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SRI BHAGAVAN

W e l l s p r i n g o f L o v e, G r a c e a n d W i s d o m

S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love, Grace and Wisdom

Sat-Chit-Ananda Parabrahma Purushottama Paramatma Sri Bhagavati Sameta Sri Bhagavate Namaha The ultimate thing of the universe is what you call ‘Brahman’ which is supposed to have three qualities, namely, ‘sat’, ‘chit’, and ‘ananda’. Its sense of existence is what you call ‘sat’; its conscious intelligence is what you call ‘chit’; and its nature is ananda which is bliss. That is why it is normally qualified as ‘sat-chit-ananda Brahman’. God, or Ishvara, is imminent in Brahman. God is power, compassion, and love. That is why we refer to God as ‘sat-chit-ananda Parabrahma’. God relates to humans as though God were a human; hence you call God as the ‘Purushottama’. This God also manifests within the individual as the Antyaramin or the higher sacred self. Since the Antyaramin is in everyone it is called the ‘Paramatman’. The Paramatman manifests as Bhagavati and Bhagavan, through Amma and myself.

Literal translation of the Moola Mantra The Primordial Sound (exposing) Being-Consciousness-Bliss (which is the Self-Nature of) The Absolute, (expressing Itself as the) Incarnate Godhead (whose essence is the) Supreme Self, (and which manifests as the) Divine Feminine in union with (the) Divine Masculine – we bow to That. Singing or chanting this mantra externally or within is a powerful invocation of the Supreme Being, that is, establishing a direct link and communion with the Divine Presence. According to Sri Bhagavan, the Moola Mantra, meaning ‘root’ or ‘main mantra’, expresses the whole evolution of the Divine from the One to the many, from oneness to multitude. But not that it somehow lost its oneness along the way. It rather became and is constantly becoming All That in the expansion of its own Being. This process of evolution eventually results in God realizing Himself in human form, which in fact is the next approaching step in our own evolution as human beings. Man as we know him today is more of an experiment moving towards its completion these days, and in the end he will joyfully return to his original state – to oneness. As Sri Bhagavan brings it so clearly to the point, “Man has to give way to the Divine".
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Table of Contents

Preface 4 Part I: Sri Bhagavan 5 On Transition into Golden Age 6 On Awakening into Oneness 9 A S A T O M A M A N T R A 17 On the Divine and God-Realization 18 T V A M E V A M A N T R A 27 On Suffering and Self-Acceptance 28 S H A N T I M A N T R A 33 On Relationships 34 S A R V E B H A V A N T U M A N T R A 40 On the Golden City 41 P O O R N A M A N T R A 44 On Various Subjects 45 Short & Profound 50 Part II: Treasury 60 The Vision 61 A Divine Phenomenon 64 Acharya Anandagiri: Wisdom of the Awakened One 66 The Oneness Temple 70 Sri Amma: Words of Strength and Courage 71 The Art of Prayer 75 Meaning of the Moola Mantra by Poornima Dasa 78 Sanskrit Glossary 80

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Preface

If we even were to summarize the few teachings of Sri Bhagavan and condense it into three sentences, it would probably go like that:
Spirituality is living life to its fullest. But for you to really enjoy life, all personal suffering has to vanish which has its root cause in the sense of separate existence, in the perception of the ‘me’ and the ‘not me’. Oneness Blessing has the power to liberate you from this misperception, thus allowing you to experience reality as it is.

You could actually stop here. Because this has to be experienced, it cannot be described. Anything explained only clouds the mind more while it is all about freedom from – and ultimately with – the mind itself. The choice to read on is therefore left to you. And again, what ‘living life to its fullest’ is going to look like is up to you to discover. So all the best of grace, deepest blessings, and a happy exploration!
WRITTEN BY US AS A DIVINE GIFT FOR US SOMETIME BETWEEN THE PRESENT AND NOW

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we are biologically. Having divided all things we feel threatened by the other. and spiritually one. What happens to the forests happens to us in our bodies. We as a race are on the brink of a colossal transition from one of separation to that of oneness. Are we then beyond redemption? Are we to remain a bunch of pessimistic philosophers or apathetic onlookers bemoaning our collective doom? Not necessarily. We would realize the oneness of all living things.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. as ‘my people and yours’. emotionally. This is our shared destiny. We would create a better planet for the present and the future. There is only one mind. and further forms of violence. like the trees. We would awaken from darkness to light. Fear in turn breeds war. Every individual awakening into oneness is automatically affecting a few thousand people pushing them towards the only sane alternative way of experiencing reality. as ‘my nation and yours’. conflict. There is only one consciousness. The collective torment or fear suffered by our own brethren in one part of the world would manifest as sleeping or waking nightmares to someone elsewhere in the world. are made of the same earth. and would in turn continue to live through our children and their progeny. We are one and cannot continue to live any further in an illusion of separation. we would go on to discovering newer ways of living and loving. located away from each other in space and time. We have a divisive consciousness that perceives things as the ‘me’ and the ‘not me’. We live in a holographic universe. Are not our bodies moving clay forms endowed with intelligence? A conscientious effort at healing the earth would manifest as the ultimate healing of our own bodies. There is only one body. since our bodies. the ‘mine’ and the ‘not mine’. 6 . What happens to the animals in the seas happens to us – men and women. Grace and Wisdom On Transition into Golden Age The root cause of all suffering is the sense of separate existence. Our experience of reality having changed. Though each of us may live different lives. from untruth to truth. us. Our pleasures and pains are interminably interlinked. This is the mind that has flowed through our fore fathers.

That is going to happen soon. The Oneness Movement has come into existence to help humanity make this transition. Humanity is entering the most crucial phase of its existence. Towards the end humanity would enter a new age. It will be one humanity. for ourselves. from June 2004 to June 2012. it is not prosperity for one country or the other but for the whole globe. a state of consciousness that is. The Oneness Age and the Golden Age are complementary to each other. The coming decade1 shall witness the most unprecedented and undreamt of changes in the course of its long evolution. that is. ‘Oneness with All That Is’. We have a destiny to create. It faces a deeper social upheaval and creative restructuring of all time. The passage of time. Grace and Wisdom The dawn of this new civilization which we might call an ‘Age of Oneness’ is the single most explosive fact of our lifetime. and to flow with the changes that are overpowering it. the Golden Age. Humanity faces a quantum leap forward. has a role in creating this destiny for man. The Oneness Age represents what is going to happen inside. This Golden Age is for the whole of mankind. and the Golden Age what is going to happen outside. not communism or socialism. The transition will be a painful process. where all mankind becomes one family. or radical humanism. People would not suffer from a sense of want. What we will see is an entirely different world where there is no competition but only cooperation. Without clearly recognizing it we are engaged in building the world’s first Golden Age. As a consequence of this inner state of man changes would occur in the outer world which we would call the ‘Golden Age’. And each one of us. It is not capitalism. is humanity’s great___ 1 This message is from the year 2002 7 .S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Only those whose relationships are in order will make it easily. In the near future we will be the first generation to create a global Golden Age. let us remember. The advent to the Golden Age would see a world where there are no national boundaries. That will win the day for us. There is nothing much humanity could do about it other than to understand the changes occurring around it.

The world would be transformed. A new civilization would come. and there would be no returning to a tribal or a national life. from one dominated by materialism to one of balance and spirituality. Our consciousness would continue to expand. The currently ruling world order would be completely transformed to one of equality between all human beings.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom est opportunity to become awakened. This new frame of consciousness would mean an increased ability to see things from a higher perspective. Our energies would get directed towards spiritual awakening and wholeness. and along with it a new frame of consciousness. 8 .

Whatever the experience. Right now you are not an individual. Because there is no person. There is no more division. If you are a neuroscientist you would say it is ‘the shutting down of the parietal lobes’. or the friend of so and so. You are a crowd inside – you who are the son or the daughter of so and so. If you are a philosopher you would say.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. “I have achieved unity consciousness". your authentic and your inauthentic self. Then again there is your conscious and your unconscious self. Alone means all-one. At the next level you would find oneness with your fellow human beings. There is not one single state that is common to all mankind. a mystic would say. a spiritual person would say. Yet another would be a total witness. Another person would experience causeless love and limitless joy. Let us first look at oneness within oneself. At the third level you would discover you are one with the earth. However. the tree. “The sense of separation is gone". Problems could still be there but they would not affect you anymore. When the dialogue shuts down you become all-one inside. a witness to thought and life at large. Such a person would say. There is an immense silence. there cannot be personal suffering. The experience is different for different people. you who is the employee or the employer of so and so. the state of ‘Aham Brahmasmi’. There are several degrees of oneness. the husband. You are that dialogue. the common denominator is the absence of personal suffering. For some people it is like a noisy generator that suddenly comes to a halt. Others would land in a state of such compassion and oneness that there is no separation from the other whatsoever. the father. You would nevertheless sense the suffering of the world. “I am experiencing reality as it is". “I am silence". all having a dialogue all the time. Grace and Wisdom On Awakening into Oneness There are various ways in which you could talk about awakening or oneness. If you are a psychologist you would say it is ‘the loss of the sense of self’. Yet another would experience cosmic consciousness. 9 . a silence that is not the opposite of noise. There are so many beings within who are all the time talking. all this is talk which is not of much use. you are divided within. You have to get there and I will get you there.

the sky – you are one with nature. You have made it into a hell. The senses must be independent and free of the mind. “It is a big tree.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. The same applies to smell. Any kind of thought would be flowing into you and going out of you. You will see that this whole creation is perfect. “What is the purpose of life?" my answer is. When you sit down to eat food you are not eating food. You start worrying about your office or your family. Now what is happening is – when you are thinking. I intend to take you step by step to the final oneness. or this or that. Mukti could be defined in various ways. You discover you and the universe are one. Otherwise. Now. The food is not being experienced. The purpose of life is to live. that. and even thought. This is a physical reality. That is why when people ask me. But it is actually possible to see thoughts flow as though they were independent of you. and that you are already in heaven. That is. So this is the state of mukti. Thought is necessary when required. The general definition I give for mukti is ‘the liberation of the senses’. “If you are living you won’t ask the question". this. All the time comments are going on. When the mind is not there then you are actually living. if you can hear without the mind interfering that is mukti. and you can watch them. when the senses become free of the control of thought or the mind then we say you have discovered unconditional joy and unconditional 10 . mango tree. Grace and Wisdom the water. If you can see without the mind interfering that is mukti. What does that mean? It means to live the life of the senses. It is only such a being which is actually living. what is happening is. It is possible to liberate the senses from the clutches of thought. or a comment on the food itself. Ultimately you discover you and God are one. you are not at all experiencing reality. Now all the time you are interpreting all the data that is coming into you. when you see you do not see without the interference of the mind. and you say. touch. Reality to you is what is flowing through the senses. Now. you think ‘you’ are thinking. a small tree. You look at a tree. green tree. Wherever the mind is in control you are not living. That is why I say. you would discover you are God. “If you experience reality as it is then you will just experience bliss". the complete liberation of the senses from the control of the mind. it is the most beautiful thing. Thought also can be observed without your getting involved in the thought. Now. actually you can see thoughts. why should thought interfere? There is no need for thought to interfere with your actual experience.

