled. That will certainly release any remaining urine from the body, even if one does not have the urge to go anymore.

Think of it this way: Most of the time people do not feel the need to urinate before getting into the swimming pool, yet once they submerge themselves in the water then quickly the desire comes to urinate. This is due to being immersed in cool water. That is why smart people will always use water before going in the pool and clear the bladder fully, then the desire will not arise once in the pool.

The key concept then is that cold water will draw the remaining urine from the body. Just as being in the swimming pool stimulates the further flow of urine, the same effect is done by pouring a liter or more of water when urinating. By this technique one is sure to release all the urine from the body.

SOME GET LAZY

Unfortunately some, consciously or unconsciously, have gotten habituated to “following” point #1 of Sixteen Points in a ritualistic manner. They just haphazardly put a few drops of water on the urinary organ after urination – and finish. It is as if they just took a dropper bottle or an eye-drop dispenser and relased 1 or 2 tine drops. This minuscule amount of water is never going to produce the desired effect. So this type of half-hearted approach does not give any real benefit. It is just a ritualistic show that has no real practical value. This approach has nothing to do with following point #1 of 16 Points.

To follow this mandate properly, one must use a sufficient quantity of cold water: That means 1 liter over the entire pubic region.

MANY BENEFITS ARE THERE

By this particular use of water after urination, the body is properly maintained. The cooling effect of the water and consequent re-heating by the body gives many long-term benefits and prevents diseases related with that area of the body.

(A) Enhanced Circulation: By pouring cold water then the blood quickly rushes from that area and new oxygenated blood from the heart and lungs comes delivering vital nutrients. This exchange of blood brings health to the region.

(B) Bladder Stones: When excess urine remains in the bladder then there is the possibility for that to crystallize and form stones that can completely block the urinary tract. By pouring sufficient cold water after urination, then all the urine is released from the body and there is no possibly for the formation of bladder stones.

(C) Incontinence: The valve associated with urination is voluntary. When the brain gives the order then the valve will either hold or release the urine. But when the muscles around that valve weaken, then the valve is unable to properly control the flow of urine. In that state, a person suffers from constant dripping and incontinence. By pouring water regularly after the time of urination, then oxygenated blood will properly maintain and strengthen those muscles, thereby preventing this disease.

(D) Mind Reaches to Higher Cakras: By using cold water regularly, the nerves and nerve fibers related with that cakra are strengthend and the mind can reach up to higher cakras.

(E) Prostate Glands and Testes: They get revitalised by the use of cold water. This prevents all kinds of serious diseases like cancer from forming in that area.

Anyone already suffering from any of the aforementioned problems should do cold water treatments regularly to recondition and rehabilitate the nerves, muscles and organs of that area.

Sadhakas however will not suffer from those common diseases and ailments that adversely affect non-margiis at the age of 45 – 60+, whereby they cannot control the flow of urine from the body. In which case they experience drops or a drip from the urinary organ throughout the day. But such health issues will not happen to sadhakas who sincerely observe point #1 of 16 points.

EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES

So we should pursue and practice this first point as sincerely as possible by using a fully liter of water to cleanse the urinary organ and surrounding area. That said, there may be occasions when this is just not possible:

(A) Suppose one is travelling on a bus or train and the only water available is the few ounces in a small shacoa container, then one will have to adjust with that amount. There is no other way.

(B) Suppose one is in Ananda Nagar in the summer time when there is a dearth of water. In that heat when one is already drinking a lot, and consequently urinating frequently, then using full liter of water to clean is not possible nor practical.

(C) Suppose one lives or is posted in a desert region like in Africa, Arizona (USA), Saudi Arabia, or Rajasthan (India); then there is going to be a shortage of water and using an entire liter after urinating will not be possible. One cannot sacrifice drinking water for the sake of cleaning after urination. Rather one will have to adjust with the smallest amount of water.

