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From: “Parahsakti Devii”
To: am-global@earthlink.net
Subject: Should We Overlook This Nasty Situation
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 21:34:31 +0530

Baba

“Visa’de basudha’ chilo eka’ toma’r abhabe…” (P.S. no. 4863)

Purport:

Baba, prior to Your advent– in the absence of Your divine presence and
without and Your ideological guidelines, this whole earth was drowned in
misery. Everything was here, but Your divine teachings were not. Even
the little effulgence turned black because of the dominance of the pitch
dark Cimmerian night. Light was not even able to shine because of the
extreme dominance of staticity. So Your advent was highly needed. In the
past, in the sky of the human heart there was a moon, but it was covered
with the cloud of dogma– improper thinking, full of ignorance. In the
forest there were flowers but they had no fragrance. In the past, on the
branches of the tree the birds were there, but they were not chirping.
They were crying in agony sitting in their lonely way. In the corner of
my mind there was loneliness and longing, but not You. Baba, smashing
the Cimmerian darkness Your advent happened. Baba, You have
vibrated everyone’s existence with Your divine flow. It is Your grace,
Baba, only Your grace…

== SHOULD WE OVERLOOK THIS NASTY SITUATION ==

Namaskar,
Now it is commonly known that one top posted Dada spends so many of his
waking moments with a particular Didi.

Yet Baba has clearly given all Ananda Margiis – and especially Wts –
specific conduct rules which clearly mandate the separation of the sexes.

Indeed, everyone in our Marga knows that one Dada and one Didi are not
supposed to be traveling and living together. Nor are they supposed to
be gossiping on the phone for hours and hours about non-organisational
topics.

Unfortunately this is allegedly going in at least a select few cases.
Before mentioning the name of one highly posted Dada who is seemingly
indulged in this manner, we should once again review some of Baba’s
rules for Wts.

BABA’S STRICT GUIDELINES

These following conduct rules apply to all wearing Wt dress – none are
exempt. By this way the purity and strength of our devoted cadre is
maintained.

Baba says, “Avadhuta must not remain in a lonely place with any female.”
(32 Rules For Avadhutas, pt #13)

Baba says, “One should not look at the face of the opposite sex except
at the time of nursing.” (37 Workers Rules, pt #15)

Baba says, “You will protect yourself from sexual weakness and luxury.”
(Fourteen Points, pt #12)

It is Baba’s grace that He has blessed us with rules and regulations in
all realms of life, by this way our Marga can be of a high moral
standard and not fall prey to sexual lapses as has happened with so many
churches, temples, spiritual groups, and so-called great sadhus etc.

Hence, nobody in our Marga is above the rules; all must adhere to Baba’s
stated guidelines.

WHAT ONE SENIOR DADA IS DOING

For all of the above reasons and more, many are telling that Dada
Nigama’nandji must pay heed. Because he spends all his time with one
particular Didi.

They talk together, smile together, walk together, talk together, travel
together, eat together, gossip together, joke together, and plan
together – among other things. Everything is done together; that is the
way Dada Nigamananda is reportedly conducting his life in connection
with one Didi.

Indeed they are so much like two peas in a pod, that if you have seen
Dada Nigamanandji in the last year or two, then most likely you know
exactly which Didi it is. Because they are always together.

What they do or don’t do physically is one matter, but they are so
mentally involved with one another that they can hardly tolerate being
separated. Such is the degree to which they are linked and attached.

The most common complaint about Dadaji is that it looks like he is
totally unable to exist without that Didi as his consort. They seem
inseparable – period.

Nigamananda recently brought that Didi with him all the way to Berlin
sector. The idea of being there without her was apparently more than his
heart could bear. So he arranged to bring her along.

The only question left to ask: Is Dada Nigamanandji bigger than Baba’s
conduct rules? Are we to simply overlook this nasty situation?

This is definitely a matter for us to carefully consider. One of the
most pressing matters is that our senior Dada Nigamanandji seems to have
indoctrinated his favoured Didi into behaving poorly wherever she goes.
Some of her latest ventures are recounted below.

Perhaps the biggest issue of all is that Dada’s example sets a poor
precedent for younger workers. It gives them the idea that they too need
not follow the AM conduct rules as given by Baba.

HOW DIDI HAS BEEN AFFECTED

Now let’s see some of the ways the unnamed Didi has been affected.

When in Delhi sector, this Didi spends cent-per-cent of her time with
Dada Nigamanandji, or entertaining other Dadas. Because that is what
Nigamanandji taught her to do.

And now she is spreading those “teachings” in other sectors.

Didi is so attached to Dada N that in order to be with him in Berlin
sector she pretended to have work in NY sector – that was the only way
she could manage to get to Berlin sector to be with Nigamananda. Didi
pretended her time in Europe was a mere stopover before going to NY.
Hence after the Berlin DMS Didiji toured NY – and here is what she did.

