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Very fortunate is the one who has learned to admire, but not to envy................ Pin all your hopes in god, and then you will not be pinned down by man................. The wealth of a rich man can be stolen or burnt, but the happiness & wisdom of the wise remain................ Life may be struggling, but is very good............ When in doubt, just take a positive step......... Life is too short, but we all have to go long way....... Your work would not take care of your health, but your Prayer to Baba,who is your father, mother & friend, will answer it............ Never be anxious to win every argument. Listen to others also................. Smiling is more healing than crying alone. Never get angry, Baba knows, when & how to take care of you............... Save for retirement starting with your first pay cheque. Make peace with your past & don't screw up the present. Never compare your life with others to make yourself miserable............... Never make any relationship a secret............... Everything can change in the blink of an eye. Have Shraddha & Saburi inBaba.............. Take a deep breath to calm the mind........... Be resourceful to acquire what you love in life....... Burn the candles to enlighten others. Don't save it for a specialoccasion. Today is special............ No one is in charge of your happiness but you. Be selective & choosey.............. Forgive & Forget to make others happy. Time heals all the wounds. Have patience. Good or bad is never permanent, welcome a change. God loves you because you are one of His creations. Come out & adopt positive attitude to witness miraculous ways of Baba........... Envy is a waste of time............ The best in you is knocking your door. Look in to feel His presence........... Never get into any arguments; feel fresh, get up, dress up & show upwith a smile................... Life isn't tied with a bow, but still is a gift showered by GodAlmighty................... If I keep the weaknesses of others in my mind, they soon become a part of me................... The ego is the poison of the soul...drink in the bliss and spit out the poison............... To be free from negative thoughts is to be free from punishment.................. In the long run the most difficult thing is to search for an easy way out............... If I enjoy praise, it means I can be easily hurt by defamation.................. Try to conquer greed now because “while man becomes old, his greed becomes youthful........... The end of birth is death. The end of death is birth........ The stronger your attachment the greater the power of the Maya (the illusion : Her creation) over you..... "I put firm faith in the words of my Guru, considering them more valuable than all the shastras put together." ........... Don't poison your soul, mind, heart and body with negativity....bathe in Divine positive love............ Your Soul is always trying to be heard above the noise of your mind, when you quiet your mind your Soul takes command!.................... Pin all your hopes in god, then you will not be pinned down by man................. Remember that you are very special. NO ONE can play your role better than you.................. If someone defames you or insults you, shower him with flowers, smiles and good wishes............ When you get angry, you lose more than your temper When all your attachments are with the one God, then your achievements are many............... When people cannot stand you because they do not understand you, God will stand by you........... To give happiness to others is a great act of charity. A slip of the foot we many recover, but a slip of the tongue leaves a deep imprint............ Life is like a drama. If I understand the plot, there is great happiness........... To smile in the face of disaster is the result of a stable mind............ If God answers ur prayer,He is increasing ur faith. If He delays,He is increasing ur patience. If he doesn’t answer,He knows u can handle........... You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree............... Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present............... Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about............ If a relationship has to be a secret,you shouldn't be in it........... However good or bad a situation is, it will change Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift."......... How many times should I forgive, I am tired of forgiving? – Forgive as many times as you would wish God to forgive you!................ Never do anything which you would not wish to do during the last hour of your life.............. Ego-based desire is the root cause of all suffering......... Contentment is the destroyer of all three - desires, anger and greed......... Knowledge leads to freedom, but pride of knowledge leads one to hell.......... A single act of selflessness can turn hell into heaven. The habit of giving rather than asking is the tool for an enduring relationship........... Silence is the best language.......... Only the joy that comes from right conduct is true happiness- Other pleasures are really sources of pain and causes of shame.......... A god-fearing person can never be religious, because if you fear God you cannot love him............. The most beautiful thing is to see a person's simling face.And even more beautiful is, knowing that u r the reason behind it..................................................................................With lots of good wishes and regards to all from Deepa H and family [ debu7366@yahoo.com ] ...............May Sai always give us peace of mind and May he always make us feel His presence where ever we go.... Saibhakt, Deepa H [You can always contact me at debu7366@yahoo.com ]......................................