Our overall aim should be to cleanse properly and thoroughly using a full liter of water after urination. But as noted, in certain conditions this may not be possible so an adjustment will have to be made. And when one is again in an area or situation where water is more freely available and plentiful, then one should again use the full and proper amount.

MAKE IT A HABIT

Generally, people are somewhat particular about cleaning their backside, but not their front side. By making this practice of using a full liter after urination an ingrained habit then that will bring so many health and psychic benefits.

The best way to make it a habit is to fortify oneself with proper logic and reasoning. For instance, if one knows that dancing kaoshikii and tandava regularly will prevent Alzheimer’s disease, then one will be more inclined to practice those dances. And if one is not aware of this point then they may not do those dances regularly.

Similarly, by educating oneself of the benefits of using a sufficient amount of cold water at the time of urination, then they will be more apt to make this a proper habit in life.

And many other benefits will come from properly following this initial guideline. The key factor for deriving all these benefits is to apply an ample amount of cold water on the entire genital region during & after the time of urination. Putting one or two drops on the organ will not do; rather that will be one superficial display only.

ALL THE REALMS OF LIFE

The culminating idea is that our practice of Sixteen Points then is related with the development of the human structure and human personality in all the realms – thus transforming our entire existence. So it is nothing but divine grace that we have access to these eternal and dharmic guidelines.

Baba says, “Human existence is trifarious. A sadhaka has got his spiritual body, his psychic body and his quinquelemental body– this physical structure–hands, legs, ears, nose, etc. When the flow is for the Supreme Desideratum, there must be an adjustment amongst these three flows of human spirit, human mind, and human entity. There must be parallelism between spiritual flow and the psychic, and there must be parallelism between psychic wave and the entitative wave. For progress in entitative flow, one is to lead a pure life, a moralistic life, a life based on moral principles…Follow a strict code of morality. Live a pure life, a neat and clean life. Be strict in 16 Points. What will happen? Your entitative flow will get purified and will be in parallelism with your psychic wave.” (Baba in Taiwan, p.44)

Namaskar,
Omprakash

PRABHAT SAMGIITA

“A’ka’she a’loke bhese ja’y tava mahima’ri katha’…” (PS 3287)

Puport:

Baba, You are the most magnificent One. The tale of Your glory and grandeur is floating and permeating throughout each and every molecule of the vast, blue sky and in the effulgence – everywhere. Baba, Your story,
the story of the ever-present, Ancient One, is glittering in all the realms: in both bhuloka and duloka – in the physical and spiritual worlds. Baba, You are so gracious.

O’ Ancient, Divine One, You are eternally, ever-new. Baba, You are always, intrinsically with everyone – just like their vital force, just like their pra’na. Baba, You always remain present in my feeling, ideation, and intuition. For that reason this eternal longing of my heart is for You and You alone.

Baba, with the flow of effulgence You color my mind, and You are sitting in the depths of my ideation playing Your divine flute in the deep core of my heart. Baba, You are so compassionate: You do not neglect or overlook anyone. You graciously goad everyone towards divinity; You show everyone the path which leads to immortality.

Baba, please shower Your causeless grace; I surrender at Your lotus feet…

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Baba

== Re: DMS NEWS: UNCULTURED DANCE IN CULTURAL PROGRAM ==

(Note: This is the seventh letter on this thread. Please find links to the six earlier letters below. – Eds)

Namaskar,

“I was most definitely astonished by the report about degrading activities going on in the name of RAWA at DMS:
All females aged 16-21 danced with their mid-section totally uncovered.

That means the entire region from just above their waist to just below their chest was totally bare.

And indeed there were so many issues of sensuality and pseudo-culture at the RAWA program led by Mrinal Pathak.” (quote 1)

“So today, certain organisers of cultural programs like Acintananda, who are giving the logic that the programs these days are in accordance with the standard in before 1990, are not being truthful with themselves. Because it is quite apparent what is going on these days and how it differs from the pre 1990 programs. It is quite obvious. And we are only left to question Acintananda’s role and integrity in all of this. Why is he allowing Mr Mrinal Pathak to continue to lead degrading cultural programs on our stage.” (quote 2)

It is very sad that such pseudo-cultural program was performed in our Ananda Marga DMS Rawa function.

