The Void

Ocean of Illusions

Intermediate Course Week 4
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The Void
We’ll talk about
• • • • Knowledge Experience Benefits How to balance

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The Void Knowledge
“The word guru means gravity and this indicates honesty, depth and magnetism in the guru.“
Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

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The Void Knowledge
• Located around the navel

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The Void Knowledge
10 Primordial Masters
The Guru Principle has incarnated 10 times to guide humanity.

Raja Janaka
6000 BC, India

Confucius
551 BC, China

Abraham
2000 BC, Mesopotamia

Socrates
469 BC, Greece

Moses
1300 BC, Egypt, Israel

Mohammed
570 AD, Arabia

Zarathustra
1000 BC, Persia

Guru Nanak
1469 AD, India

Lao Tse
640 BC, China

Shirdi Sainath
1856 AD, India

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The Void Knowledge
Characteristics
• • • • • Element: Water Color: Green Physical Place: Around Nabhi Place on Hand: Around center of palm Also called Bhavasagra – the ocean of illusion.
It corresponds to the worldly lures one has to overcome in order to become the spirit.
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The Void Knowledge
Physical functions regulate
• Stomach • Intestines • The abdominal organs and the digestive function.

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Qualities
• • • • • • Balance and depth Dharma - righteousness, virtue Gravity Steadiness, decisiveness Being one’s own master Being able to guide and help others to evolve spiritually
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The Void Knowledge
The divine aspect of the Void is the guru principle within us.

This aspect is called: Shri Adi Guru Dattatreya (Primordial Master)
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Mantra for the Void
AUM twameva sakshat Shri Adi Guru Dattatreya sakshat Shri Adi Shakti Mataji Shri Nirmala Devi Namo Namaha
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The Void Qualities
• • • • • Seeking the truth Patience Self guidance Self discipline Dharma - righteousness in behavior

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The Void Benefits
• Establishes Self-realization (Kundalini crosses the Void and restores the continuity of the central channel in its ascent to the Sahasrara). • Magnetism in personality • Helps to become the spirit • Helps to cross the ocean of illusion • Keeps one away from falsehood
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The Void How to Balance
Causes of problems
• Going against the Dharma (10 commandments: lying, stealing, killing, adultery, etc.) • Denouncing religions • Fanaticism • Undignified behavior • Alcohol • Reading books by false gurus • Materialism, misuse of money
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The Void How to Balance
Diseases
• Ekadesha Rudra problems • Cancer • Destroying Diseases

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The Void How to Balance
Use of
• • • • • • • Vibrated water Vibrated salt for left side Vibrated food Vibrated sugar for right side Surrender to the real guru Regular foot soaking Mantras and affirmations
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The Void How to Balance
Affirmations
• Mother, I am my own guru. • Mother, You are my guru.

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Let’s meditate now

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