Upon arriving to NY, Didiji immediately glued herself to one Dada. She
went everywhere with this Dada. Because that is what Nigamanandji
trained her to do.

So right away she and one not-to-be-named Dada traveled together alone
in a car all over the USA and then they toured through Mexico as well.
And the entire time it was just the two of them in a car and then they
were together wherever they stayed at night.

It seems Baba’s divine conduct rules were just let in the dust as this
Didi and Dada traveled together, as though they were man and wife.

Didi acted as though the whole thing was quite natural since this is
what she does with Nigamanandji when in India and in fact she was in NY
to champion his cause. So she felt very “at home” moving around with
this new Dada – always at his hip.

However, most of the margiis were very uncomfortable seeing this.
Because the whole affair was very un-sannyasi-like. It was weird to be
watching this Dada and Didi go all over the place, confiding in each
other, and sharing each and every moment together. Everyone started
whispering and wondering about them – and rightly so.

Because all margiis understand this type of behaviour is totally against
Baba’s conduct rules. Yet Didi was quite casual about the whole affair.
Some say she encourages Dadas to go against wt conduct rules – all
because she has been an ongoing victim of Nigamananda’s ways.

Thus the poor dealing that Nigamananda taught her is spreading around
the globe – luring in other persons. That is the terrible harm.

All this has very serious ramifications – which we shall discuss.

DIDI CANNOT RELATE WITH DIDIS

First, one other point that must be added: Because of the wrong teaching
delivered by Nigamanandji, his favoured Didi is unable to develop
sisterly bonds or even manage normal conversations with other Didis.
Always she feels she must be with the Dadas – entertaining them in some
way or another.

That is why when in Delhi sector or any other land, this Didi keeps her
distance from other Didis. She neither works with them, nor travels with
them, nor speaks with them, nor eats with them. She is not friends with
the Didis.

Thus her entire approach is 100% polar opposite of Baba’s mandate.

Baba says, “It should be remembered that a woman’s friend is a woman and
a man’s friend is a man.” (CC-1)

All in all the plight of this Didi is a bit sad and unfortunate – and no
doubt the brunt of the blame rests on Nigamanandji’s shoulders.

THE RAMIFICATIONS

Here are some of the harmful repercussions of Nigamananda’s actions:

1) If a leader or group controller like Nigamananda is not following
Baba’s teachings in his personal life, then it becomes the trend amongst
junior workers to follow that misguided manner as well. And that is what
we see unfolding today.

2) Nowadays, there are a growing number of wts who follow this “loose
style” of living. It has begun spreading like cancer. To remedy the
situation a plan is underway to contact all such workers involved in
sketchy or questionable dealings and give them the opportunity to
rectify their behaviour. If they do not, the only option is to bring the
matter to one and all in hopes that circumstantial pressure will help
such workers to mend their ways. The main aim is to stop the loose
behaviour – not to expose a particular worker or pool of workers.

3) The vast majority of Wts are very good. They adhere to Sixteen Points
and they know how some Wts are behaving. Indeed it sickens them to see
such things. So they know what is going on but they do not want to
openly oppose such events, like Nigamananda’s manner, because that will
only invite unbearable victimisation. So they keep quiet.

WHAT SHOULD BE DONE

While at the outset, the tactic may not be to “go public” when we see
Dadas and Didis unusually close, what we can all do is softly and gently
approach those doing wrong and ask them to rectify their behavior. They
should not become one bad example such that in their old age they lose
sight of dharma, as happened with Nigamananda. That makes for their own
degradation and sends a poor message to new and younger workers. Thus we
should all help our workers adhere to the tenets of AM – this is first
and foremost for their welfare.

BABA’S BLESSING

By Baba’s grace, we can bring our Marga back to its glory by setting an
example of pristine behaviour and inspiring or pressurizing others to do
the same. We cannot allow some Wts to slide in this way. Overlooking the
matter is not the answer, rather that only invites more problems.

Baba says, ‘Hence, all Ananda Margis, when they see other Margis acting
against the principles of yama and niyama, must make them shun this
habit either by sweet or harsh words or by dealing even more strictly.
Thus they will have to make the society strong.” (GHC)

Namaskar,
Parashakti

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What Every Intelligent Person Should Do

Lord Shrii Shrii Anandamurtiji says, “Each and every intelligent person of
the world, everyone who has an iota of intelligence, should try to goad all
their energies, all their propensities unto Him. He is the Supreme Shelter.
There is no alternative.” (AV-3, p.33)

Note: In today’s crude capitalist society where the degenerated ways of
materialism run rampant, the common people rush head-long into negative
activities. But we Ananda Margiis must not get affected or swayed by
this mass movement– where people run without thinking and ruin
themselves. Rather as sadhakas, we should do what is intelligent. We
should be intelligent. And per Baba’s above guideline the most
intelligent people are those sadhakas direct their energies toward Him
and surrender everything unto His lotus feet.