It is more sad that such program was performed under the guidance of a monk of Ananda Marga.

It is more & more sad that GS or in-charge of GS did not overview such a degrading act.

It is more, more & more sad that such program was not stopped even by the members of top most board (like Purodha Board) of the mission, during performance itself after coming into knowledge of vulgarity of the
program.

If action was not taken against the program in-charge Dada (Acintanandaji) then it is very very sad news of the organisation.

Namaskar,
R.N. Kumar

Note: PREVIOUS LETTERS IN THIS SERIES

#1: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/dms-news-uncultured-dance-in-cultural.html

#2: http://www.am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in.html

#3: http://www.am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_17.html

#4: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_18.html

#5: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_20.html

#6: http://www.am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-6-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in.html

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Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 21:49:28 -0000
To: am-global@earthlink.net
From: “Vinod Singh”
Subject: Re: [1] Daughter’s Lucrative Job

Baba

== RE: DAUGHTER’S LUCRATIVE JOB ==

[Note: This is the second letter of this series; a link to the first letter is below – Eds.]

Namaskar,

“Trainer Didi [Bangalore] keeps 50% of all donations for herself and sends those funds back to her laokika family in her village. That is the sad reality. One more thing that need be mentioned here is that this Wt Trainer Didi is herself the daughter of a well-known margii family. That margii family resides in one village. The local villagers know that the family is accumulating big money from the Wt daughter. So those villagers think that being a Wt in Ananda Marga means having a high-paying job and getting a lucrative salary…The didi in the above report is Ananda Madhurima Acarya. She is the Trainer Didi in Bangalore who sends so much organizational money to her laokik family.”

ABOUT TRAINER DIDI’S FAMILY

Yes, I am aware about WT Trainer Didi Ananda Madhurima and I know her family. Trainer Didi’s laokik father is Ac Dharmanathji of Viddu Pur (Vaishali district) in the state of Bihar, India. Ac Dharmanathji lived there and raised his family in that village. So that is Trainer Didi’s laokik home.

I actually went there to see for myself as I live nearby.

DIDIJI: BETRAYING THE FAITH OF MARGIIS

The circumstances are that, for some time now, Trainer Didi has been sending half of all her collected donations to her laokik family – and still this is going on. Thus the margiis generously donate thinking that they are helping build a model institution for training new candidates for becoming wholetime workers, yet the Trainer Didi is pocketing the bulk of those funds and sending huge monies to her laokik family.

VILLAGERS THINK AVADHUTIKAS RECEIVE A BIG SALARY

Actually this is not a secret: Everyone in the village of Viddu Pur knows about this. Furthermore, those villagers of Viddu Pur naively think that avadhutikas in Ananda Marga receive a huge salary and that is why this family has become rich. Those villagers do not know that Didi is going against the ethic of wholetimer life.

So all the non-margii families of Viddu Pur understand well that the family is wealthy because their daughter (i.e. Trainer Didi) sends money regularly to the family. Indeed the non-margii villagers praise the family how their daughter became the bread-winner (big money earner) for the entire family.

When I went there I saw first-hand how some of those non-margiis are now trying to get their own daughters to also become Wts so they too can receive significant funds. They see first-hand that this is a lucrative business. They think that Ananda Marga avadutikas are well-paid. They do not know that this Didi is dishonest and stealing from the organisation.

Rather those non-margii villagers think that Ananda Marga is a grand corporation and that that family’s daughter receives a good salary. In turn, their daughter send big money to their laokik family. By this way that village family was able to construct a totally new house. Seeing this, naturally all of those non-margii villagers are in awe and a few of them are keen to have their own sons and daughters also become Wts and receive a good salary.

