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Offline OmSaiRamNowOn

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Re: Spiritual Blossoms
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2006, 09:25:45 AM »
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  • The Divine Drama
    An Interactive Play where the Role is written just for You

    By Kavitha Ramachandran

    I have a role in a tough play. The
    Playwright is very well known, although
    there are some people who don’t really
    read His work. The dialogue is wonderful,
    but people are always trying to
    change it. It’s difficult, but I just have
    to keep trying new things until I can
    really get into character. The Playwright
    is also the Director. He really lets us
    discover our own characters and there
    is a great amount of improvisation. But
    believe me, He’s always there to bring
    us back when we get off track.
    He doesn’t discriminate in His casting:
    everyone has a part. Sometimes I
    wonder if I am right for the role I have
    been given, but He assures me, “No,
    you are perfect for this role...it was made
    for you. Everyone is just perfect for the
    role I have given them.” He knows what
    is right because He has planned and
    prepared the script over and over again,
    knowing exactly who goes where and
    who should do what.

    This play is timeless. Whoever you
    are and wherever you may be, you can’t
    help but feel connected to it. The Director
    is excellent and you just want to
    please Him. And if you are not ready,
    He’ll hold the part for you. As He sees
    it, whatever you do until you accept the
    big role is preparation. He always tells
    us to be natural, and not to worry about
    the end result. He says, “The play will
    be great. The play is already great. The
    fun is in the process.” He tells us often,
    “Just play your roles, play your parts and
    I’ll put it together. The final result will
    be something beyond what you can
    imagine.”

    Sometimes I get caught up in the
    role and I forget that I’m just playing a
    part, but He’s always there to redirect
    me. It’s quite intricate, for this Playwright/
    Director is amazing and He’ll
    write about seemingly unhappy situations
    and will then lead us to interpret
    the dialogue in a happy context. Sometimes
    the scenes seem scary and no one
    but He can convince you that they
    aren’t. He says, “Alright, go through this
    scene. Remember it’s not real and that
    I am here.” And you trust Him. You
    then jump in with both feet and though
    nervous, you do it because somewhere
    beneath all that fear you know He’s
    there, and what seemed so scary, really
    isn’t. The Director is such an inspiration
    that His words tend to linger in your
    heart after they have been spoken. And
    so even when the play seems to not be
    a happy one, the experience of working
    with Him makes up for it and you just
    keep pushing through.

    There are days when you say,
    “Enough. I’m ready to perform.” And
    He laughs and gently says, “Not yet.”
    We go into this play with big egos thinking
    we are special to be chosen by Him
    and that our roles are so important. But
    then He shows us other people’s roles
    and we can’t help but realize that every
    part is important. His directions seem
    so simple sometimes that we try to spice
    things up ourselves, only to feel dissatisfied
    with the effort. Then He lovingly
    repeats the directions and lets us try
    again. He never judges us. He never tells
    us that the play won’t work if we don’t
    do it a certain way. He simply points us
    in the right direction. He is so sure that
    the play will be a hit that you can’t help
    but believe Him.

    Sometimes we question Him and
    say, “This is a really long play.” And He
    replies that the play is His life and so for
    Him, there’s no time like the present. He
    tells us to keep playing our parts. He
    does admit that all of the roles only last
    for so long, but that there are always new
    actors.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #16 on: September 06, 2006, 10:10:57 AM »
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  • Where the six qualities of zeal, determination, courage, intelligence, ability and heroism are present, there divinity becomes manifest. Success and prosperity comes to the one with these six virtues. However, these qualities are put to test from time to time. Just as a student has to face various tests, these qualities are also subject to trials. Such trials should be regarded as stepping stones to higher achievements. These trials are in the form of losses, troubles, pains, sufferings and calumny. One has to overcome these troubles with courage and self-confidence and forge ahead. Without self-confidence, these six qualities cannot be acquired.  - BABA
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    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #17 on: September 16, 2006, 08:10:18 AM »
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  • Life is a pilgrimage, where man drags his feet along the rough and thorny road. With the Name of God on his lips, he will have no thirst; with the Form of God in his heart, he will feel no exhaustion. The company of the holy will inspire him to travel in hope and faith. The assurance that God is within call, that He is ever near, will lend strength to his limbs and courage to his eye.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #18 on: September 20, 2006, 11:30:14 AM »
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  • If God is omnipresent and all-pervasive, why is He not visible to us?" When the sun is shining, clouds which have been caused by the sun's heat hide the rays of the sun. When the sun is not visible because of the clouds, can you say that there is no sun? Likewise, the clouds of doubts and delusion, which arise in man owing to his conceit and ignorance, hide the Divine from him. When a strong wind blows, the clouds are dispelled and the sun is visible. Similarly, when the winds of love and faith blow, the clouds of doubt and egoism are scattered and God reveals Himself.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #19 on: September 21, 2006, 06:40:07 AM »
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  • There is no greater friend for anyone than God. He is beyond the reach of praise or censure. He does not give up man on the ground of the latter's failure to come up to His expectations. That is why God has been given the appellation, Suhrid (a good friend). God desires no offerings from any devotee. God is the only one friend who confers benefits on devotees without expecting any return. Nevertheless man does not readily accept such a friend. Only the man who accepts God as such a friend and is guided by His advice can understand the full meaning of Divine friendship. Faith of this nature alone constitutes true Jnana (wisdom).
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #20 on: September 22, 2006, 11:13:28 AM »
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  • Every man is inclined to ignore his own defects and see the faults of others. The root cause of this tendency is selfishness and self-centredness. All his attachments are based on self-love. And this applies also to man's love for God. Men pretend to love God, but one who truly loves God will forget himself. Loving anyone for your own sake is anuraga (affection). But loving God for His own sake is Prema (true love).
    Love is Selflessness !!
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #21 on: September 24, 2006, 07:32:34 AM »
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  • JAI SAI RAM!!!