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Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2010 15:58:14 -0600
To: AM-GLOBAL
From: “Paul Paltrow”
Subject: Church Sex Scandal: Many Things to Learn

Baba

PS Intro: This following Prabhat Samgiita is a melancholic song – the
bhakta has a deep yearning to receive Parama Purusa in a more intimate
way. Those who have not fallen in love with Him may not understand this
feeling. In that case one may mistakenly think this song is too harsh in
its expression towards Parama Purusa. But in the world of divine love,
this is all quite natural. The bhakta wants Parama Purusa extremely
close so when he does not get what he wants then this type of loving
accusation and playful interaction occurs. All because the bhakta has a
bond of love with Parama Purusa. So the accusation placed is not harsh,
but just the sweet longing of not getting Him as closely as one feels.
In worldly love, this type of longing can occur between the baby and its
mother, if they have a sweet relation. You may have seen how the child
will carry on if the mother is absent, because the baby wants her to be
close. Similar feelings the bhakta has for Parama Purusa. Those who do
not have that type of deep love for Him will not feel comfortable
accusing Him in a loving way. The below song is based on a deeply
intimate and loving relation between the bhatka and Parama Purusa.

“Toma’r la’gi kato vytha’, tumi ta’ha’r khon’ja ra’kheno na’…” (PS 345)

Purport:

Baba, do You know how much longing I feel for You? You do not
understand the pain of my heart. If You did understand You would come
close. Instead You just always keep Yourself engaged in the great works
of this vast universe. You never listen to the painful stories and
suffering of this lowly being.

Baba, now in my mental forest, I will collect flowers for You and
weave a magnificent garland to offer You. I will see whether You accept
my humble gift or not.

Baba, I will go on singing Your sweet melodies and my heart will
vibrate in that melody and I will dance in Your divine vibration. Will
You then look at me or not?

Baba, my Dearmost I have so much love for You, please do not forget
me, please keep me in Your arms…

==  CHURCH SEX SCANDAL: MANY THINGS TO LEARN ==

Namaskar,
For decades and decades the Catholic Church has been riddled by sexual
abuse and scandal. Yet, it all remained hidden for a long time. Now it
is rising to the surface as their own followers are coming forward with
their personal accounts and tales of abuse by priests. This has become a
huge public scandal for the church.

In addition, recent reports reveal how the Pope himself was also
involved in this long-standing problem.

Even though Ananda Marga is not a religion – ours is universal dharma –
we should examine how issues of sexual abuse became rampant within the
church as well as why those cases were effectively covered up for
generations and generations. We should take note of the problem not just
as the downfall of a particular religion but also how we can prevent
such incidents in our Marga.

Finally, we shall review why Baba has termed neo-humanism as a “weapon”
to clean up the entire humanity and put an end to all dogmas.

PRIESTS ARE INFALLIBLE

All the various religions have taken hold of society in one way or
another. But the main thing they have in common is creating a scripture
and doctrine that pronounces their priests on a pedestal. Their priests
are deemed as infallible – i.e. God’s chosen representatives. Without
them, one cannot enjoy the kingdom in heaven.

Church officials can then use their unquestionable authority as divine
leaders for their own self-interest and even crude sexual dealing – as
we now see.

In AM we have monks and nuns, but there is no priestocracy because in
Ananda Marga, our Dadas and Didis are not “middle-men” between the
sadhaka and the Supreme. But in the church it is like that.

Basically, religions like Catholicism rule society by creating all kinds
of unfair laws – against women, lay people, outsiders etc – and then
proclaiming their own priests as demi-gods. This entire agenda is then
wrapped in the tinsel of godhood.

That means if anyone does not follow the priest rulership, they will not
enjoy the eternal bounty of God, instead they will be doomed to hell
fire. With this fear complex and air of superiority, the church easily
rules over the masses. It has been this way for centuries.

And the main precept is: The priests are infallible and beyond question.

By this way, the lay people become second class citizens at the mercy of
the all-powerful priest. Even in today’s materialistic society, still
church officials carry tremendous clout.

That is one of the main reasons why Catholic priests were able to get
away with all kinds of sexual abuse from pedophilia to homosexuality and
much, much more – for decades and decades if not centuries.

They were deemed as infallible, beyond reproach, and God’s divine
messenger. In that case, what wrong could they do?

CANON LAW:

PRIESTS NOT SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL COURT

A second major contributing factor to the ongoing sexual abuse scandal
in the Roman Catholic Church is canon law.