SUMMARY

All in all, this entire situation is shameful. There is no other word for it. Trainer Didi is exploiting the sentiments and generosity of margiis and sympathizers who steadfastly give donations to the WT training centre in Bangalore.

Namaskar,
Vinod Singh

Note 1: BY THE WAY…

…ABOUT DMS RAWA PROGRAMS

By the way, I have been following along the discussion about the RAWA program at DMS where mature girls are dancing in front of everyone with naked bellies etc. Here I wish to add that similar issues are happening with the B group RAWA programs. Unfortunately all the groups are doing this type of poor display.

Note 2: EARLIER LETTER ABOUT TRAINER DIDI

http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/daughters-lucrative-job.html

PRABHAT SAMGIITA

“Ka’lo jetha’y a’loy meshe, sa’t sa’gar pa’re…” (1867)

Purport:

Baba, after crossing the seven oceans there is a land where the blackness and effulgence meet: the world of immortality, i.e. satyaloka. O’ my Dearmost, by Your grace I will get You there – at that effulgent tangential point. [1]

Baba, Your and my intimate closeness has been going on since eternity. It is beyond the relative factors of time, space, and person. Baba, our relation knows no limitations. In the beginning we were one; during my
entire movement through saincara and pratisaincara our unifying link has remained. Baba, today I feel Your love in my heart; in the past also I felt that love; and by Your grace in the future this love will also remain. Baba, You
alone are my eternal Companion. Everything else in this mobile universe comes and goes. Under the ignorance of avidya maya I foolishly depend on worldly things- thinking those things will be with me up to eternity. Baba, by Your grace when awareness comes, then I understand that everything in this expressed world is ephemeral, except You – Parama Purusa. Baba, even the vast, boundless ocean of avidya maya cannot create obstacles in our relation. Baba, between You and me there is a strong attraction. You are pulling me with Your infinite love. Whatever obstacles come along the way will be smashed. Our love will go on and on and I will become one with You, by Your grace.

Baba, in the past I misunderstood everything and I got captivated by my blind attachments. I temporarily lost the path of divinity and got caught in the net of avidya maya. That was my darkest hour. But now, by Your grace, I realise that I was Yours then and that still today I am Yours. So many lifetimes have passed and by Your grace I remain under Your shelter. Today, I keep Your sweet memory in my heart. My each and every thing is for
You. Baba, by saturating me in Your love, make me Yours. Sometimes my mind gets attracted by the worldly colours, and I get attached with those transient things. Baba, please shower Your causeless grace. Please love me
so much that Your love dominates my entire existence; then, by Your grace, I will not get attracted by anything else. Baba, please colour me by spreading the love of Your heart – Your divine love. O’ my Dearmost, please reside
eternally in my heart as my most loving One.

END NOTES FOR PRABHAT SAMGIITA #1867:

[1] Ka’lo…a’loktiire: These are the opening and closing Bengali words of the first paragraph of the above song (#1867). This entire first stanza carries a deep philosophical meaning and is characterized by this below explanation and quotes.

The basic idea is that beyond the multifarious expressions of this mundane existence there is a heavenly abode. By the path of sadhana one can cross the darkness of the unit mind and reach up to that divine threshold – the
abode of Parama Purusa. Baba, being the Taraka Brahma remains eternally in that divine stance.

These following quotes lead in that direction and provide insight into the deeply philosophical meaning of the first stanza of the above Prabhat Samgiita.