You will discover true love. That is the truth. And this is a natural occurrence. Grace and Wisdom love. And to escape that misery you have created various escape routes through which all the time you are escaping from your misery. This true joy and this true love are not separate things. as you are listening to me you are seeing me but you are not hearing me. Such is this joy that you will feel that you are connected with everybody. This is a day-to-day reality once you become awakened or you become a mukta. that is what you are designed to be. If the projector is slowed down it becomes only like a slide. touching as though all these things are going on at the same time. Because ‘yourself’ has become 'everybody’. The two senses have got coordinated like in a movie. Similarly. you will in fact be very efficient. But you will still be very functional. you will feel connected with everything and everybody. This is not a concept or some imaginary thing. So the whole attempt of this movement is to help you experience reality as it is. they are all one and the same. You do not live for yourself alone anymore. You do not exist. It does not really exist. If this is slowed down. if you would give me permission you would just disappear. because otherwise what is there in your life? It becomes meaningless. And thousands of people have already got into these states. That sense of ‘I and you’. which misery itself is because you are not experiencing reality. That is what a human being is supposed to experience all the time. What remains ___ 2 On the lawn of the Oneness University Campus 3 where the satsang was held 11 . unless you have those 24 shots moving per second you will not see the hand movement in the movie theatre. The sense of separateness would completely be gone. and when you hear me you are not seeing me. When that happens you will discover unconditional love and unconditional joy. here the senses are coordinating at a particular speed whereby you are feeling that you are seeing. But that is happening so fast that you have this illusion that you are seeing and hearing. It is this illusion that creates the sense of ‘me’ and ‘I’. the sense of separateness is an illusion. If I were to slow down your senses. You live for the sake of humanity. You will go back home minus yourself.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. You do not feel that you are a separate individual. and even right now there are a few people sitting here2 who are in this state. you all just vanish! So now you are there. Since you do not experience that your lives have become miserable. That is why people take to alcohol or to drugs or sex or whatever that is. For example.

The senses have to be slowed down a little bit.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Day in and day out. You will feel you are one with the universe. and this is how all these people who have got the state are experiencing. I can never see anything as separate. asking somebody to give you love. This love is a causeless love. again come back to watch your TV. You love your wife or husband because he or she means something to you. and you start really living. Every moment it lives. We are not talking about that. It’s gone. You of course create some meaning. This can happen only if the ‘I’ or ‘self’ disappears. “I’m doing some social work. You get up in the morning. How can you see yourself? There is no way to see consciousness because You Are That. That is not the love we are talking about. It is then that you have this true love because it is a part of you. and that has only to be experienced. It is a causeless love. What you call love is not truly love. You are completely gone. brush your teeth. The whole thing has become your body. It is just there. It is as though all of you are inside of my belly. it is a part of you. this routine. It takes only 7 minutes for me to give you that state in which you perceive everything without the ‘me’ or the ‘I’. pack up your lunch. Right now what is happening is you are merely existing. You can experience it. or if you give love it is because somebody is big or famous or great or wealthy or you have something to gain from that." and all kinds of things because you have to invent these things. you are attached to somebody. Otherwise you see no reason why you should continue with your mediocre life. It is not a mystical experience. but when it comes down the experience is lost. Grace and Wisdom there is life or you may call it ‘pure consciousness’ – the stuff from which this whole universe is made of. Its true nature is ananda and love. A mystical experience comes when the kundalini rises to the chakras. For example. The qualification is you must set right your relationships. helping man. There is no meaning. meaningless. because deep inside there is only sorrow inside you. come back. Strangely the boundaries of the body cease. completely one. It is a fact and reality for me. You say. when I look at you people I don’t feel you are outside of me. You possess somebody. Somebody is not outside of you. purposeless. and behold! You are not there! What is there is only life. It is a very simple thing. go to office or do some business. You either beg for love. have a quarrel with your wife. To attain this state you must qualify. You no more can see it as your hand or your body. have your breakfast. and there is no question of the mind slipping into the past or worrying about the past or projecting into the future or thinking about the future. You’ve got into this mechani12 . It lives in the moment. What is there ultimately is consciousness. There is no cause. You don’t know what to do with your lives. go to the toilet. We are talking of a very robust state of 24 hours irreversible consciousness. mediocre. You live because you are afraid of dying. have a fight with your child.

That is very important. Grace and Wisdom cal trap created by the ‘self’. by the ‘me’. the ache which Buddha had. giving awakening is not a big problem at all. how many escape systems they can build! They have TV systems." then I have no business with you. sky diving. that ache. you are escaping from your sorrow. So this has to go. You are your own guru and you can see it for yourself. The second thing is your relationships.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. “Ok! I’m managing my suffering. That is what life is really all about. what all this talk of oneness is. that sense of. If you don’t feel the pain and say. That is the first qualification. It really baffles me. for an unawakened person the mind interferes and does not allow the body to live its life. You have had no moments of ecstasy or bliss or joy. and what is the purpose of all this?" That is the meaning of the word ‘dukka’. Only then you will know what true love is. So you have built up various escape systems. Nobody needs to teach you. “What is all this? What is the meaning of life? Where are we going? We are getting older and seem to have achieved nothing. That is the reason for the mukti yagna. mechanisms. We use the word ‘suffering’ which is not the true meaning of the word ‘dukka’. I can probably say. But you must first feel that pain. All the scriptures will start revealing themselves to you. and I’m happy with it. It is a very abstract and not clearly definable ache you have. and what else? Somehow you must manage your lives. and the only reason you are not sick is because. So sometimes I marvel how people are able to live. 13 . When one is liberated from the clutches of the mind one begins to truly experience things as they are. To me the problem is I wonder how people continue to live. Awakening is the liberation of the senses from the clutches of the mind. you are afraid of dying. You have certainly missed out on all that. He had everything in life yet that pain was there. but fundamentally that pain is there inside. doing all these things. The body lives its own life. To me. what compassion is. computers. Then you are ready for receiving my grace of mukti. what it is to share your life with others. You are managing your sorrow. and you continue with this kind of life. I can help you only if it is going to really trouble you. “What is this all about?" That is what we mean by the word ‘dukka’. There is no translation for it in English. But sadly.

supposing there were to be a snake in front of you. It does not matter whether you are in this atmosphere3 or you are in the world outside. You just dance away because there is joy. this creation is there just because there is too much joy. Is there a purpose to your jumping up and your shouting? No. pain or pleasure – everything would give joy. The moment ___ 3 Meant here is the area of Golden City 14 . because the stuff of creation is love and joy. to talk. look at somebody there is ananda. Because there is joy you are jumping up and you are shouting but there is no purpose to your shouting. The example that we often give is. there is no time involved. I cannot speak to you about any right way or right path. if somebody in India is scoring very well and hitting sixes then you jump up and shout. just to walk is ananda. The ultimate understanding or the ultimate awakening is you realize there is no purpose to life. to eat. but there is a cause to it that is joy. And you don’t understand how you could live without a purpose because you don’t live.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. It could be the gutters or the garden. Grace and Wisdom Without the interference of the mind any experience would give joy. The key thing here is you have to get into a state where ‘seeing’ is occurring all the time. just to be is ananda. comfort or discomfort. to drink. So. That is what we are trying to do in the courses here. There is no effort involved. It is just there. “What is the purpose of life?" Because you are not living you want a purpose to life. exalt or disparage. That is the stuff of life which is what we are trying to do for you. just to live. Therefore it is there – there is no purpose to it. If you are truly living you won’t ask the question. just to breathe is ananda. When seeing happens all suffering ceases because to see is to be free. If you watch a cricket match. you would be very scared and shiver in fear. If you live as I said. what’s the purpose to your dance? You can see lot of people dancing away for no reason. We are speaking about a permanent transformation which would hold good wherever you are.

no effort is involved. So the simple act of cooking can be the most extraordinary thing. When you are not a Buddha do not behave like a Buddha. every little thing can be very spiritual. So we must first know what dharma we are talking about. Everything would be spiritual. compassion was his most natural state of existence. whatever that might be. The Buddha was free of craving because that was his natural state. That is why we often say there is no path here. and when they cook that is meditation for them. we do not call it ‘the path’ or ‘the right path’. You will be miserable. You see and you are free. Cooking can be great joy for the fully awakened. They dance and they sing and they cook. They are one and the same only. You have divided the world into the spiritual and the worldly. instantly the fear is gone. there is only joy and freedom.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. We don’t use such words. No time is involved. you have to strike a balance. Grace and Wisdom you see it is not a snake but a rope. When you are not awakened. there is so much silence and they cook. looking at the crow can be spiritual. The only thing is do you ‘see’ what is going on? Since it is only seeing. There is no separation at all. ‘What is there’ is not important. He had a profound insight that altered his consciousness. going to office can be spiritual. you see the separation – but once you are awakened there is no charge in the content. don’t behave like an awakened person. As far as I am concerned they are not separate. The same thing applies to what is going on within the mind. some don’t even know that they are cooking. Until then of course it is there. So the question does not arise once you are awakened. To me there are no separate worlds. So how can you separate the two? Then – you are not awakened of course. whether it be a lustful thought or a murderous thought or any kind of thought. If you could really see what is going on. the dharma of the unawakened or for the awakened. None of these saints 15 . The act of doing a job can be very spiritual. the spiritual and the physical world or what you call ‘the world’. Well. To Christ.

you are there. Grace and Wisdom and sages practiced the insights and got into the state. and it does not really help. and you get a blessing from them which in turns helps your process. So when you go into a state of gratitude. that when you are grateful those people who have actually helped you they in some sense have received this gratitude.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. If you could realize that it would hit you like a ton of bricks. that ‘trying’ takes you away from where you want to be. Oneness is not a state to be achieved or practiced but a benediction to be received. So you have to realize the futility of all effort. If there is no gratitude. Well! The rest of humanity is seriously practicing compassion and love. In spirituality. If you do anything to increase the love in you. All effort on the spiritual path is futile. Is it ever possible? Can a horse ever become an elephant? I always maintain that this is a neurobiological process. They got there through grace. There are other reasons also. Then all effort ceases. the brain itself functions as a much better instrument. the moment you realize there is nothing you could do about it that is the moment it happens. the brain as an organ becomes an inferior organ. Man cannot make it on his own. So in the actual experience we have found. you’ll never ever get there. That ‘trying’ is the problem. which in turn proves very helpful in raising the states of consciousness. people who have the sense of gratitude move much faster than those who do not have the sense of gratitude. If you would realize that there is nothing you could do about it that is the beginning of love. 16 . As long as you keep trying. The moment effort is gone. you’ll never discover love. It has to be given to him.

God is All That Is. Lead me from mortality to immortality. Hari O M Tat Sat God is Absolute Reality. 17 . Lead me from darkness to light. Grace and Wisdom Asato Ma Sat Gamaya Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya Mrityor Ma Amritam Gamaya Lead me from the unreal to the Real.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love.

The light streams in. small voice you hear inside. Sunrise can be compared to death. The dreams now appears unreal to you. thinking it to be a restful phase. God could be spoken of in three ways – the unmanifest. I have come to stop you from sleeping. Remember. the unmanifest cannot be seen. The still. Grace and Wisdom On the Divine and God-Realization Life can be compared to sleep. What is unknown today could be known tomorrow. so that these sun rays stream on your face to force you to open your eyes earlier. God the unmanifest is the unknowable. It is attributeless and hence cannot be known. You close your eyes and prefer to be in darkness. or heard. By its very definition. sound. The dreams are nothing but your life events which you seem so attached to. the dream ends. the unmanifest is as good as non-existent. It will forever be the unknowable. felt. When I say ‘death’ I mean the death of your senses of desires. it is not the unknown but the unknowable. It is only in this true light that you will see M E. and the incarnation. There is no way for you to understand Reality or God. or the form that you see within or without is the manifest. or sensation. and reality sets in. The ‘I’ separates you from me. your eyes open. the manifest. As far as you are concerned. God also mani18 . God is very much like the unmanifest electricity that is experienced only when it manifests as light. He can manifest across space and time to any number of people. God’s manifest form is All That Is. to expose the untrue nature of your dreams right outside your window.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. This is the death of the ‘I’. The manifest God is also the Antaryamin.