Church officials and priests are not subject to state law etc. Instead
they have their own canon law. But when that canon law just rubber
stamps a priest’s innocence regardless of what sin they commit or what
hell they do, then the priest need not answer to anyone. Then there is
no law to which they must adhere.

For this reason, there has been systemic sexual misconduct in the
church. Because via canon law they covered it all up and brushed it
under the rug.

Whereas if anyone in the general society is convicted of pedophilia,
child molestation, or anything else, then that stain will remain on
their permanent record and their name will be publicly listed on
official websites as being sexual predators. They will have a criminal
record and be followed by the courts in their every dealing.

But the church does not operate with such strictness. To appear pristine
and pure, they never address their issues publicly, unless someone else
has brought the affair to the fore. And most often, the church merely
overlooks the matter entirely. The sexual crime remains but a piece of
paper in the file cabinet of one bishop, far beyond the reach of the
parishioners and state officials.

Thus when priests are deemed as infallible and when the governing body
of the church overlooks their wrongs via canon law, priests literally
have license to do as they please. In that case they can and will commit
so many atrocities.

That is why the floodgates have now burst. After years and years of
cover-ups, people are coming forward to report all the hellish
behaviours of those priests.

Indeed, today the church is confronted by tens of thousands, if not
hundreds of thousands, of cases of sexual abuse. Many cases remain
unreported – but certainly people are coming forward and demanding
justice. What was covered up for years behind the cloak of the church is
now pouring into headlines around the globe.

WHY ABUSED DID NOT COME FORWARD

Even though some victims are making claims today, for generations,
hardly a single person was willing to bring the matter in the public
arena. There are many reasons for this.

Firstly, many little boys who may have told their parents about being
touched etc, were simply not believed. Parents could not fathom, nor did
they want to think, that their child had been sexually abused by a
priest. This is one reason why a case was not brought forward. That
happened within the family.

Then of course there were many ways that the church had for dealing with
this. Often the church simply blamed the victim for enticing the priest
and imposed such a guilt complex on the victim that they were ashamed to
come forward. Or the church warned the victim that it was a sin to speak
openly about this issue, so the only option was to remain quiet. And
finally, the priests told victims that if they kept this to themselves
they will be rewarded in heaven.

Plus there are so many other strategies and justifications the church
employed in order to keep the matter hush-hush and unknown.

Then there is an entire group of victims who became utterly terrified of
the priests. There were emotionally scarred and did not even dare
receive the holy sacrament from such priests as that would entail being
touched by them or being whispered to in the ear by the priest. When
they were so hurt, they have neither the courage nor the strength to
come forward and fight an institution as mighty as the churhc

SHORT HISTORY OF SEXUAL CASES

SINCE 2000

That era of utter silence has now mostly passed. Dirt and grime can only
be covered up for so long. Even then many remain silent – forever
scarred by the abuse, breach of trust, scandal and shame.

Here is but a brief glimpse of some of the sexual abuse issues since
2000. The below represents a mere fraction of what actually transpired.
However, each and every day the list grows and becomes more steeped in
rampant abuse and irresponsible governance.

2002 Vatican issues directive that all sexual abuse allegations should
be reported to Rome

2002 Rev. Paul Shanley, former priest of the Archdiocese of Boston
arrested, charged, and convicted of abusing numerous boys

2002-US cardinals travel to Rome for emergency meeting with Pope re.
sexual abuse scandal

2002 Cardinal Law of Boston resigns as Archbishop and moves to post in
Vatican

2004 John Jay Report, commissioned by the US Bishops, says more than
4,000 US Roman Catholic priests had faced sexual abuse allegations in
the last 50 years, in cases involving more than 10,000 children – mostly
boys

2004 Archdiocese of Portland files for bankruptcy

2007 Spokane Diocese agrees to pay sexual abuse survivors $48 million

2007 Archdiocese of Los Angeles agrees to pay survivors $660 million

Thus, the church can no longer deny that there is a problem. The only
question is how will they resolve issues of the past and prevent future
scandals. Regardless, they may never be able to regain the trust of the
people.

In Europe, the massive churches are mostly empty. The continent has
become a lost cause for the church. Christianity is doing comparatively
better in the US, but mostly their so-called success is found in the
“developing nations”.

This too however will be short lived because once the people are armed
with the ideals of neo-humanism, the irrational and dogmatic ways of the
church will no longer appeal to them.

HOW MONKS CAME INTO EXISTENCE IN CHRISTIANITY

Let’s now take a look how celibacy came into being in the Catholic
Church as well as why it could not become a successful practice.

Christianity is about 2000 years old whereas the eastern religions like
Hinduism and Buddhism are much older. So those early Christian leaders
took a look, albeit a superficial one, at what was happening in the east
and they saw that huge respect was given to monks who practiced
celibacy. So it was incorporated into certain sects of Christianity as
well. This was one way to present the priest class as being “divine” and
better than the general public.