Baba says, “Satyaloka or the Abode of Truth is the ultimate state, of the highest state of tranquillity (supramental state of witness-ship beyond the scope-of the mind). In philosophical language it is called Brahmaloka or the abode of Brahma.” (Ananda Marga Ideology and Way of Life – 5, This World and the Next)

Baba says, “And when the sa’dhakas transcend the illusory bondage of their buddhitattva — existential I — and race towards the ultimate reality unhindered by any reflection on the mental plate, their intellects and indeed their whole identities merge in Consciousness in its pure form. That unreflected A’tman is alone called the pure Nirgun’a. This state is the unchallengeable position in satyaloka this state is Consciousness itself.” (Ananda Marga Ideology and Way of Life – 5, This World and the Next)

Baba says, “In this sadhana of stabilising the citta the meaning of progress is to gradually cleanse every kos’a of its impurities. When ka’mamaya kos’a is stabilized, the citta will follow the dictates of the manomaya kos’a and will not be swayed by the lower propensities, by sensual proclivities. Then again, when manomaya kos’a becomes tranquil the citta will be free from the influence of kamamaya kos’a. It will then merge its own entity in the atima’nasa kos’a the supramental mind. In other words, it will exhaust the remaining sam’ska’ras. It cannot perform any original action (pratyayamu’laka) without citta-suddhi, (mental purification) because these non-original actions keep the lower kos’as active. Thus one must continue with sa’dhana’ ceaselessly with a view to gradually establishing harmony and equilibrium in the kos’as one after another. The moment the indistinct sensibility of the hiran’maya kos’a (subtle causal mind) is free of the least vestige of impurity, the sa’dhaka shines with the dazzling radiance of the Satyaloka. That is an auspicious moment for a sa’dhaka as it is unification between A’tman and Parama´tman.” (Ananda Marga Ideology and Way of Life – 5, This World and the Next)

Baba says, “The perfect sa’dhana’ is the sustained effort to completely identify every kos’a with the inner self, thus the more sa’dhakas progress on the path of sa’dhana’, the more their cakras and propensities (vrttis) are gradually controlled by the higher and higher kos’as. But the sa’dhakas must not stop here. At the final stage of their sa’dhana’ even the stance of a’jina cakra, even their entire mind entity has to be taken to a higher state of existence, the Brahmaloka, and merged in the Purus’a Bha’va or Cognitive Bearing. It is in the Sahasra’ra Cakra (pineal plexus) that sa’dhakas establish themselves in the true blissful state and transcend the bondages of pleasure and pain. That state is the ultimate state of attainment for microcosms, it is the original stance of Brahma. There exists neither you nor He, the two become One. It is by means of sa’dhana’ that this supreme rank is attainable. So you see, the destiny of human beings is in their own hands. You are certainly capable of controlling yourself. Here yourself means your propensities the demons within you.” (Ananda Marga Ideology and Way of Life – 5, This World and the Next)

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Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 08:58:29
To: am-global@earthlink.net
Subject: Re:[5]DMS News: Uncultured Dance in Cultural Program
From: Nirainjan Deva

Baba

== Re: DMS NEWS: UNCULTURED DANCE IN CULTURAL PROGRAM ==

(Note: This is the sixth letter on this thread. Please find links to the five earlier letters below. – Eds)

To Acintanandaji and those others who supported this issue to promote female adult dancing in our RAWA programs at DMS.

Namaskar,

I have been closely watching this Rawa discussion…

Dada Acintanandji spoke:

“Mrinal Pathakji is establishing Ananda Marga bhagavad dharma through these cultural programs. His work is unparalleled. He is a true dharmika. With Rawa, dance dharma will be established gradually. Everyone should follow in his footsteps.”

Brother Divyam’shu replied:

The fact is that Mr Pathak’s dance programs are strongly influenced by Bollywood sensuality. As a performance director, he takes all his cues from the materialistic movie / fashion industry. That is why there is so much pseudo-culture in his dance productions that are done under the banner of Rawa. So how could a highly posted Dada like Acintanandji think that Pathakji is establishing dharma? Dadaji’s analysis is quite disturbing.

My further reply to Acintanandji:

Dadaji, think about the recent cultural program in AM. Undoubtedly you have seen or heard about the program at DMS wherein mature 16 – 21 year old females and males danced together. Then honestly ask yourself if seeing that dance – you can just question yourself, no need to tell anybody – brought your mind towards Parama Purusa or somewhere else.