When the unknowable Reality limits Itself into a frame it is an Avatar. When you reminisce about your life you would discover there is a higher intelligence. The Presence manifests externally sometimes as a form. So if you have the Antaryamin and can talk with him then ‘you’. Sometimes you will find one or two birds dropping out. then that full total bird consisting of all birds is the Antaryamin. the part is following the will of the whole or the divine will.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. It can be called ‘God’ or ‘higher intelligence’ etc. awareness. In the flock of birds. Only then the whole thing can function. But actually we can define God as your higher sacred self. a higher energy which has been there with you all the time. what it means is you the part are in touch with the whole. but the individual bird will follow the consciousness of the whole pack. and again they get back to the main flock. Have you seen this? So actually you can know that the whole group has got a single consciousness. compassion. All you need to do is to look at your own life and you would see Him. higher intelligence. and several other sacred attributes. You are just not aware of it. Sometimes you might have seen hundreds of birds flying like one bird. but God means different things to different people. 19 . So when we say you have the Antaryamin or that the Antaryamin is awakened. if one bird drops out of the group two or three birds come out and help that bird to go and join back. If we say that the individual bird is you. or higher consciousness. An Avatar is a being who is born with a destiny to aid humanity into its next phase of evolution. what the will of the higher consciousness is. Grace and Wisdom fests as a formless Presence that you could experience as love. So as long as the small bird is following the big pack you can say the small bird is following the will of the group or the pack. Throughout your life the hand of the Divine has been continuously helping and guiding you. You need not search elsewhere for God. you must know what the divine will is. We often use the word ‘God’. power. without which you are like a bird fallen off the pack. So it is not enough if you are willing to follow the divine will. When you awaken to this truth you discover the Presence of God in your life.

and to have the Antaryamin means you are in touch with the whole. All that you must do is from your heart. You think it is difficult and have all kinds of wrong perceptions. It is not 1+1 = 2 but it is 1+1 = 4.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. the Antaryamin in you. The Antaryamin is the whole. you must invite the Antaryamin. when the Antaryamin is awakened you will exactly know how to respond to every situation of life. That is what is called ‘synergetic emergence’. with emotion. and life style one has you are not allowed to experience and express your emotions. To have the Antaryamin is the natural state of man. Even when you decide many times you regret your decisions. The whole of human consciousness put together is more than the individual’s consciousness. on whom you can trust and who accepts you exactly as you are. It is not at all difficult. They lived a wonderful life. So once you have got in touch with your suppressed emotions. and then it will awaken in you. Basically in our society. Just like the individual PCs forming a network of communications to access information and establish contacts. It is just like breathing or digesting. a liking. The Antaryamin is your friend. it is your birthright. In the ancient days everybody was in touch with their Antaryamin. education. and if you invite the Antaryamin with your whole heart it will awaken in you in the way it chooses or in the form you desire. in the kind of schooling. You are quite suppressed. What is right and wrong? What is good and bad? You are unable to decide this. There were tribes in Africa a hundred years ago who where in direct communion with their Antaryamin. And this cosmic consciousness is the Antaryamin. Grace and Wisdom You are in fact an orphan. This emerging consciousness is called ‘God’ or ‘cosmic consciousness’. whose properties are totally and fundamentally different from hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen and oxygen fuse to form water. And also when you have the Antaryamin awakening is very easy. Today many a time you are in conflict. At every step you will have someone to guide you. The Antaryamin is not bothered about what kind of a person you are. So until now we have seen what the Antaryamin is and why do you need an Antaryamin. That is why some have difficulty in getting in touch with their Antaryamin. too. Once awakened the Antaryamin acts like the internet. Now I will tell you how the awakening of the Antaryamin actually happens. with great feeling and with a bond. The Antaryamin is you inner guide and your supreme friend who can guide you and protect you. and so doesn’t judge you or condemn you. But. All it wants is that you invite it with a feeling and a bond. is connecting to the 20 .

S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. It is the need to control or possess people like you would a piece of furniture that leads from mutual pain. Any biologist. Sometimes sought but very often unsought. career. The Antaryamin is also the bus driver! For Jesus or Bhagavan to pick up your prayer you must have a bond with them. It can be outside you also. any world-class biologist is staring at the face of God when he looks at the DNA. Grace and Wisdom Antaryamin of the rest of humanity. and clarity. This is the way of God. the greater would be the power of God that you would witness in your own life. Miracles are all the time happening in your life. etc. You could call Newton a scientist. They are part of a divine scheme. You either hurt or you get hurt. When you discover love in relationships. It is the Antaryamin who does everything. forgive and seek forgiveness from those you have hurt your heart flowers and you begin to experience grace. The greater the love. an emotional connection. A prayer done in your heart invokes a response from any part of the globe. As you grow the way the Antaryamin appears to you will also grow. This is because the external world is essentially a reflection of the internal world. Christ. A failure in recognizing grace and channelling it when required could very often be traced in proper relationships. The result and discord in relationships manifests itself in the external world as problems with health. Unless it is going to harm somebody most prayers will be answered. If you are waiting at the bus stop and want the bus to stop you can ask your Antaryamin. All problems in relationships are basically to be traced to hurt. and what you then would witness are miracles and amazing coincidences. Miracles are natural occurrences in every life. finance. and can take any form – Buddha. That is why each one of you comes across custom made life situations meant especially for you. you could call 21 . even a lack of spiritual growth.

you realize God so that you become one with God. the whole manifests itself through the heart. “Help him" – that is perfect action. The heart might say. that is. How do you get out of the universe? You are a part of the universe. It’s just not possible. Newton is writing his poem. Why the heart tells in this case. The heart might say. If people become awakened. Because that is directly coming from cosmic consciousness. their hearts would have flowered then they would simply follow their heart. “Do this. until of course you have become God. To me the part must obey the whole. and you have to obey to the whole. you should not do. they only follow their mind. So one can’t understand why God says this and God says that. Grace and Wisdom Einstein a scientist. And what happens to science? Science breaks down. Supposed you must have a good idea of this universe. That is obeying the heart. If you go deep into science reason and logic break down. “Don’t do it." why the heart then says. But who the scientist is interested in he doesn’t know. that is. 22 . It says. they are firmly interested in God.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. They do not follow their heart. Can the cell understand the whole body? Is it possible? Your galaxy is cosmic dust. What the heart says that alone is truth. all scientists are writing their poems. “Dot it. just following the divine will. So. So Einstein is writing his poem. “Don’t do. There is no such thing that they have discovered the truth for the simple reason – there is no truth to be discovered." and you don’t help him – that is perfect action. Listening to your heart means listening to God." whatever that is. And what are you? And how do you propose to understand? That is why I say. You can never understand because you are the part. you must get out of this universe. all that you could do is. from God Himself. You have learned to talk about nature in some way. that you cannot know. Human beings today do not obey the whole. “All science is sheer poetry". If everybody follows the divine will there will be no problems on earth. he is talking about nature in some way. That is why the world has become a mess. That’s all. See. If we do not follow the divine will we follow our own will that is an illusion." you do this. You are the part." you have no idea to understand. These are poems. “Do not help him. The heart says. God or your heart. To me the only reality is the heart. you could realize that you do not know.

“Free will and divine will alternate in life. That is why miracles. There are also times where you see life is beyond your control. When you feel you are totally helpless you will discover surrender. The one in an ordinary state of consciousness experiences duality as the ‘me’ and the ‘not me’. where you can exercise control and turn the direction of life according to your choice. 23 . Hence the question of a free will does not arise at all. If that happens then we say you have surrendered." When we use the word surrender what we mean is that you should understand that this mind cannot really help you. So when we use the word ‘surrender’ it means putting aside the mind. There are moments where there is choice. happen only in those moments. God would not like you to surrender like a slave. If you can see that the mind would stop interfering. knowing its limitations. It is only going to create obstacles for you. Most people surrender only in dire moments. That is when grace comes pouring. That is all. and that you have to get beyond the mind. and hence surrender to the Divine with acceptance would be wisdom. You discover surrender when you feel you are helpless. Imagine that you are struck on the railway line and the train rushing at you. Such a person would say. and ‘free will’ and ‘divine will’. that letting go is what we call ‘surrender’. as ‘man’ and ‘God’. If you were to look at it from the ground floor it would look different than if you would look at it from the 94th floor.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom Truth is a many-storied structure. It is not some kind of slavish surrender. the decision making is God. Is there a free will as different from divine will? For the one who is God-realized and is awakened what exists is only the Presence or God. If you let go of the mind. You must realize that the human mind is limited and there is no use wasting your time with the mind. The decision is God. then you will certainly surrender! Many people have surrendered to me like that. too. He is after all your friend. it is never used in that sense.

When you see somebody loving you don’t you start loving him? Same thing here also. and there will be a flood of grace leading to miracles. However. There are some devotees who assume that I would look into all their needs and go on living without any stress.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. The choice is therefore left to you. You should do whatever comes naturally to you. If you could somehow manage to see the hand of grace you would immediately start loving me. so above. some fight with me. Some play with me. I love you much more than you love yourselves. your background. Initially my grace flows into your life as strange coincidences. With regards to granting of the desire itself I would decide whether the desire is good for you or not. If there is emotion the response is very fast. As below. Grace and Wisdom I am helping you all the time. If I feel it is not good for you I would not answer your prayer. The clearer you are. and your culture. the key is to have a strong bond with me. The more you recognize grace in coincidences your love would increase. Because isn’t it natural to love anyone who helps you? The moment you start loving me I would start giving you more and more grace. To them I do even before they ask. and some play with me. some cajole me. One other determining factor for grace is the emotion you carry in your prayer. I use that word because it is mild. 24 . When you visualize in your prayers there is a better communication between you and me. Visualization actually helps you to become clear about the things you want. The kind of prayer that would suit you depends on your upbringing. the easier it is for me to help you. You do not know the any number of times you have been saved. Each one of you should try and find out what suits you best.

There are certain areas where God could straight away intervene. Ultimately you become one with God. To me it is not loving someone else but myself. You. you. What you consider to be tests from God’s end are basically problems you have created for yourself. I love you. Grace and Wisdom God does not test his devotees.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. It is to set aside your defective belief systems and complex emotions. Even if you could do this for a short while God would have His way. Surrender and helplessness are not a defeatist attitude. So you are God who has gone wrong. You yourself cannot become one with God. I and Amma are basically trying to help you out. concepts. What you must understand is that – while God is powerful. and mental frameworks. Let us say you prayed for a good job. That is why it is not possible to transform the world in one blow. and you have melted with that and it merges with your Antaryamin. If every event in your life were thoroughly understood and experienced as an action from God you would move closer to God. and other areas where He cannot. Your whole life is so structured to push you in that direction. Sometimes it might appear that we are testing you but in reality we would prevent a greater pain from coming to you. I am here only because I love you so much. have to cooperate with God in helping change the world. too. You are an aspect of God. The ultimate purpose of life is to become one with God. 25 . You are not separate from me. You are a powerful being who is full of defective thoughts. and I did not grant it to you. seeing that they are a hindrance to grace. That is the whole problem. too. Anybody can become one with God as long as you have a divine being within oneself. are powerful. it will only be to save you from some immanent danger or to bless you with something greater. Here He needs your cooperation.

This continues on a regular basis. He lived in very recent times. He had to face opposition. It will give you a good idea as to what the possibilities are because I have not known anything equivalent of that in any other literature of the world and so very modern also. In fact he tried to give that to others. the time that you experience oneness with God will be more. man and God cannot coexist – either there is man. That state would become yours. Grace and Wisdom If you are talking about true surrender. You will actually discover that you are one with the Divine." 26 . but for some reason he could not. That is why we are talking about oneness. As you go on progressing you will find that one minute you are God yourself and the next minute you are not. the only thing is as you go along. “Now I’m going back. You would actually become Amma Bhagavan or Light or God or whatever you want to call it. He lived in the city of Chennai.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. I will come back with my father whom you cannot take for a ride. It is then that you can be of very great help to people. I am not talking of anything which at least a few people have not achieved. Where man ends. and then he said. sometimes you have a feeling of separation. When you still go deeper your physical form can also be affected. God begins. that you are actually God. There is no end to these things. But. It all depends upon you. If you are there you don’t give a chance for God. and his life is very well recorded. or there is God. these are things which happen very naturally. I suggest that you read about Ramalinga Swami. and there are people who have achieved this. very automatically. But sometimes you have the feeling of oneness. It is a very beautiful example of how somebody who was so very ordinary finally became one with God. This is possible to be achieved in this lifetime. What happens is after sometime you will realize that actually you and God are the same.