What the church officials failed to emulate however were all the
stringent codes of conduct that monks in the east followed:
Vegetarianism, fasting, asana, pranayama, sadhana, tapah, no
intoxicants, yama and niyama etc. This is not to say that every monk
from an eastern tradition is tried and true. Only we are to understand
that those who are successful adhere to a pure way of living.

But in Christianity, they only copied the point of celibacy. They failed
to copy any sentient lifestyle practices. Hence their priests indulged
in tamasik foods, crude drink and had no real spiritual base. In that
case they were an accident waiting to happen. It was impossible for them
to lead a disciplined life when their entire constitution was littered
with static properties. In that case their baser propensities were just
growing and growing.

It comes as no surprise then that for centuries, the Catholic priests
have been submerged in crude pursuits like child molestation etc.

By Baba’s grace our Marga is not like that. Baba has blessed us with a
proper way of living. No doubt we are not scandal free, but anyone who
sincerely follows 16 Pts will lead a blessed life. Sixteen Points fuels
the sadhaka – family person or sannyasi – in a wholly positive direction.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AM AND RELIGIONS

All in all, there is a heaven and hell difference between Ananda Marga
and the existing religions. We should be aware of these basic
differences. That will give insight as to why AM will succeed where the
religions failed. Slowly, slowly the whole globe is search of truth – a
way to reach God – and we should be able to clearly elucidate the
differences so none think that Ananda Marga is merely an off-shoot or
combination of certain religions.

The following points have been well outlined in the book, “The Flame
that Burns Upward” (1974) by Jagadishwarananda. Here the chief
differentiations between AM and the dogmatic religions are merely listed
for your review:

(a) Ananda Marga does not recognise holy river or holy places.
(b) Ananda Marga is determined to put an end to priesthood.
(c) Ananda Marga has made heaven and hell non-existent.
(d) Ananda Marga discourages prayer, worship, rites, rituals etc.
(e) Ananda Marga has created disenchantment about religious thread and
pigtail, ie sacred thread and sacred hair.

These are some of the basic differences between our Ananda Marga and the
various religions. Some other differences are related with our social
outlook. Christianity rallies around capitalism whereas our Ananda Marga
advocates Prout.

Furthermore, anyone familiar with the ideals of AM can list more
differences.

WHAT WE SHOULD LEARN FROM ALL THIS

For us, seeing what is happening in the Catholic church is a lesson.

We must always remember that priests are not infallible and that anyone
can err, regardless of their dress.

Of course our AM scriptures do not proclaim that avadhutas are
infallible nor do they proclaim that avadhutas are a medium between the
sadhaka and God, but if we are not careful we can fall into that hole.
In that case so many dangers and scandals will come our way.

Thus we should remember that all must live up to the ideal of Ananda
Marga codes of conduct. That is the main thing. Just being an avadhuta
is not enough. That way of life is a practice, not a position.

Baba says, “Bear in mind that people may be harmed or misled by even a
small weakness or defect in the conduct of an a’ca’rya. Just as it is
the duty of a father to educate his children properly by his good
conduct, an a’ca’rya should always instruct by his exemplary actions and
words.” (AV-31)

Thus, everyone in AM, family person or Wt, must adhere to the codes of
conduct as given by Baba. Should anyone drift from that conduct they
should be pointed out – and if applicable, exposed in front of the law.

We must not tolerate even an ounce of wrongdoing, otherwise we will face
a similar scenario as is unfolding now with the Catholic Church. We
should not lose the faith of the masses when all around the globe people
are looking for someone to lead them unto the path of beatitude and peace.

One other point to bear in mind is this:

Baba says, “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” (AV-33)

For centuries, the Catholic church possessed extraordinary power,
wherein they were not answerable to any law whatsoever, and that led to
their demise.

In AM, everyone person, regardless of their post, must be answerable for
their own behaviour – no one is exempt from review.

NEO-HUMANISM AS A WEAPON

When Baba first gave neo-humanism then He said that you now have the
“weapon of neo-humanism”. Those days few understood since in that time
the atom bomb and long range missiles were thought of as powerful
weapons. How could a philosophy be a weapon.

Now we know.

Wherever neo-humanism is propagated, the masses become aware and dogma
gets exposed. In that case, no one can rest on their so-called sacred
position and claim themselves as divine.

Over time, people have thought of kings, queens, priests, politicians,
actors, war heroes, and athletes as being divine. Due to Baba’s grace,
the collective human consciousness is rising and before our very eyes we
are witness to the fall of crude leaders in all realms of life:
financial, political, social and religious.

With the spread of neo-humanistic ideals – as is happening now – there
is nowhere for crude leaders to hide. All must face their misdeeds. That
is what the people demand.

