Relationships are Tools for Spiritual Growth


sparrows-2426763__340.jpgSome of us never look at ourselves. We look only outside and we blame everyone for everything. We create a lot of stress within us and outside, and we do not see how this impacts our wellbeing. We can’t sleep properly; we can’t eat properly. We live with these stresses and at some point they surface in terms of physical illness.
Our relationships, therefore, are really a mirror of our wellbeing. They tell how well we are centred within and how harmoniously we relate. So the goal will be to create harmony in all relationships and to see the meaning and purpose of them. The goal is to use them as tools for spiritual growth, for promoting more harmony within and around. It is for promoting more enlightened living because the goal of life itself is the evolution of the soul. It is the evolution of consciousness. Therefore, look at all your relationships and see whether they meet this. Sri Vasudeva

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

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

The Gift of Friendship


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Spiritual friends allow us to experience a deeper part of ourselves through the quality of their love.  Despite our shortcomings they reach out to us lovingly in an unconditional and non-judgmental way.  They provide a comforting environment where we feel the freedom to share our deepest thoughts and dreams.  Their presence brings strength, inspiration and renewal. Let us give thanks for the gift of spiritual friendship.                 Sri Vasudeva

Access all Support when needed


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Every plane of existence supports us when we connect with the different chakras. Observe that.

Sri Vasudeva

Associate With Those Who are Strong


If we are investigating out of fear, searching our way out of the misery, but we are fearful, then it’s a defensive approach. We are trying to protect ourselves, we are trying to save ourselves … but there is fear. Can that create a good learning environment? There is a need to have this curiosity that creates excitement and the desire to explore. And if we don’t, then we really need to ask ourselves, “Do I really want to know more about me, or am I happy with what is happening around me?”

So for the true seeker, there must be this desire. And if you feel you have the desire, but it’s not active, it’s not strong, then this grows by associating with those who have the strong desire. There is nothing more powerful than that energy boost we get from others who are confident about their search, who are centred in strength. Sri Vasudeva

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Thought and its Attendants


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Your mind is the most powerful part of you, by now you should know that. We can think anything into reality. What a fascination! If I think I am warm, I become more warm. If I think I am cool, I become more cool. If I think I am well, my system works better. If I think I am not well, I compromise my system. Our very thought has power. Why? Because the power of thought is rooted in the Divine. So we need to respect the power of thought.

We have such creative power, such  quantum power! We can create these powerful energy waves in the consciousness space that can permeate our entire physical being and it can flow in the space around. Thoughts can create toxicity, darkness. Or thoughts can create light waves that uplift. And the centre of creation of these thoughts are right in the brain.

But when we produce a thought, it has siblings attached to it. It opens up a space, it brings an emotion, it influences vitality and it influences physicality. So our thought is always working with a family. So whenever we look at our thoughts, we need to think of the rest of the family that is attendant.

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“We” instead of “I”


Sri Vasudeva:

Sometimes we use our power at the expense of others, not respecting people’s rights around us. Let us enter into a more fearless more inclusive consciousness where we begin to think of “we” instead of just “I”.

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The Way of the Flower


Today I would like to bring your awareness to who  you are and how you influence the world.  We’re all striving to create a better world and one of the best ways of doing it is simply the way a beautiful little flower influences its environment.  If you think of why you are 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 can be a positive influence on your environment without saying anything.  Sometimes too much speech is unnecessary. When you keep on saying the same things, 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?

Take responsibility by observing your actions

It calls for being the Witness, the observer in every moment.  Can you be watchful today and see how you are influencing your environment by what you think, what you say and what you do?  That’s a way of taking responsibility for our environment, our world.  

Sometimes we just do as we feel.  Sometimes in our weakness, we do things that create disharmony and conflict around us.  Sometimes we want to teach lessons to those around us and we take the way of force and fear and creating pressure.   Can we think of a gentle way?   Can we think of a very powerful and effective way just as a flower influences its environment by its being?  Can we manifest what we would like to see around us?  Can we be the example?

 If we love to see silence, can we be powerfully silent,  lovingly silent, unaffected by anything around us and unaffected by anyone?  Can our silence be so powerful that those around us will be drawn into silence, automatically?  Can you see the power of it?  Can you work in your environment in such a way, that people can’t help but are drawn in to look at you:  “How marvelously she works!  How in the moment she is!  How spontaneous is her smile!  How kind is her look!  How gentle are her words!”  Can we do that?  Can our silence, our beautiful actions, our wonderful thoughts be so apparent in its beauty that people can’t help but be attentive to and experience a transforming effect?  Can your kindness be so felt that people can’t help but notice it?  Not that you want them to notice, but it’s so beautiful to look at, to observe.  

This is a way that we can really transform our world, not in the preaching of many words, not in creating guilt and pressure because of what we want to see in others.   We can become the beautiful example, so powerful in our expressions that they begin to see the beauty of what we’re doing and automatically begin to be influenced by it.  That’s the way of the flower.  That’s how the flower transforms its environment.  

May your peacefulness, your love, your silence, your kindness, your compassion be so resonant today that we can’t help but notice it and be transformed by it.  Sri Vasudeva

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When Putting Yourself First Is Important


You have come into the world for your own liberation, not for anybody else’s but your own.  When I was quite young, I was reading a book and this idea became crystal clear in my mind.  The book said we come to the world for our own realization.  Every situation that we are placed in is an opportunity for us to work out our own freedom.

Sometimes we can get caught up and think that we are helping other people.  But can we see differently that people are placed so that we may have an opportunity that we may become selfless, that we become free.  Sometimes we are more focused on “I’m helping the world and that’s my purpose to free and to lift people around me.”  But we have to consider first, am I fully lifted?

All the experiences whatever they might be,  it’s really for us.  It gives us the opportunity to lift ourselves and helps us grow.  So everything that happens around us, every opportunity to serve, to help to give, is really an opportunity for us, not the other person, it’s for us to become more and more free.  Sri Vasudeva

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