Seeking Divine Love


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I am Yours, O Supreme and infinite love within me. Let my ego melt in You.                     Let me become Your perfect instrument in this play.

I hold my body that You may drive away every bit of darkness that may be within me. Energize my every cell. I love you my body; you are God’s gift to me.                                      I love you my every cell; you are so precious to me.

I am a friend of all. I wish everyone well.                                                                                        I centre in harmonious co-existence with the elements of nature, and with all creatures in this existence. In this harmony, I feel free in my soul, unburdened, unfettered.               I adore You in all of creation.          

Let my mind offer you the most beautiful thoughts, fragrant with love.                             You are the wind beneath my wings of love.                                                                                                                               How can I exist without You?

I am Yours, O Supreme One, all of me; body, mind and soul.                                               Bless me; hold me in Your Being that my every moment will be filled with You.                                                                To You, my soul bows again and again.                                                                                       Om peace, peace, peace.                                                                                                                   Sri Vasudeva

Be Like a Flower


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We’re all striving to create a better world and one of the best ways of doing it is simply the way a beautiful flower influences its environment. Why are you drawn to a little flower in a garden? You’re attracted to its fragrance and its beauty. A flower doesn’t say anything to you directly, yet it draws everyone to its beauty and it can transform its environment. Its mere presence changes the environment. If you take the lesson of a simple flower, you can see how you too can be a positive influence on your environment simply without saying anything. Sometimes too much speech is unnecessary, because after a while, people don’t hear it anymore. They automatically tune out. Through the fragrance and the beauty of your divine Self, can you influence the environment in a very positive way? Sri Vasudeva

What Kind of Spiritual Seeker Are You?


5ZC9K92S09.jpgToday I want to speak about us, the seekers on the journey.  I have noticed in my experience that we have basically three kinds of seekers.  You can see where you fall in this, or whether it is a mixture for you.

The First Seeker: knows the goal, but is caught in pleasure 

The first seeker knows that it has to go somewhere; it knows that this is not the plane, but is so hopelessly caught in this sensory pleasure domain that it completely sidelines this inner remembering.  Of course, the seeker can give you a good lecture on what the goal is.  They will tell you, but they are completely caught in the material experience.  They worship those who are freedom seekers, who are making the journey, “Oh my God, these are great people.”  They become iconic to them.  But they are so hopelessly caught.

When life really becomes challenging and painful, they remember where they need to go.  They begin to practice for a while, because life is painful and they need some relief.  But, as soon as they get better, they are completely caught again.  Only when life really pushes and kicks them; when life becomes miserable and painful, then they are ready to practice.

That is the first kind of seeker.  Blissful in their ignorance, but they know that there is a place they have to go.  Not thinking about death, not thinking about pain, not thinking about the misery that is going to happen, so caught in the pleasure.  That is the first kind of seeker – hopelessly caught, but dreaming of that place.

The Second Seeker: practice is a lower priority

The second kind of seeker is one who knows, and one who practices, but it is a lower priority.  They have more important things in the world to get done.  In the list of priorities,  spiritual seeking takes a little lower priority.  They say, “Well, a little later on, right now I am so busy with so many things that I have to do, so this can wait for a little bit later.”  Of course, for some of them, when the body shuts down too soon, they have missed the boat.  They were waiting for later on to practice, but the body shut down on them.  You know how that can be; it can lead to a lot of misery, while the body is shutting down.

These are the ones who become inspired.  Whenever they see someone seeking and practicing, they are very inspired, and for a little while, they practice.  But when the inspiration has gone, they fall back into the old patterns, putting less priority on spirituality.  That is the second kind of seeker.

The Third Seeker: never forgets spiritual awakening

The third kind of seeker is the one who the moment they become awakened to something, they grab it.  It stays in the mind, it never leaves, and it transforms everything that they do.  No matter where they are, this thought is present in them.  No matter how involved they are in the activities of the world, it is not forgotten.  It is always there, on the forefront of the mind.  These seekers make their active world a part of their seeking.  Whilst they are in the world, they are using the world itself to help them in their seeking.  This is the third kind of seeker.  What is amazing about this seeker is the moment they understand, the moment the knowledge becomes clear in their mind, it transforms them completely; it stays with them forever.