With the propagation of neo-humanism, our human society will be rid of
old dogmas and enter a whole new era. What is happening now with the
Catholic Church is no coincidence. It is a direct result of their
dogmatic ways combined with the supreme advent of Parama Purusa and
divine His teachings.

Baba says that the dogmatic religions are going to die. And indeed now
they are getting exposed and being torn down by their own followers. The
Pope and his Catholicism are facing this as we speak.

BABA’S BLESSING

Baba’s divine cosmic grace is working and this entire world is changing
fast every day. Ananda Marga is the real thing; it is dharma for the
welfare of all. We should represent His teachings by our conduct and not
let our Marga fall like as happened with the dogmatic religions.

Baba says, “Your ideal is represented by your conduct. Your learning,
your social or economic status have nothing to do with your ideal.” (AV #13)

Namaskar,
Punya’tman

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Psychic Disease: False Health Problem

Even though they do not have any physical problem, psychically diseased
people mentally suffer and cry and complain about different imagined
physical ailments. Such types of psychic diseases are called mania.
Following is one example:

Baba says, “There was another person I knew who was quite healthy and
carried out his daily activities with ease, and yet he was under the
impression, for no particular reason, that there was some trouble in his
stomach. Actually there was no disease; he was in good health. Yet
occasionally he used to come to me and complain that there was some
disorder in his stomach. This was his [psychic disease] of mania.”
(APH-5, p. 347)

Herein lies the solution:

Baba says, “One of the numerous benefits of sa’dhana’ is that it keeps the mind
free from psychic disease.” (APH-5, p.348)

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Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 12:01:06 +0530
To: am-global@earthlink.net
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Subject: News: Loot & Booty Sharing

Baba

“Bandhu a’ma’r, nikat’ a’ma’r, a’mi kii ga’ibo toma’r ga’n…” (P.S. 525)

Purport:

O’ my Bandhu, O’ my dearmost, You are my very close and intimate One.
What song should I sing to please You. You know about my deep longing
for You. O’ Baba, You are my Love, You are the personification of hope,
saturated in sweetness. You are my heart of hearts– and my everything.

Baba, since that very first day when You blessed me by bringing me in
Your closeness under Your care since then by Your grace I have
understood that You are my shelter; You are doing everything for me. Also
since that very day, with Your divine touch, You have blessed me with a new
life, O’ my Bandhu and most intimate one. By Your causeless grace, my
way of living has been transformed from a worldly existence into life divine.
Since then everything has become blissful.

O’ my Lord, on that most blessed day You graciously caressed me with
Your soft lotus hand. In that atmosphere of the blissful early morning
dawn, the lotus flowers were blossoming in the pond and spreading their
sweet aroma all around. Then by Your infinite grace You pulled me very
close to You and graciously placed me on Your Lap and loved me; and by
placing Your hand on top of my head, You bathed me with Your divine
effulgence. You granted me everything. What You have done is unparalleled.

Baba, You are love personified; You are my most dear; You are my
everything…

== NEWS: LOOT AND BOOTY SHARING ==

Namaskar,
Our AM schools and services projects are founded for the welfare of
society and to spread the divine gospel of Shrii Shrii Anandamurtijii.
This we all know.

To see any such project get misused or hijacked by selfish or group
interest is a direct front against Guru.

Thus Ananda Margiis across the globe should take direct and active
interest in the awful financial scandal that has taken place at our AM
Polytechnic College (Malur, Karnataka).

At present, as we speak, the groups involved are trying to keep
everything under the covers so they can continue to loot and keep their
booty. For the first time, the entire story is told here within this
letter.

Please read carefully and act according.

ABOUT THE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
(KARNATAKA, INDIA)

All may know that we have our Ananda Marga Polytechnic College (Diploma
in Engineering) in Malur, near Bengalore, Karnataka.

Students get admission in this college on the basis of big capitation
fees (donation in lakhs of rupees), and large monthly tuition fees. In
this way this institution generates a huge amount of money, more than
one million US dollars per year.

That’s why all groups have their greedy eyes on this college.

SOME OF THE HISTORY

When the Kolkata administration divided AMPS, then they could not capture
this institution because all the margiis and the entire staff at the college
were against Kolkata.

The Rudrananda camp had full control over the college. It should be
noted that Parmehsvara’nanda and Vandana’nanda were also hardcore cadre
of H group those days.

But times change. When the EC group emerged under the leadership of
Parmeshvara’nanda and Vandana’nanda, then the situation at this college,
also changed.

The in-charge of the Polytechnic College was Animesha’nanda, who is
originally from Chattisgarah but he has only minimal Chattisgarhii
sentiment. He changed his loyalty to Vandana’nanda + Parmeshvara’nanda.
Plus margiis of those areas under the leadership of S.S. Goenka also
became supporters of this group.