If it was going somewhere else, then do not impose or support such programs. Otherwise you are merely befooling yourself and hurting the Marga.

Not only that, even if your mind was ensconced in Parama Purusa by His grace, even then you should come forward and join those who oppose such so-called cultural programs. Because right now many are complaining about these so-called cultural programs and how they do not lead the mind towards divinity, but rather push the mind in the other direction. Ok, perhaps you are a truly superior sadhana and you were able to keep the mind pointed on the divine; even then, have a heart for those of us who struggle with this. Give us some sympathetic support.

Namaskar,
Nirainjan

Note: PREVIOUS LETTERS IN THIS SERIES

#1: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/dms-news-uncultured-dance-in-cultural.html

#2: http://www.am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in.html

#3: http://www.am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_17.html

#4: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_18.html

#5: http://am-global-01.blogspot.com/2012/06/re-dms-news-uncultured-dance-in_20.html

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Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 21:33:28 -0400
To: AM-GLOBAL
From: Paramatman
Subject: Divine Guideline in Dhyana Process

Baba

“Anek shun’iya’ anek bhaviya’, toma’kei bha’lobesechi…” (PS 1041)

Purport:

Baba, Your tales are infinite. From the mouths of devotees I have heard endless heart-touching stories how You have showered Your boundless love and grace. Baba, as soon as I heard all those things about You, I began to
contemplate Your grandeur and glory, over and over again. By that way I realised that You are inseparably linked with my heart, mind, and my entire existence. Baba, I have fallen in love with You; I can’t live without You. You are my most intimate One. Baba, in order to find You I have searched in each and every town and village, by the rivers and the oceans, in the hills and the valleys, in the mountains and the caves. I have searched You in the sky and earth – everywhere. Baba, by Your grace I have discovered that You are that priceless jewel sitting in my heart.

Baba, I do not have any explanation why I have fallen in love with You. All I can say is that it is solely Your grace. Love knows no logic or reasoning. All I can tell is that You graciously pulled me towards You and by that way I have fallen in love with You. It is Your grace. O’ my Dearmost, I do not love You in order to get mukti [1]. I love You because You have tenderly brought me close to You. Even then I am not an A-grade sadhaka. I do sadhana and by that way I receive Your bliss. I think that is the reason why I love You. Baba, I love You to get a’nandam. This is the aim of my life: To love You so that I may be bathed in Your bliss. This truth I understand.

O Lord, I do not have parabhakti– highest devotion. But keeping in mind that parabhakti is the greatest quality, I will go on doing Your work and serving You according to whatever strength I have. I will expend every ounce of energy to satisfy You. Baba, by Your grace, I understand that, ‘I should love You to give You bliss – not for my own bliss’ [2]. This is the culmination of all I have learned, by Your grace.

Baba, by Your grace I have fallen in love with You. My sole desire is to serve You and please You, O my Dearmost…

END NOTES FOR PRABHAT SAMGIITA #1041:

[1] Mukti: (Literally means ‘liberation’). Just as the sadhaka in the above song is not doing sadhana to get mukti, similarly, in the below discourse Baba is guiding us that one should not do sadhana to get mukti.

Baba says, “While surrendering oneself at the altar of the Supreme, what is one to do? One must not ask for anything from Parama Purus’a. [For example,] for a bhakta, mukti has got no importance. A bhakta wants Parama
Purus’a, and nothing from Him, not even mukti. Suppose Parama Purus’a says, ‘O devotee, what do you want?’ – his reply is, ‘I want You’. One must not say, ‘I want mukti’, because suppose one says, ‘I want mukti’, one may get mukti, but one may not get Parama Purus´a. Which is more valuable – mukti or Parama Purus’a? Parama Purus’a!” (Subhasita Samgraha – 24, ‘Bhakti, Mukti and Parama Purusa’)

So this is a good teaching: A sadhaka should not ask for anything, not even mukti. Even then some do sadhana for mukti; but in the above Prabhat Samgiita as well as in the above quotation, Baba is instructing us that one
should not do sadhana to get mukti. One should do sadhana so that one may come close and serve and please Him.

