God does not play dice!

“God does not play dice”- this wisdom-filled statement by renowned scientist Albert Einstein conveys a highly potent message for all of us to ruminate on the old age question of “the purpose of human life”.  We ordinary mortals even do everything with a purpose in mind. …

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Check Your Belief System!

We all practise spirituality but in our own fashion and style, which we find as the most 'convenient' and the most 'suitable' for ourselves! Either provided or self-engendered, with our belief systems- we land up in a practice with which is attached our mind-set, our routine, and o…

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How to be a Spiritual Dynamo!

In this hi-tech world, we are either fully immersed in articulating machines (Smart phones, Computers, Tablets, PCs, etc.) or are caught up in our professional lives most of the times. In such a scenario, where we are in constant touch with materialism, it becomes difficult for us to stay connected …

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How to be free from the delusive world!

As per scriptures, there are three fundamental worlds. One is a world of animate creatures that walk and talk. These are humans, animals, birds, insects, etc. Then there is a second world. It is the world of inanimate creations, like rivers, mountains, rocks, etc. When these two worlds interact with…

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Some Clarification needed from God’s side

WHO IS TO BE ACTUALLY BLAMED?               Let’s say you purchase a new Mercedes-Benz. Now, once you drive away with the car from the showroom, who should be blamed if the car gets bumped into something and bears scratche…

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Your Life Is Not An Accident

Since your birth is not an accident, rather you are born with a reason, God is also instrumental as to when you would be born and how long you would live. Almost everything about you is pre-determined. The Bible makes it abundantly clear in these words, “You saw me before I was born and scheduled each day of my life before I began to breathe. Every day was recorded in your book”.

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A Disciple's Desire

Despite learning all the Shastras, Eknath could not experience inner peace. He wondered, “What's the use of knowing so much of Vedanta, when it cannot lend me peace of mind?” He contemplated over the moot question as to what do the scriptures proclaim in regard to enjoying inner peac…

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चलो बुलावा आया है, माता ने बुलाया है!

बंधुओ, अवतारों और महापुरुषों द्वारा रचित तीर्थ हमें भीतरी परमानंद से जोड़ने के लिए बनाए गए थे। ये स्थल मार्गदर्शक नक्शे हैं। इनमें आध्यात्मिक यात्रा के लिए प्रतीकात्मक संकेत या इशारे छिपे हुए हैं। इनकी लकीरों या इशारों को पकड़कर अगर हम एक सच्ची आध्यात्मिक यात्रा करें, तो मनुष्य जीवन सार्थक हो सकता है। हर बार के नवरात्रों भी हमें माँ वैष्णो की यही आंतरिक यात्रा करने की प्रेरणा देते हैं। इसी आत्मतीर्थ पर पहुँचने के लिए माता रानी का बुलावा भी आता है।

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श्री कृष्ण- बुलंद हौंसलों की धधकती मशाल!

हौंसला और सकारात्मक सोच इंसान के भीतर तभी जन्म लेती है, जब उसका अंतस् प्रकाशित होता है। जब उसकी जागृत आत्मा से उसे आध्यात्मिक ऊर्जा प्राप्त होती है। यह सम्भव है मात्र ब्रह्मज्ञान से! एक पूर्ण सतगुरु हमें ब्रह्मज्ञान प्रदान कर परमात्मा के दिव्य प्रकाश रूप से जोड़ देते हैं। फलतः हमारा अंतस् आलोकित होता है और हम भगवान कृष्ण की तरह जीने की कला सीख पाते हैं।

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Why Worship a Guru?

Most of us all through our lives have seen our elders or have ourselves bowed in front of their immortal power. Why then this tradition of worshipping someone with a physical garb, living within the brackets of the mortal world surfaced in the annals of our glorious history? In other words, why do we worship a Guru?

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Spiritual Discourses– Food for Soul

To play any musical instrument, an essential aspect is to tune it. In the absence of tuning, it is impossible to produce melodious notes from it. Likewise, this life is an instrument. And, to play soothing notes of peace and wisdom from it, it is essential to tune it. In the spiritual parlance, '…

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The Why's of GOD!