You are all that I know and my only wealth. 27 .S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. You are my kith and kin and my beloved Friend. my God! Mahadeeksha Amma Bhagavan (I am willing to receive the) Great Blessing (of my) Divine Mother (and) Father. You are everything for me. Grace and Wisdom Tvameva Mata Cha Pita Tvameva Tvameva Bandu Cha Saka Tvameva Tvameva Vidya Dravinam Tvameva Tvameva Sarvam Mama Deva Deva You are my Mother and Father.

That is the only problem which man has got. now there is an indirect way of knowing. Grace and Wisdom On Suffering and Self-Acceptance To be liberated from suffering you must first understand what suffering is. and if you have read a lot of books on psychology you would try to explain her behaviour or would be busy trying to understand her. but then to actually look at it is painful. your fearful thoughts. It is only in the absence of explanations and judgements that we could experience another. If you do neither of these then you actually begin to experience her nagging. So you come to know. Let us say you are married and your wife is shouting at you. Hitherto they complained about the nagging of the husband or the wife.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. See. That is when something very strange and beautiful happens. You try to understand. and so all the time you are running away from it. everywhere you find only the self. Hitherto they would run away from their homes but now they don’t. Suffering is nothing but the continuous thought processing that happens in the mind over an event or incident of the past. That is why in the movement many have learnt to experience each other. First of all you do not know what is there because all the years you have been running away from it. 28 . All that you can do is you can see what is there. your anxious thoughts is not such a good experience. your jealous thoughts. today they are in ecstasy the moment the nagging begins. If on the other hand you stop doing these things experiencing automatically happens. To look at your envious thoughts. Very often you try to explain away your suffering. Suffering is nothing but the 'carry over’ of the past events of our life. You could very well start with your intimate relationships.

“Yes. cease to be fearful. not that you cease to be jealous. that is all. you will know that it’s true. confront it. You are that. Not that your negative side has gone. and along with that comes joy also. “Look. If you are a depressed person. So it is very simple. There is nothing wrong like that. God has made you like that. No guru is required.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. If you are fearful person. you cannot change. look at it. you are not going to go into euphoria. As you see your darker side. I have been designed like that. That is the only truth. You think there is something you can do to get there. I am not ashamed of it. You must be who you are. I will help you. The universe has made you like that. cease to be angry. Therefore you accept. Grace and Wisdom So. no. no teaching is required. “Let me try". It is very nice to see. Embracing yourself as you are is the first step and the last step." You did not design yourself. you are unique." That is when you have taken the first step in spirituality that is also the last step. because we are telling you. no. “Ah! I cannot change! What is there to do? Nothing to do. He has some purpose in designing you. strangely you will stop condemning. I am being truthful. that is sadhana. “You cannot change. Why do you disturb his work? To surrender to God is to be yourself." That is all. So there is complete acceptance. Initially it could be difficult but then you will soon realize it is very tempting. you are not going to become courageous like the lion. Not those things. no. When you accept what is there that is meditation. God designed you like that. your negative side. So what is the teaching here? The teaching says. try as you might. please do it. Whoever you are. It is all automatic. You are for the first time in your life able to say. Thereafter everything is automatic. If you are a jealous person. You cannot change. you are not going to become non-jealous. What you should be is not important. I am this. There is nothing you can do to get there. and there is no need to change because you have been designed like that. that is the only teaching. and with that joy you will soon find that there is absence of conflict. no. turn around. 29 ." then maybe you will say.

30 . They are not your thoughts but humanity’s thoughts. The only way is to realize that they are there. Then all of a sudden something strange happens. Because the truth is that they are there. except to become more observant. Through the Oneness Blessings it becomes a very tangible experience to you. When we say the nature of the mind we are referring to the ancient human mind. and you no more identify with the thoughts as your thoughts. All fights with negative thoughts must be avoided. So please try to avoid all fight. Once you discover this there is no more trouble at all. all struggle with negative emotions. it is not the quality of 'your mind’ but 'the mind’.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. and it so happens that your brain is picking them up. you keep chasing the dog trying to catch hold of it and transform it. There is nothing you could do about it because that is its nature. Grace and Wisdom According to the natural principle there is nothing you could do about negative thoughts. The present negativity that is within you ceases thereafter. not the individual mind. And as you gradually go into it you will realize that they are not your negative emotions but they are just there in the thought sphere. And you will soon become free of them. Suppose there is a dog. and then accept them. Since the mind is an illusion and has no real existence one of its qualities is self-doubt. How could you deny that? By accepting them they become weaker. As they become weaker they have a chance that they would slowly fade out. You behind and the dog in front. the stronger they become. The chase comes to an end. If you try to fight with them or to push them out they will become powerful. to become more aware that they are there. they are there". You want to change the dog ‘jealousy’ to ‘non-jealousy’. Just accept the truth. like that building is there. They are not your negative thoughts. For coming out of self-doubt you must understand the nature of the mind. That is why we say. Self-doubt could go on within the mind and you can watch it. “They are just thoughts. Hence any attempts to change the mind would be futile. and let us call that dog ‘jealousy’. The more you fight. Remember. You disappear and the dog alone remains.

If you could develop this perception it would be of immense benefit in the process of awakening. You would like to put all the internal ugliness under the carpet. Grace and Wisdom There is no 'you’ to become free from jealousy. You have been sent here to have a good time! But you have made a mess of the whole thing. In cricket when the Indians and Pakistanis confront each other it is more like war. The first thing in the process of awakening is inner integrity. you have to live it intensely. birthday after birthday comes. You will start living for the first time. but you should know it is a game. Similarly you have to live life seriously. As of now. Once you are awakened no matter what your situation is. We only speak of freedom. Life has to be taken seriously. That’s why we use the word ‘leela’ – just to play. Your burden and pain keeps hitting me all the time. That is freedom. What exists is jealousy. You have hardly enjoyed anything. The second thing you need to understand is that you have come down here to play your whole life as a game. You have to be serious. and finally it is all over. you will have a good time. how perfect this world is. But then they also know it is a game. They play as though their life depends on it. You can’t be too frivolous. You have to be completely honest about yourself to yourself. you can’t be irresponsible. and you would be all singing and dancing and go out into the world to play your games. When I look at you I see the bag each one of you is carrying. That is not really going to help you. you do not live. This is what most human life is. You don’t want to see this about yourselves. So I hope that a few days later you will be rid of your baggage. Here we do not speak about freedom from this or freedom from that. You sail on. You are frightened of yourselves. That’s what life is all about. you will really start playing it like a game. What is important is – can you confront yourself? Can you face yourself? Can you be honest? Can you be authentic with yourself? Since most people have never been honest with themselves this is easier said than done. So when you do become awakened you will see how beautiful. at the same time know it is a game. can’t be careless. You should truly understand your purpose as to why you have come down here. It does not matter who you are or what you are. 31 .S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love.

Grace and Wisdom With this perception you could go into your meditation. But. if you were to realize that you cannot meditate then meditation would happen! I W I L L B E T H E R E. to realize you cannot meditate!’ You do that. Don’t try to meditate.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Just see. So. I think we could start now! 32 . ‘To see. if you think you can meditate I cannot help you. I will do the rest! If you try to meditate. all that you have got to see here is.

Guard me and my teacher against all harm. May the Lord of space grant us peace. May the Lord of speech grant us peace. Anugrahi Tosmi Blessed am I. source of all power. May the Lord might grant us peace. Guard me and my teacher against all harm. May the Lord of sight grant us peace. Grace and Wisdom Shanno Mitra Sham Varuna Shanno Bhavatvaryama Shanna Indro Brahaspati Shanno Vishnu Rurukrama Namo Brahmane Namaste Vayo Tvameva Pratyaksham Brahmasi Tvameva Pratyaksham Brahma Vadishyami Ritam Vadishyami Satyam Vadishyami Tanma Mavatu Tat Vhaktara Mavatu Avatu Mam Avatu Vaktaram May the Lord of day grant us peace.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. I will speak the truth and follow the law. 33 . I bow down to Brahman. May the Lord of night grant us peace.

mother. you will certainly come across many such people who to you reflect your father. your spouse. education. Next to the relationship with yourself is your relationship with your parents. including God. Grace and Wisdom On Relationships What else is life if not relationships? Could you conceive of yourself without any relationship whatsoever? You arise in relationship with your father. and hence damage yourself. Your relationship with your parents forms the mould in which you would experience all the other relationships in life. child. or your superior. meaninglessness. child. parent. or even oneself. Loneliness. You would resent authority wherever you come across it. They neither feel connected to their spouses. their children. If you were hurt with your mother because you felt she preferred your 34 .S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. In fact you are these relationships. Since loving God is no different from loving one’s spouse. It is like a blind man awakening to the world of color. As you awaken to yourself. The problem of mankind is that people do not feel connected with each other. and further forms of suffering. husband. To escape this misery you have created all kinds of work. Discovering love in relationships is the greatest medicine for all ills and the solution for most problems. wife. home. and hollowness are a result of this state of affairs. You would realize that life in fact is relationships. pleasure. They could be your friend. Remove all these relationships. you would awaken to the joys of relationship. where are you? Think about it and find out if you would exist or not. gender. nation. If you attain to this oneness with your spouse you would attain the same with God. They are alienated from nature and God and the world around them. Let us say you are hurt with your father since you hate his domineering attitude. nor to their parents. You are a stranger even unto yourself.

So what happens is. from the brain some signals are sent out.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. and he would give back the money to you. That has priority. if you have a terrible relationship with your father you most likely have financial problems because life would reflect that. once you have set right your relationship the heart sends a signal to the brain. set right your relationship with your father and you see there is an immediate improvement. Then comes the seva aspect. So they reflect exactly what has happened between you and your parents. So once this is set right everything falls into place. So the technical aspects are not so important but empirically you can verify. remember this hurt would be carried through life. Anybody who is having a terrible financial problem. So technically what happens is. That is why. and grace would flow through them to you. all that again depends on your relationship with your parents. Let us say somebody has to give you money. he would pick up these energies. Now. you will get that’ – try it and see. If you could somehow work out your relationship with them. 35 . All that we are talking can actually be verified at the ground level. the brain is an instrument which transmits energies. life also reflects these relationships. A troubled relationship with your mother would mean unnecessary health problems and obstacles on your path of achievement. If it is a very bad relationship with your mother then you have needless obstacles. And if you are having needless obstacles. coloring every other relationship. ‘You will do this. when these relationships are set right something happens to the heart. and he is not giving the money to you. And life is relationship. Now. he would have a change of heart. That is how life would reflect it because life is relationship. This can be experimentally verified. The setting right of relationships with your parents is of the utmost importance. Seek the blessing of your parents with gratitude. get over your hurts and seek their forgiveness a breakthrough is round the corner. How this actually happens is. the heart in turn is connected to the brain. the relations you have with your family and friends and all at the places of work. and with your father would mean financial losses. all relationships reflect the relationship with your parents. making you feel unloved. Grace and Wisdom sister to you. set right the relationship with your mother and you will see immediately improvement.