Now you can well imagine that the Universe would respond differently to each seeker.                   Sri Vasudeva

Levels of Consciousness


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When you look at human beings, you will see different levels of consciousness manifesting and different usage of the brain capacity. When the brain is being used fully and in the light, we call that expression sattvic; it is full of sattvic qualities – peacefulness, harmony, unity, compassion, kindness, selflessness.

When there is darkness, ignorance, we see tamasic behaviour.

We can see degrees of processing:
– in the dark when the intellect is being used in ignorance, we see tamas
– in varying degrees of light, the desire is there to transform things for selfish reasons; we see the rajas;
-and ultimately in the light, intellect is used for unselfish reasons and we see satva.
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Are You Strong Enough?


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Is your nervous system strong to manage the impact of spiritual power that you are seeking for? Make your nervous system strong. Eat the right food. Breathe. Rest. Exercise. As your body gets older, you need it even more. How are you going to build a strong mind in a weak nervous system? When you are jittery, your nerves are frayed, you are tired every moment and you become emotional, it shows the nervous system is also weak. Take stock of where you are and use every tool that you have to help your mind to become stronger. Sri Vasudeva

Keep an Even Keel


When you begin to realize how stressful a thought could be and you begin to let go of thinking, everything becomes silent, the space becomes different.

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The cultivation of a silent mind is an amazing experience, a desirable one.  I’m not sure how conscious you are of what carrying thoughts all day in the mind can do.  Even though we are excited about thoughts, it still impacts our nervous system when we’re depressed or too much excited.  When we’re able to keep an even keel, it’s different. So we need to really appreciate what it means to be aware, and to be silent. Sri Vasudeva

Love is a Light


ZKCN0SEZXZ.jpgThe more that you feel loving being emerging allow it to, it is the God power within you. Love is a Light…Breathe away all fear and insecurity that may lie in the gut and open up the body to the light of love… in the consciousness of silence and peace.                             Sri Vasudeva

Stay True to Who You Are


bleeding-heart-254010_960_720.jpgThe most wonderful relationship you can ever have with the Master, or anyone else, is not that of dependency, but that of sharing, that of collaborating, that of creating unity and harmony. Look for nothing else but for that relationship of oneness, where you do not lose yourself. “I am there and I am relating from who I am and I am staying true to who I am.” That gives me much more power when you relate to me like that. I feel happy because then I see you are becoming the Master, and when you become the Master, it brings me the greatest happiness, not when you are the slave. That does not give me any excitement at all, when everything is about Guru, “Guru said this. Guru said that.” What do you say? Speak from your own truth and as your truth grows, speak from that and hold anybody else’s word as a possibility. “You know, I have listened to what Guru says and this seems like a strong possibility. I want to explore this.” The “I” remains strong.

Then somebody may tell you, “Oh that experience you are having is not true. That is in the imagination.” When you have no sense of Self, you are wiped out. The person has destroyed you because you gave your power away to them, “Oh my God, is that true? Oh my God, what is happening to me?” We become powerless. How many times have we become powerless in speaking with people and feeling we are not where we think we are? No, do not ever do that. Stay in your own seat of power, what you know to be true, and stand up to it.

You need to stay in your own “I” throughout the journey. Your own “I” is the best “I” you can ever think about. The moment you stay there, I am more attracted to you. I want to support you more. The moment I can see that you are staying in your own “I,” and you are really exploring the journey, I become more interested in you, because I am seeing that you are making the true journey. So do not get caught up in the externals. Look for the internal. That is the goal of this journey. Look for it inside and you will find it. You have everything the Master has inside of you. You have everything inside of you that anyone has for that matter. Do not give your power away. Sri Vasudeva

Changeless reality…


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Change is part of your experience, it is not your reality. Sri Vasudeva

 

Exploring silence…


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Silence is not emptiness, it is the centre of power and possibility. Sri Vasudeva