    Eager expectations is the activity of the spirit; it doesn't come from some outer excitement.

    Enjoy friends and don't criticize - however much the need seems to arise.

    Spend time with friends and family but save some time to be alone. Peace and hope come to those who wait for them - and joy overtakes the grateful one. Even to withdraw for ten minutes breaks into the emotions to smooth away sharpness.

    Be a good friend to yourself and the sweetness of it will draw others like nectar lures the honeybee.

    Open your spiritual eyes and see that you are never alone.

    OM SAI RAM!!!
    अपना साँई प्यारा साँई सबसे न्यारा अपना साँई - रमेश रमनानी

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #22 on: September 25, 2006, 06:49:29 AM »
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  • All relationships are incidental and temporary. Hence, each one should perform his duties. As long as one is involved in worldly life, the relationships of mother and son, husband and wife,brother and sister, and the like, have to be recognised as natural phenomena. All these relationships have no permanence. Separation is inevitable sooner or later. But between you and God, there can be no separation at any time. Even if you forget God, God will not forget you. Therefore, you have to develop faith in God and cultivate love.
    Think God. Love God. Realise that there is no truer friend than God. Merge your love in His love.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #23 on: September 26, 2006, 03:53:08 PM »
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  • God has a million Names. Select any Name of His, any Name that appeals to you, select any Form of His; every day when you awaken to the call of the brightening east, recite the Name, meditate on the Form; have the Name and Form as your companion, guide and guardian throughout the toils of the waking hours; when you retire for the night offer grateful homage to God in that Form with that Name, for being with you, by you, beside you, before you, behind you, all day long. If you stick to this discipline, you cannot falter or fail.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #24 on: September 28, 2006, 09:38:17 AM »
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  • It is only purity that attracts Divinity. If the iron filings are rusted,
    even the most powerful magnet will not attract them
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #25 on: September 29, 2006, 09:43:35 AM »
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  • Do not worry about the ups and downs of life, loss or pain, joy or grief. You are yourself the maker of the ups and downs. If you so wish, everything can be on one smooth level. You label one thing as bad and something else as gain. You crave for a thing and, when you get it, you call it joy; if you don’t get it, you call it grief. Cut out the craving, and there will be no more swinging from joy to grief.
    Om Sai Ram !

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    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #26 on: October 01, 2006, 10:18:59 PM »
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  • The one with noble qualities of purity, patience and perseverance is verily God.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #27 on: October 02, 2006, 01:07:09 AM »
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  • JAI SAI RAM!!!

    The sound of Om is heard only when your mind is completely silent, when you have gone beyond all language, all thinking, when there is pure silence, not even a ripple. Suddenly you hear a music. There is no instrument playing it. It seems it is simply the very heartbeat of existence.

    If all the music that reached farthest into heave. It is in the beating of a Loving Hearts....

    MAY BABA SAI BLESS ALL OF MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS THROUGH THAT 'BEAT'.....

    OM SAI RAM!!!
    अपना साँई प्यारा साँई सबसे न्यारा अपना साँई - रमेश रमनानी

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #28 on: October 02, 2006, 04:43:33 PM »
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  • Good character and right thinking are more valuable than scholastic achievements or intellectual abilities.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

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    Re: Spiritual Blossoms
    « Reply #29 on: October 03, 2006, 09:49:38 AM »
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  • Jealousy and hatred do more harm to those who entertain
    these feelings than to those towards whom these are expressed.
    Om Sai Ram !

    -Anju

    "Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear."

     


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