It is not given to you to judge them or condemn them. Parents want you to be their children – you should not try to advice. Much of humanity is a victim to the lovelessness of their own parents. Grace and Wisdom As you start relating to your parents with greater love and concern. if you love them and respect them you will find things automatically working out for you. Love is not merely fulfilling their requirements. A happy human being is also a spiritual human being. and an acceptance that is unconditional. That itself would transform your parents. One who is experiencing love in his or her childhood naturally grows into a loving partner or friend. it will give you great joy. No child is damaged through the firmness of his parents if it is cushioned by love. This has happened any number of times among the youths. and very often a successful individual. strangely you will find that they will start relating between themselves in a better way. Since it is very difficult to show love if one has not received it. It needs to experience your attention. Somebody whose heart has not flowered should not be a 36 . You need to be awake to the changes occurring in your child. friendship. The best way to relate to your child is sometimes to become a child yourself. The best gift a teacher could give to his students is. you as parents do not know what it is to love your child.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. or dictate to them. If you experience your father or mother dominating you without resisting it. and cope with it through understanding. Not matter who or what they are. A child needs much more than care. an understanding parent. In course of time you will see your own parents coming together. his heart must have flowered. So children would bring about a better relationship among the parents by improving their own relationship with the parents. argue. Being a parent is one of the most difficult roles to play. Being possessive and trying to fulfill your own unfulfilled needs through your child is not love.

creating him/her from moment to moment. So my gift to the teacher would be this unconditional love which he or she in turn could share with his or her students. and the children were remarkable children. All that the child needs is the true unconditional love. But sadly the expected change very often does not happen. By trying to change your spouse you are unconsciously implying that he or she is not good enough to be loved. When somebody is changing all the time. in fact the whole universe is acting upon your partner. that is the birth of love.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. If a teacher could give that to a child then immediately the inferiorities dissolve. Trying to change your spouse is like going to the same movie for 365 days. Life or grace has to do it to you. there will be a complete transformation in the child. Some of these children are sitting in front of you right here who at a young age have renounced everything and joined the movement. ___ 4 The four stages of birth and their traumatic impressions 37 . It was because they received this unconditional love. When you accept and experience your spouse as she or he is. Now. All the time you are analyzing your partner. The door to happiness that you are trying to open through the transformation of your spouse is like a mirage. if not an impossible price to pay for your happiness. we had to close it down for various reasons. we have run a school. You have tried so many ways to change your spouse – by remaining silent. All transformation is a happening. If the key to your happiness lies in others change then you have a very difficult. And they were also academically very brilliant – all because the teacher could give them this love. Innumerable factors. We did have teachers whose heart has flowered. by advising. by staying away. by showing love and care. The basic problem in the relationship with one’s spouse is the constant endeavor to understand the other. by fighting back. how could you possibly understand? Any effort to understand is futile. expecting that the climax would change some day. To change another is impossible. Grace and Wisdom teacher. the four baskets4 dissolve. By the time you understand they would have changed.

Otherwise you are not a human being at all because the moment you discover this love you also discover connectedness. The families dissolve and disappear. That is what should happen to you in your life. meaningless because you 38 . When loneliness is inside you. with your brothers. crime. There is no use talking about it. We have to make families survive which means people should learn to experience each other and derive joy out of that relationship. sex. So separating and breaking apart is not the solution. and everybody in the world. You do not feel connected even to your parents. Your lives are miserable. alcohol. You feel connected with your parents. and if you know the art of experiencing your spouse then there will be no need to separate. and it is going to lead to the death of the civilisation. He would go to pieces because he would be missing his mother’s love. Right now you do not have this connectedness. “Everybody is an orphan". It has to be experienced. Unless the family is held intact the individual would go to pieces. possession is not love. attachment is not love. and he would have to take recourse to various ways of protecting himself from his loneliness. would dissolve and disappear. There is no reason for that. friends. no. the civilisation. It is just there. if the care and concern which he derives from his parents would not be there he would begin to feel very lonely. This is totally unconditional. I can tell you what love is not. would get fragmented and ultimately disappear. Grace and Wisdom If you were to feel connected with your wife or your husband. We would like you to get there. The love we are talking about cannot be described. The society or civilisation is nothing but its individuals. no. too. to your spouses. You would have realized your full potential as a human being. You go on saying. And such a being would ultimately lead to the fragmentation of society and civilisation itself. If the individual should go to pieces. lonely. Otherwise families are going to break up. I cannot tell you what love is. That is why I say. there is no cause for that. All these would ultimately lead to his breakup as an individual. l will be saying no. he would lose his identity. You would then be a fulfilled human being. and what not. his father’s attention. drugs. Because all that you know is conditional. civilisation. emotion is not love. That is the only hope for mankind.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Crush is not love. too. you escape through various forms of entertainment.

When this love is there you feel connected.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom lead an unconnected life. It has to happen. That is the oneness we are talking about. I am not saying that I am the only one who can give it. First you feel connected with your near and dear ones. You just can’t do anything about it. then with the world at large. and finally with God. You become one with God. 39 . So if you do not have this connectedness life is just not worth living. then with your friends. Love has to be discovered. When you give Oneness Blessing you will also be able to give it. I can give it. plants and animals.

May all be free from disabilities. May all behold what is auspicious. 40 . May prosperity be unto all. Grace and Wisdom Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu Sarvesham Shantir Bhavatu Sarvesham Poornam Bhavatu Sarvesham Mangalam Bhavatu Sarve Bhavantu Sukinaha Sarve Santu Niramaya Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu Ma Kaschid-Dukka-Bhag-Bhavet May auspiciousness be unto all. May fullness be unto all. May all be happy. May peace be unto all. May none suffer from sorrow.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Lokah Samasta Sukino Bhavantu May all beings in all worlds be happy and free. May all our thoughts and actions contribute to that happiness and to freedom for all.

After scanning a number of places we have discovered this place. 41 . We have done a lot of work on this. This temple that we are building has a special kind of structure. And also the Golden City. That is after 64. and have found out that if your chakras rotate at 33 times per second then you become awakened. and meditate. These are like latitudes and longitudes. I want all of you to come and meditate there once it is completed. sit there. This would enable me to hold the auspicious energies and negate the negative energies so that it becomes easy for me to increase my grace thousand folds as the energy level of a place is very essential for grace to come. the Golden City. the grid lines will start vibrating not just in Golden City but across the globe as the energies will rise due to the power generated by meditation. in Beijing you will start getting experiences and then whatever should happen will start happening. and some of the major grid lines are surfacing from this place. otherwise called as ‘Global City’.000 who have made it. These grid lines will in turn affect the chakras taking you into different states. let us say out of the 64. So their Oneness Blessing will be very powerful because these groups are meditating here. six or seven thousand people will be meditating in those halls and the remaining would be giving Oneness Blessing in the world.000 people. Then. So when that happens.000 people are awakened thousands of them will come there. whether you like it or not you will become awakened. These grid lines can be measured by a special instrument known as the ‘Laker antenna’. This structure can hold 8. is constructed totally according to the vastu that was revealed by me. Grace and Wisdom On the Golden City There are certain energy lines flowing on the earth called ‘grid lines’. When 8. So let us say you are in Beijing and the vibrations are set in motion here.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love.000 people will start meditating continuously in turn. We have also discovered that by making the grid lines vibrate we can make the chakras rotate at that particular speed. built on a very special place. So to make this happen we are building the Golden City. It is here that we are building the temple.

Grace and Wisdom Then after sometime this group would go out and newer group would come in. all in the same hall. This temple is being specially built for the specific purpose of awakening mankind. The Oneness Temple is a very unique temple. they become organised and finally they become a nuisance to mankind. When the frontal lobes are activated we would be able to see the God we worship. a Muslim would have his experience of God. There will be a throne there. The throne would be empty but you could see the God that you worship. As far as we are concerned we are not trying to produce any synchristic faith by putting them all together. it is like power supply which goes into the people who are giving Oneness Blessing outside and helps mankind to become awakened very fast. So as you keep meditating. That is why it is a pillar less hall with a very special design. We are trying to keep each faith as pure as possible. I don’t think this dharma or movement has any independent existence. a very special kind of a throne where many can actually see the God they worship. That is why at the oneness meditation hall which is more of a powerhouse you could worship any God in any form you like. People from all faiths and religions from anywhere in the world could come and pray to their God in their own way. That is how faiths start. As we walk through the various passages of the temple our chakras would start opening up. This is a temple for the whole of humanity. We are helping people to discover the truths embodied by their faiths. a Hindu would see his Hindu God. That is how they go corrupt. with so many highly awakened people. 42 . If one is a Christian he would see Christ.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. They will see their God. starting with the mooladhara to the sahasrara. But soon the existing powers take over and make use of it for other purposes. As we come near the dome of the temple our frontal lobes would be activated. as it originally was. It is like the power generator. Because all faiths are experience based. We want to go back to that pristine purity.

only the Bible would be used. human consciousness. with your God. every human being has to be God-realized. every faith is equally important. All we are telling is. Every human being has to be awakened. “Look. So for everyone their faith. only the Quran would be used. and life itself but also to bestow the state of awakening or oneness to you. It exists to make you into a true human being. It is not that you must worship Amma Bhagavan. or if you are a Rama bhakta you discover the truth about Rama. If you are a Hindu you discover the truth of Lord Krishna and the Geeta. you take it. If you are a Muslim we will help you to discover the truth of Allah and of Islam and of the Quran. If it suits you." we will help you by doing that. We are not an exclusive faith. we are not a new movement. to help you become God-realized. Supposed Christianity says." we are here to help you discover love for everybody. You can worship any God you like and of your choice. We are not a new community. “You must love everybody. Seekers are not only given the state but are also empowered to transfer this state to others. “If you are a Christian we will help you to discover the truth of the Bible and Christ. We will support it. One is fully empowered to help others become awakened. The function of the university is not only to give you an understanding of the human mind." We will help you with that. that is all. Whatever suits you. Grace and Wisdom Here we say." we are prepared to make you being free of the self. “I must submit to the will of God. And what should be your moral values? You create your moral values. That is why right now in this campus we are also having programs for Christians. If you are a Buddhist you discover the truth of Lord Buddha and nirvana. “You can worship any God you like". you take it. This is not a new faith. we are having programs for Muslims. We only tell. we are prepared to help you with that.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. “You have to become free of the self. Supposed the Buddha says. not at all. The Oneness University can be considered as a university for universities. For example. This university exists to help you become awakened. 43 . So whatever you want. when the Muslims and the Christians come there will be no Amma Bhagavan srimurti. You could follow any teaching you like. If you are a Muslim and you say." We belong to all faiths. The effort is to create a new humanity which would have discovered oneness.

When fullness is taken from fullness. All that is full. fullness comes. Peace (be all around me). From fullness. 44 . fullness still remains. Peace (be within me). O M Shanti Shanti Shanti Peace (be for all beings in all worlds). Grace and Wisdom Poornamadam Poornamidam Poornaat Poorna Mudachate Poornasya Poornamaadaaya Poornameva Vashishyate All this is full.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love.

that is capable of hard thinking. Thirdly. If your relationship with your parents is set right. A life without a vision is like a journey without a destination. you ought to have excellent relationships within the family. would dissolve miraculously. whether with you academics or your career. If your thinking is defective. The universe is like Aladdin’s magic lamp. Secondly. A spiritual person is often supposed to be otherworldly and is expected to express contempt for money and material prosperity. a state of existence where you feel connectedness and love.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. A strong civilization stands on the foundation of a strong family. all problems. People who worship poverty and have a wrong understanding of detachment ruin their lives. However let me tell you. Ultimately. Prosperity and poverty are dependent on the mindset of the individual. and the universe would help you reach where you want. you need to have a focused mind. Grace and Wisdom On Various Subjects There are four factors which are essential for the success of an individual. to create wealth and to succeed by itself is a spiritual sadhana. If people would realize that creating wealth and sharing it with others is an extraordinary spiritual activity they would certainly become happy and would be responsible in creating a better world. creativity. given that it needs a focussed mind. to keep ourselves sane. Every one of you has an option – either to drift along like a dry leaf carried hither and thither by the winds or fly like an arrow towards his goal. a mind that is capable of attention. it would reflect itself as failure and disorder. you need to live in a state free of conflict. all of which are also required in one’s pursuit of awakening. In a world of accelerated change it requires a very loving relationship between children and parents. it will give you whatever you seek. First and foremost you need a clear vision. 45 . and hard work.