THE COLLEGE GETS DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS

Because of this groupism one big tussle started in the college.

The college staff divided into two groups.

(#1) One group was of Animesha’nadna + Citshiva’nanda (who went there to
give muscle support to Animesha’nanda) and some staffs of the college
teaching section, who were supporter of EC.

(#2) Other group emerged in the leadership of Arun (from Gaya, Bihar)
the hostel in-charge who has been living in the college for years. He
has group ties with Vishvanath (from Bihar, he lives there to save the
college from outside criminals), Ravi (from Gaya), Pankaj (teaching staff from
Varanasi, relative of Ravii) and other staffs of the hostel.

WHO CONTROLS WHAT

After some days of tussle, finally both groups captured certain areas of
the college and shifted there accordingly.

The teaching department of the college came under the control of
Animesha’nanda. He receives tuition fees from the students, pays the
teaching staff and other college staff, and “manages” the money he gets
from tuition fees and capitation fees.

The other group captured the hostel. In turn, they collect hostel
charges from the students, and basically deal with all monies related
with the hostel and living accommodations & services etc.

Animesha’nanda never had control over the hostel.

HUGE LOOTING GOING ON:

 

HOW THEY DO IT

For the last 4 years, both of these two groups have been looting the
money they were getting, i.e. embezzlement. They’ve been stuffing their
pockets and personal bank accounts with the monies collected when in
fact those funds are the rightful property of the AM Polytechnic
College, not those greedy groupists.

In short, because there was no proper administration, there has been a
huge money scandal unfolding at the college. Still it is going on.

Animesha’nanda, who gets millions as capitation fees and tuition fees,
pays huge shares to his dons like Parmeshvara’nanda and Vandana’nanda,
and also to what some margiis call the “hi profile margiis” in the name
of margii meetings.

In return, all Animesha’nanda does is arrange one sadhana’ shivir per
year — that’s all, nothing more. Thus, he personally pockets huge piles
of money and tuition / capitation fees every year. This literally then
is a case of millions of dollars of embezzlement that he steals from our
AM Polytechnic College.

The other group embezzles a sizable amount from the hostel and they were
also happy with that huge amount they were saving per month. Arun is all in
all of the hostel. He has been living with his family there since years.

Here everyone should be clear that all money (after expenditure of
hostel) was being distributed to the members of group. Money was not used
for the development of college or organization.

Thus, both the parities involved are cheating the AM Polytechnic college
by grabbing hoards of monies for their personal and groupist desires.

LONG-STANDING COLD WAR

Since years there has been a cold war at the college. Both groups have had
their greedy eyes and insatiable appetites on each others holdings and
money.

Animesha’nanda and his goon Citshiva’nanda were always trying to capture
the hostel while the other group was always trying to capture the
teaching side of the college.

Because of this fight, there has not been a proper teaching or learning
environment at the college. Instead, our AM Polytechnic College has been
transformed into a place of cheap sentiments, politics, crookedness,
groupism and money looting.

MORE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Finally, Citshiva’nanda has started taking the hostel fees from the
Chattisgarhi students. In reply the other group started taking tuition
fees from the students of Bihar, Jharkhanda and UP.

Then Citshiva’nanda organized Chattisgarhi students living in hostel
against the hostel in-charge and his group. With the help of these students
and local hired goondas, Citshiva’nanda tried to capture the hostel.

Then the other group replied in the same manner. Hostel staffs,
Vishvanath, Ravi and students from Bihar, Jharkhanda, UP attacked on
Chattisgarhi group. After a physical fight (lathis, hockeysticks,
knives, local made guns were shown) Citshiva’nanda had to leave the
college.

In the end, the police also came to the college to manage the unruly scene.

TEAM RANCHI MOVES IN

The hostel group then called Ranchi administration for help and the
Rudrananda camp who has been keeping a greedy eye on the money, did not
delay a moment.

Svarupa’nanda and Dharmapra’n’a’nanda (Chennai DS) went to the college.
They stayed at the college to establish a presence and control the college.

The Rudrananda camp has declared Dharmapra’n’a’nanda as in-charge of the
college. So Dharmapra’n’a’nanda and Ranchi supporter hero Sushil from
Katihar are at the college.

Nigama’nanda from Ranchi and Parmeshvara’nanda from Patna have reached
Bengalore. They are involved in arm-wrestling match with each other at
the bargaining table.

Now situation is very tense.

WHY ALL ARE KEEPING MUM

Now we have to investigate why – despite all these antics and commotion
– both camps are keeping quiet about all this.

Because we have to remember that whenever any member of the Rudrananda
camp / H group enters even a small ashram operated by EC or intrudes on
any small and useless issue, then the EC personnel colour the whole
internet and make it a big issue. All their e-mailers become active.
They become totally vocal.