[2] A’nanda deva’r l’a’gi: (Literally means ‘to give bliss’). The last stanza of this song describes the stance of ragatmika devotion where one does sadhana to please Him– to give Him bliss. That is the culmination of all devotion.

Baba says, “The ra’ga’tmika’ bhakta says: ‘I love Parama Purus’a because I want to give Him a’nandam. I don’t care whether or not I get a’nandam. My only desire is to give Him joy through my love. I shall perform, even at the cost of profuse sweat and difficulty, only those noble deeds which will give Him joy. I am ready to undergo any amount of pain and suffering to give Him joy.” (Namami Krsnasundaram: Disc 25)

== DIVINE GUIDELINE IN DHYANA PROCESS ==

Namaskar,

Baba says, “In the fourth phase the relationship is just like a piece of paper; the unit consciousness of the spiritual aspirant is one side of the paper and the Cosmic Consciousness of Parama Purus’a is the other side of the paper; they are inseparable, one cannot be removed from the other. By His effulgence the unit existence, the existential faculty of the aspirant gets lighted, gets illumined. With His illumination the aspirant is to move forward and enjoy the Supreme Beatitude and the Supreme Composure.” (Subhasita Samgraha – 18, p.13)

Here Baba is indirectly guiding about the last part of the practice of dhyana – which every sincere sadhaka practices regularly.

Namaskar,
Parama’tman

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From: “Ram Kumar Deva”
To: am-global@earthlink.net
Date: 21 Jun 2012 22:51:28 -0000
Subject: Daughter’s Lucrative Job

Baba

== DAUGHTER’S LUCRATIVE JOB ==

Namaskar,
Here is news and a very important report about one margii’s daughter who joined Wt life and became an avadhutika. In her current posting, she has been collecting a lot of money and sending it to her laokik family on a regular basis. Here are some of the details surrounding this case.

SPECIFIC DETAILS OF THE CASE

1. This Didi is currently posted as the trainer at the Didis WT Training Center (TC) in Bangalore, and per the system she is giving classes and guiding the trainees.

2. At the same time, as remarked in the introduction above, it cannot be overlooked that the current trainer has other inclinations as well.

3. Actually this Didi wants to keep her post as trainer didi (TD) as she understands well its inherent value – she recognises that it is an important post. She receives financial donations from around the globe to support her work with the trainees. So Didi teaches the trainees sincerely in order to keep the donations rolling in.

4. In particular, margiis from all over donate money allotted for food, clothing, medicine, expenses, maintenance and more for the WT Training Centre (TC). Those margiis want to sincerely support the Didis WT training center in Bangalore in order to create the highest standard of wt didis. So margii supporters generously donate to the institution with the idea that the trainees should be well-fed, healthy, and cared for; plus those margiis donate with the idea that all monies are going to improve the facilities by enhancing the library, improving educational opportunities, making a sentient kitchen, and ensuring that the centre is proper in all respects. With this feeling in mind, margiis generously support the Bangalore TC.

5. Thus Didiji receives a “healthy” sum of contributions on a regular basis from around the globe – all of which is designated for the use and upkeep of the Ananda Marga Didis WT Training Centre.

6. But that is not going on – that is the tragedy. All those monies are not going towards improving the integrity and standard of the WT TC. Rather, Trainer Didi keeps 50% of all donations for herself and sends those funds back to her laokika family in her village. That is the sad reality.

7. One more thing that need be mentioned here is that this Wt Trainer Didi is herself the daughter of a well-known margii family. That margii family resides in one village. The local villagers know that the family is accumulating big money from the Wt daughter. So those villagers think that being a Wt in Ananda Marga means having a high-paying job and getting a lucrative salary.