Has this happened before? Yes. ideas. the entire program is deleted. All their experiences. But then. So it will slow down and probably come to zero when the earth’s resonance is 13 cycles per second.8 cycles per second and has now8 become 11 cycles per second. it can just disappear. You cannot escape it or be free of it. suppose you are programming a computer and there is a power failure. and that is responsible for the magnetic field. So it is this man’s karma that is influencing you all the time. There is only human karma. That is why you have the uninter___ 5 6 7 8 Saint from the 20th century who lived in Southern India Saint from the 19th century who lived in Northern India Could be defined as ‘earth’s heartbeat’ This message is probably from the year 2004 46 . often you find that you are being distracted by various thoughts. you have to breathe in that polluted air. This is called ‘human karma’. Just like we breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide we breathe in thoughts and we breathe out thoughts. You cannot become free of karma totally because it is not ‘your’ karma. I told you the ‘self’ is only an illusion. can man be free of all the present karma accumulated in all these thousands of years? Yes. from India to Tibet. Others had other problems. and when this happens the earth’s magnetic field would vanish or become very. Now. There is no individual karma at all. Grace and Wisdom We do not speak of your karma or her karma. we have plenty of fossil evidence to show that this has happened almost every eleven thousand years. So how could there be ‘your’ karma? Now. The earth itself is passing through what is called the ‘photon belt’ which is what is slowing it down. are stored here.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. There is the thought sphere which contains all the thoughts of people who have lived from the last eleven thousand years. views etc. almost all the ancient scriptures of the world. it is possible! Now. Whatever has happened the last eleven thousand years is stored here. you are living in the city of Chennai that is polluted. and moreover there is no ‘you’ at all in the first place. where do you think the thought sphere is stored? These thoughts are stored in the earth’s magnetic field. I told you about the Schumann’s Resonance7 which used to be 7. we have the earth’s core which is rotating. very weak for about three days. So did Ramakrishna Paramahamsa6. and then it would start rotating again but in the opposite direction. And if you work mathematically. all speak of this phenomenon. China to South America to Central America. Ramana Maharshi5 had cancer. in the year 2012 it is going to be 13 cycles per second. This human karma is flowing through you. Now. Now. And more so. Like for example.

This has happened many times and there are scriptures that speak about this.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. That is why all of you have to prepare yourselves for mukti as quickly as possible. when the earth’s resonance reaches 13 cycles per second there is some kind of power failure. the thoughts stored there also would vanish. You meet people along the way that you knew. etc. even if you are awakened you are not going to be free of karma. In ten days you meet the Light. There is a Christian hell. But. There is a life review. If you think you deserve to go to hell then you can do so. It is only then that a new world would emerge. all the records of eleven thousand years go away. You constantly go into the bodies of those you have interacted with. the U.S. if you haven’t judged people you will not judge yourself. The only difference is Ramana doesn’t suffer psychologically as his self has dissolved. a Buddhist hell. although once people start weeping they begin to suspect. Normally the journey begins after 3 days. With all that. On the other hand. And when the magnetic field vanishes. for the karma to dissolve completely and not come back a minimum of 64.000 people must have become awakened by 2012. It is a very beautiful journey.P. You can see everyone around you still. If you ask for liberation9. Doing a proper ritual can help them make a transition. You judge yourself according to the same standards you use for others. and the magnetic field vanishes. Even Ramana or you must breathe the same air. It is very important. Just the same way. ultimate liberation or union with the Infinite 47 . Grace and Wisdom rupted power supply. not much different from each other. It is not as fast as in NDE’s. But now. an Islamic jehenna. By your clock it will take ten days. The person may not know he is dead for 3 days.. the beauty is that no matter what has happened in your life the Light cannot say ‘no’! ___ 9 “Moksha". and decide where you want to go. When this happens man will become free of karma. Normally after you die you hang around for 3 days.

Spirituality also arrives at the same discovery that everything at the core is consciousness. Each acharya founded his own school of thought. The methodology that they employ is different but the issue is the same. A religion by definition has a founder. But the same anatomy can also be known mystically by doing dhyana on the vishuddhi chakra. and if you go still further it is a field. Both are in search of the truth. he does not take them too seriously. So ultimately we can conclude that science and spirituality are just two sides of the same coin. a sacred scripture. the truth about oneself and the truth about the nature of this universe. All things being illusory and magical. Science employs observation and experimentation through the medium of the external world whereas spirituality does it through the inner world. with nature. and consciousness manifests as the universe. To the Hindu. Today they have even invented an instrument that can show a spirit as it is leaving a person’s body. It is these experiences of oneness which in 48 . which appears as a wave. It does not have one but many founders. and has its origins in space and time. and with our own true Self. Hinduism has none of these. the sacred from the profane. It does not segregate life as the good from the bad. Its approach to life is inclusive. In the contemporary world the scientists and spiritualists are working together. According to quantum physics everything in this universe is a particle. Hence it does not have one book or a single way of looking at things. He enjoys and celebrates every event of life. Similarly. one can study dhyana on the agneya chakra which otherwise you would need instruments to know. in order to know the anatomy of the body one has to dissect the body and observe it. Hence the ease with which he accepts life.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom Basically and fundamentally there is not much of a difference between science and spirituality. The word religion means ‘to reunite’ – to reunite with God. life is a dream in the cosmic mind of God. This is epitomized very clearly in its temple architecture. For example. It is a conglomeration of several minor religions. It is more a way of life.

the experienced. It is an illusion to see the division of the experiencer as separate from the object being experienced and the act of experiencing. what is there is merely the experience of the tree. There is no one observing the tree. you will see that the observer. The greatest contribution of India is that the experiencer. “There is no God. each teacher has his own experience of God. that does not belong to the realm of the mind. Hinduisms founders being many. Once you are awakened you will see that it is the mind which is creating this strife. and hence is comfortable with every view. and the process of observing is one and the same. the observed." or that there are as many gods as there are people. The one who says. However. This ancient religion does not squirm when you say. and the experiencing are one and the same. 49 . That is the freedom which Hinduism affords. the problem a seeker confronts in delving into Hinduism in search of the Ultimate is that many of its truths are shrouded in myths and mysticism. “There is only one God." is a Hindu as much as the one who says. Grace and Wisdom the course of time became religions. “You are That". This truth is communicated to the seeker in the form of the seemingly incongruous images of deities. “I am God". However.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. you are inseparable from the experience of the tree. It is only through a direct personal revelation that one gets beyond the symbol to the Eternal. that has to be experienced. That is why we say. There is nobody looking at the tree.

the need to love and the need to be loved. Life is primarily governed by two needs. Grace and Wisdom Short & Profound Life is relationship and the best form of relationship is friendship. love and hate are but two sides of the same coin. Your very identity comes from your relationships.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Your existence is relative to the existence of the other. 50 . Genuine affection is to be affected. In the absence of the heart.

you land up nowhere. Trying to pin point blame is like peeling an onion. A family that plays together. The destructive tendencies of the unconscious are silenced with the blessings of your parents. Your children inherit not only what you earn but also what you are. The moment frameworks emerge in relationships the unconscious is at work.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. prays together. 51 . Grace and Wisdom In relationships. planning is death. and dines together stays together. Judgement and evaluatory processes cause suffering in relationships.

Love thyself to love thy neighbor. When effort ends. you are awakened.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Awakening is not a psychological process but a neurobiological transformation. The journey begins and ends with the awareness of where you truly are. This mind is identical in everybody. When the impossibility of change strikes you. 52 . the miracle begins. Grace and Wisdom There is only one mind. Do not try to understand anybody because there is nobody to be understood.

Fear is only in the anticipation. Life is not a puzzle to be solved but a mystery to be experienced. Grace and Wisdom When you embrace your incapacities. strangely the opposite emerges. anything when experienced completely is bliss.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Life is to be experienced. never in the actual. Content is never important but to experience it is. 53 . Suffering is not in the fact but in the perception of the fact. Suffering is the incapacity to experience things as they are.

Seeing is believing. Prosperity and poverty begins with thought. experience is liberating. all that they can do is that they can make you into a seeker. seeing is experiencing. 54 .S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom To be awakened is to relate to reality and not to your interpretation of reality. While belief is binding. Assumption is a lie. All teachings are useless. Truth when it is not yours still remains untruth.

Tampering with the flow is the birth of suffering. If the inner changes. The external world is merely a reflection of your inner world. As you feel so shall it be.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. prayer. the external changes. The four essential keys for transformation are self-acceptance. relationships. 90 % of your suffering is self-created. and Oneness Blessing. Grace and Wisdom All resistance to truth is because of failure of intelligence. 55 .

Do not let the situation determine your state. When you are focussed all things fall into place. let your state determine the situation. Your choice aligns you to the higher or the lower conscious. a battlefield. Consciousness is the playground where the higher and lower conscious are at play. 56 . A happy person creates a happy world around him. or a playground.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom Life is what you make of it – a school. A breakdown state creates a breakdown reality while a breakthrough state creates a breakthrough reality.

Grace and Wisdom We are the architects of our life. You create your life. Intent + effort + divine grace = growth & success. Silence gives birth to creativity. God is what you want Him or Her to be.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. You create your religion. 57 . Your life is shaped and guided by God. God is where all contradictions coexist. You create your God. You co-create your destiny with God.

58 . Miracles are signs to awaken faith and to reveal a world beyond the five senses. There are no other prerequisites to experience grace other than a personal relationship with the Divine. Grace and Wisdom You have come here to discover love and a communion with God.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. If you discover love you will know exactly how to live. The Presence flows into you through Oneness Blessing. Formless as I am. Oneness Blessing is the Divine reaching out to man. I awaken formless in you as the Antaryamin or in the form you desire or in the form I choose.

even as I work for the transformation of the individual. I am active in the collective and work for the transformation of the collective. 59 . Sense of separate existence is the root cause of all suffering.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. The Moola Mantra is like a direct telephone link to M E. All existence is bliss when you are one with the Divine. Grace and Wisdom Prayer is like an itch you send up the body of God. The best form of prayer is gratitude. Remember you are very dear to M E.

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His consciousness had always been so. or God’. ideas. In his experience the whole universe was an extension of himself. Hence Sri Bhagavan defines awakening or oneness as 'liberation of life itself’. Thus the vision took its birth. and mental constructions. Sri Bhagavan observes.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. he discovered. pure consciousness. connectedness. Man’s consciousness is fettered by concepts. This vision runs as the nerve current through every activity of the Oneness Movement. This sense of separate existence. As Sri Bhagavan began to experience people he became cognizant of the fact that people were not experiencing the world the way he was experiencing it. To restore man to the magnificence and splendor of his natural state of being became Sri Bhagavan’s passion. This ‘total and unconditional freedom’ Sri Bhagavan speaks about is elucidated in the following verse on awakening: Awakening Is Liberation of Life Is Liberation of the Senses Is Liberation from the Self Is Liberation from the Mind Is Liberation from Knowledge Is Liberation from Conditioning 61 . and silence. was the edifice on which stood human suffering. compassion. Sri Bhagavan felt that the human consciousness was capable of a much vaster and richer experience of reality than it is experiencing today. Grace and Wisdom The Vision ‘To set man free’ is the sole passion of Sri Amma Bhagavan. The origins of this passion are to be traced back to the time when Sri Bhagavan was three years old. ‘When consciousness is purged of all its contamination what remains is life. He saw they felt separate from the rest of the world. It is qualified by auspicious qualities like love. conditionings. The nature of existence is bliss. This was the very first awakening that Sri Bhagavan had of the human predicament that shaped his future work.

jealousy. 62 . irrespective of the object of the experience. tasting or touch. struggle for survival. Whenever there is the 'me’ and the 'other’ the result is fear – fear of what the other would do to me. hearing. smelling.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. comparison. the human nervous system is capable of generating bliss through every sensory experience – be it seeing. Sri Bhagavan says. awakening on the other hand is liberation 'of’ the senses or freeing the senses from the clutches of the mind. Grace and Wisdom Is Liberation from Society Is Liberation from Work This is truth. Thus one whose senses are liberated transcends the life of the mind and experiences the life of the senses. If not for this interference of the mind. making it stale and lifeless. According to Sri Bhagavan. “Self is only a concept". The scriptures define an awakened man as someone who is able to hold his senses under control. The mind with its judgments and commentaries interferes with every sensory perception. It is an illusion. Moksho Nama Jeevasya Vimuktihi Etasmat Indreeyanaam Vimuktihi Etasmat Ahamkarat Vimuktihi Etasmat Manaso Vimuktihi Etasmat Gnyanasya Bandhat Vimuktihi Etasmat Samskrte Bandhat Vimuktihi Etasmat Samajasya Bandhat Vimuktihi Etasmat Karmano Bandhat Vimuktihi Iti Satyam Satyameva Satyam Iti Satyam Satyameva Satyam Iti Satyam Satyameva Satyam Liberation of Life Awakening at a very fundamental level is to 'live life’. Out of fear. Liberation from the Self Self is the sense of separate existence. A concept by definition is something that does not exist in reality. all the rest are born. hatred.