Suppose Mr. X purchases a new car. Now, once he drives away with his car from the showroom, is it the manufacturer of the car who should be held responsible for the way Mr. X drives it? Should the manufacturer be deemed accountable if the car gets bumped into something and is smudged with scratches …

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महाशिवरात्रि में करें, शिव-तत्त्व की उपासना

गुरुदेव श्री आशुतोष महाराज जी अक्सर कहते हैं- ‘हमारे आर्ष-ग्रंथों में वर्णित प्रसंग किसी मानुष की कोरी-कल्पनाएँ न होकर, ब्रह्मज्ञानी ऋषियों के अंतःकरण से उद्धृत साक्षात् ब्रह्म-वाक्य हैं। इनमें निहित गूढ़ भाव को बड़े ही अलंकारिक रूप से प्रस्तुत किया गया है। अतः इन प्रसंगों के मर्म को समझने के लिए आत्म-चिन्तन की गहराइयों में गोता लगाने की आवश्यकता है।’ठीक ऐसे ही, महाशिवरात्रि की इस व्रत कथा का मर्म गूढ़ के साथ-साथ प्रेरणादायी भी है। भक्तगणों आइए, इस कथा में निहित सार को पंक्ति-दर-पंक्ति समझने का प्रयास करते हैं।

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The Four W's of Spirituality

This human birth is like a bubble of water. You never know when it will get burst. Therefore, before the time and opportunity to meet God flies away, search for a Perfect Master who can help you achieve your goal of life by making you realise your real 'I'.

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भारत फिर से जगद्गुरू कहलाएगा

‘यदि भारत को पुनर्जीवित करना है, तो अध्यात्म के विराट प्रकाश पुँज की ओर लौटना होगा; ब्रह्मज्ञान द्वारा ब्रह्म की प्रत्यक्ष अनुभूति करनी होगी, जीवन के मूल स्रोतों एवं शक्तियों को अपने ही भीतर जानना होगा।’ प्रत्येक व्यक्ति के भीतर ब्रह्म तत्व की जाग्रति ही सम्पूर्ण भारत का रूपांतरण व दिव्यीकरण कर सकेगी। इसलिए ‘दिव्य ज्योति जाग्रति संस्थान’ ब्रह्मज्ञान के प्रचार द्वारा महर्षि अरविंद जी के उस स्वप्न को साकार करने के लिए कृतसंकल्प है कि “भारत एक दिन फिर जगत-गुरू कहलाएगा।”

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Brahm Gyan- The Ultimate Tool to Enhance Psycho-Immunity

This was the procedure/technique that transformed the ferocious criminal like Angulimaal (in the times of Lord Buddha) into a peaceful and non-violent human being. Therefore, Brahm Gyan based meditation is the essential procedure, the only divine asset through which psycho-immunity can be augmented. It transforms the mind of an individual into a beautiful and healthy entity, the one that is given to positive tendencies. There is no other alternative.

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भारत का उपहार

आज घोर कलिकाल में भी भारत अपने इस दायित्व से पीछे नहीं हटा है। श्री गुरु आशुतोष महाराज जी भारत की उसी परम्परा का वहन कर रहे हैं। उनके पावन सान्निध्य में पहुँचकर विश्व के लाखों जिज्ञासुओं ने ‘ब्रह्मज्ञान’- भारत का शाश्वत उपहार पाया है। ईश्वर का प्रत्यक्ष दर्शन और अंतर्जगत की अनुपम अनुभूतियाँ प्राप्त की हैं। यह उपहार आपके लिए, सबके लिए है। जिज्ञासु बनकर हाथ बढ़ाइए और ले लीजिए, यह भारत का उपहार!

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सृजन और प्रलय का आधार – जागृत चेतना!

सन् 1945 की एक शाम- शानदार दावत का आयोजन किया गया। इसमें उपस्थित थे, विश्व के प्रसिद्ध (भौतिक वैज्ञानिक और मैनहैटन प्रोजेक्ट (Manhattan Project) के प्रमुख रोबर्ट ओपनहिमर (Robert Oppenheimer) जानते हैं, यह विशाल दावत किस …

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Are You Looking For Eternal Happiness

Muhammad Ghaznavi invaded India 17 times and carried back to Ghazni, a huge chunk of our precious stones, gold and silver. His army brought bloodshed and destruction wherever it went, leaving behind countless widows and orphans. However, when the time of his death drew near, he ordered his court off…

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Spiritualising Modern Science

The challenge thrown by the output of uranium on one side and the Upanishadic concept which tells us that a man is an intellectual being is not enough; both these should converge.  - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Human quest for knowledge is called science. The word science is derived from the Latin r…

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God-Realisation is Beyond Theory

Alot has been said and written by modern philosophers, intellectuals, and prelates on the ways and means of God-realisation. Whatever they give by way of advancing theories and treatises contains only verbal instructions. Alas! Theory is not capable of producing the desired results. Theory sans prac…

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Why We Can’t Perceive GOD Through Our Physical Senses

O beloved children of the Lord Divine! Time and again, you have come across the emphatically quoted statement- 'Yes, God can be seen'. Does this statement not stir your inquisitiveness? Is this bold declaration not inspirational enough to bring forth your inherent, dormant desire for the sea…

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Vedas Mythological Tales or Repositories of Science?