8. And there is more to be known about this episode which I hope others will report.

OUR DUTY

Now we have to watch out and not donate until we see the money is being used in the right way. We should see first-hand with our own eyes. Our duty is to spread this type of news and inform donors. Such things should not fester in the dark. Rather, these wrongdoings need to be highlighted and stopped.

Plus donors should not give funds in the future without getting an exact report of how the money is spent. Otherwise, money will get mishandled and used in the wrong way. We will have a repeat situation. It is like feeding the devil.

Baba has directed us in the chapter on Tapah in “A Guide to Human Conduct” that if donated money is not utilized for a just and worthy cause, then the donor is also responsible for that misdeed(s). Thus, always be alert that your donation does not go in the wrong hand.

MORE INFORMATION

Do you know more about this incident with this Trainer Didi in Bangalore or other situations where money is not properly utilized by our workers?

Here it should be understood that what is being reported here is just the tip of the iceberg. This is not an isolated incident with one Didi, but rather a systemic, pervasive problem across the board with so many wholetime workers.
I am hearing from people who know that there are countless cases and others are bringing these to the fore.

Namaskar,
Ram Kumar

Note 1: TRAINER DIDI GOING AGAINST HER DHARMA

By her actions of siphoning organisational funds to her laokik family, trainer didi is breaking all kinds of dharmic codes.

Baba says, “No relationship should exist with worldly family.” (Point #9, “32 Rules for Avadhutikas”)

So when Baba’s directive is that no worker should have contact with their worldly family then it is 100% evident that it is wrong for Didi to be communicating with her laokik family and diverting funds to them. It goes without saying that taking organisational money for such purposes amounts to cheating and theft.

Baba furthermore guides us that Wts are only to look after the bigger, universal family. They are not to engage in the affairs of their mundane worldly family.

Baba says, “What is the small family? It includes one’s parents, sisters, brothers, spouse, and other relatives such as aunts, uncles and so on…This is one’s small family. And the big family is the whole universe and its suffering humanity…the sannyásin has only one family – the big family – so there is no question of adjustment there.” (Ananda Vacanamrtam – 30, Self-Realization and Service to Humanity)

Here again, by involving in the affairs of her small family, Didi is going against her code of being a wholetime worker of the Marga. So from start to finish the whole situation is very bad. Anyone indulging in this manner is a fake sannyasin – a dyed jackal – a wolf in a sheep’s dress. Such a person is not a true sannyasin.

Note 2: OUR WTS ARE NOT PAID

Just in case anyone is at all confused, our Wts are not paid a salary – that is not the system in Ananda Marga. So no new or naive margii should think that our workers are like corporate employees who receive paychecks, bonuses and big salaries. That is not our way.

Note 3: WHO IS THAT DIDI

The didi in the above report is Ananda Madhurima Acarya. She is the Trainer Didi in Bangalore who sends so much organizational money to her laokik family.

PRABHAT SAMGIITA

“Ke go tumi a’ji bhare nile sa’ji na’ baliya’ mor phulavane…” (PS 2111)

Purport:

O’ Divine Entity, who are You who has come today in the flower garden of my mind & without my awareness filled up Your basket by plucking all my flowers. Which Divine Personality are You who has done like this. Baba, neither did I ask You to come, nor did I ask You to please sit – indeed I could not receive You properly in the canopy of my mental flower garden.

O’ Baba, Your grace is unimaginable. When I call You, then You do not come; and now without any invitation You have blessed me by coming – it is Your grace. And You are silently looking at everything in the flower garden of my mind and You are not telling anything – just You smiled and got involved in plucking the flowers. Baba, Your liila is unique.

O Parama Purusa, I do not have the capacity to understand what type of liila’ You are playing. Why do You go on playing with my mind. In my mental garden, without my awareness, You go on swaying Your love. And You go on creating vibrations there without my awareness. And You fill my mind with Your divine attraction and love.

Baba, O’ the Divine Entity, You have graced me by coming…

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