So it is very surprising that on this big issue about the AM Polytechnic
College, where Rudrananda camp is storming and capturing the college and
where a nasty physical fight has occurred, the entire EC team is keeping
mum.

Why? They are not telling a single word. Why?

Animesha’nanda is telling that he will solve the problems and he does
not need help of any margii. Why? Is it not a point of intrigue?

When H group kicked out Parmehsvara’nanda and Vandana’nanda and others
then EC went to all margiis and begged for help and still they are crying
for help.

But in the case of this Malur Polytechnic College issue, why is it that
they do not want margiis to interfere? Why is the EC leadership of
Parmeshvara’nanda going to sit with Nigma’nanda directly to solve the
problem? Is it not strange and out of character?

The answer of all these question is: To keep all the money they have
looted and keep the scandal secret.

For this single reason, neither group wants to highlight the situation.

If margiis are alerted and come forward and look into the matter then
all will know that for the last many years millions of dollars money
have been looted and embezzled from our AM Polytechnic College by these
very groupists.

EC does not want to to reveal this multi-million dollar scandal and the
Rudrananda camp wants either full control of the college or a maximum
share in the looted amount.

Hence both group leaders are in contact to solve this problem secretly
on a give-and-take basis at the bargaining table. They prefer to make a
black pact and keep their millions as opposed to letting the margiis
know what hell has happened.

That’s why Animesha’nadna is telling margiis not to come forward and EC
supporters & e-mailers are keeping mum.

MARGIIS MUST COME FORWARD

When our AM Polytechnic College is being ravaged by groupists and when
all the projects of AM are meant to be in the service of Gurudev and
humanity – not in the hands of greedy groups – then we should be alert,
ready to take action and apply pressure.

In that case it is the duty of all Ananda Margiis to unitedly rise up
and correct the situation. This much we owe our Beloved Baba. We must
not sit idle thinking others will do. It is our personal responsibility
to stand up and act.

As margiis we should not wait for an invitation from any group.

Responsible margiis, those who are not puppets of any group, should come
forward and critically look into the matter. The account books should be
audited by independent auditors and the ongoing looting and money
scandal should be stopped.

All monies earned by the Polytechnic College in Malur should be used for
the development of the college, not sucked up by groupist tycoons for
their personal gain.

BABA’S WARNING:

 

SINFUL TO REMAIN IDLE

Now that the news is out, we should be swift to take action. Sitting
idle amounts to sin according to Baba – a sin of omission.

Baba says, “Those who shirk duties and responsibilities do commit a
great harm to society. It is this lack of dutifulness in our country
[India] today that has caused great retardation in different spheres of
life. It has also caused spiritual degeneration. One should perform good
actions regularly, should do sa’dhana’ properly – these are the dos
which everyone is expected to perform. Those who do not pay heed to
these responsibilities do indulge in pratyava’ya. Pa’taka is the
collective name of pa’pa and pratyava’ya.” (AV-23)

Thus we should not remain still a moment longer while such groupists
pillage and destroy our Polytechnic College in Malur.

BABA’S BLESSING

By Baba’s grace He has empowered us with the ability to take action and
change the course of events – turning bad situations into positive ones.
In this way, we must rally round and save our Polytechnic College from
the clutches of these groupist forces.

Baba says, “The very import of the history of human welfare is the
history of struggle and strife. Even the sweet gospels of peace could
not be preached in an environment of peace and composure. Devils did not
allow the apostle of peace to work peacefully – that is why I say that
peace is the outcome of fight.”

“This endeavour at the well-being of the human race concerns everyone –
it is yours, mine and ours. We may afford to ignore our rights, but we
must not forget our responsibilities. Forgetting the responsibility
implies the humiliation of the human race…” (A’nanda Va’nii #45)

Namaskar,
Manjit

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Dangerous Yoga

Baba says, “Suppose, one is a great Yogii but if there is no love for his
goal, then those suspended propensities will finally be converted into
crude matter. That is, the subtle human existence becomes like iron; it
becomes like wood; it becomes like sand. What a deterioration! What a
downfall! This particular type of yoga where a yogii does not bear love for
the Supreme Entity is called ‘Hatha Yoga’ in Samskrta. It is dangerous for
human elevation.” (AV-2, p.18)

Note: Nowadays, especially in European countries, in the name of teaching
yoga certain pseudo-yoga-businessmen are busy selling their useless and
dirty things to the common public by opening various yoga and meditation
centres. But in those places citing the God’s name is untouchable. And not
only that but they teach all kinds of fake lessons such as misguided
pranayama and self-invented asanas etc. But when the Goal is not Parama
Purusa then that ultimately brings terrible degeneration. Neither is the
unassuming public aware nor are these culprits aware what hell they are
bringing upon innocent people. It is our duty as far as possible to warn
everyone for their welfare.
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