One step closer to Brahma Gyaan

One step closer to Brahma gyan:::: A 'devotee' goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to the Temple . 'I've gone for 30 years now, he wrote, and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 mantras. But for the life of me, I can't remember a single one of them. So, I think I'm wasting my time and the Gurus are wasting theirs by giving services at all. This started a real controversy in the 'Letters to the Editor' column, much to the delight of the editor. It went on for weeks until someone wrote this clincher: I've been married for 30 years now. In that time my wife has cooked some 32,000 meals. But, for the life of me, I cannot recall the entire menu for a single one of those meals. But I do know this... They all nourished me and gave me the strength I needed to do my work. If my wife had not given me these meals, I would be physically dead today. Likewise, if I had not gone to the Temple for nourishment, I would be spiritually dead today! When you are DOWN to nothing.... God is UP to something! Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible! Thank God for our physical AND our spiritual nourishment! ------------------------------ So easy to beat yourself up over mistakes you've made. So many amongst us live in the past rather than loving the present and building a brilliant future. Some people stay stuck for years over something they did or a failure they've experienced. Sad. A life is a terrible thing to waste. But let me ask you a question: "is there really such a thing as a mistake?" First of all, no one tries to fail or mess things up. Every one of us wakes up in the morning, walks out into the world and does the best we can do based on what we know and the skills we have. But even more importantly, every so-called "mistake' is actually a rich source of learning. An opportunity to build more awareness and understanding and gain precious experience. Experience that will help us do, feel and be even better. So, just maybe, there are no mistakes. Just maybe what we could call failures are actually growth lessons in wolf's clothing. And just maybe the person who experiences the most wins. ---------------------- A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to Leave the examination room and said, 'Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.' Very quietly, the doctor said, 'I don't know.' 'You don't know? You, a Christian man, Do not know what is on the other side?' The doctor was holding the handle of the door; On the other side came a sound of scratching and whining, And as he opened the door, a dog sprang into the room And leaped on him with an eager show of gladness. Turning to the patient, the doctor said, 'Did you notice my dog? He's never been in this room before. He didn't know what was inside. He knew nothing except that his master was here, And when the door opened, he sprang in without fear. I know little of what is on the other side of death, But I do know one thing... I know my Master is there and that is enough.' ------------------------------- A boy and a girl were playing together. The boy had a collection of marbles. The girl had some sweets with her. The boy told the girl that he will give her all his marbles in exchange for her sweets. The girl agreed. The boy kept the biggest and the most beautiful marble aside and gave the rest to the girl. The girl gave him all her sweets as she had promised. That night, the girl slept peacefully. But the boy couldn't sleep as he kept wondering if the girl had hidden some sweets from him the way he had hidden his best marble. Moral of the story: If you don't give your hundred percent in a relationship, you'll always keep doubting if the other person has given his/her hundred percent.. This is applicable for any relationship like love, employer-employee relationship, friendship etc., Give your hundred percent to everything you do and sleep peacefully ---------------------- The tragedy of life is not death,but what we let die inside us while we live.When u were born,the world rejoiced while u cried,-live ur life in such a way that when you die,-the world cries while u rejoice.. -------------------------------- Your days are your life in miniature. As you live your days, so you craft your life. What you do today is actually creating your future. The words you speak, the thoughts you think, the food you eat and the actions you take are defining your destiny รข€“ shaping who you are becoming and what your life will stand for. There's no such thing as an unimportant day. Each of us is called to greatness. Each of us has an exquisite power within us. But for this power to grow, we need to use it. The more you exercise it each day, the stronger it gets. The more this power gets tapped, the more confident you grow. The best among us are not more gifted than the rest. They just take small steps each day as they march towards their biggest life. And the days slip into weeks, the weeks into months and before they know it, they arrive at a place called