Hence there is no suffocation or resistance against any structure. Liberation from conditioning is not to be devoid of any idea or concept but to be free to choose them in functional matters of life. capitalism. It is done as a means to an end. or transformation of the mind where the mind experiences greater freedom and peace within itself.. drive. Grace and Wisdom Liberation from the Mind The popular notion about freedom from the mind is either cessation of the mind where you enter a state of 'thoughtlessness’. clean. nationality. The experience is an end in itself. Liberation from Society Ultimately man is bound by the concept of 'freedom’ itself. Liberation from Knowledge When Sri Bhagavan speaks about liberation from knowledge it is liberation from the bondage of knowledge and not knowledge itself. Liberation from Conditioning The ideas of communism. The liberation Sri Bhagavan speaks about is neither of these. He thinks freedom is achieved by going against the existing system and the norms of the society. Then you are free 'with’ the mind. When knowledge is not translated into an experience it becomes a hindrance to the very experience that you have set out to achieve. It is the cessation of the effort to stop or change the mind. 63 . These ideas and concepts have a life of their own. pray because you have a psychological need behind all these that you want to fulfill. religion. It is a state of consciousness that has no opposites. It arises from an inner state of joy and freedom. Liberation from Work Sri Bhagavan differentiates activity from action. law. equality.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Hence has to drop. They enter you as a 'thought bug’ and color every experience of life. Activity is an escape from inner void or pain of existence. or value that 'society’ stands for. They are making use of your life for their survival. have been developed by man over millennia. 'Freedom’ is essentially an internal state of existence where you no more arise from fear. Action is where the destination or the purpose exists in a physical sense but not in a psychological sense. While the awakened man also works he is free from the tyranny of work. etc. cook. You work. Knowledge that is an obstacle to the experience of life is a burden and bondage. Freedom is not a revolt against something. The mind with its contents exists independently only to aid you with practical issues of life but does not interfere with the experience of life itself.

creativity. The process finally lands the seeker in a permanent. In the Vedic lineage there is a story of a master who enraged at his disciple demanded that he return the wisdom imparted to him. There are 16 centres in the brain responsible for definitive experiences like sensory perception. Man has been endeavouring to reach the Transcendental. Sri Bhagavan says. Every pursuit strengthens the pursuer. That is well known – but when you give Oneness Blessing your spiritual process is accentuated to a great extent. now punching a hole on the wall of mind for man to cross over. connectedness. Thus numerous seekers fighting their battles with the mind have lost hope. hatred. the self cannot end itself". effort 2. fear. people of power. Oneness Blessing is shared by touch and through intent. learning. You play a role of a 64 . separation. Oneness Blessing thus given affects a neurobiological change. effort cannot end effort.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. The 'Pentecost’ phenomenon where the apostles laid their hands and people had a plethora of experiences also testifies to the principle of transfer. 'Anything could be transferred. Oneness Blessing is a phenomenon of power. Effort multiplies in an exponential ratio. A unique feature about this phenomenon is. effort. Oneness Blessing results in the activation of certain centers and the deactivation of certain centers bringing about a shift in the perception and experience of life. Grace and Wisdom A Divine Phenomenon People visit places of power. love. It is 'God’ or 'The Divine’. In many eastern traditions 'mantras’ were used by the masters to transfer spiritual experiences and wisdom. When you receive Oneness Blessing you are a beneficiary. be they states of consciousness. incredible state of consciousness. A spiritual awakening calls for the outbreak of a massive phenomenon. compassion. etc. The obedient disciple coughs out a 'golden ball of insights’ bestowed by the master. or energy’. joy. wisdom. When you know that the effort is counter productive a new form of effort arises – the effort to stop all effort. effort 3. “Thought cannot end thought. and 'Oneness Blessing’ is the response to that call. 'A Blessing given is also a Blessing received’. Oneness Blessing is based on an ancient principle that says. emotions of jealousy.

It is the convergence of man’s passion and God’s compassion. Millions across the globe are partaking divine grace in the form of Oneness Blessing.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Grace and Wisdom helmsman who himself crosses the river rowing others ashore. 65 .

As the balance of brain activity changes. to the things around us. We gain nothing talking about the truth. The question itself must disappear because the question arises from a discontent.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. We only flood our mind with more concepts. all depends on how our brain is functioning. “What is the purpose of my life?" I would say. You begin to feel more and more connected to people. he came with a very profound question. I had an explanation but that explanation is not the answer because these questions don’t have an answer. His name is Noel. So it should be possible to start mapping the changes in the brain and then studying the change in the behavior of the person. the sense of separation begins to slowly disappear. from a sense of meaninglessness. “What is the purpose of my life?" May be if I spoke about that you will probably feel more at home because these are the questions that you expect spiritual people to talk about. connected to everything around you. the simple things of everyday life. He came to the Oneness University several times. Noel". from a sense 66 . closer to people. You feel more and more joy. to the people around us. And every few hours he would ask this question to me. the way we relate to ourselves. We are about living life. if we can really live life? I was speaking to you about this young singer from Mexico. You really feel one with everything. about our true nature. the way we respond to situations. “I don’t know. The way you relate your everyday experiences. is affected. And I would expect that that they correlate perfectly. or which faith you follow? It is totally immaterial. If all of this is governed by the state of the brain what does it matter which teaching you subscribe to. Grace and Wisdom Acharya Anandagiri: Wisdom of the Awakened One The way we experience what surrounds us. The first time he came. This man came with this question. about the unity consciousness. more and more love. He kept asking this for ten days.

like watching a movie. 67 . in its purpose – if it is not a practise you enjoy it serves you no purpose. You progress if you enjoy.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. At around 1 or 2 in the night we heard a man screaming in the room. Any kind of spiritual practise. be it anything. we don’t want to compare. like dancing. You progress if you are true to yourself. We don’t want to be angry. however profound it is – in its meaning. “All I want to do is drink a glass of water and eat a banana". be it celibacy. “What is the purpose of my life?" The ultimate existential question for which every philosopher would die to give an explanation. like working. and what an answer he found! He said. we don’t want to be dishonest. on the tenth day approximately we were all meditating in the night. The room was dark. we don’t want to be jealous. What is needed is an inner integrity. and we all knew it was this person because by then he had become popular in the group because of his persistent question. Because we cannot experience life this way we try to create a meaning for our life and search for that meaning. we don’t want to be judgmental. When you know that there is no love in your heart that is inner integrity. If you are doing what you are doing. This is life. lacking a purpose. be it meditation. We want to become this beautiful person. a group of 70 people. be it fasting. I offer no explanation because that would not be the real answer. What a profound question. transform ourselves. “What is the purpose of my life?" And what did he scream. just a candle light. become perfect in every way. It is more an obstacle than help. This is life. We want to change ourselves. If we can truly drink a glass of water and eat a banana the question does not exist because the purpose of life is living itself. And what does this mean? You have no love in your heart and you try to look like a person full of love. All of us are constantly striving to become beautiful people. However. when they are transformed into enjoyable experience that is living. that is spirituality. like driving your car. Grace and Wisdom of a lack. when the simple experiences of your day to day existence like drinking a glass of water. like playing a sport. “Master! All I want to do is drink a glass of water and eat a banana".

non-jealous. You have to realize that ‘suffering is not in the fact but in the perception of the fact’. You can only become aware of the pain that is there. and our life. church. like a referee. who is sweet. by our scriptures. non-judgmental. Grace and Wisdom And all of us carry within us the image of this beautiful person. just trying not to feel guilty. Everything fully experienced transforms into joy. seminars like this. etc. Only then transformation can happen. our energy. and constantly you are trying to become this person. our actions. our speech. Individual transformation is global transformation. The awareness then turns inwards and you ask yourself how you can become free of the pain inside. full of love. who is never afraid. we blame the other. hoping you would become this person. “This is good. You read a book and see you can become this person. Whenever the inner experience has an external manifestation – God is an inner experience – and when it has an outward manifestation which is 68 . You go to a temple. And you hope that one day you would become this beautiful person. the image painted to us by our religion. and then you do all things trying to feel better. Just see how the habit is overpowering you. You feel guilty. saying. this should be there. this is bad. and that is why we constantly find ourselves evaluating everything into two. this should not be there". generous.. mosque. a battle of conflict happening within. There is constantly a war. We are always trying to change others and the world around. a synagogue and see if you can become this person or you attend lectures like this. by our parents. Evaluating our thoughts. who is never anxious. But it is impossible to change the other. by our spiritual tradition. by our society. What is this image? The image of the person who is never angry. and then ask for divine support. your present state and the beautiful person you should be.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. We waste so much of our time. a conflict between what you are and what you should be like.

Grace and Wisdom like internet for example.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. otherwise we wouldn’t be here today. So it looks like technology. world citizens. even externally. connecting with each other. we can connect with each other. it is a sign that humankind will take its next big leap. We are already connected. At least part of God’s plan. And we see it happening already. internet is God’s plan for the Golden Age. more and more people are becoming global. Internet has in a way brought the world together. less and less national. where we know each other. science. and that is why there are so many in the world who are transcending nationality and religion. sharing with each other. it’s just that we are beginning to experience it. We are beginning to be connected. The world is changing. 69 .

an architecture in marble. It doesn’t belong to the people of any one faith or religion. creating a powerful spiritual energy that will transform humanity. Grace and Wisdom The Oneness Temple The Oneness Temple is a colossal structure that spans an area of 40 acres. is positioned at a point where the earth’s grid lines or energy lines meet. also called the ‘Shakti Stala’ which means ‘edifice of divine power’. ___ 10 11 About 32 metres Completed and consecrated on April 22. People across the globe have seen visions and revelations about this great temple over the years and the role it would play in the divine scheme of things. taking it into a higher plane of consciousness. is 105 feet10 high. This mammoth three storied temple. 2008 70 . It stands as a symbol of the oneness of humanity and oneness between man and God. 8. Countless people from across the globe eagerly await the completion of the sacred shrine11. Built according to the ancient principles of vastu.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. the Oneness Temple. Mystical visions and divine experiences descent upon people even as they set foot on the sacred land. A very rare phenomenon that creates heightened energy levels and is conducive for a spiritual awakening in people who meditate inside the hall. Even before its completion it is a spiritual destination attracting vast local and global tourists.000 people will meditate here at all times in different shifts.