India is the land of knowledge and wisdom. The Vedas and the Upanishads are the grandest heritage of this knowledge, which descended from the Almighty Godhead upon the sages of yore who decoded it in human language. These texts are the rich reservoirs of all facets of knowledge, essential to lea…

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 Spirituality – The soul of economy

The burning question was raised many a millennia ago. The questioner was a seer of the Vedic times and the question was targeted at the entire humankind. The same question continued to crop up from time to time. No doubt, every society attempted to answer this question according to its dominant natu…

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A Crusade Against Drug Abuse (Part-2)

In the previous blog, it was discussed that why and when a person takes to intoxicating drugs. Primarily, there are two triggers: “Peer-Pressure”, rooted in weak decision-making power, and “Craving or longing for ecstatic pleasures”. Elucidating these causes a vital question …

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 A Crusade Against Drug Abuse (Part - 1)

To begin with, I would like to congratulate UNODC and its volunteers for their campaign against drug abuse. Your efforts to make society aware of lethal consequences of drug consumption are indeed commendable. This is a higher form of service to society at large. Obviously it is due to ignorance tha…

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Infinite God inside Finite Man

If someone exclaims that entire universe resides inside your body, would the statement seep in your mental bosom smoothly without any tussles and hassles of counter arguments? Perhaps, no! Reason being, we, the rational beings of the 21st century, go by proofs and logics before giving shelter to…

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Litmus Test for a True Master

Q: I presently have a spiritual teacher whom I am very loyal to. What more DJJS (Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan) can offer me that I may change my chosen guru? How can DJJS enhance my spiritual evolution? S: The question is not whether you should change your present master. The question of considera…

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How to counter sadness

Encountering sadness in one way or the other, every individual, today, has developed familiarity with it. Sometimes, we succeed in overcoming it, and sometimes, we get gripped in its tentacles. At certain times, it even haunts us, assuming the terrible form of serious depression. Quite ignor…

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Believing without seeing is blind following

You must have heard people declaring at the top of their voices: ‘We are Christians’ or ‘We are Hindus’ or ‘We are Jews’, etc. Basically, this is all a matter of their belief. Have you ever tried to ponder over what they actually believe in? Generally, we ar…

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Kim Dharmam?

What is the etymological meaning of the word ‘Dharma’? It is derived from the root ‘dhri’, which implies- to imbibe or assimilate something. ‘Dhaarnaad dharmam iti aahuhu’- That which is imbibed within our being is dharma. Saints have illustrated it by saying that Religion is vigour and vitality- the life force within all beings. It is the vital force which sustains life. Dharma is an inherent attribute of each and every existence. That is why it is called…

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To be In Meditation (2)

There is a firmament within, in which the sun, the moon, and the stars are seen. meditation is a voyage, an incessant exploration of the Universal Truth, which lies in the vast skies of the inner world. We must bathe in its glory. We must pursue diligently every aspect of that Truth, the ignorance o…

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To be In Meditation (1)

Each personality has his or her preference for living, eating, working, etc. meditation does not escape the idiosyncrasies of each individual. It is broken into various fragments and every person is inclined to one or the other. Often, we see that religion and meditation are bifurcated, and the other times, we see that they are conjoined. By distinguishing religion from meditation, people choose to segregate God from personal meditation for sound body and mind. For some people, the “hassle…

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Zero - A mystical representation of Consciousness

In the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, sage Yajnavalkya was asked by his pupils to explain the nature of Brahman, Universal Consciousness. The sage replied: "Neti Neti - neither This nor That - such is Brahman." This definition sounds enigmatic. But within this mysterious concept lies the prof…

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The Coherent Effect of Divine Knowledge

Reflecting upon the chaotic condition of the world in today’s nuclear age, the mind gets appalled, the blood runs cold, and the whole body gets benumbed, wondering what if some unwise split personality, swayed by some fit, is boosted to bring total destruction in the whole world with just a si…

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A True Scientist Cannot be an Atheist!

Q. Revered Master, Shrinivas Ramanujan was a great mathematician. But I have also heard that he was a spiritual man as well. A great mathematician and avowed interest in spirituality– does it not sound contradictory? Please throw light on this, Guru Maharaj Ji. A. Undoubtedly, Shrinivas Rama…

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