Extraordinary. ----------------------------- If you can not respect , love , care about ,stand by or be honest with your own parents ,-who gave birth to you and were the very first people who fell in love with you -- then whether you accept this or not but you do not love anyone else in this world either with all your heart and soul ....and time will show that none of your children will stand by you either- when you will need them the most.. ----------------------------------- If you sit with a person who is smoking, even without ur knowledge- You will end up inhaling second hand smoke.In the same way, if you be in the company of saints who constantly preach about the importance of doing good karma-, automatically even without ur knowledge- u will end up doing a lot of positive and humble deeds. If you be in the company of a person who keeps saying bad words and abusing others then then obviously whether u like it or not -- u will end up being the same kind of person sooner or later. And if u constantly listen to Gods name, his praises, his bhajans-even without you being aware of it - the words that will come out of your mouth will be nothing but the nectar of love and bliss. So be in the company of God and even without your knowledge-You will find him seated in your heart - talking to you and finding solutions to ur problems and worries.You just need to take one step towards Him and He will take 100 steps towards you.. By Deepa H inspired by Sai -------------------------------------------- Always tell someone that you love them because you never know what day Will be their last, or your own. Always seek to resolve your problems or disagreements with loved ones Because if either of you should pass on before, the one who is left alive will have the rest of their life to ponder those unresolved feelings but will never find closure. And closure usually brings Peace... ......................................................................................With lots of good wishes and regards to all from Deepa H and family [ debu7366@yahoo.com ] ...............May Sai always give us peace of mind and May he always make us feel His presence where ever we go.... Saibhakt, Deepa H [You can always contact me at debu7366@yahoo.com ]

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Shri Shirdi Sai speaks-20th May/Lets all pray for Dada JP Vaswani's speedy recovery

Om Sai Ram !Om Ganeshaya Namaha!
Jai Maata di!Om Nama Shivaya!
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Teachings of Dada JP Vaswani captured in Home Video
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One day, while taking his walk out in the open grounds, Dada passed by a lake. There was a family by that lake who was engrossed in fishing. The others walking with Dada tried to bypass this, knowing Dada's feelings regarding the taking of life. But Dada walked towards the family and went up and spoke to them. The father, who was a wrestling coach by profession, had just caught a huge fish on his line. Dada said, he was prepared to give him whatever he wished, if he would but release the fish and put it back in the lake. The daughter said that she wished to be famous like Obama. Everyone smiled, and then the father said what would they do about dinner? To this Dada replied, what if he were the fish and had been captured to fill someone's stomach, how would he feel? With a sheepish look, the father released the fish back into the lake. Dada blessed them profusely and said that life is so precious but we do not realise its value till it is taken away from us. Dada continued, what the world needs today is compassion. If compassion prevailed in every heart, then the whole world would be created anew. Hence, his walks too were suffused with his teachings.
IMPORTANT NEWS UPDATE ABOUT DADA JP VASWANI
The Sadhana Camp in Panama commenced on a high note, with great expectations and a mood of jubilation. All the participants eagerly looked forward to this special time with Dada. He greeted each one with a joyous and deep smile, welcoming everyone warmly to this beauteous time of closeness to the Divine, away from the fret and fury of daily life.
The theme that Dada presented was--'Hujan gad hamesha,Na dum be rahaan dhaar.'
Thus he entreated the Lord--- May I always be with You. Every thought, every act I perform must be in Thy presence. Whether I am eating, sleeping, walking or working, it should be in Your awareness. Whatever we have, we must share with others. O Lord, everything is for Thy sake!
Thus this whole day of the 7th of May passed in a mood of elevation and bliss. But at night, at around 10 p.m., Dada was on his way to participate in the Camp fire that had been organised. Outside the elevator he saw some children playing ping-pong. Dada’s , heart which is totally child-like, spontaneously responded to them. So, he joined them in their game and gleefully played a good volley. Unfortunately, while lobbing one of the shots, Dada stepped backwards, lost his balance, and fell with full force on the hard floor, damaging the right side of his body.