Remember. your thoughts are known to you alone. and mukti. Body is infinitely 71 . mystical experience. Grace and Wisdom Sri Amma: Words of Strength and Courage There is always a special place in my heart for those who are dedicated to the cause of liberation of humanity. Whenever these cells turn cancerous the body desperately tries to heal itself.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. It is this spirit that drives you to share with the world what has been given to you. The Divine is like the body and humans the cells. The spirit of seva is inbuilt into every insight. Your words are known to you and the listener which nonetheless are forgotten with the passage of time. It will benefit all life. The highest of states is the state of seva. While the service you render alone shall stay for eternity. realization.

S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love, Grace and Wisdom more powerful than any individual cell. But the individual cell, too, has power which it acquires from the body. It uses this power to either cooperate or defy the body. So it is with man and God. Man, too being powerful, is defying the Divine. It is not possible to transform the world without his cooperation. However, the present state of affairs cannot go on for long. Ultimately it is the will of the Divine that will come to pass.

Transforming the world is not just the responsibility of a few sages and seers. To create a better world is the responsibility of every one of you. In this struggle for survival, innocence, love, and values are being lost. It is you who have to uphold these values. Do not consider yourself to be ordinary beings. Each one of you has the infinite powers of the Divine within you. You have the power to see God in the heart of every human being, and once you begin to see the Divine in every man you will be able to love every living being, every individual. Through you God’s power would flow into the world. Do not get habituated to lovelessness through your words, through your loving actions, and through your service. You could awaken every human being from his stooper of sufferings, self-created misery, and ignorance. It is because of you the whole world could be awakened. Your taking up this responsibility is the beginning of the Golden Age.

There are thousands whose lives need to be affected by you. It is my will that this work shall happen through you. No matter how many may emerge, fulfill your part yourself.

When the time for transition arrives the Presence would engulf humanity like a tidal wave and alter its consciousness. Be not perturbed. Do what is expected of you. Share your wisdom and the power of Oneness Blessing with others. The rest will be taken care. 72

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Get going with your work and help your fellow humans. All things will fall into place. No matter what your thoughts are, I will liberate you.

The nature of mind is to find fault with others, judge, blame, and label others due to preconditioned perception. If the perception is negative then the mind keeps on commenting, ‘He is bad, she nags, he does not understand me, she is too suspicious, they do not love me, I have no respect in the family, everybody uses me’, and so on. Everything would be colored, hence you would continue to blame others and hence we develop dislike. Dislike slowly turns into hatred which spoils relationship. Because of this broken relationship, however good the others are we are not able to ‘see’ the truth. Mind generates logic due to fear but heart emanates truth. Fear is manifesting as hatred, jealousy, anger, and violence in families and society. Stress comes not because of physical work but from negative approach. We can see truth only when we love others. Logic destroys love. It is not possible to love after you have judged. Hence we suffer. Unless we learn the art of ‘seeing’ with internal integrity, we will not be able to see the truth and discover love. If we can love only then we can forgive and seek forgiveness. One should develop extreme patience to maintain love and peace in the relationship. God’s grace flows naturally to those whose relations are set right, particularly with the parents.

Awaken to your destiny. That is what you are here for.

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S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love, Grace and Wisdom laziness. You have the power and the ability to make your choices. Make use of all the opportunities that come your way. I will help you reach your desired goal.

For a glorious future to be, desire must flower into passion and manifest as action. Your attention must be focused on your goal. Giving up to the Divine does not mean non-action. This is karma bhoomi, the plane of action. Hence effort in the external world is inevitable. My grace will go along with you in your efforts.

Whatever be your nature since you have asked me, you will have an experience of my power. Go home and chant the Moola Mantra. You will see my grace for yourself.

Security is possible only when it is shifted to God.

Faith or no faith, I am in you and with you at all times.

“How long?" is the wrong question. Pray until grace floods.

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The Art of Prayer

Prayer is a form of communication with the Divine, with the whole. One may pray to any form of the Divine one chooses and relates to best. There is an ancient verse in the Vedas which says:

Aakashat Patitam Toyam Yata Gachati Sagaram Sarvadeva Namaskaram Keshavam Prati Gachati “As the water that falls down in rain from anywhere in the sky finally reaches the ocean, the worship of any divine aspect ultimately reaches the Supreme Being." 1. Invoke the Presence Invoke the Presence of the Divine before you start the prayer. One way to invoke the Presence is chanting the Moola Mantra. You may chant the Moola Mantra 3, 21, 49, 108, or 51 times for physical healing and invite the Presence to fill you or take over you completely. And request the Divine to fulfill your prayer even if there are flaws in your prayer or possible errors in your belief system. 2. Emotional Bond The first and most important thing in a prayer is the personal bond or relation you establish with God. Consider the Divine as your child, father, mother, friend, or master. Bhagavan usually says that he and Amma are happiest if the relation you choose is that of a friend. But then, look at yourself and ascertain that you, too, are a true friend who responds to the request of your friends immediately. The response of the Divine will be similar to your response to the request of your friends. 3. Surrender and Helplessness The prayer should always be prompted by a feeling of surrender and helplessness. If you feel that you can manage even without divine grace and that you are just trying one more way then that is not the way of a 75

Grace and Wisdom genuine prayer. When the feeling is intense it creates waves of a higher frequency that get connected with the cosmic energy easily and make the fulfillment easily possible. Pray with full Faith Such an acceptance comes from full faith in God.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. and then enjoy the happiness and joy. And that you are absolutely helpless. Surrender to the divine will that you are prepared to accept whatever the outcome may be. visualize the expected result of your prayer. may be what you do not expect. It is like a sort of communication with cosmic energy. One Request at a time You should see that you request for only one thing at a time. Hence stick to the principle of ‘one at a time’. your request should be clear and complete in all respects. as an inseparable Presence. The passion that you feel for God is very significant in raising the emotional intensity. 76 . 9. not from the Head Prayer should come from the heart. But it is better to speak internally as it will not distract others. 4. prayer is a communication. 7. If you communicate something different or incomplete. Clarity and Completeness Next. and there will come a time when you shall feel God with you everywhere. It is the feeling that is important. Accept that the situation has changed as you have been blessed. You have to speak internally to God. Speak internally As already mentioned. Visualization As you pray to God. what you want to achieve in great detail. Pray from the Heart. You can say it aloud also. You should not mix two recipes at the same time. As you know it is very important to have faith without which nothing can ever happen. 8. 6. and so what you communicate is very important. consider all aspects of your request and make it a perfect one. Whatever effort you put in is just as an instrument of the Divine and not as per your own volition. Hence before you pray. It is much similar to cooking a delicious dish. the response. Because what we finally get will not be either of the two but a third distortion of both. 5. not the thought. Have full confidence in the efficacy of prayer and the benevolence of the Divine. not from the head. too. The involvement increases as you go on talking to God. that is. That means visualize yourself in a state of having fulfilled your prayer.

Thank the Divine for the Blessing received Naturally you shall be filled with immense gratitude for the Divine. Express it freely and sincerely to the Divine from the depth of your heart. 77 . Prostrate at the feet of the Divine in deep gratitude and surrender. 11. And request the Divine to fulfill your prayer even if there are flaws in your prayer or possible errors in your belief system. Grace and Wisdom 10.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. Enjoy the Feeling of Grace Enjoy the blessing and flow of grace into you.

Sat-Chit-Ananda Parabrahma refers to the Divine which is formless and without attributes. When this form without form which is everywhere takes form within you we call it Paramatma. the tree. to take mankind to the following phase of their evolution. How do you think your heart is beating or your cells reproduce in such an exact way? So ‘sat-chit-ananda Parabrahma’ refers to this intelligence. The Paramatma is the one who is totally dependent on you and who loves you completely. Grace and Wisdom Meaning of the Moola Mantra by Poornima Dasa Sat-Chit-Ananda Parabrahma Purushottama Paramatma Sri Bhagavati Sameta Sri Bhagavate Namaha O M is the primordial sound of which the whole universe is made of. These beings are called Avatars. joy. Avatars come to earth with a divine destiny. It guides the deer to escape from the hunters. intelligence. It is this God who is so willing to be one with you and that you dissolve in Him. and it’s the same intelligence that guides the whole universe. The one who responds to your prayers and takes care of your well-being and your security. This is the goal and purpose of an Avatar. This is the Indweller. Everything is permeated with this Presence. the one who is concerned about your suffering and wants to liberate you. From time to time this formless Presence incarnates on the planet. 78 . inner Presence. this consciousness which is guiding and controlling the universe. This intelligence that guides your body is to be found in each cell. It is this God in your heart that operates miracles and the one who solves your problems. Purushottama refers to the highest supreme qualities. In the leaf. It guides each creature on this planet. It guides ants to find food. or Antaryamin.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. the ocean. Though it is a human body it is the consciousness of the Divine that flows through. and it flows through a human body with all the auspicious qualities – wisdom. compassion. And this Presence goes beyond our understanding. If we think about our body for example. it is not only matter. there is an intelligence and a consciousness there that guides all the activities in our body.

Maybe in this very moment it manifests like a deep silence. Though it is so personal. That is why the mantra says. It can only be experienced. Everything is the P R E S E N C E. Sri Bhagavati Sameta Sri Bhagavate Namaha – I bow to my Divine Parents. If there are six billion people on this planet the Presence will be experienced in six billion different ways. Just be whatever is going on. Grace and Wisdom This cosmic consciousness that we call ‘sat-chit-ananda Parabrahma’ is also your Divine Mother and Father.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. From them you were born. it is different in each one of us. Though it is one. or surrender. In another moment it manifests like vast expanded consciousness. it cannot be understood with our minds. so intimate like a lover or a mother. devotion. when they realized that cosmic reality was O N E they perceived it in many ways. it is many. 79 . or an intense awareness of what you are doing. And it can only be experienced in the way it reveals Itself to you. There are a million infinite ways to perceive the Presence. Sometimes it may be complete void or emptiness. Though it is the same. Other times it will manifest like an intense feeling of love. The sages of the past. it cannot be understood.

S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. a powerful mantra being chanted around Golden City and often played in oneness events Mukta: one who is completely liberated in this very lifetime Mukti: liberation. spiritual guide Dharma: way. embodied Divine Consciousness Bhakta: lover and devotee of the Divine Brahman: Absolute Reality Chakra: “wheel". wisdom Karma: “action". delusive force of creation Mooladhara: root or base chakra located at the perineum Moola Mantra: “root" or “main mantra". inner freedom Mukti yagna: course for attaining inner freedom Nirvana: “to cease blowing". the Divine Presence in one’s heart Avatar: incarnation of the Divine. law of cause and effect or the results of past actions Kundalini: divine life force running from the base of the spine up to the crown of the head Mantra: “projection of the mind". I am That" Ananda: joy. nothingness. destiny. energy centre in the subtle body Dasa: “one who serves". words containing spiritual power being repeated internally or chanted externally to tune into Reality Maya: “illusion". social commitment Dhyana: meditation Dukka: existential or spiritual suffering Guru: “expeller of darkness". bliss Antaryamin: “indweller". sacred syllable or aphorism. knowledge. Grace and Wisdom Sanskrit Glossary Acharya: philosopher teacher Agneya/Ajnya: third eye chakra located in the middle of the eye brows Aham Brahmasmi: “I am Absolute Reality. the Absolute 80 . spiritual teacher or master Gnyana/Jnana: insight.

spiritual gathering or discourse Seva: selfless service offered to the Divine Shanti: “peace". as revealed by the Vedas Veda: “knowledge". ancient scriptures of India being revealed many thousands of years ago by the ancient rishis or ‘seers’ Vishuddhi: throat chakra located at the larynx 81 . this ‘one song’. etc.S R I B H A G A V A N – Wellspring of Love. itself being this sound and its vibration Sadhana: spiritual practise Sahasrara: crown chakra located at the vertex of the head Satsang: “communion in truth". geometry. Grace and Wisdom O M: primordial sound out of which the whole universe. emerged and is constantly emerging. photograph of Sri Amma and Sri Bhagavan being impregnated with their consciousness Vastu: sacred architecture. complete inner and outer calm and peace Srimurti: image of a divine being or spiritual master.