Naturally, he was in excruciating pain, and could not be moved from the floor till the ambulance arrived. Quickly, the devotees gathered around him, rushing to make appropriate arrangements. Dada registered their stressed stances, their faces reflecting fear and worry. In return, amazingly, Dada reflected the same serene smile with which he had initially greeted them, even though the severity of his pain was visible.
The move to the ambulance took its toll. Instead of groaning with pain, Dada would utter 'Hey Ram'. He should have been wincing, his face distorted with pain. Instead, that same steady smile was reflected from his face. The ambulance staff were wonder-struck by his attitude. Even in his interaction with the doctors and nurses, the quality of the smile may have varied, either very broad, or subtly present, but it never left his face, totally melting the hearts of all those who came in contact with him.
Later, Dada was airlifted in an air-ambulance, which, along with all the necessary instruments, was also equipped with a doctor and a nurse, to take care of Dada. He perpetually kept on thanking them, and they, not being used to such patients, were embarrassed, saying that they were just doing their job. But, despite his discomfort, Dada kept on enquiring about their comfort, showing concern for them. Thus, he landed safely in Chicago.
Dada had fractured the right hip—femur bone, the right shoulder—humerus bone and the right olecranon (elbow). As repairing all this required major surgery, Dada was first stabilised. The slightest movement caused intense pain, but Dada continued to be cheerful, ever smiling and relaxed.
On the 10th of May, the first surgery took place on Dada's hip and shoulder. As so many vital areas have been injured on the same side, the surgery had to be performed with extreme care, so as not to put any pressure on any of the injured areas.
A rod and two screws (intramedullary nail)were inserted into the femur bone.
A plate and multiple screws were inserted in the humerus bone.Naturally, the levels of pain were very high, but Dada, with his patience and perseverance, retained his encouraging and trade-mark smile.
By God's grace the operation went-off successfully, yet Dada could see all the strained and tense faces of his devotees around him. With a gentle smile he constantly recited the words --Gratitude to Thee, O Lord. Let me bear this for Thy sake. I accept this gift from You gladly, 'Tere Liye, Tere Liye'.
Even under these extreme conditions, our beloved Guru continues to be a living example for all that we should aspire to be.
Sadhu Vaswani Center, Atlanta
PRESS RELEASE: On May 17th 2010 night, Rev. Dada J. P. Vaswani, Spiritual Head of Sadhu Vaswani Mission, had a stroke on the left side of his body; Prior to that, On May 10th & May 17th, He was operated for three fractures at Rush Hospital in Chicago, USA, Following a fall that happened on May 7th at the Sadhana Camp in Panama, Central America.
The next twenty four hours are very important…. as doctors say that the stroke is reversible.
UPDATE - MAY 19, 2010
Partial recovery of movement of left side. Your prayers are working. Doctors are hopeful of complete recovery.
Your prayers are valuable so please do keep praying for Dada.
Thank you.

A request from Sadhu Vaswani Mission regarding Dada Vaswani..
We have a special request to everyone out there in the world -Rev. Dada JP Vaswani, Spiritual Head of Sadhu Vaswani Mission (with centers all over the world) has had a stroke on the left side of his body and has been operated for three fractures at Chicago, USA. The next twenty four hours are very important....as doctors say that the stroke is reversible so please send in all your prayers and prayers and more prayers.The world needs him to come back soon and continue all his good work.
More information / updates available at
http://twitter.com/dadajpvaswani
Please do consider our humble request. We feel deeply grateful. We request everyone to pray for Dada's Speedy Recovery & Do the Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap.
Playing 'Hide And Seek' With Baba
Let us catch Baba, let us catch
Behind the tree he will hide, if we won't catch
He will be on the run, if we leave Him
But will move with us if we firmly hold Him,
Baba has no dwelling place, just slips away
Upon calling with love, he cannot keep away.
He feels moved if we call "Baba", while sobbing
"See, I am here", He appears thus saying
See, from our view behind the tree He hid
We need Baba, O! He should not be freed.
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